Betty Liu

Correspondent, CNBC


  • Green On Green
    By: Betty Liu
    Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | 3:02 AM ET

    Two things have happened recently that made me realize we are at the "tipping point" of environmental awareness. One is that my company began implementing some green initiatives - a company whose rubbish bins were often filled with styrofoam cups and lunch boxes and where dozens of television and computer monitors used to hum ceaselessly overnight. The other is that Live Earth was a total flop audience-wise. Not because people were unaware of the need to protect the environment, but because everyone, including people like me, had already heard enough about it. Eighteen years after Time magazine put "Endangered Earth" on its cover, yeah, we do finally get it.

  • Landing The Best Deal
    By: Betty Liu
    Friday, 3 Aug 2007 | 3:01 AM ET

    No matter how many new investment options we have at our disposal, property remains the classic choice. It's no wonder. Land is something you can see, feel and step on. You can easily understand the value of a good location.

  • Financially Savvy
    By: Betty Liu
    Friday, 20 Jul 2007 | 3:29 AM ET

    More and more women in Asia are making financial security a personal goal.  I find Hong Kong women in particular, financially savvy. They know a good bargain when they see one and how to get it. They are avid savers and often the ones who handle the family finances. It is these kinds of successful women - women who have average-paying jobs but who have become financially secure by following a few simple rules - who have given me the best financial advice. Here are a few gems I've gathered over the years that may help you get the financial freedom you seek.