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Articles by Meredith Woo

I've always been a champion of saving money where I can, and gathering the best lobangs (deals) to help me in doing so. But I'm no penny pincher, especially when it comes to practicalities like saving time and not sacrificing basic comfort.

StarHub Smart WiFi Mesh — optimise the high-speed WiFi you paid for
Budgeting
If Your Home Has These Issues, You’re Not Maximising the High-Speed Internet Connection You Paid For
This post was written in collaboration with StarHub. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective lens....
Open electricity market — electricity retailer Senoko Energy's LifePower24 plan is going at a promo rate of 17.68cents/kWh for 24 months. Promo code inside!
Budgeting
How To Save & Enjoy More on Regular Things You’re Already Paying For
This post was written in collaboration with Senoko Energy. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same...
Singtel Fibre Broadband — tips to improve WiFi speed if you're working from home.
Budgeting
Working From Home? Optimise Your Home WiFi Experience With These Tips & Tricks
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...
CPF Retirement Sum Explained for Young Singaporeans (with scenarios!)
Budgeting
CPF Retirement Sum — Explained for Young Singaporeans (With Scenarios)
This post was written in collaboration with the Central Provident Fund Board (CPFB). While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products...
Singlife Account — Grow Your Savings By 2.5% p.a.^
Life Insurance
The New Singlife Account — A 2.5% p.a.^ Insurance Savings Plan With No Lock-In Period, Visa Debit Card & More
This post was written in collaboration with Singlife. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective lens....
Budget 2020 Singapore — Careers and Employment Support, Measures to help local workers
Budgeting
Budget 2020 — How Workers of All Ages Can Stay Employed, Keep Growing, and Seize New Opportunities
This post was written in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with...
GOMO by Singtel Roam Like A Local and GOMO Pass rewards programme
Travel
GOMO by Singtel Has a New Rewards Programme with the GOMO Pass & New Data Roaming Plans (Up to 100GB Data From Just $5!)
This post was written in collaboration with GOMO by Singtel. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the...
How young families can get the most out of government benefits - Singapore Budget
Budgeting
How Young Families Can Get The Maximum Out of Government Benefits
As Budget 2020 draws closer, there’s been talk about what’s in store for Singaporeans this year. So far, we’ve heard there will be provisions for promoting volunteerism and assisting seniors...
13 February 2020
MCI - #DoWhatYouLove - With the WSG Professional Conversion Programme, a mid-career switch is possible
Career
Can You Really #DoWhatYouLove? We Speak to 2 Singaporeans Who Made A Mid-Career Switch
This post was written in collaboration with Ministry of Communications and Information: MCI. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review...
DBS Multiplier Account Changes — What Are They and What Do They Mean to Me?
Savings Accounts
DBS Multiplier Account Changes — What Are They and What Do They Mean to Me?
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...
ICBC Horoscope credit card gives unlimited cashback
Credit Cards
The ICBC Horoscope Credit Card — Flaunt Your Star Sign, Get Unlimited Cashback and More
This post was written in collaboration with ICBC. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
scb debt consolidation plan
Budgeting
What Is a Debt Consolidation Plan (DCP) and How Can It Help You?
This post was written in collaboration with Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Limited (“SCBSL”). While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review...
ClassPass Singapore
Fitness & Beauty
ClassPass Singapore — 6 Reasons Why It Is Value for Money
This post was written in collaboration with ClassPass. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
Singtel Smart Home ep2
Budgeting
Want to Turn Your HDB Flat into a Smart Home? This Couple Shares Some Tips and Tricks So You Don’t Anyhow Spend Money
Ahh, the joys of having a smart home. It is 5pm, and as you are submitting your last report, you whip out your phone to turn on your cleaning robot...
Aviva Car Insurance claim
Car Insurance
Choosing Your Car Insurance Policy — Why You Should Look Beyond the Price
This post was written in collaboration with Aviva. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
How to earn Krisflyer Miles on everyday spend
Travel
Grounded? Here’s How to Rack Up KrisFlyer Miles With Everyday Spend — Plane Ticket Optional
This post was written in collaboration with Singapore Airlines. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same...
Grow your wealth with Etiqa's Easy Save Series
Life Insurance
Saving for Your Dream Wedding or Your Kids’ Uni Education? Here’s How Singaporeans Can Build Our Wealth with Tiq by Etiqa’s EASY save Series (up to 4.07% p.a.)
This post was written in collaboration with Etiqa Insurance. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same...
Singtel mobile plans
Budgeting
Did You Know? Other Than the Singtel Combo Plan, There Are Also Sim-Only Plans, No-Contract GOMO and Other Value-for-Money Mobile Options
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...
Save money on your coffee
Budgeting
Serious Coffee Drinkers, Here’s How to Save Money Without Kicking Your Caffeine Habit
This post was written in collaboration with Nestlé Professional. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same...
Aviva car insurance motor insurance
Car Insurance
Remember the 4Cs of a Successful Car Insurance Claim — So You Don’t End Up Losing Money
Getting into a car accident can be a harrowing experience, especially if it’s your first one and you have no idea what to do. But that’s exactly why many drivers...
18 December 2019
dbs digiportfolio invest
Invest
Here’s Why the New DBS digiPortfolio is a No-Brainer for Growing Your Money
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...
hbo go asia entertainment
Entertainment
Ever Wonder How Much We Actually Spend on Entertainment? Let’s Do the Math
This post was written in collaboration with HBO. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
amore store lazada k-beauty brands
Fitness & Beauty
AMORE Store x Lazada Launches With New-to-Singapore K-Beauty Brands in One-Stop Shop — So You Can Pay Less for Shipping and Transport
This post was written in collaboration with Lazada. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
singtel fibre broadband switch
Budgeting
Not Yet on Singtel Fibre Broadband? Here’s How Much Value You’ll Get When You Make the Switch Now (December 2019)
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...
ocbc 90n card festive season
Credit Cards
Here’s How to Maximise Your Credit Card Spending This Festive Season for Air Miles and Cashback Galore
This post was written in collaboration with OCBC. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...