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Interview: How to Apply for Internships and Stand Out

Welcome to Financially Mint’s first ever recorded interview! I had the honour of interviewing Jalpan Dave, a mechanical engineer currently living in Singapore and with some great experience working at internships in college. Listen to it right here:     The sound sometimes echoes a bit and I make some weird noises during the call, … Continue reading “Interview: How to Apply for Internships and Stand Out”


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Should I Pay Off my Student Loans?

Gosh, student loans are becoming a trickier and trickier subject as the years go on. On one side you have people telling you to get out of student debt as soon as possible, and on the other you have people telling you you shouldn’t worry about student loans and use the money for something else. … Continue reading “Should I Pay Off my Student Loans?”


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Find Your Ideal Job: Entering The Workforce After Graduation

I am happy to present you with this contributor post on finding that ideal job once out of uni. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure for more info. There are no two ways about it; finding a graduate job can be a tough one. There are plenty of people applying for the … Continue reading “Find Your Ideal Job: Entering The Workforce After Graduation”


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How to Build Financial Self-Discipline in College

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure for more info. Ever splurged on takeaway with still some leftover food in the kitchen? Or suddenly decided to buy drinking rounds for everyone? Or even been surprised with an unexpected bill (it’s-a-me Amazon Prime)? It’s not hard to be have a ‘just another drink’ attitude … Continue reading “How to Build Financial Self-Discipline in College”


Top 5 Skill-Building Jobs for College Students

You want money. You want skills. You don’t want to work in a fast food restaurant. The solution? A side-hustle that will give you money and skills, and not leave you smelling of over-calorific oily fries everyday. Yes it exists. College is the perfect place to start a side-hustle because you have more time (if … Continue reading “Top 5 Skill-Building Jobs for College Students”


How to Deal with Financial Pressure

I’m not married, I don’t have kids nor a proper job; I’m still at university figuring out how to make a proper omelette (help).Yet I still suffer from financial pressure. I have that feeling of ‘I can do better’: earn more money, work more hours, save more money. Where is the limit? How am I … Continue reading “How to Deal with Financial Pressure”


5 Money Management Habits to Acquire in College

You’re in college and you feel free. You can eat what you want, go to class when you want, and even spend money on what you want. FREEDOM. It feels amazing. Then slowly, you start realising the number on your bank account balance starts to decrease. Your wallet is emptying faster than you think and … Continue reading “5 Money Management Habits to Acquire in College”


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Simple Steps to Start Investing in College (UK)

Today I’m really excited to post another interview on this website! I had the honour of interviewing Michael from FoxyMonkey on the subject of investing for university students in the UK. I wanted to talk to someone who had experience and who could give actionable advice to students, so I hammered him with questions and … Continue reading “Simple Steps to Start Investing in College (UK)”


Why You Should Study What You Love

This post is inspired from Danny Dalah’s awesome music video: How to Pick A College Major. As you might have guessed, the moral behind the song/video is that you should study what you love because we’re all f*cked anyway. Although funny and with a sad element of truth to it, I thought I would explore … Continue reading “Why You Should Study What You Love”


How to Acquire a Financial DIY Mentality

Schools have failed to teach us how to manage money once in the real world. We’re all going to be earning money, spending money and hopefully, saving money, and yet many of us DON’T KNOW what money even really is!! It sucks, and it doesn’t help us. Want to live the rest of your life … Continue reading “How to Acquire a Financial DIY Mentality”