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Articles by Lynnette Goh

Spoilt kid turned free-spirit, I’ve struggled finding and funding myself taking a road less travelled. These days, I enjoy writing lifestyle topics that bring value to life and its future, injecting humour to otherwise boring topics. Who said personal finance can’t be fun? In my free time, you can find me chasing American dramas, and having the occasional glass of wine over conversations with friends.

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Property
Is The Government’s Plan To Build BTOs Faster Actually a Good Thing?
Just little over than a year back, BTO launches were so common and plenty, new launches would come out almost every 2 months. I vaguely remember my friends rushing to bid for...
2 August 2017
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Dining
10 Amazing Places in Singapore To Enjoy 1-for-1 Drinks (or Bottles!) With the Cheers App
As everyone already knows, liquor in Singapore does not come cheap. Unless you consider the Chinese Shaoxing cooking wine an alcoholic beverage. But hey, nothing’s going to stop our love...
27 July 2017
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PA Insurance
Here’s Why You’d Be Silly to Not Get Personal Accident Insurance in Singapore
Contrary to popular belief, personal accident insurance coverage isn’t just for risky jobs. In fact, if you haven’t already read what you need to know about personal accident (PA) plans, they’re...
25 July 2017
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Shopping
5 Most Value for Money Items You Can Buy from Muji
Muji is a brand that needs no introduction. Each time I walk into a Muji store, I feel like I’ve been transported into a whole new world of simple clean...
17 July 2017
7 Mistakes Uni Students Travelling During Their Summer Break Should Avoid at All Cost
Travel
7 Mistakes Uni Students Travelling During Their Summer Break Should Avoid at All Cost
Your much awaited term break is coming soon. As always, you can’t wait for it to start…You’ve already got so many ideas of what you want to do with your...
13 July 2017
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Credit Cards
3 Best Credit Cards for Dining in Singapore
In the land of shopping centres and cinemas, nothing satisfies a bored Singaporean better than good food and drinks. You can imagine then, the significance dining privileges would have on...
11 July 2017
5 Key Money Issues You Should Discuss For Your Actual Wedding
Wedding
5 Key Money Issues You Should Discuss For Your Actual Wedding
Ah. Weddings. The romantic celebration of two people tying each other down. They are undoubtedly one of life’s biggest milestones, but with all the expensive costs and people involved…It could...
6 July 2017
NS50
Shopping
25 Best Places to Use Your NS50 Vouchers
You’ve probably already received the notification in your mail. As the name suggests, NS50 vouchers are only for people who are serving or has served in the SAF. And since...
30 June 2017
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Wedding
Wedding Gatecrashes: How Much Do You REALLY Need to Spend?
It’s not uncommon knowledge that banquets and weddings in Singapore costs a bomb. You’d think with all our issues with ageing populations and a decreasing birthrate, someone would care enough...
13 June 2017
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Wedding
Singapore Wedding Banquet Price List 2017
Since I’ve hit my 20’s, marriage invitations have become an increasing obligation I can’t say no to, no matter how broke I am. You know the feeling: You really want...
5 June 2017
7 Times Social Media Can Jeopardise Your Job
Career
7 Times Social Media Can Jeopardise Your Job
They say you can tell a lot about someone’s personality through their social media profiles. What their interests are, what they like, issues they’re passionate about, what they do and...
18 May 2017
Freelance Work: From Side Income to Full Time Job. How Do You Get Started?
Career
Freelance Work: From Side Income to Full Time Job. How Do You Get Started?
Many people these days think of freelance work as a great way to make side income while others use it to earn a living full-time. But freelancing isn’t just a...
17 May 2017
How Early Should You Be Planning Your Honeymoon and What Should You Consider?
Wedding
How Early Should You Be Planning Your Honeymoon and What Should You Consider?
Many couples either plan their honeymoon together with their wedding, or put it off till a later date when they have more breathing space. But how late is too late?...
12 May 2017
Here’s How You Can Travel on a Student’s Budget
Travel
Here’s How You Can Travel on a Student’s Budget
You know, with all the articles and pictures of beautiful exotic places circulating our social media feeds, it’s hard not to get drawn into this wanderlust dream of travelling the...
28 April 2017
When Does Paying For Quality Not Make Sense?
Opinion
When Does Paying For Quality Not Make Sense?
Buying a quality product for a higher price versus buying not-so-high quality at a lower price. When it comes to purchasing stuff, our mindset on what is worth our money...
18 April 2017
A Singaporean’s Guide to Getting a Home Loan in 2017
Home Loans
A Singaporean’s Guide to Getting a Home Loan in 2017
So we’ve written many articles before on important things to note during your home purchases. But every year, things change and we have different things to note when it comes...
30 March 2017
Can We Trust Insurance Companies in Singapore?
Life Insurance
Can We Trust Insurance Companies in Singapore?
Insurance. Your classmate is selling it, your ex is selling it, heck now even your auntie is also selling it. Almost EVERYONE is selling it now. When they’re not selling it they’re selling property. Can’t say...
21 March 2017
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Budgeting
4 Ways Singaporeans Kill Their Renovation Budget
All those fancy pictures we’ve been seeing lately on Facebook and pinterest boards have gotten us aspiring to those dream homes. “Mr and Mrs Ling got an industrial haven for...
23 February 2017
Budget 2017’s CPF Housing Grant for Resale Flats Increase: What it Means for Singaporeans
Property
Budget 2017’s CPF Housing Grant for Resale Flats Increase: What it Means for Singaporeans
So our Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced in his Budget statement on Monday that the CPF Housing Grant for first-timer couples purchasing flats from the resale market has been...
22 February 2017
Singapore‘s New Elderly Care Scheme: Here’s Why It Won’t Work
Opinion
Singapore‘s New Elderly Care Scheme: Here’s Why It Won’t Work
In January this year, the Institute of Policy Studies’ latest proposals addressing Singapore’s ageing population were revealed. The most original of all the ideas was a time-banking system, “Eldersave”, to...
15 February 2017
Last Minute Hacks to Plan Your Perfect Valentine’s Day
Entertainment
Last Minute Hacks to Plan Your Perfect Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s day is coming tomorrow and you’re still swamped at work with little time left to plan a romantic night out. That’s okay. We get that you’re busy and you’re...
13 February 2017