4 reasons why 9 to 6 job not suitable
Career
4 Compelling Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Put Up With That 9-6 Job Anymore
When I was working in an office, I had the distinct impression that at least 80% of the people around me hated coming to work.
25 September 2014
when to sell iphone singapore
Budgeting
When is the Best Time to Sell Your Old iPhone?
You wanted to sell your old iPhone for months but were too lazy. Now Apple has gone and released the iPhone 6, rendering your old phone virtually worthless. Great. Is...
24 September 2014
biggest mistakes when buying travel insurance singapore
Travel Insurance
5 Biggest Travel Insurance Mistakes People Make
Travel is indeed a favourite Singaporean pastime. A national sport, if you would. