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5 Tips for Saving For Your Child’s Future University Tuition Fees
At the end of the education rat race, all Singaporean parents hope that their child eventually does well ...
15 March 2022
Digital nomad remote working: How much it costs to work from another country (2022)
Digital nomad remote working: How much it costs to work from another country (2022)
The pandemic has magically transformed hordes of people into digital nomads. Some companies have even downsized ...
10 March 2022
How much it costs to be single & actively dating in Singapore - Moneysmart Blog
Single & actively dating in Singapore: Here’s how much dating costs you (2022)
More Singaporeans are opting out of marriage, weddings and kids because of the high cost of living. Personally, ...
10 March 2022
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5 Ways to Make Being a Woman Less Expensive in Singapore
Everyone expects you to always look pretty and fresh as a flower. But confirming to society’s idea of what ...
8 March 2022
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Here’s Why the Basic Retirement Sum Isn’t Something Singaporeans Should Be Worrying About
Depending on who you believe, you may think our CPF savings are like Russia. You know it’s there, I know ...
28 February 2022
CPF Enhanced Nomination Scheme (2022): What happens to my CPF after I die?
CPF Enhanced Nomination Scheme (2022): What happens to my CPF after I die?
We’ve come a long way from the GiveMeBackMyCPF days. Now that Covid-19 has thrown the stock market into ...
25 February 2022
Batam Ferry VTL (2022): How much it costs to visit Batam & Bintan now
Batam Ferry VTL (2022): How much it costs to visit Batam & Bintan now
Dying to leave this island after two years of Covid-19 but not about to fork out the cash for an overpriced ...
25 February 2022
Economic Freedom Index (2022): What is it & why was Singapore ranked first?
Economic Freedom Index (2022): What is it & why was Singapore ranked first?
Freedom is such a slippery term, isn’t it? While Singapore is ranked #160 in the world for press freedom, ...
24 February 2022
Budget 2022 Summary: GST hike, CPF changes, luxury car ARF, EV charging points, and more
Budget 2022 Summary: GST hike, CPF changes, luxury car ARF, EV charging points, and more
The only thing anyone watches on Channel 5 nowadays is the annual budget announcement, which was broadcast ...
24 February 2022
GST Hike from 7% to 9% will be announced in the Singapore Budget 2022 on the 18 February 2022
GST Increase to 9% in 2023 & 2024: What is GST & how is it charged?
Now that we’re supposed to have “gotten used to” Covid life, the government has decided that it’s time ...
18 February 2022
Singapore Green Plan 2030
The Singapore Green Plan 2030 – What It Means for You
The temperature is getting hotter, the sea levels are rising, the turtles are dying… you know the spiel. ...
16 February 2022
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Saving Up for Important Milestones? Here’s Why Manulife’s GrowSecure Endowment Plan is the One for You
This post was written in collaboration with Manulife Singapore. While we are financially compensated by ...
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Keppel Electric Rolls Out New Green Plan with Fresh Look & Fun Way to Earn Rebates
This post was written in collaboration with Keppel Electric. While we are financially compensated by them, ...
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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 ...
Lifestyle Inflation
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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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
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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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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, ...