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confinement tingkat
Family
7 Confinement Food Tingkat Caterers in Singapore to Order Nutritious Food From after Birth
Confinement food catering is gaining popularity among mothers who cannot afford a live-in confinement lady. If there is a mother, mother-in-law, or auntie who can help, you may not need...
30 April 2019
house cleaning services singapore
Budgeting
5 House Cleaning Services in Singapore You Can Rely On To Keep Your Home Spick and Span (2019)
Don’t want to waste your weekend doing household chores yet not ready to commit to a live-in maid? A cleaning service or agency might be the answer to your problem....
26 April 2019
best tuition centres private tutors singapore
Family
Tuition Centres in Singapore 2019 – 17 Popular Yet Affordable Tutor Options
In meritocratic Singapore, education is our ticket up. That’s why we’re willing to do just about anything to make sure our kids get into the best schools and score As...
18 April 2019
aircon bill singapore
Budgeting
How to Save on Your Aircon Bill: 5 Ways to Beat the Heat Without Turning on the Aircon 24/7
Air conditioning is about as vital to life to some Singaporeans as air, food, and water. That’s because it can get crazy hot in Singapore, and for many households, that...
18 April 2019
free zumba classes singapore
Fitness & Beauty
Free Zumba Classes in Singapore 2019 – It’s Not Only For Aunties!
Zumba is a workout trend that has gained popularity in recent years, especially among older ladies. Even though it seems like the new line dance, it’s actually a great a...
17 April 2019
Planning a Funeral Service in Singapore – What to Do When a Loved One Dies & How Much It Costs
Budgeting
Planning a Funeral Service in Singapore – What to Do When a Loved One Dies & How Much It Costs
We don’t like to talk about death. It’s not a happy topic. Thinking about it is worse. It just reminds us how it’ll all end for ourselves and all we...
17 April 2019
cost of diabetes treatment singapore
Healthcare
Diabetes in Singapore – Guide to Cost of Screening, Treatment & Medication
Not sure if you got the memo, but diabetes is a major problem here in Singapore. Consider the following sobering statistics: Close to 10% of Singaporeans have diabetes. For Singaporeans...
17 April 2019
infant cares in singapore 2018
Family
Infant Cares in Singapore 2019: PCF Sparkletots vs My First Skool vs Others
It feels like just the other day when you whooped with joy (and relief) at the arrival of your baby. Now, all too soon, your maternity leave is over and...
16 April 2019
infantcares in the cbd singapore
Family
Top 14 Infant Cares in Singapore’s CBD for Working Parents (2019 Price List)
When looking for the best infant care for your little one, location is a key factor. Most people either put the bub near home or their workplace. An infant care near your...
16 April 2019
formula milk powder singapore price comparison
Budgeting
Formula Milk Powder Prices in Singapore – Dumex vs Aptamil vs Similac vs NAN
Formula milk powder is not cheap. In fact, over the last 10 years, there has been a 120% increase in formula milk prices. So much so that PM Lee had to...
16 April 2019
laundry services singapore 2018
Budgeting
Laundry Services in Singapore – Price Comparison of 7 Affordable Laundromats
Laundry services in Singapore are growing in popularity, perhaps because doing laundry is one of life’s most terrible chores, right next to ironing. (Dishes, I can tolerate. Mopping, I find therapeutic....
15 April 2019
prenatal massages singapore
Family
7 Shiok Prenatal Massages To Relieve Aches and Water Retention: Price Guide for Mums-to-Be
Don’t let instagram mumfluencers or Meghan Markle fool you. The pregnancy glow is not all there is to growing a baby. Pregnant mums-to-be often suffer from morning sickness, swollen feet and...
8 April 2019
paediatricians in singapore
Family
Paediatricians in Singapore (2019): Consultation Fees at Top Kids’ Clinics
Few things worry a parent as much as when a child falls ill. The younger the child, the greater the worry, especially since they can’t talk yet and won’t be...
5 April 2019
cheap locksmiths singapore
Budgeting
Cheap Locksmiths Singapore: Price Lists of 4 Reliable Locksmith Services
Getting locked out of your home, office or car is no fun. It’s much worse when you’re locked in. You need a locksmith pronto. But who can you trust to...
4 April 2019
krabi cheap holiday destination
Travel
5 Cheap Holiday Destinations from Singapore ($520 to $720 All In!)
Most Singaporeans go on a holiday once a year, even if that means Johor Bahru, Bangkok or Batam. There’s just nothing like a getaway to restore sanity and recharge our...
25 March 2019
Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Second-Hand Car in Singapore (2019)
Transportation
Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Second-Hand Car in Singapore (2019)
So, you’ve scrimped and saved, avoided splurging wherever possible and made the best financial decisions over the past couple of years. Congratulations, and now you’re going to invest all that...
25 March 2019
baby car seats singapore
Family
Baby Car Seats Singapore (2019) – Price List of Joie, Maxi Cosi, Graco & Other Popular Brands
There’s a huge variety of baby car seats out there. While surprisingly pricey, baby seats are not something to be scrimped on as they’re crucial for your baby’s safety. The trick,...
13 March 2019
private vs public housing
Property
5 Key Differences Between Buying Private Properties and Public Housing (HDBs) in Singapore
Welcome to one of the world’s most expensive housing markets. If you’re ready to buy your own house in Singapore, you’re one home loan away from working your butt off...
8 March 2019
property valuation singapore
Property
Property Valuations in Singapore – How Much is Your Property Worth?
Have you ever wondered who decides how much a property cost? Why can’t we buy a property, spruce it up real nice and sell them off at high profit? The...
6 March 2019
approval in principle
Home Loans
Don’t Buy a House Without an Approval in Principle (AIP) for Your Home Loan
Every year, a handful of would-be home owners make their decision to to lose (1) a lot of money, or (2) the house that they need. That’s right, I’m talking...
1 March 2019
freehold condominiums
Property
Freehold Condominiums in Singapore – Why Freehold is Not as Great as it Seems
Singaporeans get traditional when it comes to property. We want the land we pay for, and 99 years won’t cut it. We want our descendants holding on to it. But...
1 March 2019
singapore club bar pub credit card
Entertainment
3 Best Credit Cards for Singapore Clubs, Bars and Pubs (2019)
These days, the only kind of clubbing I do is when burglars break into my house. Then it’s “Say hi to Mr. Golf Club, punk; take that, and that, and...
27 February 2019
psle tuition costs
Education
PSLE Dates 2020, Cut-Off Points & The Cost of PSLE in Singapore: How Much Should Parents Spend?
The 2018 campaign Life Beyond Grades wants to tell parents: PSLE results and PSLE cut-off points are not everything. But will parents listen? If the sudden influx of pious parents at temples...
27 February 2019
Car Loan in Singapore – Guide to Financing Your Car in Singapore (2019)
Car Loans
Car Loan in Singapore – Guide to Financing Your Car in Singapore (2019)
No matter how expensive cars get in Singapore, price is not going to stop some of us from wanting to buy them. Yet how many of us have a hundred...
12 February 2019
wedding photography singapore 2018
Wedding
Wedding Photography & Wedding Videography Rates in Singapore (2019)
Your wedding is probably the most significant (and expensive) milestone in your life, so it’s no surprise that hiring a wedding photography and/or wedding videography studio is SOP in Singapore. No pic...
8 February 2019