retirement and investing
Budgeting
7 Things You Should Do If You Want to Retire Someday
If you already feel like a corpse at work every day, you probably don’t relish the thought of never being able to retire and sitting in that cubicle till you...
3 September 2014
10 Things You Must Do To Succeed As A Freelancer
Career
10 Things You Must Do To Succeed As A Freelancer
When you first start freelancing, apart from your relief at never again having to drag your lifeless body to the black hole of your former workplace, under that suave veneer...
3 September 2014
refinancing home loan singapore
Home Loans
How Do You Know If You Are Ready For Refinancing Your Property Loan?
It’s a bright sunny day, the birds are singing and a light breeze blows steadily from the north. Relaxed, you sit down to open your mail for the week and...
2 September 2014
debts and liabilities when you pass away
Life Insurance
What Happens To Assets And Liabilities When Someone Passes On?
What happens to one’s credit card debt when he or she passes on? How about bank accounts? Shares? Mortgage? These may be questions that are seldom considered but important nonetheless....
2 September 2014
party on a budget
Budgeting
5 Ways to be Social Without Spending More Than $15
Trying to save money doesn’t mean you have to hide your face in shame and cut off contact with everyone who ever knew you. Granted, your days of chartering yachts...
1 September 2014
saving, refinancing
Budgeting
4 Relatively Painless Ways To Save An Extra $200 A Month
At times, it seems like all the money-saving advice you read online condemns you to a lifetime of comparison shopping at NTUC. If you’re just an average joe who hasn’t...
29 August 2014
How To Choose A Mobile Data Plan In Singapore
Budgeting
How To Choose A Mobile Data Plan In Singapore
While some people might be eager to let you know how much their houses, cars or handbags cost, when it comes to mobile data plans, nobody wants to pay more...
28 August 2014
Here’s Why The Stock Market Is The World’s Biggest Casino
Invest
Here’s Why The Stock Market Is The World’s Biggest Casino
With casinos in Singapore raking in more money than the whole of Las Vegas, it’s clear we Asians have a penchant for gambling. Unfortunately, there’s another much more subliminal system...
28 August 2014
How To Get Out of Annoying Sales Pitches Without Losing Your Cool
Shopping
How To Get Out of Annoying Sales Pitches Without Losing Your Cool
Ever signed a spa package or an insurance policy that you don’t really need only to regret it later? With all these credit card and Groupon deals on spas, facials,...
28 August 2014
dining, credit cards,
Dining
5 Ways To Spend Less When Dining at Singapore Restaurants
The restaurant advertises $20 pasta, but your bill adds up to $50 per person. At home, you scrutinise the receipt and discover that your side dishes cost $25 and you...
27 August 2014
investing, stock market
Invest
5 Things You Learn from Losing $5,000 in the Stock Market
Sometime in my mid – 20’s, I got tired of living on corn flakes and ketchup packets. So using what time and money I had, I read up on finance...
27 August 2014
The 3 Biggest Money Traps Couples Fall Into When Planning a Wedding
Wedding
The 3 Biggest Money Traps Couples Fall Into When Planning a Wedding
As we hurtle towards the end of the year, it is wedding season once again.  You may have gotten weary of attending yet another hotel banquet, but you can be...
26 August 2014
The Death Of The Singapore Country Club – 3 Reasons Why They Are Dying
Entertainment
The Death Of The Singapore Country Club – 3 Reasons Why They Are Dying
It seems like it was just yesterday when it was considered cool to spend your Saturdays at the country club, wearing a visor and standing in a big field trying...
26 August 2014
Save on Home Renovation in Singapore
Property
3 Ways to Save on Home Renovation in Singapore
So you’ve collected keys to your new home, yippee! Next would be the important (and slightly daunting) task of renovating your biggest asset. We hope these tips will help you...
25 August 2014
3 Best Ways To Ship Your Internet Purchases To Singapore
Shopping
3 Best Ways To Ship Your Internet Purchases To Singapore
Going shopping in Singapore on weekends is like putting yourself in the path of an elephant stampede. You risk getting run over by prams or stabbed by high heels—that is,...
25 August 2014
best travel points credit card singapore
Credit Cards
Here’s What You Absolutely MUST Look for if You Want a Great Travel Credit Card
In Singapore, we NEED to travel every few months (or weeks) just to keep our sanity in today’s high-stress working environment. Seriously, travel is the best way to prevent work-related...
20 August 2014
Sum up of National Day Rally 2014 Announcements
Opinion
National Day Rally 2014: 3 Things You Need To Know About The New Announcements
This year’s National Day Rally provided some interesting insights into how the Government is restructuring policies to cope with current hot topics. Dignity in old age. Provision for medical care....
19 August 2014
5 Ridiculously Common Sales Pitches Every Singaporean Should Watch Out For
Shopping
5 Ridiculously Common Sales Pitches Every Singaporean Should Watch Out For
In Singapore, we’re constantly inundated with annoying sales pitches. I don’t know about you, but every time I get an SMS messages from property developers, sales calls from banks or...
18 August 2014
4 Ways To Get Started as a Mumpreneur
Family
4 Ways To Get Started as a Mumpreneur
To all new mums out there, congratulations on the 4 months paid maternity leave, the first of many parenting privileges, not least the unspeakable joy of raising your precious little...
18 August 2014
4 free hotel apps that saves your money on booking last minute
Travel
4 FREE Last Minute Hotel Booking Apps That’ll Save You Some Serious Cash
You don’t need me to tell you that the best way to save money on travel is to PLAN AHEAD! While that’s especially true for booking airline tickets, what you...
18 August 2014
3 Simple Budgeting Tips for Singaporeans Earning a Variable Income
Budgeting
3 Simple Budgeting Tips for Singaporeans Earning a Variable Income
One of the benefits of earning a regular monthly salary is that there’s no guesswork when it comes to creating a budget – because you know exactly how much you’ll...
14 August 2014
Here’s Why Having Multiple Bank Accounts Can be a Wise Financial Move
Savings Accounts
Here’s Why Having Multiple Bank Accounts Can be a Wise Financial Move
How many bank accounts do you have? If you’re a die-hard customer with a certain bank simply because it has a branch location that’s nearby, fantastic! However, you might be...
14 August 2014
When Should You Sell Stock? 3 Key Situations When Selling Might be Your Best Option
Invest
When Should You Sell Stock? 3 Key Situations When Selling Might be Your Best Option
When should you sell a stock? That’s a key question that many investors find harder to figure out than buying the damn stock in the first place!
12 August 2014
financial mistakes singaporeans make
Budgeting
3 Major Financial Mistakes Singaporeans Make Way Too Often
Mistakes – everyone makes them. Then again, making mistakes is a part of life right? I mean, the whole point is that you’re supposed to learn from them so that...
11 August 2014
3 Lessons On Investing, As Taught By Confucius
Invest
3 Lessons On Investing, As Taught By Confucius
If you’re expecting some “Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster” kind of existential advice, then we’re sorry to disappoint. However, our...
7 August 2014