moneysmart

Articles by MoneySmart

We help people maximise their money through the provision of powerful tools and awesome content, by empowering them to make smarter financial decisions.

maternity wear nursing clothes
Family
Maternity Wear Singapore: Where To Get Affordable Maternity & Nursing Tops and Dresses
Pregnancy is too tiring and too long a time to spend in ugly, shapeless clothes. Add to that the breastfeeding years where you’ll still carry some post-pregnancy weight, you’ll see...
4 February 2019
printing services singapore 2018
Budgeting
Cheap Printing Services Singapore – Where Do T-Shirt Printing, Photo Printing & More
In spite of the government’s best attempts to turn us into a Smart Nation, printing services in Singapore are still going strong. Whether it’s words, photos, logos or designs, these days you...
28 January 2019
hardware stores singapore 2018
Budgeting
Hardware Stores Singapore – 10 Best Hardware Shops for DIY Home Improvement
No one likes to think about it, but the truth about moving into a new home is that something or other will break down at some point. So, heading down to the hardware...
28 January 2019
acne treatment singapore 2018
Healthcare
Acne Treatment & Acne Scar Removal in Singapore – How Much Does It Cost?
Pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, cysts… whatever the variant, acne is definitely the bane of every teenager (except maybe a lucky few). And sometimes, they continue to plague you well into adulthood, or...
28 January 2019
engagement rings singapore
Wedding
5 Tips to Buy An Engagement Ring Under $1,000 in Singapore
Venus is split in two camps: First, there are those who won’t settle for anything less than a flawless, 1-carat diamond engagement ring. These chichi ladies usually like designer wedding...
21 January 2019
gynaecologist women's clinic singapore 2018
Healthcare
Women’s Clinics & Gynaecologists in Singapore (2019) – 5 Women’s Clinics & How Much They Cost
The female body is a wonderful, complex machine. To maintain it, you might want to visit a women’s clinic or gynaecologist where you can see a doctor specially trained in female...
11 January 2019
edusave psea school subsidies 2018
Education
Edusave, PSEA & More – 9 Government Schemes for Schoolgoing Kids & Parents in Singapore (2019)
If we’re being perfectly honest, the most expensive part of being a parent in Singapore is right at the very beginning, when you’re going through diapers like crazy and paying top...
10 January 2019
Year of the Pig 2019 – Money Predictions for Your Zodiac
Entertainment
Year of the Pig 2019 – Money Predictions for Your Zodiac
If the crowds of people gaping at every shopping mall’s Chinese New Year “12 animal signs” zodiac display is anything to go by, no Singaporean can resist reading about their own...
10 January 2019
new year resolution 2019
Budgeting
5 Popular New Year Resolutions Singaporeans Always Make & How You Can Achieve Them
Life passes us too fast. We go on a few short holidays here and there and what do you know, another year has passed. Year after year, we have a...
31 December 2018
baby prams and strollers singapore
Family
7 Prams and Strollers in Singapore Under $500 That Singaporean Parents Rave About
A stroller is one of the many big-ticket items that Singaporean parents get. It transports your baby from one place to another, and can also double up as a shopping...
21 December 2018
breast pumps singapore prices reviews
Family
Breast Pumps Singapore: Price List of Medela, Spectra, Philips, Haakaa & Ardo Breast Pumps (2019)
Breastfeeding mothers in Singapore often invest in a breast pump, which gives them the option of pumping milk even when they cannot be with the baby 24/7. Working mothers can...
20 December 2018
online shopping christmas uob mighty fx
Shopping
Love Online Shopping? Here’s How You Can Shop Smarter with UOB Mighty FX
This article is brought to you in collaboration with UOB. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the...
parallel importers cars vs authorised dealers cars singapore
Transportation
Parallel Importers vs Authorised Dealers: Which Should You Get Your Car From?
In Singapore, you can buy parallel import cars from unauthorised dealers. And it’s perfectly legal. Well, they are not unauthorised per se, but they are called parallel importers. Do note that...
12 December 2018
board games singapore
Entertainment
7 Board Games to Entertain the Children Over Christmas
With the holidays upon us, a good way to bond with the children is via board games. You can either buy the game sets to keep or head to a...
29 November 2018
sandwich generation family singapore
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...
28 November 2018
renovation budgeting tips singapore
Property
Singaporeans Share 6 Top Renovation Budgeting Tips
This post was written in collaboration with Qanvast. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
parf car meaning
Transportation
Should You Buy a COE or PARF Car in Singapore? What’s the Difference?
With the average price of a new car rivalling the cost of a 3-Room BTO flat in a non-mature estate in Singapore, it’s easy to see why used cars are a...
27 November 2018
rentokil pest control services singapore
Budgeting
Best Pest Control Services Singapore – Price List of Rentokil, Anticimex & Others
When there’s something strange in your neighbourhood, who you’re gonna call? If the strange intruders in question are termites, roaches, mosquitoes, ants, bed bugs and rats, your best bet is...
19 November 2018
spectacles glasses singapore
Shopping
Spectacle Shops in Singapore – Where to Buy Glasses, Sunglasses and Contact Lenses
Unless you are part of a very small percentage of Singaporeans, odds are, you’re short-sighted. More than 4 in 5 people in Singapore over 18 are short-sighted, and over 3...
31 October 2018
best fridge singapore
Shopping
Best Refrigerators in Singapore – Which Fridge Should You Choose?
Refrigerators are pricey, but a must-have in every modern kitchen. A basic top-mount fridge costs at least $500, while larger ones with more features can cost up to more than...
31 October 2018
COE bidding myself
Car Loans
COE Bidding – I Got My COE For $2,693 By Bidding Myself
Bidding for COE myself must be one of the most rogue things I ever did. The Certificate of Entitlement, or more commonly referred to as the COE, is a very...
25 October 2018
sentosa restaurants singapore
Dining
9 Sentosa Restaurants Where You Can Eat Cheap For Less Than $10
Sentosa’s original name was Pulau Belakang Mati, which translates to “the Island of Death from Behind”. It’s pretty appropriate, since after a trip to Sentosa it does feel like somebody stabbed you...
24 October 2018
pocket money for primary school singapore
Family
How Much Pocket Money Should Singaporean Parents Give Their Kids
Most kids don’t really look forward to starting school. What they will welcome is receiving pocket money, and whatever tiny bit of financial freedom that comes with it. Suddenly, they...
18 October 2018
hdb silver housing bonus downsizing in singapore right-sizing
Property
HDB Silver Housing Bonus — A Guide to Downsizing Your Home in Singapore
When your children were younger, you bought a bigger home to contain all their bric-a-brac. Now, as they have grown older and moved out of the family nest, you and...
9 October 2018
migrate to australia sydney
High Life
Migrating to Australia – Cost of Living, Annual Salaries and Taxes
If you are reading this from your cramped office cubicle, or on your mobile while enduring a sardine packed MRT ride home, chances are the fleeting thought of migrating the...
8 October 2018