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7 Misconceptions about Money I Had in My 20’s

Back when I just started University, I had never thought much about money other than it was a way to get different items. To me, it was a replacement of the barter trade system where we trade goods for goods; nothing more. Frankly, my money sense and financial IQ was zero; a dangerous playing field…

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4 Reasons Bruneians are in Debt

Debt in our society seems to translate to trouble. Off the top of my head, it comes to me as being tied down to pay off what you borrowed. In recent years, even countries like the US and Greece came into the limelight regarding their debts. With all the negative notions surrounding debt, why do people…

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TAP, SCP and Me – Things you may not know about TAP and SCP

In my post last week about investing, I covered briefly about two programs in Brunei called TAP and SCP. TAP and SCP came into being as an alternative to state-funded pension schemes for public servants. They have since developed into a plan for all citizens and permanent residents. Currently, only uniformed personnel of the Royal Brunei Armed…

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Brunei’s Economy 2016 – Facts and Figures

      Here you will find both summarised and detailed information regarding Brunei’s economy 2016 and its general state of being. For further research please check the sources at the bottom of the page and do contact me if you have more current and correct information to add. Contents Introduction Background Overview Gross Domestic…

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