Why do some jobs pay higher than others?

I’m glad you are asking this question. Kids who ask a lot of questions are smart kids. It means you are thinking. And just by thinking, you’re already ahead of your peers! Because when you ask, you seek answers. When you seek answers, you automatically collect more knowledge. You might have noticed that security guards earn much less than policemen, or that bus drivers earn … Continue reading Why do some jobs pay higher than others?

How not to stay poor?

What a wonderful thing to see you here. You have the first thing that you need, and that is curiosity. And I believe you have the determination as well. That is the most important thing. Never lose determination when you want to achieve something, because without determination, you will give up. You may be too young to be worried about making money, but you’re definitely … Continue reading How not to stay poor?

Is it bad to be poor? {with printable}

Being poor can mean different things for different people. The word “poor” is being used rather loosely by people like you and I. But what does it really mean to be poor? According to the World Bank, Being extremely poor is when you live on US$1.90 per day or S$2.70 per day or thereabouts. Being moderately poor is when you live on less than US$3.10 … Continue reading Is it bad to be poor? {with printable}

Why Do Governments Collect Taxes?

Let’s bring your attention to some of the things that you enjoy for free in your country. Your Neighbourhood Playgrounds Parks Street Lamps & Public Benches Who’s Paying For All of This? YOU, ME and EVERYBODY, of course! We pay the government for these facilities in the form of taxes. Some Types of Taxes Goods and Services Tax (GST) You pay them almost every time … Continue reading Why Do Governments Collect Taxes?

Why Do Countries Have Different Currencies? {With Printable}

Firstly, do you know what a currency is? A currency is a unit of exchange, specifically used when buying or selling goods or services. Fun Fact But did you know that there’s no one currency that works in all countries? Every single country in this world has their own currency. Like many other things, currency needs to be managed. If the world only had one … Continue reading Why Do Countries Have Different Currencies? {With Printable}