9 Ways to Get Ripped Off at Sim Lim Square and Beyond
Shopping
9 Ways to Get Ripped Off at Sim Lim Square and Beyond
I think I got ripped off buying my new phone. Either that or I’m waaaay out of touch with gadgets, and a phone really is worth $500 more when it...
18 July 2014
Buying a landed property in Singapore
Invest
How Two Teachers With Four Children Managed to Buy a Landed Property in Singapore
If we had to raise a child, we’d be able to afford a landed property in about 60 years. If we had to raise four, the only landed property we’ll...
18 July 2014
5 Reasons Why Recent Government Changes Make Singapore Even More Boring
Opinion
5 Reasons Why Recent Government Changes Make Singapore Even More Boring
Nothing exciting ever happens in Singapore right? I mean, Singapore is one of the most insulated and safest places in the world. Other than a major riot, some MRT delays,...
17 July 2014
Here’s The Most Honest (and Biased) Review of 5 Major Investing Strategies You Will Ever Read
Invest
Here’s The Most Honest (and Biased) Review of 5 Major Investing Strategies You Will Ever Read
There are a myriad of places that you can get an in -depth analysis of various investing strategies that will leave you exactly at square one after reading them. For...
16 July 2014
Are Your Torrenting Days Really Over? An Update on Singapore’s Newest Law
Entertainment
Are Your Torrenting Days Really Over? An Update on Singapore’s Newest Law
Singapore was a pirate haven long before Sir Stamford Raffles first set foot on the nation’s soil in 1819. While plenty has changed over the last 195 years, one thing...
16 July 2014
Think the Rich Have Retirement Covered? DBS Survey Reveals A Different Story
Budgeting
Think the Rich Have Retirement Covered? DBS Survey Reveals A Different Story
You wouldn’t be faulted for completely ignoring any plight regarding retirement when it comes to the affluent in Singapore. They’ve got it all sorted out right? No money issues to...
15 July 2014
7 Signs You’re Financially Successful and Don’t Know It Yet
Invest
7 Signs You’re Financially Successful and Don’t Know It Yet
You know why Singaporeans aren’t happy? It’s because we’re always pushed to get the biggest house. The sexiest car. The most expensive smartphone. “That’s an unusually mature observation from you.”...
15 July 2014
3 Incredible Money Saving Apps Every Singaporean Needs
Budgeting
3 Incredible Money Saving Apps Every Singaporean Needs
Here’s a question – how many apps on your phone do you currently have? Do you have 20, 50, 100+ apps on your phone right now? Well, according to recent...
15 July 2014
5 Deliciously Affordable Iftar Buffets You Should Definitely Check Out
Dining
5 Deliciously Affordable Iftar Buffets You Should Definitely Check Out
Fasting takes plenty of willpower and discipline. You’re proving it now by reading this article about delicious buffets while you’re fasting!
14 July 2014
Mustafa vs. Department Stores vs. Online Retailers – Which Saves You More on Cologne?
This Versus That
Mustafa vs. Department Stores vs. Online Retailers – Which Saves You More on Cologne?
The cologne you use says a lot about you. In fact, choosing cologne is one of the most important decisions a man can make! Why? Because your choice of cologne...
11 July 2014
Is This The Most Sensible Thing The Government Has Said Regarding CPF So Far?
Opinion
Is This The Most Sensible Thing The Government Has Said Regarding CPF So Far?
There’s been a lot of opinions and statements (I’m trying to be polite here) regarding CPF floating around over the past few weeks. From Singapore’s latest blog martyr, Roy Ngerng, to...
11 July 2014
Bored in Singapore? Consider One of These 3 Entertainment Platforms for Your Home
Entertainment
Bored in Singapore? Consider One of These 3 Entertainment Platforms for Your Home
In Singapore, it’s not uncommon to spend up to 50 hours per week at the office. In fact, a news report released late last year concluded that Singaporeans work the...
10 July 2014
This Counterintuitive Principle Is What Could Really Be The Key To Making Money
Invest
This Counterintuitive Principle Is What Could Really Be The Key To Making Money
It’s easy to see why people get turned off by investing, or can’t be bothered to start in the first place. Fear of loss, a ton of complicated information that...
