expensive hobbies singapore
Entertainment
4 Expensive Hobbies that Regular Singaporeans Enjoy
Just because someone has a full range of Leica cameras doesn’t mean he can take pictures better than the guy with the dinky second hand film SLR from the 90s....
9 December 2014
sg50 jubilee baby gift
Opinion
SG50 Baby Jubilee Gift: We Consult You Before We Spend Your Money So You Can’t Complain
I bet you parents of babies born this month are really feeling pek chek. If your baby had just waited a few more weeks to escape their mother’s womb, you...
9 December 2014
natas travel fair singapore
Travel
NATAS Travel Fair: Is it Still Worth Going?
For many years, it was the world’s biggest gangbang NOT starring Annabel Chong. NATAS was essentially screwing both consumers and exhibitors of their travel fairs with rising admission fees, rental...
9 December 2014
year end holiday credit card travel
Credit Cards
Year-End Holidays: Read This Before Booking Anything
It’s the end of the year and you’re ready to get away for a much needed holiday with your family. You add up the price of the flight tickets, the...
8 December 2014
why singaporeans are not investing more
Invest
4 Reasons Why Singaporeans Aren’t Investing More
To Singaporeans, investing is like your “favourite” relative. You know, the one whom you dread dealing with every family gathering. Like the grand-auntie who always pinches your cheeks and reminds...
8 December 2014
travel to siem reap cambodia angkor wat
Travel
How to Enjoy a Week in Siem Reap and See Angkor Wat for Under $450
Your friends might all be flying off to New York or London for the holidays, but if you’re broke don’t despair. For under $450, you too can go on a...
8 December 2014
6 Ways to Maximise Your Happiness Regardless of How Much Money You Have
Opinion
6 Ways to Maximise Your Happiness Regardless of How Much Money You Have
If there’s one thing virtually every Singaporean wants more of, it’s probably not the great outdoors and it’s definitely not kids. It’s everyone’s favourite topic, money.
5 December 2014
5 Free Ways to Enjoy Sport and Exercise in Singapore
Fitness & Beauty
5 Free Ways to Enjoy Sport and Exercise in Singapore
Centuries ago, being fat was a sign of wealth. These days, a low income is often associated with bad eating habits. As a result, more and more obese people in...
5 December 2014
grocery shopping credit card singapore
Shopping
Getting Your Parents to Do Your Grocery Shopping Might be the Best Saving Tip of the Year
Your parents may have worked hard to give you a good life, but here’s another way they can continue to make your life good! If your parents are above 60 in Singapore, they’re officially Senior...
4 December 2014
3 Things Adults in Singapore Pay For Due to Peer Pressure
Opinion
3 Things Adults in Singapore Pay For Due to Peer Pressure
When most people think of peer pressure, scenes of teenagers surreptitiously passing cigarettes around at HDB playgrounds flash through their minds. Actually, many kids these days seem a lot wiser...
3 December 2014
shopping bad habits singapore
Shopping
4 Bad Habits All Singaporean Shoppers Need to Break Now
When the birds are chirping and the sun is shining, Singaporeans flock to… not the beach or the park, but shopping malls, where they seek shelter from bird droppings and...
2 December 2014
How to Enjoy a Week-long Holiday in Barcelona, Spain for Under $1,600
Travel
How to Enjoy a Week-long Holiday in Barcelona, Spain for Under $1,600
If you’ve ever wanted to see the trippy architecture of Gaudí or sip real sangria while being serenaded by a modern day Don Juan, a trip to Barcelona might be...
1 December 2014
retirement planning
Budgeting
3 Things You Might Not Have Thought About When Planning for Retirement
Mention retirement in front of a bunch of Singaporeans and everyone instantly starts griping about the rising cost of living, low wages and having to work from the cradle to...
30 November 2014
money matters couples need to discuss
Wedding
Money Matters Every Couple Needs to Discuss When They’re Dating But Not Married
Most of the money advice targeted at couples is for people who are married or at least cohabiting. But knowing how to handle joint accounts, split the rent and divide...
26 November 2014
last minute travel singapore
Travel
5 Travel Strategies to Get Out of Singapore at the Last Minute During Public Holidays
Trying to book a last minute holiday over public holidays in Singapore screams “Titanic” as everyone scrambles to get out before it’s too late. A cheap flight to a place...
26 November 2014
why singaporeans get into debt
Budgeting
The Top 3 Idiotic Reasons Singaporeans Get into Debt
Getting into debt isn’t like transferring $10,000 to your new Nigerian friend who also happens to be a prince. In other words, it’s not stupid 100% of the time. Yes,...
26 November 2014
how to tell if your boss sucks
Career
4 Questions to Ask at an Interview That Can Help You Determine If an Employer Sucks
Being so desperate when you attend an interview that you’re willing to help your new boss tie his shoes might actually get you hired in Singapore. There’s nothing bosses like...
26 November 2014
Why Materialism is Making Singaporeans Unhappy
Opinion
Why Materialism is Making Singaporeans Unhappy
There are many reasons to explain why Singaporeans are such a dour bunch, and at the heart of most of them is money. While the fact that this place is...
25 November 2014
budget travel london holiday
Travel
How to Enjoy a Week-long Holiday in London for Under $1,600
If you’ve ever wondered why older Singaporeans use quaint British expressions like “donkey’s ears”, a trip to London, the capital of Singapore’s former colonial masters, might be in order. To...
24 November 2014
how to deal with conservative bosses
Career
3 Ways to Deal with Conservative Local Bosses in Singapore
Anyone who’s worked for a Singapore company knows the horrors of trying to deal with a Conservative Local Boss. Conventional career advice exhorting employees to speak up whenever they can...
24 November 2014
cheap food alternatives cbd singapore
Dining
6 Places in the CBD Where You Can Have Lunch For Less Than $10
If you’re working in the CBD area around Raffles Place and Tanjong Pagar, you’d better hope you’re getting paid a lot. Because it’s not cheap to exist in the land...
24 November 2014
5 ways to get debt free
Opinion
How To Become Debt Free in 5 Simple Ways
Last month, the government announced something we thought was really fantastic. Yes, we’re actually enthused by something the government is doing. You can expect to see flying pigs soon.
20 November 2014
singaporeans' worst money fears
Opinion
Singaporeans Share Some of Their Worst Money Fears and it’s Not Pretty
Singaporeans are an angry bunch, or at least that’s the way it looks on the Internet. Nary a day goes by without thousands of Internet trolls lashing out on forums...
20 November 2014
how to make your things last longer and save money
Budgeting
6 Simple Hacks to Save Money by Making Your Stuff Last Longer
No matter how cheap something is at the time you buy it, if it breaks two months later you haven’t really saved that much money, have you? Here are 6...
19 November 2014
how to make the most of your annual leave
Career
How to Stop Getting Shortchanged By Your Employer and Make the Most of Your Annual Leave
I once had a friend who, fresh out of engineering school, got a job with a 6-day work week and only 7 days of annual leave (true story). After two...
19 November 2014