Opening a bank account in a country you are visiting or have moved to is usually a challenge. However, this is not the case in Thailand. Actually, foreigners have a relatively easy time opening bank accounts in Thailand. But even while this is the case, your overall experience will depend on the bank you choose to work with. Generally, banks...
If you are reading this we’ll assume you are thinking of going to study in the US - which is great. The US has a rich history and has loads of exemplary educational opportunities. There’s no doubt that studying in the US will leave a memorable mark in your life. But before you make that move, take a step back...
China has been left reeling after the Canadian Government officially approved the extradition proceedings against Ms. Meng Wanzhou, the Chief Financial Officer of Huawei Technologies. Ms. Meng is the daughter of the Huawei founder who is still under house arrest in Canada. She was arrested in Vancouver Canada last year December. As alleged, she had conspired to violate the...
A few years ago, Dan Peate, an entrepreneur based in Southern California was interested in buying a Tesla Model X. As he pondered upon that thought, he decided to give his insurance company a quick call and ask what the insurance cost of that particular Tesla vehicle would look like. To his dismay, the insurance company quoted him a...
The Japanese Mizuho Financial group is set to unveil its much-awaited digital currency early this month. The firm will be looking to tap into the competitive cashless payment market. In one of its strategic moves, the well renowned financial group will maximize on directly linking the J-coin platform to its customer's bank accounts to stave off the fierce competition...
Banks are considered the best place to store your cash and valuables. But unfortunately, they are not foolproof to failure and collapse. Yes, it’s unthinkable and you’ve probably never thought it possible, but banks do fail at times. When one bank fails, a lot of lives are thrown into financial disarray. Things get ugly very fast. And that’s only...
Managing money while on a normal routine and schedule is hard. Now imagine how much harder it will be when you go on holiday. Every budgeting rule you’ve been subjecting yourself to disappear into the rearview mirror. And if you don’t keep yourself in check, you’ll come back home with a handicapped bank account and your responsibilities will pounce...
Moving to a new country is one of those bittersweet adventures. On one hand, you are excited to discover new experiences and make new friends, but on the other, you are terrified of leaving your loved ones behind. Life as you know it will change - and we don’t just mean your physical address or the restaurants you frequent....

Essential Apps in The UK

If you are reading this and you are planning to move to the UK, you probably have mixed feelings. You are excited to start the new phase in your life, but at the same time, worried about how well and fast you’ll settle in, but here’s the good news. With your smartphone, you’ll settle in just fine. Your phone...
It was in the late 1980s, when Vo Van Dai assumed a role at the then state-owned Van Phan Dien Chau fish Sauce Company in Vietnam. At the time, the firm, which was located in Nghe An province, had a total of 5 departments overseen by 18 managers.  By the year 2000, Vo had risen to the top of...