Author: The Financial Coconut

No Financial Goal? No Problem, Do this! [TFC First Dibs 184]

Once upon a time, there was a person who was unsure about their financial goals. They knew they wanted to be financially stable and secure, but they weren’t sure how to get there…

So they listened to this week’s episode of First Dibs! And guess what? They found out how to started working towards their financial goal by following some little baby steps. Listen along and maybe you’ll be able to live happily ever after once you gain financial strength from this episode.

It is never too late to start, neither Is it ever too early to realise actually you have just been endlessly accumulating with no goals in mind.

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Something Better Is Waiting For You Outside Of Singapore [TFC Wise And Shine 19 with Zat]

Should Singaporeans leave for greener pastures elsewhere? A lot of times when we’re going on with our daily 9-5 work, we feel underappreciated by colleagues, supervisors or managers. We put in so much time and effort to ensure a task is completed on time only to receive little to no feedback or worse, the cursed “noted with thanks”. At these moments of uncertainty, we often consider leaving the country in search of “greener pastures.” But the question is “When should I leave?”

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Work From ANYWHERE Should Be The Standard! [Wise and Shine 18 with Zat]

In light of recent events and the growing trend towards remote work, the question of whether work from home should be mandatory is a topic of much debate. While there are certainly benefits to remote work, such as increased flexibility and reduced commuting time, there are also potential downsides, such as decreased social interaction and difficulty separating work and home life.

During the pandemic when most of us were required to work remotely, we’ve come to realize that we dont really need to be in the office 9 hours a day just to get work done. So why isnt work from home a mandatory thing? Why are some companies still putting so much emphasis on being in the office when so much time and money can be saved from allowing some employees to work from home.

Who else but Zat, head of content at RICE media, can give us a scoop on how inefficient and outdated the way ‘traditional’ corporations run, and how can employers and leaders capitalize on remote work.

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From Breadwinner to Caregiver: Life as a Stay-at-Home Dad [TFC Wise and Shine 17 with Cliff]

Stay-at-home fathers are becoming more common in modern society. Being a stay-at-home father can be a rewarding but challenging experience. Many stay-at-home fathers report feeling fulfilled in their caregiving role and value the opportunity to spend more time with their children. However, some also report feeling isolated or stigmatized by societal expectations of traditional gender roles.

Following the recent discussion of gender roles and caregiving during Singapore’s budget 2023 to support families and encourage more births, stay-at-home & working moms were the main characters during this discussion. But what about stay-at-home fathers? What drove them to becoming a stay home dad and the struggles and sacrifices that come with it.

With us today is Cliff, a stay-at-home father of 2! He’s been a stay-at-home dad for 4 YEARS and he’s here today to discuss all there is to it about being a stay-at-home father.

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