is bitcoin legal in brunei
Over the time I’ve posted articles about Bitcoin, we’ve been on a rollercoaster ride in price action! Near the end of 2017 saw it reaching around USD20,000 only to plummet to around USD10,000 recently. For those of you not used to this ride, welcome to the Wild West Life of Cryptocurrency! […]

Is Bitcoin Legal in Brunei? – AMBD’s Response


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First of all, Happy Chinese New Year to all my readers who celebrate! 16th February 2018 brings forth the Year of the Dog; ushering qualities such as loyalty and intelligence. But let’s leave these talk about prosperity and love life with other zodiacs to Feng Shui masters. When I was […]

Ang Pao – Thoughts From Receiver to Becoming a Giver


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



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A while after I posted about Bitcoins in Brunei, I’ve received some questions about mining bitcoin. I’ve personally been interested in mining bitcoin before that but never actually started. One of the reasons for this is the actual startup capital needed to do it is no small value; hardware costs are […]

Mining Bitcoin in Brunei – Is it Profitable?


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Whenever I talk about retiring, I always envisioned it hand-in-hand with financial independence. Surely the thought of not having any more income when you stop working would be cause for worry, right? That is why I don’t see myself retiring until this very important criterion of self-sustenance is satisfied. While […]

Financial Independence – Building and Living a Dream


retirement on the beach
Lately I’ve been thinking about life. Particularly now; it’s all about going to work and becoming financially secure but is that all there is? Sure, I have my hobbies, this blog and social life. But how sustainable is this lifestyle? As you’ve guessed from the post title, I’m talking about […]

Retirement: Are you ready for it?



receive and use your bonus for financial future
For a majority of employees, especially those employed as civil servants, there is a bonus paid out at the end of the year. This is considered a “13th month pay” in some countries because you’re basically paid an extra month’s salary. Depending on your pay grade, the amount given is […]

Effectively Use Your Bonus to Improve Financial Health


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When I posted my article about buying Bitcoins last time, I got numerous questions asking about selling them instead. Truth be told, all the gains you have when putting your funds in Bitcoin are only worth as much profit on paper. You can only lock in those profits when you […]

Selling your Bitcoin – Things to Consider


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A while ago, I started getting into Bitcoin. This was when it was starting to really break into the mainstream. And while getting into it, I had to actively stop kicking myself for being naïve back in 2011 when a friend tried to introduce me to Bitcoin. Regardless, there was […]

Bitcoin in Brunei – What is it and How to ...