Concerns over Trump appointed World Bank president will have on financial markets

Concerns over a Trump-appointed World Bank President looms amidst the resignation of Jim Yong Kim Following the recent surprising departure of Jim Yong Kim as the World Bank President, concerns over a Trump-appointed replacement are looming. Traditionally, the worlds largest economy has always had the privilege to choose the World Bank presidents since its inception. On …

Will The World Ever Be Cash Free?

Although money, in its physical form, has been around for centuries, according to global trends, it does seem like we are heading towards an empty wallet world – literally. If you haven’t noticed already, you probably use your mobile pay apps or cards more frequently to pay for stuff that you do cash. Also, there …

5 Tips to Getting a Better Deal on A Hotel

As the years go by, finding an affordable hotel room keeps getting harder and harder. Luckily, Hotel prices are not set on stone. With a few tried and tested hotel booking tricks, you can find the best possible hotel rates regardless of the season. Here are 5 tips to help you spend a lot less …

4 tips to budgeting while studying in Australia

Living on a student budget in Australia can be tricky. Other than covering your tuition and accommodation costs, you also need to fend for other basic costs such as food, accommodation or even going on a sightseeing trip. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can save money while making the most as a student …

5 ways to budget for unexpected costs

Although unplanned expenses are part of life, most people are not prepared for them. Sudden or unexpected costs, if not planned for, can punch a pack in your budget and throw your finances off track. That is why all budgets, when created should be able to cater to unexpected costs without putting you in a …

Is Thailand set to boom with a new cash crop?

Given that Marijuana is used in many countries all over the world for recreational reasons, despite being illegal in most states, Thailand’s decision to make cannabis legal for medical purposes has raised eyebrows. The new law has not come unreservedly; the public has been clearly reminded that if anyone uses this drug for general engagements, …

10 Ways to Save Money When Living In the city

Life in the city is very exciting. Cities have a lot to offer; if you are a person who loves indulging in a variety of food, there are lots of restaurants that will serve you a variety of delicacies. For those who love the nightlife, there are clubs in every corner. Some of us like …

A Malaysian Judge Denies Ex-Goldman banker bail pending extradition to the U.S

Ex-Goldman and Sachs banker, Roger Ng has been denied bail by a Malaysian court. The judge presiding over this case, Judge Edwin Paramjothy Michael Muniady, cited high flight risk as the reason for denying bail. Roger Ng is facing criminal charges for money laundering at the 1MDB. He is also facing extradition to the U.S …

How Is International Transfer Changing The World?

International money transfer is not only efficient but also a secure method that works across all countries in all the continents. Over the years, the players in international money transfer have increased significantly. Many companies and banks are now in the money transfer business. International money transfer is changing the world in various ways. These …

5 Tips To Getting Better Deal On A Car Hire

Sometimes, you may need to hire a car for various reasons. Your vehicle could be having a mechanical problem that is taking longer to fix. Also, when flying to a new city, you might have no choice but to hire some wheels when you get there. Whichever your reason might be, you don’t want just …