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Digital Multi-Currency Accounts & Cards For Travel Spending: BigPay vs Instarem Amaze vs Revolut vs Wise (Formerly TransferWise) vs YouTrip
With travel opening up again (despite the fear mongering behind the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron), Singaporeans ...
10 February 2022
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“Investing” in Singapore Lottery? The Math behind Toto and 4D in Singapore
Big Sweep, 4D, Toto… so many ways to win at the Singapore Pools. On the 11 February 2022, the $16 million ...
10 February 2022
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6 Reasons to Gift Your Ah Gong & Ah Ma a Prepaid SIM Card This CNY
This post was written in collaboration with Singtel. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
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How Singapore’s Lifestyle Inflation Keeps You Poor Even As Your Income Rises
In a perfectly logical world, getting a $1,000 raise would mean having $1,000 more to save. Unfortunately, ...
28 January 2022
3 Big Warning Signs Singaporeans are Suffering from Lifestyle Inflation
3 Big Warning Signs Singaporeans are Suffering from Lifestyle Inflation
That guy who won $1 million in the lottery and immediately bought a Ferrari might be a victim of lifestyle ...
27 January 2022
Signs Singaporeans are Suffering from Lifestyle Inflation
4 Most Common Ways Singaporeans Indulge in Lifestyle Inflation
Once upon a time, I went out with my friends to Pizza Hut after the PSLE. The four of us pooled our money ...
27 January 2022
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10 Ways to Reduce Your Personal Income Tax in Singapore for YA2023
I know, I know. It’s not even Chinese New Year and here I am, writing an article about income tax. While ...
25 January 2022
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7 Best Cordless Vacuum Cleaners in Singapore: Cheaper Alternatives to Dyson
I really have to hand it to Dyson for designing a vacuum cleaner that’s so out there, even men want to ...
25 January 2022
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Where to Get Cheap Haircuts in Singapore — KCuts, Snip Avenue, Kimage Hairdressing School & More
Unless you’re new in town, you would already know at least a couple of places for cheap haircuts in Singapore. ...
25 January 2022
4 Services That Singaporeans are Willing to Pay For to Make Their Chinese New Year Less Painful
4 Services That Singaporeans are Willing to Pay For to Make Their Chinese New Year Less Painful
Unmarried folks in Singapore had better collect as many ang baos as they can this Chinese New Year, because ...
19 January 2022
5 Ways to Cut Costs During Chinese New Year (CNY)
5 Ways to Cut Costs During Chinese New Year (CNY)
If you’re one of those people who actually like Chinese New Year, good for you. But for many others in ...
18 January 2022
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Chinese New Year Budgeting (2022) – How Much Does It Cost To Follow Tradition?
As one half of a young, married couple who’s just moved into our own place, I am only just starting to ...
18 January 2022
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Bak Kwa Prices in Singapore (CNY 2022) – What Is Worth Queueing For?
The Chinese New Year (CNY) madness is upon us once again. ‘Tis the time of the year when Singaporeans — ...
18 January 2022
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CNY Ang Bao Rates in Singapore (2022) – Everything You Need to Know
Young Singaporean parents or newlyweds giving out Chinese New Year (CNY) ang baos for the first time often ...
18 January 2022
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Electricians in Singapore – Price Guide to 9 Best Electrical Services Companies
Yes, we know you can change your own lightbulb. But, unless you’re an electrical engineer, you’ll probably ...
12 January 2022
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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 ...
10 January 2022
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How I Convinced My Sister (a Lazy Saver) to Start Growing Her Money Faster
This post was written in collaboration with Singtel Dash. While we are financially compensated by them, ...
3 Financial New Year’s Resolutions Singaporeans Should Make For 2022
3 Financial New Year’s Resolutions Singaporeans Should Make For 2022
Whether you pledged to save a certain amount of cash, raise your income, pay off your credit card debt ...
6 January 2022
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5 New Year’s Resolutions For Better Finances This 2022
If you had zero financial discipline in 2021, don’t worry – it’s already time to hit reset on those New ...
31 December 2021
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5 New Year’s Resolutions Every Singaporean Should Make
There’s a reason many people think making New Year’s resolutions is an exercise in futility. Reaching for ...
30 December 2021
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Cost of Living in Singapore (2022) — Is Your Salary Really Enough?
Singapore is always appearing at the top of those cost-of-living surveys. But how expensive is it really ...
29 December 2021
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5 Popular New Year Resolutions Singaporeans Always Make & How You Can Achieve Them In 2022
Life passes us too fast. We go on a few short holidays here and there and what do you know, another year ...
29 December 2021
CPF Top-Ups Hit All-Time High of S$4 Billion in 2021: Should You Top Up Your CPF Too?
CPF Top-Ups Hit All-Time High of S$4 Billion in 2021: Should You Top Up Your CPF Too?
There was a time when #givemebackmycpf was a thing. These days, people are voluntarily giving their money ...
27 December 2021
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Opening a Backup Bank Account? How OCBC Bank’s Digital App is a One-Stop Solution
This post was written in collaboration with OCBC. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
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Why Getting a Phone from Your Telco With a SIM-Only Plan May Make More Sense
This post was written in collaboration with StarHub. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...