You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place. — Miriam Adeney

Packing up your luggage and starting over in a new country is one of the most terrifying and exciting things. There is so much that awaits you, the people that you would potentially meet, the coffee place that you would hang out in, and the life that you would potentially live. Often times you may just be reading about it in…


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The average American, retires at age 61, with a median savings of $172,000 but more than half of workers (54%) plan to keep working past age 65. We’ve often been told by our family, friends, financial advisor’s that only when we reach our ’60s are we then only able to retire.

I think for the longest time this has been my assumption of how life works. I always thought that you go to school work hard, get into a good university, get a good job, you work that job for 40 plus years and once you reach your 60's then…


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“Lost time is never found again”. — Benjamin Franklin.

Wonder why your time passes by so quickly with you barely able to complete all that you initially set out to do. Sick and tired of having so much to do but so little time on hand.

You have 24 hours in a day and 168 in a week, and yet you are still scratching your head wondering where did that time go even after you’ve accounted for sleep, work and meal times.

So where does your time go?

The truth is when you are stressed, overwhelmed and overworked this robs…


Life Lessons

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Money buys you freedom. Freedom is gaining your time back to do whatever you want. When you have your time back, you become a secret billionaire (without the Lamborghini).

I think having the freedom to spend your time how you wish is a fascinating concept that has always boggled my mind.

Your boss or a home mortgage may be telling you what you have to do with your time and energy. What if you could say goodbye to both of them? …


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During the Covid-19 pandemic, many people found themselves in a new normal of having to stay at home. Their former situation of hustling & bustling through their busy life came to a standstill when the pandemic hit with many people losing their jobs and being on lockdown at home.

Being at home offers you a unique opportunity to deep-dive into your who are you are as a person and what you want to get out of your life, relationships, business, career and to consider the next steps getting there. Whether you’re finding yourself and deciding what you want in life, now is the perfect time to plan it. Here are some helpful things you can do to prepare for your future.

1. Find out what you want to do

Being at home gives you time to reflect on what you truly want in life. Previously you might have been too busy getting to work, picking up the…


What Happened?

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Does anyone remember the famous Blockbuster?

The popular video rental store you used to frequent. Do you remember walking through the doors and heading over to the new releases, recognizing some of them from the week before and getting excited when you saw something new?

At its peak in the late ’90s, Blockbuster owned over 9,000 video-rental stores in the United States, employed 84,000 people worldwide, and had 65 million registered customers.

But fast-forward a decade, and Blockbuster ceased to exist, having filed for bankruptcy with over $900 million in debt. So, what happened?

How was Blockbuster different from Netflix that resulted in its demise?

The conclusion of this article is…


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“The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to an education.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson

College. There’s this exciting feeling of embarking on a new journey when you prepare to go off to college. Its the place where you build new friendships, learn life lessons about the real world and build memories that will last a lifetime.

From roaring football matches to upbeat school spirit, the college experience is truly one of a kind. And yes, sometimes it feels like in the movies or TV shows.

And for those that are fortunate enough to be able to attend college or are already living a campus life, here are some tips on how to make the…

Marcus Tan

Entrepreneur, Youtuber, Content creator, Writer

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