5 Things Degree Holders Need To Do To Survive in Singapore’s Job Economy
Career
5 Things Degree Holders Need To Do To Survive in Singapore’s Job Economy
Congratulations on graduating! You’re now one a few hundred thousand graduates in the job market, many of whom will quickly realise that securing a job isn’t as easy as it may seem....
3 January 2015
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Fitness & Beauty
6 Fitness Activities That Will Help You Get In Shape And Stay in Shape in 2015
“This New Year, I will lose weight and get fit.” Everyone always makes this New Year resolution first. Well, everyone but me. I don’t bother making it anymore since I...
2 January 2015
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Credit Cards
The Top 5 Credit Cards in Singapore You’ll Never Own
I know what it’s like to have people fall at my feet, make way for me wherever I go and scream whenever they see me coming. Yes, I’m still looking...
2 January 2015
career change
Career
The 3 Biggest Reasons Singaporeans Make Major Career Changes
We all know that guy who left banking to open a café or the engineer who became a real estate agent. While people change their careers all the time, even...
31 December 2014
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Travel
5 Amazing and Affordable Holiday Destinations Not Many Singaporeans Visit
Many Singaporeans save up their annual leave like a beggar hoarding pennies so they can go on a sanity-restoring vacation now and then. While there are many ways you can...
31 December 2014
frugal people singapore
Budgeting
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 have no desire to leave their comfort zones are bored and...
31 December 2014
worst value for money singapore
Dining
3 Worst Value for Money Food Experiences Singaporeans Go Crazy Over
Any Singaporean who’s not obsessed about food may as well give up his pink IC. Other than shopping, our fellow countrymen spend most of their time stuffing their faces, whether...
30 December 2014
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Travel Insurance
5 Situations Where You’ll Kick Yourself for Not Buying Travel Insurance
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you didn’t buy travel insurance? Would you suddenly be able to see ghosts or would the world become bathed in psychedelic colours?...
30 December 2014
worthwhile lifestyle purchases singapore
Shopping
3 Worthwhile Purchases That End Up Paying For Themselves
While those Chanel earrings or that dapper suit might make you look like the wealthy man or woman about town, the reality is that they’re actually making you poorer, as...
29 December 2014
spend money singapore
Shopping
3 Things Most Singaporeans Are Glad They Spent Money On
We’re always talking about things it’s stupid to spend money on, like any cellphone with the word “Vertu” on it and any fashion item that costs more than a month’s...
29 December 2014
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Budgeting
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 already planned, but let’s face it, those resolutions...
23 December 2014
stay at home mom singapore
Family
Can You Afford to Stay Home with Your Kids in Singapore?
If money weren’t an issue, I think it’s safe to say many more new mothers would choose to stay home with their kids, at least for a year or two....
19 December 2014
Discussing Money in Singapore: What’s Acceptable and What’s Not?
Opinion
Discussing Money in Singapore: What’s Acceptable and What’s Not?
In Singapore, we crucify people from other nationalities for what we perceive as being poor manners. But take a look around, and you’ll notice that while Singaporeans aren’t exactly shoving...
19 December 2014
ntuc fairprice warehouse club
Shopping
Downsize Your Grocery Spending in 2015 By Joining FairPrice’s Warehouse Club 
“Gotta steal to eat, gotta eat to live,” went that song in Disney’s Aladdin, and we can’t say we didn’t sympathise with him. Food is something everyone, no matter how...
19 December 2014
cpf minimum sum increase singapore
Opinion
CPF Minimum Sum Goes Up Again: Should You Really Care Anymore?
What’s your first reaction when you hear that the CPF Minimum Sum has gone up again? It’s probably similar to when I see a giant cicak run across my floor. I...
18 December 2014
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Credit Cards
ANZ Credit Cards in Singapore – MoneySmart’s Recommended Top 3 Cards
ANZ is relative newcomer when it comes to the area of credit cards, but they’ve certainly not come in just to be bystanders. The suite of ANZ credit cards might...
18 December 2014
how to negotiate higher salary
Career
Stop Getting Lowballed by Singapore Employers – Here’s How to Negotiate a Higher Salary At Your Next Job Interview
Let’s be honest. As much as you might try to give job interviewers the impression that you’re so passionate about the job you’d do it for free, the truth is...
17 December 2014
renting house singapore
Property
Thinking of Renting Your Own Place in Singapore? Here are The 3 Most Important Things You Should Know
It used to be non-negotiable that Singaporeans stayed in the family home until marriage, but these days more and more people are starting to strike out on their own. Why...
16 December 2014
holiday in argentina under $2,300
Travel
How to Enjoy a Week in Buenos Aires, Argentina for Under $2,300
Ask the average Singaporean what he knows of Argentina and he might be hard-pressed to mention anything beyond Lionel Messi and “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina”, which is a pity...
15 December 2014
moving house in singapore
Property
Moving House on a Budget: Is DIY Moving Worth the Trouble?
You and your friends might have spent countless hours watching anime or drama serials in your childhood bedroom, but at some point it’s time to grow up and move out.
15 December 2014
Singapore Credit Card Interest Rates Going Up
Credit Cards
Singapore Credit Card Interest Rates Going Up – Do You Know How Much You’re Getting Charged?
Last time, policemen wore shorts. Forget that, now we’ll be saying, “Last time, credit card interest rate only 24%”. This year will be remembered for many things – Ebola, ISIS and...
15 December 2014
flexible work arrangements singapore
Career
If You’re Still Skeptical About Achieving Work-Life Harmony, Let Some Organisations Show You How With Flexible Work Arrangements
In the perpetually busy state that Singaporeans are in, it’s tough to juggle the multiple responsibilities that keep increasing as we move through the various life stages. We previously looked...
12 December 2014
sbs smrt alternatives singapore
Transportation
For Those Who Can’t Afford a Car, Are There Serious Alternatives to Taking the MRT and Buses?
While many people in Singapore cite work as their biggest source of stress, for a significant number, I’m willing to bet, it’s actually the mornings before work that cause the...
12 December 2014
salary budgeting singapore
Opinion
If You Don’t Budget Your Salary Now, You’ll Hate Yourself
Congratulations! You’ve got your first month’s salary. No more cup noodles for lunch. You now take a cab everywhere you go. You buy that handbag or watch you’ve been eyeing....
11 December 2014
early retirement Singapore
Opinion
Singaporeans, Say Goodbye to Early Retirement!
A bunch of data that was released earlier this month regarding employment in Singapore. Naturally, our mainstream media tried to spin it positively by saying there were more people joining...
10 December 2014