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Maybank Family & Friends Card — MoneySmart Review 2022
Credit Cards
Maybank Family & Friends Card — MoneySmart Review 2022
The Maybank Family & Friends Card has held its position as one of the best cards in the cash back category since 2019. If you’re looking for a credit card...
12 May 2022
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Family
June School Holiday Programmes, Camps, & Fun Activities For Your Child (2022)
The June school holidays will bring the kids some much-needed respite from the stress of going to school in a pandemic. Yet, if you have three screaming and whiny children...
10 May 2022
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Travel
Expedia Singapore – Citibank, HSBC, DBS Credit Card Promotions (2022)
It’s no secret that Singaporeans LOVE travelling – and there are numerous long public holidays in 2022 to take advantage of or annual leave days to clear. If you’re already on...
6 May 2022
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Credit Cards
Agoda Promo Codes – Citibank, DBS, HSBC, UOB Credit Card Promotions (2022)
Few friends I know actually makes their travel bookings via airline or hotel websites anymore. Most of us make our travel and hotel bookings through travel aggregators because it’s simply the easiest...
4 May 2022
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Travel
Bangkok Travel Guide Post Covid-19 : Cheap Flights, Best Hotels, Best Buffets & Food (2022)
Going on your very first Bangkok trip… in two years? Here are some tips on what to do, the best hotels and places to stay (budget hotels from just S$60/night!) and...
30 April 2022
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Shopping
13 Best Bangkok Shopping Malls and Night Markets From Cheap to Luxury
Bangkok is the most popular budget travel destination for short trips. The flight tickets are affordable, the food is good, and of course — it’s a cheap shopping paradise. If...
30 April 2022
Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is: Moving Towards an ESG-Focused Future as a Company
Invest
Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is: Moving Towards an ESG-Focused Future as a Company
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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Invest
OCBC RoboInvest Review: Is OCBC’s Roboadvisor Platform Any Good?
Continuing our miniseries on robo advisor reviews, we’d like to look at the OCBC RoboInvest next. Robo advisors are hassle-free, fully computerised platforms where beginners with little capital can start...
29 April 2022
senior citizen tours
Travel
7 Best Travel Agencies in Singapore for Elderly-Friendly Family Tours
In Singapore, travelling is not only reserved for fit singletons with few responsibilities on their back. Despite having young children or retiree parents, the sandwiched generation aspires to travel at...
28 April 2022
Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is: What Does Responsible Investing Start With?
Invest
Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is: What Does Responsible Investing Start With?
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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Travel
Best Money Changers in Singapore – 13 Places to Go for Good Exchange Rates
After not having travelled for 2 years,  you might have lost touch on all things travel-related. It might be a distant memory by now, but we’re here to remind you...
20 April 2022
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Travel
Travel Wifi Router Rental Guide (2022) – ChangiWiFi vs Y5 Buddy vs Yogofi
Since the rise of millennials and our strange need to document everything online, overseas wifi router rental services like ChangiWiFi had a huge surge in popularity. I mean, I get...
19 April 2022
Prudential ESG — Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is
Invest
Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is: What is Responsible Investing All About?
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...
nursing homes singapore
Family
Nursing Homes in Singapore – How Much Does It Cost?
Sending your loved ones to a nursing home can be an emotionally wrenching decision. But with a small property and no one at home during the weekdays, it may sometimes...
13 April 2022
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Home Loans
Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR) and How It Affects Your Loans
TDSR, which stands for Total Debt Servicing Ratio, is a way for the Singaporean government to keep checks and balances on Singaporean borrowers. I guess it’s always a risk letting...
6 April 2022
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Opinion
Personal Loans Should Be for Emergencies, Not Frivolous Shopping
Over the past 2 weeks, I’ve received 3 phone calls from several banks in Singapore, all asking if I’m interested in “having more money to spend”. Yup. Apparently, that’s how...
5 April 2022
mattress singapore price guide 2018
Budgeting
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...
30 March 2022
coin deposit machines and fees singapore
Budgeting
Coin Deposit Machines in Singapore & 3 Ways To Avoid Coin Deposit Fees
Hate dealing with coins and have been leaving them in a pile or fish bowl? You might be surprised that those mouldy, forsaken coins can add up to a lot of...
30 March 2022
cashier order singapore
Budgeting
What is Cashier’s Order in Singapore: A Step-By-Step Guide
What on earth is a cashier’s order? You may not have seen one, you have never needed one but chances are, you are going to need it someday when you...
29 March 2022
vet clinics singapore
Budgeting
19 Popular Vet Clinics in Singapore and Their Prices (2022)
People always poke fun at pet parents, saying that furkids are like children, except they will never “grow up”, earn money and take care of you when you’re old. They’re...
29 March 2022
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Budgeting
5 Cheap House Movers in Singapore & Other DIY Moving Services
Moving is an exhausting affair. It’s a massive project as you have to pack your possessions in boxes and luggage (or garbage bags), track, move from A to B and...
28 March 2022
Standard Chartered SCB Personal Loan - milestones
Personal Loans
Planning Financially for Life’s Milestones: Ways A Personal Loan Can Help
This post was written in collaboration with Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Limited (“Standard Chartered”). While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and...
cost of asthma treatment in singapore
Healthcare
Asthma in Singapore – Guide to Asthma Treatment Costs for Children
If your kid has asthma, know that he or she is not alone. It’s one of the most common children’s ailments in Singapore – 1 in 5 kids here suffer...
18 March 2022
hand foot mouth disease singapore
Healthcare
Hand Foot Mouth Disease Singapore – Cost of Treating HFMD in Adults & Children
If you have a toddler in daycare or childcare, you would probably know that hand, foot and mouth disease has been passing from family to family – and this time it’s...
18 March 2022
The Sandwiched Generation in Singapore - Finances of Caring for Aged Parents and Children
Family
The Sandwiched Generation in Singapore – Finances of Caring for Aged Parents and Children
Giving your parents allowance is probably something you’ve been told to do since you were young. It’s love, Asian style. But as you start to have kids and your parents...
16 March 2022