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Articles by Mark Cheng

I rant and rave a lot, but when I'm not busy doing that, I'm managing the content for MoneySmart. I love Singapore, but I also believe in helping it to improve bit by bit, and that's where MoneySmart comes in. Have some thoughts? Drop me an email at [email protected]

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Healthcare
How Does CareShield Life Help Singaporeans?
It’s probably not news anymore that our healthcare needs will continue to increase in the near future. Especially when it’s estimated that nearly half of Singapore’s population will be at...
18 September 2020
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Invest
Here’s How Average Investors Can Get Access to Bonds With This New Product
This post was written in collaboration with CGS-CIMB. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Invest
3 Tips When Trading in the Midst of the Current US-China Trade War
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Invest
US-China Trade War: How Normal Investors Are Affected and How Can You Invest Amidst It
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
Want to Save Money Cooking at Home but Think It’s a Chore? Bosch’s Latest Series 6 Oven is Here to Help
Dining
Want to Save Money Cooking at Home but Think It’s a Chore? Bosch’s Latest Series 6 Oven is Here to Help
This post was written in collaboration with Bosch Home Appliances. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the...
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Invest
Unit Trusts vs Securities – What’s the Difference and Which is More Suitable for You?
This post was written in collaboration with HSBC. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Invest
Short Selling – Strategies and How To Optimize Your Trades
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Property
My Resale Flat Journey: From West to East
This post was written in collaboration with HDB. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Invest
Short Selling – Is This The Answer To Declining Markets in 2019?
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Home Loans
Buying a Home In A Rising Interest Rate Environment – How To Choose The Right Home Loan?
This post was written in collaboration with UOB. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Invest
Algorithmic Trading vs Robo Advisors – What is the Difference?
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
Is It Always a Bad Thing To Take a Loan? Here’s the Difference That Good Financial Management Makes
Personal Loans
Is It Always a Bad Thing To Take a Loan? Here’s the Difference That Good Financial Management Makes
This article is sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Limited (“SCBSL”). While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the...
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Budgeting
Why You Should Consider An Unlimited Data Plan & How To Game The System
This post was written in collaboration with Singtel. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Health Insurance
Here’s Why Singaporeans Have a Part to Play in Managing Healthcare Costs
It might be something that people glazed over in 2018, but the cost of healthcare was a big part of a lot of national conversations the past year. Why? Well,...
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Invest
Sudden Market Crashes – How Can Average Traders Protect Themselves in 2019?
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Property
5 Ways to Find Out How Good Your Property Agent Is
Did you know that there are around 30,000 registered property agents in Singapore? With so many to choose from, it’s hard to find an agent who will best meet your...
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Budgeting
Think That Using Dishwashers are a Waste of Water? Here’s Why You Should Think Again
This post was written in collaboration with Bosch Home Appliances. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the...
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Life Insurance
FWD’s Cancer Insurance Plan – Helping You Fight The Battle At Your Time Of Need
This post was written in collaboration with FWD. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Budgeting
Looking to Save Even More Money on Your Electricity Bill? Here’s How Geneco’s Latest Plans Help With That
This post was written in collaboration with Geneco. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Invest
Market Outlook 2019 – How Should Singaporeans Deal With a Market Slowdown?
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Budgeting
SIM Only Plans: Things You Should Consider Other Than Price Points and Data To Get The Best Deal
This post was written in collaboration with Singtel. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
Are All SIM Only Plans Made The Same?
Budgeting
Are All SIM Only Plans Made The Same?
This post was written in collaboration with Singtel. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Travel
Travel Frequently? Singtel’s New AutoReadyRoam Ensures You Never Have to Worry About Pay Per Use Charges When You Travel Overseas
This post was written in collaboration with Singtel. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Family
How Can Young Singaporeans Balance Their Retirement Planning With Other Financial Responsibilities?
This post was written in collaboration with Income. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Home Loans
What Are Bank Home Loan Rates Based On And How Do You Decide What Is Best?
This post was written in collaboration with DBS. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...