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Credit Cards
Best 1-for-1 Hotel Buffet Dining Promotions in Singapore (2021)
Nothing gets Singaporeans going like a hotel buffet, but they’re pretty expensive at full price. Thanks to competitive credit card promotions, though, you can get 1-for-1 hotel buffets with practically any...
3 days ago
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Healthcare
7 Affordable Dental Clinics for Regular Check-ups in Singapore
We’ve all had it hammered into our heads that we should see the dentist once every 6 months for regular checkups. But if we all followed that advice down to...
6 days ago
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Invest
Xiaomi, Tencent, Alibaba Fans — You Can Do More Than Just Use Their Products & Services
This post was written in collaboration with OCBC Securities. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same...
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Invest
Tiger Brokers Singapore Has Just Launched its Fund Mall — How Does This New Feature Benefit Investors?
This post was written in collaboration with Tiger Brokers Singapore. 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
CNY Ang Bao Rates in Singapore (2021) – Everything You Need to Know
Young Singaporean parents or newlyweds giving out Chinese New Year (CNY) ang baos for the first time often have no clue about the market rates and red packet traditions.
8 January 2021
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Life Insurance
Dependants’ Protection Scheme (DPS) – Eligibility, Premiums & How to Claim
When a Singaporean young adult starts earning a full-time salary, it’s almost a rite of passage to get bombarded with mail from banks and insurance companies. At the same time,...
7 January 2021
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Dining
Foodpanda, Deliveroo, GrabFood & WhyQ Promo Codes (Jan 2021)
We can’t live without food delivery services like Foodpanda, Deliveroo, and GrabFood these days, especially when we’re too busy working from home or are just too lazy to cook. Besides,...
6 January 2021
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Savings Accounts
OCBC 360 Account — OCBC Savings Account Review
If you’re gonna open a primary savings account in Singapore, you’re most likely going to go with one of the 3 local banks (DBS, UOB and OCBC). But how good...
6 January 2021
7 Best Fixed Deposit Rates in Singapore (Jan 2021) — DBS, Maybank & More
Fixed Deposits
7 Best Fixed Deposit Rates in Singapore (Jan 2021) — DBS, Maybank & More
Fixed deposit (sometimes called time deposit) accounts are low-risk investments that earn you interest over a fixed commitment period. You don’t need to do anything to earn this interest, just park your money...
3 January 2021
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Home Loans
Feeling Festive, Feeling Thrifty! 5 Smarter Ways to Save Money Now
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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Travel
Singapore Cruises to Nowhere: How Much Do Royal Caribbean & Genting Dream Cost?
Now that the Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble is in limbo, our dreams of finally being able to go on holiday have been dashed. Cruises to nowhere seem like the only...
22 December 2020
Singapore Marathons Go Virtual: 7 Virtual Runs That Are Worth the $$$
Fitness & Beauty
Singapore Marathons Go Virtual: 7 Virtual Runs That Are Worth the $$$
Clearly, a pandemic hasn’t stopped us from running marathons. From Sundown Run to Standard Chartered Marathon, sports events have turned virtual to let us race safely. If you are looking...
18 December 2020
9 Best Shooting Games in Singapore: Laser Tag, NERF, VR games and more
Entertainment
9 Best Shooting Games in Singapore: Laser Tag, NERF, VR games and more
If there’s one thing we can agree on, it is that we are seeing our parents, siblings, partners, children WAY too much this year. While spending more time with loved...
16 December 2020
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Life Insurance
Singlife’s Grow — How is it Different from a Traditional ILP & How Does it Help One Broaden Their Investment Portfolio?
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...
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Budgeting
4 New Digital Bank License Winners in Singapore: What It Means for Us
Over the past year, we’ve seen a colourful eruption of consortiums (including bizarre unions such as SP Group x Xiaomi and Razer x Sheng Siong) as everyone and their mum scrambled to...
9 December 2020
UOB One Credit Card — Now Updated with up to 10% Rebate at Dairy Farm Singapore (Guardian, Cold Storage, 7-Eleven, Giant & More)
Credit Cards
UOB One Credit Card — “Singapore’s most generous rebate card” Now Updated with up to 10% Rebate on Daily Spend
If you haven’t heard, the UOB One Credit Card is more generous than ever; with up to 10% rebate on Shopee Singapore! It was recently enhanced with rebates on daily...
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Budgeting
How to Choose a #WFH Chair without Breaking the Bank?
This post was written in collaboration with ErgoTune. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
SingapoRediscovers Vouchers: How to Redeem & Where to Use Them
Travel
SingapoRediscovers Vouchers: How to Redeem & Where to Use Them
For the first time ever, almost all Singaporeans are staying put on our claustrophobic island for the year-end break. Depressing, huh? But thanks to the $100 free SingapoRediscovers vouchers that the...
3 December 2020
Financial Planning for Your ‘Multi-Stage Life’ Need Not Be A Chore — Here’s A Useful Guide
Life Insurance
Financial Planning for Your ‘Multi-Stage Life’ Need Not Be A Chore — Here’s A Useful Guide
This post was written in collaboration with Prudential. 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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Life Insurance
How Much Insurance Coverage Should You Have in Singapore?
It doesn’t matter how old you are or how much income you earn every month — everyone needs insurance. Most people already know that, but how much insurance coverage do you need?
26 November 2020
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Invest
Here’s How You Can Buy Bubble Tea, Book A Grab Home & More — All While Investing
This post was written in collaboration with GrabInvest. 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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Life Insurance
Life Insurance in Singapore — The Basics of Whole Life and Term Insurance
This whole insurance thing really does take a while to wrap your head around. The words “whole life insurance” and “term insurance” don’t really mean or explain very much to the average...
25 November 2020
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Life Insurance
Insurance Singapore Guide — All You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Plan
When you’re young and naive and believe that everything will work out somehow, it’s pretty hard to imagine ever needing to buy insurance. Yet, getting your insurance portfolio in order...
25 November 2020
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Life Insurance
Term Life vs Whole Life Insurance in Singapore — Which Is Better for You?
Life in Singapore isn’t cheap, so if you have dependents, it’s pretty important to get some form of life insurance to help them if anything terrible happens to you.  Both...
23 November 2020
Need to Clear Leave? 7 Interesting Things You Can Do This Year-End
Entertainment
Need to Clear Leave? 7 Interesting Things You Can Do This Year-End
Seems like everyone who still has a job now has another problem: being nagged by our HR managers to clear our annual leave by the end of 2020.  If your...
23 November 2020