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    Saturday, September 09, 2017

    The bank that offers more than just financing

    ďAs a bank, we need to go back to the basics and focus on the people within the company rather than just supplying them with finances,Ē says Chris Yap, managing director of business banking at AmBank.

    Want a raise?

    Asking for a raise is one of the toughest things there is to do Ė so much so that Diana Vreeland, the legendary editor of Harperís Bazaar and Vogue, famously went along on the same salary for 26 years rather than request an increase.

    The key to resilience

    Iíve been to more than a few commencement ceremonies over the years but, when I attended my daughter Skylarís commencement for the UC Berkeley Class of 2016, I had no idea what was to come Ė none of us did.

    What youíre afraid to ask about money

    There are no stupid questions, but there are lazy questions. I can understand why people donít want to study dry books on personal finance, as itís all very scary and intimidating.

    From zero to hero

    Thereís no such thing as succeeding without any failures at all in life Ė thatís the view of Jonathan Yabut, season one winner of The Apprentice Asia.

    7 Tips to salvage your career

    Is your career not going the way youíd expected? Maybe you were hoping for a promotion, but didnít receive it. Or maybe youíve been going for interviews to land that higher-level dream job, but itís just not happening.

    Mistakes that kill can your career

    There are so many things that can kill the careers of good, hard-working people. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences.