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3 Free Ways to Upgrade Your Professional Skills without Setting Foot in a Classroom
3 Free Ways to Upgrade Your Professional Skills without Setting Foot in a Classroom
When was the last time you upgraded your skills and knowledge? Hmmm… that long huh? Well, the bad news ...
24 June 2014
How to Earn $1,000 a Month by Running a Blogshop (Part 1)
How to Earn $1,000 a Month by Running a Blogshop (Part 1)
Ah, blogshops! My favourite way of making money since 1992. “Uh, that’s a lie.” No it isn’t. I was stealing ...
23 May 2013
Top 10 Well Paying Jobs in Singapore in 2013 (That You Might Be Able to Do)
Top 10 Well Paying Jobs in Singapore in 2013 (That You Might Be Able to Do)
When you step out of university you’re probably young, driven, and full of passion. Ready to do a job that ...
29 March 2013
5 Business Ideas to Avoid in Singapore
5 Business Ideas to Avoid in Singapore
Run a business! Be your own boss! Then pay your own wages, wind up with a second mortgage, and go home ...
8 August 2012
Em’ceeing A Lot of Money: Side Income for Hosting
Em’ceeing A Lot of Money: Side Income for Hosting
Have you got a magnetic personality? Can you speak well in public? Do you empathize with the man on the ...
22 June 2012
4 Well-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require Degrees (In Singapore)
4 Well-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require Degrees (In Singapore)
University is only about wild parties if you (1) have a big trust fund, and (2) are waiting to take CEO ...
28 May 2012
How to Explain Missed Deadlines at Work
How to Explain Missed Deadlines at Work
I am the world expert on this subject. The last time I explained a missed deadline, my boss’s face went ...
4 May 2012
7 Job Interview Questions You Need to Ask (In Singapore)
7 Job Interview Questions You Need to Ask (In Singapore)
Singaporeans are competitive. Even our job interviews are like Quake 3 death matches. Forget about “negotiating ...
29 April 2012
5 Steps to Justify Your Pay Raise
5 Steps to Justify Your Pay Raise
So you asked for a pay raise, and your boss asked you to justify it. And then you ripped off your shirt, ...
22 April 2012
5 Part-Time Jobs to Avoid in Singapore
5 Part-Time Jobs to Avoid in Singapore
Maybe you need to work and study. Or maybe you need to make dough while raising your offspring. Well that ...
10 April 2012
5 Things to Do Immediately if You Get Retrenched
5 Things to Do Immediately if You Get Retrenched
Retrenchment is like naked mud wrestling. While you can’t avoid humiliating exposure or eating dirt, you ...
7 January 2012
5 Easy Side Businesses You Can Run While Working
5 Easy Side Businesses You Can Run While Working
With the economy deflating faster than my ego at a school reunion, I’ve been thinking about padding my ...
1 January 2012
How Much Do Hawkers Really Make?
How Much Do Hawkers Really Make?
Yesterday I discovered two great perks of working for MoneySmart: First, I have a convenient excuse to ...
2 December 2011
The Truth About Degree Holders
The Truth About Degree Holders
It’s cool to diss education these days. Every other week, I find at least one tweet espousing the glory ...
18 November 2011