We have the Chinese to thank for a lot of things. From paper to gunpowder to cheap electronic products - all these are part of the legacy of this nation. Of course, we cannot overlook fireworks, food, and all that come with the Chinese New Year, which is actually being celebrated today. Oh, and I should not leave out the countless beliefs - superstitions as some like to call them - that have been handed on from one generation to the next.
I don't know if I am hitting the mark here but I seem to remember a Chinese friend telling me that if you start the year with a considerable amount of cash, then you are bound to have your coffers overflowing for the rest of the year. Whether you believe it or not, though, it is always good to have some extra cash handy in case a situation arises wherein you would need that extra money.Read more »