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3 Things to Keep In Your Bag That Stop You From Spending Money When You Go Out in Singapore

(Source: blog.moneysmart.sg)

Going out in Singapore can be a terrifying experience if you’re broke. Grab a drink at Clarke Quay and you find yourself scanning the menu helplessly, searching for something that costs less than $20 besides the $7 Pepsi. 760 more words

Money Matters

Treat Yo Self

In the words of Tom Haverford from Parks and Rec, it’s important to “treat yo self.” Some people reading my blog may think that I don’t think you should reward yourself, do something fun, buy nice things, but that is far from the truth. 363 more words


The true price of...a gift

Today’s blog post is completely unrelated to virtual assistance / small businesses / productivity but it’s good to mix things up a little and the theme of the post is relevant to pretty much, anyone. 486 more words

We are wondering, how long will our retirement last for?

A recently published map of life expectancy in Greater Manchester had a bigger impact on Mr BOTRA than it did on me.  Whereas I have long had a sense of my own mortality and tried to live every day as if it might be my last, this hasn’t really rubbed off on Mr BOTRA.   352 more words


Have You Heard? James Packer Has Dumped Mariah Carey Over Her Excessive Spending

James Packer has just called off his engagement with singer, Mariah Carey.

We read on Woman’s Day that a family friend confirmed to the news that billionaire businessman, James Packer ended the relationship over her ‘extragvagent spending’ as well as a falling out over her new reality TV show, Mariah’s World. 17 more words


No-Spend November 2016

I like stuff. I like buying stuff even more. Clothes, makeup, weird little (mostly cat-shaped) tchotchkes to keep on my desk – I love it all! 549 more words


Halloween spending to top $8.4 billion in 2016

WASHINGTON (MEDIA GENERAL) — Halloween spending is expected to top $8.4 billion this year, according to the National Retail Federation, the most since tracking began 11 years ago. 211 more words