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Top 5 Books to Read if You Want to Build Wealth and Stay Wealthy (With Insights and Quotes)
Did you know Warren Buffet spends 80% of his work time reading and thinking? Reading isn’t just for him, ...
4 July 2024
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How to Write a Cheque & Deposit One in Singapore: Step-By-Step Guide (2024)
Despite the convenience of PayNow, GrabPay, FavePay, and the countless payment apps that make our lives ...
28 June 2024
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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 ...
27 June 2024
Government Payouts to Expect for the Rest of 2024 in Singapore—GSTV, Assurance Package, CDC, COL and More
Government Payouts to Expect for the Rest of 2024 in Singapore—GSTV, Assurance Package, CDC, COL and More
Have you seen the news? There’s been another $300 worth of CDC vouchers disbursed to Singaporean households ...
26 June 2024
Singaporean Households to Receive Additional $300 CDC Vouchers in Jun 2024: How to Claim, Where to Spend Them, Etc.
Singaporean Households to Receive Additional $300 CDC Vouchers in Jun 2024: How to Claim, Where to Spend Them, Etc.
Good news, folks—in addition to the $500 in CDC (Community Development Council) vouchers we received in ...
26 June 2024
CPF Basic, Full & Enhanced Retirement Sum: Updates & Policy Changes That You Should Know About in 2024
CPF Basic, Full & Enhanced Retirement Sum: Updates & Policy Changes That You Should Know About in 2024
With inflation still on the rise at 3.6% this year, it’s good to err on the safe side and save for rainy ...
21 June 2024
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The 6 Best Subscriptions Worth Spending On Today
The other day, I wanted to show my mum a video on YouTube. I searched for the video, tapped on the right ...
19 June 2024
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How To Choose the Best Mobile Plan for Your Kids, Ageing Parents, and Helper
Choosing a data plan for yourself is easy. Personally, I just go for the plan that offers the most data ...
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Here’s Everything You Should Know About the Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) Account
In Singapore, retirement is always something we crave. While not all of us will be FIRE fanatics, we do ...
14 June 2024
5 Hair Salons for Curly Hair—How Much Does it Cost to Get a Curly Haircut in Singapore?
5 Hair Salons for Curly Hair—How Much Does it Cost to Get a Curly Haircut in Singapore?
As someone with naturally curly hair, my number one red flag for hairdressers in Singapore is being told ...
11 June 2024
UOB Lady’s Solitaire Card Gives You 4 Miles Per Dollar on Specific Spending Categories
UOB Lady’s Solitaire Card Gives You 4 Miles Per Dollar on Specific Spending Categories
We all like to rack up those credit card rewards and points, don’t we? So, whether you like to order in ...
7 June 2024
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Guide to Budget-Friendly Curly Hair Products in Singapore (All Under $30!)—For Naturally Curly, Permed Hair
I have naturally curly hair, which is pretty unusual for a Singaporean Chinese. My thick, curly ‘fro often ...
21 May 2024
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Climate Vouchers 2024: How to Claim Your $300 & What to Buy With Them
Is the recent sweltering weather inspiring you to get a new air conditioner? Upgrade your fan? Invest in ...
17 May 2024
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5 Ways To Cut Back on Expenses in 2024 (Without Feeling the Pinch)
Let’s face it, Singapore isn’t exactly known for being cheap. With GST sitting at 9% and the cost of groceries, ...
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Can You Really Save for Retirement, Housing, and Your Kids’ Education Through Passive Investing?
Most of us wish we had the time to study the economy, actively invest, and grow our savings. But let’s ...
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CPF LIFE: The Complete Guide to Payouts, Plans & Minimum Sums in 2024
Did you know Singapore is a “blue zone“? The term was coined by Dan Buettner, an American National Geographic ...
6 May 2024
Is Singapore Too Expensive to Live In?—Singapore’s Cost of Living 2024
Is Singapore Too Expensive to Live In?—Singapore’s Cost of Living 2024
Welcome to the most expensive city in the world. According to the Worldwide Cost of Living survey by the ...
3 May 2024
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More Than Just a Pit Stop: 5 Hidden Gems at Your Local Petrol Station
Petrol stations are always the reliable, dependable stops that you can count on when you’re in need of ...
Best Fibre Broadband Singapore 2024: Singtel vs Starhub vs M1 vs Others
Best Fibre Broadband Singapore 2024: Singtel vs Starhub vs M1 vs Others
It wasn’t long ago that blazing fast 1Gbps fibre broadband plans seemed like a luxury plan reserved for ...
26 April 2024
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YouTrip Review—Guide to YouTrip Card, Exchange Rates & Promo Codes
Which is your preferred multi-currency account for travel spending? We asked this question on our Telegram ...
18 April 2024
Singapore Inflation Rate 2024—What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
Singapore Inflation Rate 2024—What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
OK, confession time. Even though I know that Inflation is Very Bad and I should do all I can to stay ahead ...
16 April 2024
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Should I Switch My Electricity Provider? 5 Most Common Questions About SP Group Answered
Remember when the Open Electricity Market (OEM) came into effect on 1 May 2019, and the streets were filled ...
9 April 2024
16 Cheapest SIM-Only Plans in Singapore: Circles Life, MyRepublic, Zero1, RedONE, VIVIFI, SIMBA, Changi Mobile (Apr 2024)
16 Cheapest SIM-Only Plans in Singapore: Circles Life, MyRepublic, Zero1, RedONE, VIVIFI, SIMBA, Changi Mobile (Apr 2024)
Anybody who cares about saving money should sign up for a SIM-only data plan. These plans, as the name ...
8 April 2024
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Duit Raya Singapore Guide 2024: How Much Green Packet To Give
In Singapore, Muslims give out duit raya (Raya money, green packets) during Syawal, the month after Ramadan. ...
4 April 2024
Here’s One Way to Save More When You Buy Your Next Mobile Phone
Here’s One Way to Save More When You Buy Your Next Mobile Phone
If you have your heart set on the latest iPhone or Samsung phone, then your wallet better be ready. Today, ...