5 jobs for former shisha retailers
Opinion
5 Jobs That Former Shisha Retailers Can Do After The Ridiculous Ban
Earlier this week Parliament banned the import and sale of shisha tobacco, though they gave licensed retailers until the end of July 2016 before the ban kicks in for them...
11 November 2014
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Travel
How to Spend a Week in Reykjavík, Iceland for Under $2,000 Including Flights
There are holiday destinations that everybody has been to and nobody is really impressed by, like Australia and Thailand. And then there are those destinations that most people only dream...
11 November 2014
Lake Life EC Home Loan Singapore
Home Loans
Buying a Lake Life EC Unit? Here Are 3 Things You Should Know Before Choosing Your Home Loan
If you were one of the lucky few that secured a unit at Lake Life over the weekend, you may have really lucked out on a bang for buck property...
10 November 2014
eating healthy on a budget singapore
Budgeting
Think Eating Healthy is Hard in Singapore? Here’s Why It’s Even Harder on a Budget
Although 99% of the people on Singapore streets still look like sticks to me, according to many anxious news reports, Singaporeans are actually getting fatter. And even if you’re all...
10 November 2014
why are gen y singaporeans not saving money
Opinion
Why Are Gen Y Singaporeans Saving So Little Despite Not Having to Pay Rent?
Sure, a house costs a ton of money in Singapore—but so does a Ferrari. Neither affects you at this point if you’re still living with mum and dad. And that’s...
10 November 2014
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Career
How to Be a Full Time Tuition Teacher in Singapore
Forget about investment banking or going to law school. Of all my secondary school classmates, the first one to be able to afford her own car was a full time...
5 November 2014
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Career
3 Well-paid Jobs You Can Get Even With a Useless Degree
Just do what you love, they said. That’s why you went and got a degree in Tahitian Studies or Ancient History of Agriculture. And now employers are staring at your...
5 November 2014
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Career
4 Retirement Jobs That Can Help You Retire Much More Comfortably Than Just Relying on CPF
When most people think of retirement, they imagine old folks wearing Hawaiian shirts and slippers with socks sipping cocktails on some island in the tropics. Unfortunately, if that tropical island is...
4 November 2014
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Travel
How to Go on a Week-Long Holiday to Rome, Italy for Less Than $1,600
So the university holidays have started, or perhaps you’re thinking of finally taking that block leave before you lose it. But you’re sick and tired of “affordable” destinations like Malaysia...
3 November 2014
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Career
Top 3 Reasons Singaporean Employers Reject Job Applicants After an Interview
Your degree from that fancy pants university cost your parents a ton of money, plus you did about fifty internships. So why have you not been able to snag any...
3 November 2014
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Health Insurance
Here’s Why MediShield is Not Sufficient Enough For You To Ignore Additional Health Insurance Coverage
Medical and hospitalisation expenses are costly. Even worse, these expenses become even more costly every year due to healthcare inflation. That’s bad considering healthcare inflation rises at an even faster...
3 November 2014
what happens if you can't pay your credit card bill
Credit Cards
What Happens If You Can’t Pay Your Credit Card Bill in Full?
Credit cards are great – right up until the time you receive your credit card statement(s) in the mail (or email if you receive e-statements). That’s when all of those...
31 October 2014
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Travel
Having a Huge Headache With Overseas Tax Refunds? Here’s 6 Tips To Make Your Life Easier
On a recent trip to Europe, I bought my first Miu Miu clutch bag. It was a beautiful purchase in an equally beautiful island off the Southern coast of Italy....
30 October 2014
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Shopping
5 Affordable Places to Rent a Halloween Costume in Singapore
You might be the sort who can’t even be bothered to change out of your pyjamas on Chinese New Year. But Halloween is serious business. Get a lousy costume and...
30 October 2014
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Health Insurance
Should You Just Have Minimum Health Insurance Coverage Or Is It Worth Spending More?
Think about this question for a minute – what is health insurance for? You might be thinking about words such as “protection”, “security”, or even “risk transfer”. And you’re right...
29 October 2014
stupid money saving habits
Opinion
Singaporeans Need to Stop Making These 5 Stupid Mistakes in the Name of Saving Money
No Singaporean can be accused of not thinking about money—or at least fantasising about what money can buy. Even something as simple as a walk in the park (petrol and...
28 October 2014
single people planning finances singapore
Budgeting
4 Things Single People Cannot Afford To Ignore When Planning Their Finances
When you were a kid, you probably vaguely imagined yourself at your current age, married and with a brood of five kids. Because that’s what adults do, right?
28 October 2014
how to get more out of your lawyer when your purchase property
Property
How to Get More Out of Your Lawyer When You Purchase Property
Whenever you tell people you’re going to speak to your lawyer, they immediately assume you’re going to jail or getting sued. Whatever it is, it can’t be good.
27 October 2014
biggest retirement regrets singapore
Opinion
Singapore Retirees Share Their 3 Biggest Retirement Regrets
Most Singaporeans wearily envision their lives as a never ending period of working, working, working from the cradle to the grave. Yippee. But people often lose sight of the fact that...
27 October 2014
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Dining
6 Craft Beer Joints in Singapore Where You Can Drink For Less Than $10
Take one look at the menu at a typical bar in Singapore and you know you’re going to be ordering the Tiger Draught. Not because you love local beer but...
24 October 2014
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Property
Why Is It So Hard To Buy an EC in Singapore Today?
You’ve probably heard your friends or read somewhere that buying an EC (Executive Condominiums) is a great idea – the development will become privatised after 10 years and the value...
24 October 2014
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Wedding
Received Another Wedding Invite? Here’s How to Deal Without Going Broke
Singapore has all the romance of a CBD office building. Marriage proposals happen like clockwork sometime after successfully balloting for a flat and the ROM is timed to coincide with...
24 October 2014
how much does it cost to migrate to bangkok
Travel
MoneySmart Migration Series: How Much Does It Cost To Move To Bangkok?
While many Singaporeans gyrate at Thai discos on weekends and have wardrobes full of clothes from Chatuchak Market, few have actually considered migrating to Thailand.
24 October 2014
Understanding Whole Life Insurance
Life Insurance
Is Whole Life Insurance Just a Scam? Read This First Then Decide
When it comes to purchasing insurance – life insurance is probably the policy most of us dread. Why? Well, it probably has something to do with the fact that it...
23 October 2014
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Shopping
The Best 4 Power Banks To Stop Your Phone From Perpetually Dying On You
Having your smartphone’s battery die on you can be a fate worse than death. Imagine having to endure a packed MRT ride with nothing to distract you from the armpits...
23 October 2014