Opinion

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6 Personal Finance Myths Singaporeans Need To Stop Believing
When it comes to finance issues, we get wisdom from our parents, friends, lecturers, siblings, and our ...
5 April 2022
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Personal Loans Should Be for Emergencies, Not Frivolous Shopping
Over the past 2 weeks, I’ve received 3 phone calls from several banks in Singapore, all asking if I’m interested ...
5 April 2022
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No Kids? Singaporeans Without Children Can Do These 5 Things to Plan for Old Age
Singaporeans are becoming extinct thanks to our spectacularly low birth rate. Many have chosen to live ...
16 March 2022
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4 Financial Mistakes Singaporean Women are Making
Neither men nor women have it easy in Singapore when it comes to staying afloat in an expensive city and ...
8 March 2022
International Women’s Day 2022 – Is There Gender Equality in Singapore?
International Women’s Day 2022 – Is There Gender Equality in Singapore?
The theme for International Women’s Day 2022 is #BreaktheBias, which encourages us to take action towards ...
3 March 2022
3 Important Basics That Singaporeans Need to Have in Place When They Plan For Retirement
3 Important Basics That Singaporeans Need to Have in Place When They Plan For Retirement
Ask Singaporeans what’s the number one thing they need for retirement, and the obvious answer will be not ...
1 March 2022
3 Reasons why Singaporeans are not happier even with higher incomes
3 Reasons Why Rising Household Income is Not Making Singaporeans Happier
Money is at the root of pretty much everything Singaporeans are stressed about. Work-related stress is ...
15 February 2022
Consequences of Inflation
How Singaporeans are Being Hurt by Inflation (and Don’t Realise It)
If you’ve been keeping up with the news of Singapore’s inflation rates in 2022, you might be in a state ...
26 January 2022
3 Money-Related Questions Nosy Relatives Like To Ask During CNY
3 Money-Related Questions Nosy Relatives Like To Ask During CNY
For those who are stuck visiting relatives they barely know, Chinese New Year is probably the most hated ...
18 January 2022
The “Great Lockdown Recession”: Is This a Good Time to Start Investing?
The “Great Lockdown Recession”: Is This a Good Time to Start Investing?
Covid-19 has been devastating for many workers and industries, but investors are divided as to whether ...
29 April 2020
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Being A Sugar Baby in Singapore — How Much Money Can This Controversial “Job” Make?
You can say that the rise of dating apps like Tinder and Coffee Meets Bagel have completely changed the ...
18 March 2020
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Should E-Scooters be Banned in Singapore? 5 Alternatives to an Outright Ban
Update: Effective from Nov 5 2019, e-scooters have been banned from footpaths. You can only use them on ...
8 October 2019
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Early Retirement in Singapore — Is the FIRE Movement Possible Here?
Just like how miles chasers live for the day they fly SQ Suites, or how BTS fans can finally die happy ...
27 September 2019
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Haze in Singapore: 7 Ways Singaporeans Can Prepare Themselves & Stay Healthy
So it looks like the haze isn’t going to go away anytime soon. While haze seems pretty harmless by and ...
20 September 2019
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Cashless Society? Wait Long Long. 5 Reasons Why We Still Use Cash in Singapore
Like a lot of Singaporeans I know, I own several credit cards and my phone is loaded with Apple Pay, FavePay ...
9 September 2019
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5 Reasons Why Eating at Food Courts in Singapore Makes You Broke
Not content with just hawking pork floss buns and peanut butter thick toasts, the BreadTalk empire is now ...
6 September 2019
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Furpal Singapore — Would You “Sell” Playtime With Your Dog For $10 Per Hour?
If you have a dog or are a dog lover, you may have heard of the newest pet business in town: Furpal. With ...
30 August 2019
4 Reasons Why Millennial-Targeted Greenwashing is Actually Good for Singapore
4 Reasons Why Millennial-Targeted Greenwashing is Actually Good for Singapore
Seems like you can’t walk 5 steps in a shopping mall these days without encountering what my colleague ...
11 July 2019
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RedMart on Lazada: One Month On, Was It the Right Move to Merge RedMart with Lazada?
It has been slightly over a month since RedMart moved to Lazada. And it has also been the exact same amount ...
29 April 2019
financial mistakes for couples
5 Financial Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Marriage
Getting married is not easy, what with the cost of weddings in Singapore, so it’s worthwhile making the ...
24 April 2019
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How to Increase Singapore’s Birth Rate and Encourage Parents to Have More Kids
Having a child takes a lot out of you. 9 months of physically and emotionally draining pregnancy followed ...
12 March 2019
NTUC Insurance Droplet Insures You Against Grab & Gojek Surge Pricing – Ridiculous or Useful?
NTUC Insurance Droplet Insures You Against Grab & Gojek Surge Pricing – Ridiculous or Useful?
Guess the folks at NTUC Income are being pushed to think out of the box, because they’re now pushing this ...
25 January 2019
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Fines in Singapore – 9 Things You Don’t Want To Be Caught Doing
Singapore is not known as a fine city for nothing. Just making sure you don’t murder someone or peddle ...
5 November 2018
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Cost of Living in Singapore Going Up – 5 Things That Will Get More Expensive in 2019
“Singapore so expensive!” and “Wah lao, [insert hawker dish here] price went up again!” are common refrains ...
1 November 2018
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10 Freakishly Relatable Financial Nightmares & Horror Stories Every Singaporean Would Know
Horror doesn’t always come in the form of bloodied zombies and screeching banshees. In fact, there are ...
23 October 2018