Digital Bank Cheese Aims to Fix ‘Inequality’ Asian Americans Face, Donates $100K to Asian Communities
A digital bank aimed at serving the Asian American community recently launched on Wednesday.
Cheese provides its own debit Mastercard (issued by the Coastal Community Bank) and is available to anyone, even those without a credit history.
A Malaysian grandmother realized the hard way that Milo tins are not the best place to hide life savings after losing at least 300,000 Malaysian Ringgit ($73,700) to pests.
The incident was shared on the Facebook page, Penang News Group on Nov. 30.
A man in China was arrested for disturbing traffic after he dropped paper money from his apartment window into the busy streets below.
An e-commerce consultant who found his niche on TikTok by posting financial literacy videos has gone viral after using grains of rice to create a visual representation of Jeff Bezos’s wealth.@humphreytalksThis took me hours don’t let it flop ##billion ##money ##personalfinance ##rice ##xyzbca♬ original sound – humphreytalks
Editor’s Note: The following story, which has gone viral several times since first being posted in 2017, has since been debunked as a hoax by Korean sources. In the orchestrated stunt, the man, username _taeho_, paid himself but made it look like it came from someone from Dubai. A normal transaction of this amount would normally incur a large amount of tax for the receiver. We sincerely apologize for error, but more importantly, it doesn’t mean that kind deeds like this aren’t always fake. Good and generous people do exist.
A Korean man received a large sum of money as payment for his generosity after he lent money to a tourist from Dubai.
Japan’s thriving hostess industry is as lucrative as it gets, and for one person, that could mean up to $100,000 a month.
“I make a minimum of $930 [a day],” says Kurumi Hoshino, who left her jobs at a karaoke place and a wedding ceremony hall for the more profitable career.
A Chinese woman has caused a stir on social media after her mother-in-law found out that she spends the majority of her monthly salary buying crayfish.
The revelation happened when the woman’s husband asked his mother for money to pay for their daughter’s horse-riding lessons.
A Chinese mugger’s uncharacteristic gesture after stealing from his victim has earned him some praise from netizens online.
The unnamed thief, who reportedly returned the money he stole back to his female victim after checking out her bank account, is being called chivalrous on social media, according to Shanghaiist.
A mother in Atlanta, Georgia who read Marie Kondo and tried to eliminate things that do not “spark joy” faces deep regret after getting rid of her son’s mug, which she later discovered to contain thousands of dollars.
Devon Silvey, 27, was in the process of moving apartments when he sold his car on Sunday. Because the banks were closed, he needed a place to temporarily stash the cash.
A Bitcoin enthusiast who describes himself as a “god” who allegedly “steals from the rich and gives to the poor” was arrested in Hong Kong after literally making it rain cash on a street last week.
The man, identified as Wong Ching-kit, is a local entrepreneur who owns a Facebook page called Epoch Cryptocurrency.
A 22-year-old female entrepreneur has triggered people on Twitter after claiming that she earns up to $30,000 a month by running an online business from her New York City apartment.
The unidentified entrepreneur revealed her story in Refinery29’s “Money Diaries,” a series that follows the spending habits of various working women in a week.