calculate TAP and SCP
How to Calculate TAP and SCP Contributions?

Tabung Amanah Pekerja (TAP) and Supplemental Contributory Pensions (SCP) are both government initiated pensions schemes. One of my earliest posts was about them! This scheme is applicable to Bruneian citizens and permanent residents. What I didn’t talk about in detail was how you can calculate TAP and SCP contributions. And to be honest, you don’t need to…

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5 Books to Kick Off Your Financial Education

Howdy readers! I’d like to say thanks for your support to my returning readers! It really does give me more motivation and determination to write for you guys and gals. I haven’t always been good with money as I recounted during the last post about how I came into budgeting. I (somewhat fortunately) had a catalyst to…

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How 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 for quick solutions to start…

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How Much Should You 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! Simply your willingness to go…

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AMBD position on cryptocurrencies
AMBD Reiterates their Position on Cryptocurrencies

A while ago I wrote a short piece on AMBD’s position on cryptocurrencies and how it wasn’t legal tender. A few weeks ago our monetary regulators issued an addition to their previous statement. This was to remind the public on their stance and provide additional information with regards to things that fall onto their jurisdiction. This…

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Phishing Scam – How to Spot and Avoid Them

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 online shopping, it’s natural that…

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