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Electricity Retailers in Singapore — Which Offers the Cheapest Electricity Price Plan?
You can’t procrastinate forever — the Open Electricity Market (OEM) initiative has been in full swing for ...
6 days ago
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Your Maid’s Insurance: Do You Even Know What You’re Paying For?
If you have employed a foreign domestic worker, it’s likely that you purchased her insurance through the ...
29 March 2021
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Cost of Living in Singapore (2021) — Is Your Salary Really Enough?
Singapore is always appearing at the top of those cost-of-living surveys. But how expensive is it really ...
25 March 2021
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Singapore Green Plan 2030: 7 Money-Saving Initiatives to Adopt Today
Singapore’s Green Plan 2030 is a “national sustainability movement” which aims to turn us into a more eco-friendly ...
23 March 2021
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Why Every Singaporean Needs an Emergency Fund – And How You Can Build Yours
Almost every financial advisor you meet will ask if you have an emergency fund in place. You know what ...
18 March 2021
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CDC Vouchers Singapore — Who’s Eligible & Where To Use Them in 2021
Budget 2021 was more about sticks than carrots, but one of the few things to look forward to is the $100 ...
4 March 2021
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3 Extra Ways You Save Money & Get More Value on Your Electricity Bill
This post was written in collaboration with Singtel. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
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Budget 2021: GST Hikes & Extensions Singaporeans Should Prepare For
Last year’s Budget was all about supporting Singaporeans through the challenges of the pandemic, the recession ...
2 March 2021
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Income Tax Filing 2021: A Step-by-Step Guide to Surviving Tax Season
Despite paying income tax year after year, I draw a blank every time I receive IRAS’s annual reminder to ...
2 March 2021
Senoko Energy OEM Open Electricity Market Take A Closer Look at Your Electricity Bill
Time to Relook Your Electricity Contract — Are You Getting the Best Deal?
This post was written in collaboration with Senoko Energy. While we are financially compensated by them, ...
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International Women’s Day: 10 Female Finance & Investment Blogs to Follow
These days, Singaporean women are just as likely to be seen making stacks of cash or investing in assets, ...
1 March 2021
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GST Voucher & U-Save 2021: How Much Will You Get & When?
The GST Voucher is something that many Singaporeans look out for every year. But many don’t know how much ...
17 February 2021
Are You Using More Electricity This Stay-Home CNY? How This Singapore Family Counters It with Smart Tips
Are You Using More Electricity This Stay-Home CNY? How This Singapore Family Counters It with Smart Tips
This post was written in collaboration with SP Group. While we are financially compensated by them, we ...
New Norm 2021: How to Grow & Fortify Your Emergency Fund, Just in Case
New Norm 2021: How to Grow & Fortify Your Emergency Fund, Just in Case
Whoop, whoop! As more approved Covid-19 vaccines are reaching Singapore’s shores, we’re raring to go full ...
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Singlife Account vs Singtel Dash PET: Which Insurance Savings Plan is Best?
It’s no secret that savings account and fixed deposit interest rates in Singapore are dismal. So, it’s ...
8 February 2021
New Norm 2021: How to Have a Chinese “NewNormal” Year (#CNNY)
New Norm 2021: How to Have a Chinese “NewNormal” Year (#CNNY)
Chinese New Year 2021 will indeed be one for the books. While we celebrate with family over reunion dinner, ...
CPF Matched Retirement Savings Scheme: Another Way to Top Up Your Parents’ CPF
CPF Matched Retirement Savings Scheme: Who Is Eligible & How It Works
Topping up your parents’ CPF Retirement Account has long been a way to offer financial support to family ...
28 January 2021
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Sending Cash to Overseas Family or Back Home? How DBS Remit Helps Your Money Travel
There’s been talk about more potential air travel bubbles opening up, especially with Covid-19 vaccines ...
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Singtel GOMO vs StarHub giga vs M1 & Other SIM-Only Data Plans in Singapore
Telcos in Singapore are still at war — and it’s not just among the 3 giants.  In March 2019, Singtel launched ...
27 January 2021
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5 Reasons Why Half of Singapore Households Have Already Switched to an Electricity Retailer — What Are You Waiting For?
This post was written in collaboration with Senoko Energy. While we are financially compensated by them, ...
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New Norm 2021: Young Parents — Planning Finances for Now and the Future
Remember 2020? It was a challenging year, especially for parents with young kids. You had to keep everyone ...
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CPF LIFE: The Complete Guide to Payouts, Plans & Minimum Sums in 2021
If you’re in your 30s like I am, retiring in Singapore is the stuff of nightmares. By the time our retirement ...
19 January 2021
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13 Cheapest SIM-Only Mobile Plans in Singapore 2021 (<$20/Month)
Gone are the days when you’d have to sign up with one of the big 3 telcos — Singtel, Starhub and M1 — just ...
14 January 2021
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CPF Retirement Sum – How Does It Work and How Much Do You Need?
Already counting down the days to retirement… when you’re only 25 years old? Late nights at the office ...
13 January 2021
CPF Contributions in Singapore, the Guide to Interest Rates, Minimum Sums and all the calculators you need
The Ultimate CPF Guide 2021: Contributions, Interest Rates, Minimum Sums & Calculators
Can you really say that you know where your money goes every month? If you don’t understand what’s happening ...
11 January 2021