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Cashless Payments in Singapore – 7 Reasons Why Merchants Should Get Onboard
There’s been a lot of talk about how the government hopes to transform Singapore into a cashless society. ...
11 September 2017
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Singapore as a Cashless Society: Why We Should Be Looking Forward To It
In this year’s National Day message, PM Lee pushed for Singapore to become a cashless society, in line ...
8 September 2017
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Ignoring This One Point About a Cashless Society Could Have a Huge Impact on Singaporeans’ Finances
Now that the government has been clear that they’re aiming to turn Singapore into a cashless society in ...
4 September 2017
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5 Reasons You Should Write a Will Even If You’re Not Old
You may have to wait till you’re 35 till you can buy an HDB flat as a single, but that doesn’t mean you ...
25 August 2017
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6 Personal Finance Myths Singaporeans Still Believe
When it comes to finance issues, we get wisdom from our parents, friends, lecturers, siblings, and our ...
11 August 2017
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3 Grave Mistakes Singaporeans Make That Result in Financial Hardship
We’ve been brought up to believe that screwing up in that one PSLE exam is going to doom us for life.
3 August 2017
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Why Do Singaporeans Not Take Pride in Their Work?
In a recent Facebook post, Michelle Chong lambasted Singaporeans for lacking pride in their work. And you’ve ...
1 August 2017
4 Toxic Friends Who Could Be Wrecking Your Finances
4 Toxic Friends Who Could Be Wrecking Your Finances
In primary school, a friend was whoever let you copy their homework in the morning before assembly. Later ...
28 July 2017
The 2 Biggest Things the Government Can Do If They’re Serious About Helping Single Singaporeans Find Partners
The 2 Biggest Things the Government Can Do If They’re Serious About Helping Single Singaporeans Find Partners
The government is getting its panties in a twist over the recent survey results which showed that 60% of ...
27 July 2017
4 Truths That Can Dramatically Improve Your Financial Future
4 Truths That Can Dramatically Improve Your Financial Future
Managing your money isn’t rocket science. You don’t need to be able to predict the movement of stock prices ...
12 July 2017
Is DBS’s NAV Hub Going to Be the End of the Financial Planning Industry?
Is DBS’s NAV Hub Going to Be the End of the Financial Planning Industry?
The buzzword these days is “disruption”. No, I’m not talking about the way SMRT has been ruining your peak ...
4 July 2017
4 Ways to Feel Like You’re on Holiday For Less Than $50
4 Ways to Feel Like You’re on Holiday For Less Than $50
Every time you log onto Facebook, you’re forced to look at pictures of yet another friend’s trip to Iceland ...
27 June 2017
3 Things That Might Need To Change Before Singaporeans Are Willing To Pay More for Hawker Food
3 Things That Might Need To Change Before Singaporeans Are Willing To Pay More for Hawker Food
Singaporeans are only too happy to fork out $20 for Eggs Benedict at some hipster cafe. But when it comes ...
23 June 2017
How Much Will It Actually Cost You if a Minimum Wage is Implemented in Singapore?
How Much Will It Actually Cost You if a Minimum Wage is Implemented in Singapore?
Despite the government’s repeated rejection of the possibility of implementing a minimum wage in Singapore, ...
21 June 2017
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5 Things Singaporeans Would Actually Like to See on Orchard Road
I spent most of my teenage years being a mall rat on Orchard Road, playing arcade games at E-Zone and the ...
15 June 2017
7 Money Mistakes Singaporeans Make Out of Laziness
7 Money Mistakes Singaporeans Make Out of Laziness
Nobody can fault Singaporeans for being lazy. After all, we work longer hours than almost any other nation ...
8 June 2017
4 Areas of Your Life That are Well Worth Investing In
4 Areas of Your Life That are Well Worth Investing In
Have you ever had one of those mornings where you woke up, grabbed your wallet only to realise it was empty, ...
7 June 2017
How Social Media Can Cost You Money in 2017
How Social Media Can Cost You Money in 2017
Each time I scroll through my Facebook timeline, I no longer get accosted by party photos or pictures of ...
6 June 2017
4 Worst Pieces of Financial Advice in Singapore
4 Worst Pieces of Financial Advice in Singapore
The last time someone gave me financial advice, we were standing in the queue at Singapore Pools and he ...
5 June 2017
3 Ways Singapore’s Education System Fails to Prepare Students for the Future
3 Ways Singapore’s Education System Fails to Prepare Students for the Future
What is the purpose of an education? The Singapore government has always been resolute about the fact that ...
31 May 2017
4 Pieces of Money Advice That Will Help You to “Adult” Correctly
4 Pieces of Money Advice That Will Help You to “Adult” Correctly
Remember all the advice your parents gave you when you were a kid? Do your homework, don’t get into a relationship, ...
23 May 2017
3 Ways Singapore Millennials are Sabotaging Their Financial Future
3 Ways Singapore Millennials are Sabotaging Their Financial Future
If you haven’t already heard the advice of Australian millionaire Tim Gurner to cash-strapped millennials, ...
22 May 2017
6 Ways to Raise Your Quality of Life Without Spending Tons of Money
6 Ways to Raise Your Quality of Life Without Spending Tons of Money
There’s no question that Singaporeans enjoy a high standard of living. When it comes to cleanliness, safety ...
19 May 2017
4 Things the Average Singaporean is Lucky Enough to Be Able to Enjoy
4 Things the Average Singaporean is Lucky Enough to Be Able to Enjoy
Owning a car or moving out of the family home immediately after graduation may be out of reach for many ...
8 May 2017
Can Anything Be Done to Make Tourists Spend More Money in Singapore?
Can Anything Be Done to Make Tourists Spend More Money in Singapore?
Singapore’s most iconic landmarks were created to attract tourists. The Marina Bay Sands integrated resort ...
4 May 2017