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Katie Scarlett

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Name:
Katie Scarlett Needs Money
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Financial independence, expat finance, investing, frugal luxury
Start Year:
2018

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Location:
Seoul, South Korea
Age:
30s
Race:
Asian
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
Unspecified
Profession:
Expat
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Free or for cheap Online Marketing/Analytics Digital Garage Master the basics of digital marketing with our free course accredited by Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe and The Open University. There are 26 modules to explore, all created by Google trainers, packed with practical exercises and real world examples to help you turn knowledge into action. Getting […] The post Online Classes for Free or For Cheap to Improve your career appeared first ...
Posted: Apr 18 2019 @ 12:00 PM
Last year when my cousin was preparing to enter college, I compiled a list of scholarship programs in the Philippines to help pay for her fees and other expenses and to make her resumé attractive to future employers. When she got into the University of the Philippines where they don’t have to pay any fees, […] The post Corporate Scholarships for College Students in the Philippines appeared first on Katie Scarlett ...
Posted: Apr 12 2019 @ 12:42 AM
I knew that my trip was off to a roaring start when my Thai Airways plane en route to Tehran announced that alcohol is to be served less than an hour into the flight.  I have sworn off alcohol due to my fear of hangovers but decided to join in on the fun. Alcohol is strictly […] The post Wandering in Tehran on Ashura appeared first on Katie Scarlett Needs Money. ...
Posted: Apr 11 2019 @ 12:00 PM
A lot of people are so excited to grow their money that they just jump into the game without proper planning and without laying a strong financial foundation that will ensure investing success. I know a lot of people (not excluding myself) who will immediately find a way to “invest” as soon as they have […] The post Prepare to Invest and Win at Life with these 8 Money Moves appeared ...
Posted: Apr 08 2019 @ 2:02 PM
A lot of people are so excited to grow their money that they just jump into the game without proper planning and without laying a strong financial foundation that will ensure investing success. I know a lot of people (not excluding myself) who will immediately find a way to “invest” as soon as they have […] The post Prepare to Invest and Win at Life with these 8 Money Moves appeared ...
Posted: Apr 08 2019 @ 2:02 PM
Disclaimer: This post was originally published in my old travel blog, Erudite Traveller in 2017.   “It’s Ashura,” my guide said, surprised and confused when I asked why there were so many people on Tehran’s streets close to midnight. She probably assumed that I knew that  I will be in her country during a religious […] The post Accidental Pilgrim in Tehran on Ashura appeared first on Katie Scarlett Needs Money. ...
Posted: Apr 04 2019 @ 2:59 AM
Those of us outside of the USA can only wish on the sidelines when Americans and those who have access to the US securities market talk about their plans on investing in some famous blue chip and/or tech stock or how they plan on putting their retirement money in a low-cost index ETF like the […] The post How to Open a TD Ameritrade Account Outside of the US as a ...
Posted: Mar 31 2019 @ 12:00 PM
Not many people know that there is a lavender field in South Korea, and what’s more, that the farm is located in Gangwon Province, more or less only a couple of hours away from Seoul. A day trip to the field is well worth the effort of commuting to the northeasternmost county in South Korea. It’s also great news for people who want to see and experience lavender fields but ...
Posted: Mar 24 2019 @ 12:20 PM
In the Philippines, we have separate retirement schemes for those who are employed in the private sector and those in government. Private sector employees are covered by the Social Security System (SSS), while its counterpart is the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS). Both are mandatory, which means that employees and employers alike cannot opt out of paying premiums, even if they think they can get better returns by investing somewhere ...
Posted: Mar 21 2019 @ 9:00 PM
In my previous post, I talked about some causes of poverty. Now I’ll be sharing strategies and ideas to overcome and get out of poverty slowly, steps that you can personally take to break your financial cycle.  I did not discover these ideas all at once. These are the result of years of personal experience, thinking about stuff, deep conversations with people, and reading books and articles in different subjects ...
Posted: Mar 07 2019 @ 9:57 PM

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