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Budgeting: The First Step to Retirement

Budgeting: The First Step to Retirement

Everyone knows that you should start investing early. We’ve seen the advertisements for it, we’ve had everyone around us talk about it. But where does the money to invest come from? For most of us, the bulk of this money comes from our salaries from our daily jobs....

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Finance Terms Made Simple!

Finance Terms Made Simple!

Finance is complicated for one reason: so that people outside of the industry don’t think that they can do it 🤣 In all seriousness, with our powerful brains and infinite creativity, we’ve created so many assets and methods in finance that it’s almost impossible to...

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When Work Meets Home #CircuitBreaker

When Work Meets Home #CircuitBreaker

COVID-19 has forced many of us to telecommute and stay at home for extended periods. The saying goes that people are different at work and at home, not just in terms of personality but also habits.  So what exactly happens when we combine the two? These are 5 common...

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Crafting the Perfect Resume with Kalpha

Crafting the Perfect Resume with Kalpha

Crafting the perfect resume is tough, you want to include all relevant experiences, education, skills, knowledge etc. but you’ve also heard that employers don’t read long resumes. How then, should you approach writing a good resume? Filling in your Kalpha profile and...

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Your 20s Will Suck Unless You Read This

Your 20s Will Suck Unless You Read This

Your 20s are your best years. It’s the small window in your life where you’ve started working so you have a bit of money and you still don’t have the full commitments of a family or a house. It’s the time for self-discovery, making mistakes, and figuring out life....

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Winners!

Winners!

In light of winning the People's Choice Award at the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards, we a little trip down memory lane leading up to the award since our official launch.⁠ So let us share our story! First and foremost, just so you know, the name Kalpha is the...

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Hypnosis: It’s All in Your Mind

Hypnosis: It’s All in Your Mind

Having gone through a near-death experience at the age of 20, McKing pulled himself out of depression through the use of hypnosis and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP).  Despite being portrayed as mind control (especially in Hollywood films), hypnosis is a state of...

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Six Decades of Photography

Six Decades of Photography

At the age of 75, Peter is the owner of his own consulting company for International Business clients. He plays the role of a consultant by day that advises businesses on their development on weekdays but still finds time on the weekends to enjoy his passion,...

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The Mind is Magic

The Mind is Magic

Mentalism, the power of reading minds, seems like a supernatural power but local mentalist Mark Wong does not claim to have any such powers. Instead, he relies on psychology and showmanship (among others skills) to dish out his performances with flair and style.  The...

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Sign Language: Speaking to The Deaf

Sign Language: Speaking to The Deaf

While most Ngee Ann Poly students will remember them for their pizza bombs, Puzzles cafe was an initiative co-founded by Ms Suzana Slemat for a purpose that few might know about. Together with her friend from secondary school, Ms Shazlina Sulaiman, the idea of Puzzles...

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The New Way to Get Rich: Digital Marketing

The New Way to Get Rich: Digital Marketing

Just kidding, but digital marketing is becoming one of the most sought-after jobs in the age of increasing digitization. With every app, website, and company seeking out ways to reach consumers online and/or spread brand awareness, digital marketing is one of those...

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Stranger Danger

Stranger Danger

Technology has changed the way we live.   We quite literally hold the world in our little electronic devices and we have (almost) unbridled access to almost anything we want or need. We have global apps such as Facebook, Uber, Amazon, and Tinder that exists for a...

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