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What I would do differently if I was 16 years old all over again

What I would do differently if I was 16 years old all over again

How does it feel to earn $30,000 in a month at the age of 16 years old? It must have felt wonderful I’m sure. Recently I came across an article which details this 16-year-old student, Remus Er, from Geylang Methodist School, raking in $30,000 a […]

6 things I learned from the corporate world

6 things I learned from the corporate world

Having done 5 internships, and changed 4 full-time jobs, I believed I have seen my fair bit of the inner workings of the corporate world and also the types of characters within it. The corporate world is an extremely tricky place. You not only have […]

What the young are really thinking of when it comes to career these days

What the young are really thinking of when it comes to career these days

When it comes to career, there are a lot of considerations whether one will stay in a job for long or not. These days, it’s no longer the case where the young will stay in a job for 20 years, just like how their parents […]

Tips to improve public speaking so as to boost your career value

Tips to improve public speaking so as to boost your career value

Not everyone is naturally gifted in public speaking. Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, and the other Ted Talk speakers that you see on YouTube? They put in lots of hard work behind the scenes before it comes as natural to them. However, eloquence can be improved […]

Life skill: How to say no more often even if it feels uncomfortable

Life skill: How to say no more often even if it feels uncomfortable

Learning how to say “no” can be a terrifying thing especially when you have been so used to saying “yes” your whole life. However, the better you are at saying “no” to things you don’t want to do, the more time you have for yourself. […]

How to conduct an effective behavioural interview for candidates

How to conduct an effective behavioural interview for candidates

At some point or another, we will all have to interview candidates as we climb up the corporate ladder. Having a new joiner which fits into your company’s values, philosophy, and team dynamics can take results to the next level. On the flip side, having […]

Why equity research is one of the most useful courses in Business School

Why equity research is one of the most useful courses in Business School

I believe at some point in our lives, everyone will have to invest, simply because having one income stream from our day job is not enough. Hence, the earlier you learn how to invest be it in individual stocks or ETFs, the more beneficial it […]

Best advice from a 37 year old Private Real Estate Managing Director

Best advice from a 37 year old Private Real Estate Managing Director

Today I had a chance to speak with a Managing Director from my firm’s Private Real Estate team. It is not every day that I get to speak with someone of that level on a 1:1 basis, so I thought I’d share some of the […]

Day in the life of a RFP writer at an asset management company

Day in the life of a RFP writer at an asset management company

Some of our readers have told us that they enjoy reading our series of “A Day in the Life of a …” after we published our first post here. So here we are with another series of: A day in the life of a RFP […]

Luck + hard work + guts = winning formula

Luck + hard work + guts = winning formula

For Finance and Toast’s 20th post, I wanted to celebrate this mini achievement. I started this website almost a year and a half ago, but due to work commitments, I was not able to keep up to the demands of it. For those of you […]