The Costs of Being A Woman: Why I’m Choosing Not To Pay Them
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The Costs of Being A Woman: Why I’m Choosing Not To Pay Them

This post comes after a lot of thought. Thoughts that I’ve mulled over for most of my twenties. Thoughts that have led to purchasing decisions, that have led to where I am today. The day after International Women’s Day, I was at a baby shower thrown for a heavily pregnant woman, who was a literal…

Struggles of a Malaysian Shopper: Expensive and Lacking Quality
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Struggles of a Malaysian Shopper: Expensive and Lacking Quality

By Vanessa Ee-Lyn Gomes Raise your hands if you’re curvy and have a sense of fashion but nothing ever fits and is too costly. This seems to be a common problem in Malaysia. Shopping has always been a chore for me since I was young. At age 10, while most girls hadn’t “developed” yet, I…

5 Financial Personality Types That Affect Your Money Habits
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5 Financial Personality Types That Affect Your Money Habits

I would hazard a guess that most of us never thought about how our personalities could affect how we spend, save, and invest. But improving our personal finance game requires self-reflection. What fears cause us to spend too much money? How are we motivated to save money? To understand what compels us to spend or…