10 July 2014
Think Singapore’s MRT Is Bad? Wait Till You See the Public Transport Systems of Other Cities
Opinion
Think Singapore’s MRT Is Bad? Wait Till You See the Public Transport Systems of Other Cities
What do you think of Singapore’s Mass Rail Transit (MRT) system? Sure, MRT stations are a bit more crowded, the trains are a little slower, and regular service disruptions since...
9 July 2014
Mustafa vs. Department Stores vs. Online Retailers – Which Saves You More on Perfume?
This Versus That
Mustafa vs. Department Stores vs. Online Retailers – Which Saves You More on Perfume?
Your fragrance says a lot about you. Think about it, when you’re shopping for fragrances for another person, you often make a choice based on what scent you think fits...
8 July 2014
Guess What? Lui Tuck Yew Says Fares NEED To Increase To Keep New Bus Model Sustainable
Opinion
Guess What? Lui Tuck Yew Says Fares NEED To Increase To Keep New Bus Model Sustainable
This is just brilliant. I almost choked on my morning coffee when I read the recent news article regarding Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew’s response to a Parliamentary debate on the...
8 July 2014
7 Dangerous Scams Every Singaporean Must Be Wary of When Traveling Abroad
Travel
7 Dangerous Scams Every Singaporean Must Be Wary of When Traveling Abroad
Don’t you wish every country you visited was just as safe as Singapore? I mean, travelers coming to Singapore don’t need to worry about getting robbed at gunpoint. In fact,...
7 July 2014
Can Singapore Companies Really Protect Your Personal Information From Hackers?
Career
Can Singapore Companies Really Protect Your Personal Information From Hackers?
Singapore is a safe place right? I mean, you can walk almost anywhere in the country at 2am without the fear of getting robbed, assaulted, raped, or murdered. And if...
7 July 2014
Mustafa vs NTUC FairPrice – Who Saves You More on Food and Household Items?
This Versus That
Mustafa vs NTUC FairPrice – Who Saves You More on Food and Household Items?
If I were to tell you that Mustafa isn’t the absolute cheapest place around, you’d probably tell me that I was full of crap right?
4 July 2014
4 Ways to Get Your HDB Flat “Confiscated”
Property
4 Ways to Get Your HDB Flat “Confiscated”
I’m amazed people try anything illegal in their HDB flats. I mean, it’s not exactly spacious:  a few inches of wall separates us from the most intimate details of our...
3 July 2014
3 Fun Places to Go Out on a First Date Without Going Broke
Entertainment
3 Fun Places to Go Out on a First Date Without Going Broke
The first date can make or break a potential relationship. But does that mean that you should just throw in all your chips on a fantastically expensive date?
3 July 2014
Which Countries Have the Highest Paid Teachers? The Answer Might Surprise You
Education
Which Countries Have the Highest Paid Teachers? The Answer Might Surprise You
Being a teacher is tough. In many nations, it’s a low-paying, underappreciated profession that has one of the biggest responsibilities imaginable – developing the minds of a nation’s youth.
3 July 2014
The 5 Hottest Luxury Timepieces to Invest In (2014)
Invest
The 5 Hottest Luxury Timepieces to Invest In (2014)
Timepieces are attractive “alternative” investments because they are a good hedge against inflation. In fact, a good investment-grade watch can maintain at least 80% of its original value. That’s not...
2 July 2014
3 Financial Life Lessons You Can Learn From the Widow Who Blew $1 Million Dollars
Family
3 Financial Life Lessons You Can Learn From the Widow Who Blew $1 Million Dollars
What would you do with $1 million dollars? Silly question I know – and one that I’m sure will get a lot of silly answers. Don’t worry, there’s nothing wrong...
1 July 2014
2 Important Factors of Investing “House of Cards” Teaches You
Invest
2 Important Factors of Investing “House of Cards” Teaches You
When it comes to learning about investing your own money, our guest writer Lionel Yeo has some thoughts on what he’s learnt from watching one of the most popular political dramas in...
1 July 2014