Sunday 23 October 2022

[Post 185] Young bus drivers in Singapore on their seemingly "uncle" job | CNA


They sometimes get called "Uncle" but they're 30 years old or younger. Bus drivers as young as 21 years old tell CNA why they chose this career and how it has evolved over time. 

Thursday 20 October 2022

[Post 184] Quitting Jobs & Moving Abroad: How We Retired Early


To many Americans, the idea of retiring early and moving abroad holds undeniable appeal. After all, who hasn’t sat at their desk and dreamt of strolling the streets of a new city or feeling Caribbean sand beneath their toes?

Here’s a look at three people who have made that dream a reality, and the financial strategies that helped them on their way to financial independence.

Wednesday 19 October 2022

[Post 183] How I Retired Early With $3 Million At 36 In San Diego | Fired Up


Jeremy Schneider, 41, lives in San Diego and achieved FIRE — financial independence, retire early — at 36. In 2015, he sold his Internet company RentLinx for just over $5 million. In 2017, he retired from corporate work with about $3 million. Schneider traveled and played video games in that first year of early retirement. Then in 2019, he started Personal Finance Club, which teaches people learn to save and invest money. Since launching, the company has made nearly $1 million in sales. 

Friday 7 October 2022

[Post 182] The Japanese man who gets paid to 'do nothing' – BBC REEL


Shoji Morimoto provides a very unusual rental service to his clients in Tokyo, hiring himself out in order to, quite literally, do nothing.By the way,this was adapted to a Japanese Drama last year

Wednesday 5 October 2022

[Post 181] Tech Companies Are Cutting Jobs. Should You Be Worried? | Money Mind


Tech companies around the world are slashing jobs as fears of recession grow. Is boom turning to gloom, and what does it mean for the rest of the economy? 

Sunday 2 October 2022

[Post 180] Living On $32K A Year In Cincinnati, OHIO | Millennial Money


Aspeyn Langhals, 22, lives in Cincinnati, Ohio and earns about $32,000 a year as a veterinary physical rehabilitation assistant. Langhals helps dogs and cats rebuild strength and minimize stress on their joints due to age or surgeries. She's balancing her job while training to become a certified canine rehabilitation nurse. 

This is an installment of CNBC Make It's Millennial Money series, which profiles people across the globe and details how they earn, spend and save their money.

Saturday 1 October 2022

[Post 179] How To Retire With $2 Million On A $50K Salary | CNBC


Saving $2 million for retirement on an annual salary of $50,000 might seem out of reach, but it’s certainly possible. CNBC’s Emily Lorsch breaks it all down.