Material possessions won’t bring lasting happiness

I read an article from Straits Times under the "Review" section yesterday with great interest. It was entitled "Shopping does not bring you happiness, but a concert may". It was a wordy article so I almost wanted to brush it aside as I was too lazy to read a lengthy article at 11.30pm. However, a … Continue reading Material possessions won’t bring lasting happiness

U.S. hits debt ceiling

The United States government has officially hit the debt ceiling of $14.3 on Monday, 16th May 2011 (U.S. time). Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner cited that he will suspend investments in federal retirement funds until August 2nd so that the government can continue borrowing. Beyond this period, the Congress has to either raise the debt ceiling or the … Continue reading U.S. hits debt ceiling