Budgeting

3 Ways to Feel Like You Still Have a Life While on a Tight Budget
3 Ways to Feel Like You Still Have a Life While on a Tight Budget
Now and then, someone will tell you that the cost of living in Singapore is not that high. After all, hawker ...
1 March 2016
If You Didn’t Know About These 5 Tax Deductions You Can Claim, You’ll Hate Yourself After Tax Season
If You Didn’t Know About These 5 Tax Deductions You Can Claim, You’ll Hate Yourself After Tax Season
They say that nothing is certain except for death and taxes. Well, I can add one more thing to this list ...
24 February 2016
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4 Money Saving Habits Tertiary Students Should Adopt
Listen up, students. We know some of your classmates drive to campus in cars their parents bought for their ...
23 February 2016
4 Ways to Schedule Your Time So You Spend Less Money
4 Ways to Schedule Your Time So You Spend Less Money
Instead of resorting to dumb clichés like “freezing your credit card in a block of ice” or “spending money ...
18 February 2016
3 Tips For Deciding Whether to Spend Your Free Time Trying to Save or Earn More Money
3 Tips For Deciding Whether to Spend Your Free Time Trying to Save or Earn More Money
Suppose you have one hour at your disposal. What do you do in that time? Do you use it to whip up a meal ...
15 February 2016
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5 Tips for Surviving Your Job at Raffles Place
Working at Raffles Place is quite an experience. No matter what you actually do for a living, choping seats ...
12 February 2016
4 Ways to Save Money by Enlisting the Help of the People in Your Life
4 Ways to Save Money by Enlisting the Help of the People in Your Life
There’s a reason DOTA players hang out in packs at LAN shops, despite the fact that they can play at home ...
11 February 2016
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4 Ways Singaporeans Can Save Money With the Help of Their Smartphone
You’ve spend hundreds, perhaps even over a thousand dollars on your smartphone. Now it’s time to claw back ...
5 February 2016
3 Things Singaporeans Love That Are Actually Surprisingly Easy to Stop Spending Money On
3 Things Singaporeans Love That Are Actually Surprisingly Easy to Stop Spending Money On
Deep in their heart of hearts, despite their complaints about the rising cost of living, most Singaporeans ...
25 January 2016
Why You Must Budget No Matter How Crappy Your Salary Is
Why You Must Budget No Matter How Crappy Your Salary Is
When you’re so broke you pay for taxi rides in 20 cent coins, you’re probably not following a budget. After ...
25 January 2016
The Singapore Pineapple Tart Index 2016
The Singapore Pineapple Tart Index 2016
When CNY rolls around, Martha Stewart-wannabes start flooding your Facebook feed with pictures of their ...
22 January 2016
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Accidentally Left Your Lights On? Here’s How Much Electricity Will Cost Singaporeans in 2016
The free falling price of oil is fast becoming a concern for countries like Venezuela, where they’ve declared ...
19 January 2016
6 Items that Singaporeans Who Want to Save Money Shouldn’t Buy in Singapore
6 Items that Singaporeans Who Want to Save Money Shouldn’t Buy in Singapore
People living in other countries have the option to bugger off and go live in a cheaper city or town when ...
15 January 2016
You Might Be in Bad Financial Shape if You’ve Noticed Any of These 4 Warning Signs
You Might Be in Bad Financial Shape if You’ve Noticed Any of These 4 Warning Signs
A supermodel looks into the mirror and sees a lump of lard, while that guy who plays 50 hours of DOTA a ...
14 January 2016
4 Freebies From the Singapore Government With No Income Ceiling
4 Freebies From the Singapore Government With No Income Ceiling
While “free gift” is like a clarion call to Singaporean aunties islandwide to assemble outside their favourite ...
8 January 2016
How to Be a Foodie in Singapore Without Busting Your Budget
How to Be a Foodie in Singapore Without Busting Your Budget
Everyone in Singapore considers themselves some sort of culinary expert—but only when it comes to eating ...
7 January 2016
What Do the New CPF Changes for 2016 Mean in Dollars and Cents?
What Do the New CPF Changes for 2016 Mean in Dollars and Cents?
Like many of you, I like the new Star Wars movie. After waiting for a decade since the last live-action ...
28 December 2015
3 Types of Unplanned Spending That Singaporeans Fall Prey To When They’re Not Paying Attention
3 Types of Unplanned Spending That Singaporeans Fall Prey To When They’re Not Paying Attention
It’s very apt that Singaporeans coined the term “blur sotong”, because there are quite a few unaware people ...
28 December 2015
Singaporeans Are Wasting $2,600 a Year – Here’s 5 Better Things You Could be Doing With The Money
Singaporeans Are Wasting $2,600 a Year – Here’s 5 Better Things You Could be Doing With The Money
We already know Singaporeans spend tons of money on homes, cars and tuition for their kids. That’s all ...
24 December 2015
3 Realistic Money Goals Every Singaporean Should Have Going Into 2016
3 Realistic Money Goals Every Singaporean Should Have Going Into 2016
Let’s face it, Singaporeans are just not that good at coming up with goals that haven’t been programmed ...
22 December 2015
5 Retirement Expenses Singaporeans Will Definitely Regret Not Planning For
5 Retirement Expenses Singaporeans Will Definitely Regret Not Planning For
If you intend to rely entirely on your CPF savings when you retire, you’d better prepare to spend the final ...
8 December 2015
5 Things to Do This Year End That Will Help Get Your Finances in Order for 2016
5 Things to Do This Year End That Will Help Get Your Finances in Order for 2016
Wake me up, when Septemb…. OH COME ON, it’s almost 2016 already?! Well, if you haven’t got around to having ...
3 December 2015
6 Unexpected Costs of Owning a Pet in Singapore
6 Unexpected Costs of Owning a Pet in Singapore
Christmas is coming, and just about every parent in Singapore is going to have to think of yet another ...
2 December 2015
Spend More Than You Earn? Do These 4 Things Before It’s Too Late
Spend More Than You Earn? Do These 4 Things Before It’s Too Late
As a kid, if you wanted to buy that minidisc player or JNCO jeans, you had two options—either beg your ...
1 December 2015
6 Expensive Purchases That Singaporeans Think Will Make Them Feel Better, But Don’t
6 Expensive Purchases That Singaporeans Think Will Make Them Feel Better, But Don’t
The world is full of questionable items that people buy anyway. If someone is crazy enough to think it ...
26 November 2015