Personal Finance

Articles relating to personal finance. Applicable to individuals and not requiring too much technicalities that encompass the financial industry.


learn to build a budget
So I skimmed through my old post about budgeting. And while I’m a little bit intrigued by how my writing hasn’t really changed after over a year, there are some things I like to talk about and add on. Particularly, what it takes to build a budget! I’m always looking […]

How to Build a Budget


counting money to give to your parents
So you landed your first “real” job. And I do use the term “real” very loosely here. You get the feeling the world is yours to shape and mould to your liking! At least, your world. Suddenly that $12 pasta for a dinner out with friends is not an impossibility! […]

How Much Should You Give to Your Parents?


phishing scam artist
Financial scams are a dime in a dozen. Meaning there’s tonnes of them out there waiting to land on some unsuspecting victim. These could be love scams, Nigerian prince scams and credit card skimming; and that’s just naming a few! As we take our lives online through social media and […]

Phishing Scam – How to Spot and Avoid Them









cheap dating ideas in the clouds
With Valentine’s day a week from now, many couples are looking for activities to do together in Brunei. While not widely celebrated in Brunei, I believe people are generally looking for cheap dating ideas. Personally, my wife and I do not celebrate the 14th of February simply because we see […]

Cheap Dating Ideas for Couples in Brunei