Budgeting

sentosa
10 Activities in Sentosa That Won’t Bust Your Budget
Ah… Sentosa. The island paradise south of Singapore that used to be all about historical sites like Fort ...
17 April 2015
Here’s How To Save Money With the Singapore Dollar Weakening Against the US Dollar
Here’s How To Save Money With the Singapore Dollar Weakening Against the US Dollar
If you went to the Woodbury factory outlets or Disneyland Orlando recently, be glad you had the chance ...
14 April 2015
cpf housing grant
The Ultimate MoneySmart Guide to CPF Housing Grants in Singapore
I’ve never tried skydiving. I guess it’s fun and exciting. But only if you’ve got a parachute strapped ...
8 April 2015
money saving gamify
4 Ways to Gamify Money-Saving and Make it Fun
Nobody says “Woo! I love skydiving, playing the guitar and saving money.” In fact, for many people, especially ...
25 March 2015
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How to get the Modern Singapore Bedroom for under $1000
Great interiors shouldn’t be limited by a tight budget. Not everyone enjoys doing math, but we definitely ...
24 March 2015
hippie save money singapore
How Living Like a True Hippie Can Help You Save Money in Singapore
Back in the 60s and 70s, hippies were a persecuted bunch in Singapore. Long hair on men was banned (the ...
17 March 2015
No More Medisave Minimum Sum – But Do You Really Get More Money Back?
No More Medisave Minimum Sum – But Do You Really Get More Money Back?
I can just imagine the conversations after last night’s CPF announcement, whether online or in the coffee ...
13 March 2015
4 Things Every Singaporean Must Do to Prepare for Passing On No Matter How Far Off It May Seem
4 Things Every Singaporean Must Do to Prepare for Passing On No Matter How Far Off It May Seem
One of Singaporeans’ favourite sayings is that it’s cheaper to die in Singapore than it is to fall sick. ...
6 March 2015
falling sick singapore
Cheaper to Die Than Get Sick in Singapore? Here are Some Ways to Ease the Burden
Other than the odd visit to the GP to get an MC excusing you from work, there are times when you just have ...
5 March 2015
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How To Get The Modern Singapore Living Room for Under $1,000
Great interiors shouldn’t be limited by a tight budget. Interior decorating should be the most exciting ...
1 March 2015
CPF minimum sum Singapore
What the CPF Minimum Sum Changes Really Mean for You
In 2016, say goodbye to the “CPF Minimum Sum”. And say hello to “Retirement Sum”. I can just imagine how ...
16 February 2015
bak kwa singapore
The Singapore Bak Kwa Price Index 2015
Just as stock market speculators lose their heads when stock prices start to rise, aunties preparing for ...
13 February 2015
cpf minimum sum singapore
What Exactly is the Big Deal About the New CPF Minimum Sum?
If a certain opinion editor of a mainstream newspaper is to be believed, no one really cared about the ...
12 February 2015
DBS iBanking Singapore
3 Ways To Manage Your Finances With the New DBS iBanking Platform
If you haven’t already discovered just how much easier Internet Banking, or iBanking as it’s more commonly ...
9 February 2015
chinese new year singapore
5 Financial Reasons Why People Run Away During Chinese New Year
All Singaporeans look forward to Chinese New Year for one main reason: the long weekend holiday. For many, ...
2 February 2015
coupon buying singapore
Is Extreme Couponing Possible in Singapore?
If you’re an expert on trashy shows on cable TV, you’ve probably heard of Extreme Couponing. For those ...
19 January 2015
frugal people singapore
5 Personal Qualities That Save Frugal People From Dying of Boredom
A lot of people think being frugal is boring. But to be brutally honest, people who lack imagination and ...
31 December 2014
save money 2015
The Secret to a Better 2015 – Save Money Just By Following These 4 Steps
It’s the end of yet another year, and it’s time to look ahead to 2015. You may have a list of resolutions ...
23 December 2014
retirement planning
3 Things You Might Not Have Thought About When Planning for Retirement
Mention retirement in front of a bunch of Singaporeans and everyone instantly starts griping about the ...
30 November 2014
why singaporeans get into debt
The Top 3 Idiotic Reasons Singaporeans Get into Debt
Getting into debt isn’t like transferring $10,000 to your new Nigerian friend who also happens to be a ...
26 November 2014
how to make your things last longer and save money
6 Simple Hacks to Save Money by Making Your Stuff Last Longer
No matter how cheap something is at the time you buy it, if it breaks two months later you haven’t really ...
19 November 2014
why your budget will fail
4 Reasons Why Your Budgeting Plan is Doomed To Failure
You already know how important it is to have a budget if you want to get your finances in order, especially ...
14 November 2014
eating healthy on a budget singapore
Think Eating Healthy is Hard in Singapore? Here’s Why It’s Even Harder on a Budget
Although 99% of the people on Singapore streets still look like sticks to me, according to many anxious ...
10 November 2014
single people planning finances singapore
4 Things Single People Cannot Afford To Ignore When Planning Their Finances
When you were a kid, you probably vaguely imagined yourself at your current age, married and with a brood ...
28 October 2014
can you survive on $20 a day in singapore
Can You Actually Survive on a $20-a-Day Budget in Singapore?
When you were in secondary school, JC or poly, your parents, part-time job or tuition kids might have given ...
15 October 2014