Secret Santa Christmas Gift Ideas Under $25 For Every MBTI (2023)
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And seeing as it’s already December, it’s high time you start getting those Christmas gifts and allocating a budget for them. In...
2 days ago
MoneySmart Credit Card Lucky Draw Winners 2023
Thank you for participating in our credit card campaigns. Here are the list of winners: 17 -30 April – MoneySmart x UOB Lucky Draw 2023 Prize Winners Apple Macbook Pro...
26 November 2023
Best Fixed Deposit Rates in Singapore (Nov 2023)—DBS, UOB, HSBC, and More
If you think that fixed deposits are only for conservative cash-rich aunties and uncles, think again. A fixed deposit (also known as a time deposit) account is a type of...
21 November 2023
Birth Control in Singapore—Cost Guide to Contraception Options
If you’re in a committed relationship and don’t want kids, or if you simply want to keep your family size modest, you might want to know: What are the birth...
15 November 2023
16 Cheapest SIM-Only Plans in Singapore: Circles Life, MyRepublic, Zero1, RedONE, VIVIFI, SIMBA, Changi Mobile (Nov 2023)
Anybody who cares about saving money should sign up for a SIM-only data plan. These plans, as the name suggests, come with only a SIM card. That means no new...
15 November 2023
Mattress Shopping in Singapore: The Complete Guide for First-Time Buyers
Most people don’t give much thought to the costs involved in buying a mattress in Singapore. After all, how often do we actually need to buy new ones? Not very...
14 November 2023
Best Savings Accounts in Singapore with Highest Interest Rates (Nov 2023)
So far, 2023 has been pretty hard on our bank accounts. Between inflation and an impending recession, it looks like our wallets are taking quite a hit this year, even...
14 November 2023
MoneySmart All Expenses Paid Trip Lucky Draw Winners (2023)
Thank you for participating in our travel insurance campaigns. Here are the list of the lucky winners for the All-Expenses Paid Trip lucky draw: “All-Expenses Paid Trip” x Ascott Star...
7 November 2023
Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty (ABSD): What Is ABSD In Singapore? What Are The Rates? (2023)
When you buy a home, you’re not just paying for that nice new flat or apartment. There are actually quite a few other things you’ll be spending thousands on, including...
27 October 2023
UOB One Account: UOB Savings Account Review 2023
If you’re looking for a day-to-day savings account that will give you more returns than just 0.05% p.a., there are plenty of options available in Singapore. The problem is, most...
27 October 2023
Best Buffets Singapore: Carousel, Colony, Edge, Peppermint, The Line Buffet Prices (2023)
Nothing gets Singaporeans going like a hotel buffet. After all, eating is our national hobby. The only problem? The cost. Aside from atas Michelin-starred restaurants, buffets are pretty much the most...
18 October 2023
6 Travel Pet Peeves and How HSBC TravelOne Can Come in Handy
Having just returned home from a trip to Europe, I was reminiscing about the good times and already entertaining thoughts of another getaway. Travelling is my escape from the hustle...
Getting a Driving Licence in Singapore (2023)—Prices and Reviews of BBDC, SSDC, and CDC
Getting a driver’s licence is practically a rite of passage once you reach adulthood in Singapore—never mind that thanks to COE prices, many of us will never ever own an...
11 October 2023
Getting Your Motorcycle Class 2B Licence in Singapore: Motorcycle Courses at Driving Schools, Motorbike COE and Motorbike Rentals
Spending a fortune taking Grab or just sick of squeezing on the MRT? If cars are out of your budget, motorcycles can be a less expensive alternative. To sweeten the...
10 October 2023
What is Decoupling and How Can It Help You in Buying a Second Property?
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in May 2022 and has been updated to reflect the changes made to the ABSD rates as announced by the government on 26...
6 October 2023
JB Massage Price Guide (2023)—Bangkok Spa, Thai Odyssey & More
Massages in Singapore are notoriously expensive. You can easily spend $60+ on an hour-long full body massage, and that’s at the cheaper, more affordable massage parlours like Massage Master and Healing...
1 October 2023
Fitness & Beauty
Cheap Massage Places in Singapore (2023)—Clean Ones Under $70!
Singaporeans are really experts at enjoying life. We are always on the hunt for shopping deals, good food and for many of us, cheap massages. But a problem arises when...
29 September 2023
S$60,000 Coverage, Cashless GP Visits, Daily Hospital Allowance—How FWD Maid Insurance Can Safeguard Your Helper’s Health
I still vividly remember a phone call from my friend back in Jan 2023. She was in shock, telling me about her helper’s accident. It had been raining, and her...
CPF Housing Grant Guide – How Much Can You Get For Your Resale HDB?
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in September 2022 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Many resale HDB flat buyers depend on the CPF housing grant they’re...
22 September 2023
Singapore Transport Fares to Rise By Up To 11 Cents—8 Tips to Save Money on Bus & MRT Fares
Public transport fares in Singapore have gone up by 7%, and for obvious reasons, nobody is pleased. Each journey is going to cost 10 to 11 cents more from 23...
20 September 2023
LASIK Surgery in Singapore 2023: Where To Go And How Much Does It Cost?
Going on holiday with a bunch of Singaporeans but forgot your contact lens solution? Someone else will most certainly have some with them. Why? Because Singapore has the dubious honour...
18 September 2023
Best Fibre Broadband Singapore 2023: Singtel vs Starhub vs M1 vs Others
It used to be that unless you were a hardcore gamer, there was no reason to get a fibre broadband plan. However, considering that most of our lives are conducted online...
14 September 2023
Compare Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) Services in Singapore: Atome, ShopBack, Grab PayLater, and More
Looking to make a purchase but are short on funds? Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) providers have a solution for you. They allow you to break down your payments into...
13 September 2023
How to Cancel Credit Cards in Singapore: Citibank, DBS, Standard Chartered, HSBC, and More
Every once in a while, it’s good to take stock of the people and things in our life and get rid of what no longer sparks joy. The same goes...
8 September 2023
How to Write a Cheque & Deposit One in Singapore: Step-By-Step Guide
Despite the convenience of PayNow, GrabPay, FavePay, and the countless payment apps that make our lives easier, there are still people and organisations that don’t accept online or credit card...
30 August 2023