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
7 Ways To Make Sure Your Money is Safe When You Shop Online
Shopping
7 Ways To Make Sure Your Money is Safe When You Shop Online
Despite the various ways in which both vendors and financial companies try to secure your money online, there’s still that perpetual underlying feeling that you could lose your entire life...
2 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
Cheap, Fast and Painless Commuting in Singapore – Is It Possible?
Transportation
Cheap, Fast and Painless Commuting in Singapore – Is It Possible?
Commuting to work in Singapore can be even more stressful than the work itself. From desperately begging the bus to arrive to fighting tooth and nail to get a spot...
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
Why You Need To Get Mortgage Insurance
Mortgage Insurance
3 Reasons Why You Need To Get Mortgage Insurance
To be honest, mortgage insurance was a product that was the least intuitive to me when I was training to become a relationship manager years ago. Despite how simple a...
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
wedding, affordable, DIY
Wedding
5 DIY Tips for an Affordable Wedding
These days, it seems to have become acceptable to spend more than a year’s salary on weddings. If you dream of being showered in petals from a rare species of South...
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
The true cost of owning a car in Singapore
Transportation
What is the TRUE Cost of Owning a Car in Singapore? You Don’t Want to Know…
A car isn’t for everyone – especially in Singapore. While that statement may piss you off a little bit, that’s just the way the system is rigged. The hideously inflated...
21 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
3 Types of Insurance You Should Consider for Your Child
Family
3 Types of Insurance You Should Consider for Your Child
In the jungle of insurance, what is types of insurance are relevant to your child, and at which stage? Parenthood comes with many challenges and juggling feats, we hope this...
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
Ismail Gafoor: From Newspaper Delivery Boy To Real Estate Agency CEO
Budgeting
Ismail Gafoor: From Newspaper Delivery Boy To Real Estate Agency CEO
So you’re sitting at your desk feeling drained out from the 100th meeting you’ve had this week, and the stack of reports on your table is taller than the empty...
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