We chose ‘the dumbest possible name’ for water

Let’s face it: Water is boring. Sure, it’s essential to your health and few beverages can be more crisp or refreshing, but most bottled water brands are fairly bland and uninspiring — featuring the same interchangeable references to mountains, springs or both. Over a decade ago, Mike Cessario started wondering if he could change that. … Read more

‘Big Short’ Michael Burry Suggests He Bet on a Company’s Downfall

Michael Burry is a savvy investor.  He is one of the legends of Wall Street, which makes him one of those financiers whose every word is followed closely by millions of investors.  Investors watch his strategies and the business choices he makes. When he acquires shares of a company, it is common to see these … Read more

CEO of Singapore healthcare startup Homage shares top tips for success

After spending 15 years abroad, Singaporean entrepreneur Gillian Tee decided to return home in 2016 to be closer to her family. It was what she called “the perfect storm.”  Three of her close relatives were living with chronic illnesses and Tee quickly discovered the “pain points” of caring for individuals who need specialized care.  “Let’s … Read more

8 new movies and shows hitting Netflix, HBO and more this October

Movie theaters are exiting their late-summer doldrums and ‘House of the Dragon’ and ‘Lord of the Rings’ are dominating the pop culture landscape, but there’s still plenty of great new content coming to streaming this October. Netflix, HBO and other streamers have lined up a diverse slate of movies and shows for the month, with … Read more

Here are the top 15 start-ups to work for in Singapore

The days of easy money for start-ups are gone as interest rates soar and economic uncertainties loom. But according to a new study from LinkedIn, these 15 start-ups have risen above these challenges in Singapore.  In particular, fintech, education and telehealth start-ups dominated the list on the “LinkedIn Top Start-ups 2022″ for Singapore. “But while … Read more

‘4 businesses you can start for $99 or less’

In 2014, I graduated college with a tidal wave of medical school rejections. In search of a new career plan, I spent the next few years making money however I could — modeling, tutoring, and even working as a real estate agent. But in 2018, I began posting personal finance videos on YouTube. It wasn’t … Read more

I talked to 70 parents of highly successful adults—here are 4 phrases they never said to their kids

Wouldn’t it be nice if your kid grew up to become an entrepreneur? Entrepreneurs, in my view, are not just founders of for-profit businesses. They are resilient, hard-working people who start something, who come up with ideas and bring them to life, and who turn passion into projects.  As research for my book, “Raising an Entrepreneur,” I interviewed 70 parents … Read more

‘We’ve been to London, Rome and Lisbon’

My wife and I love to travel. In the five years that we’ve been together, we’ve made many unforgettable memories during our trips abroad. But in July 2021, we took a Greek Isles cruise for my wife’s 49th birthday that truly changed our lives. As we sat in our ocean view cabin, we talked about … Read more

What experts say to do during a bear market

The months-long slide for the S&P 500 index has officially thrown stocks far enough off of their all-time highs to be considered a bear market. Since the beginning of 2022, the S&P 500 index is down nearly 21% as of Monday afternoon, with companies like Amazon and Google parent Alphabet leading the way with their … Read more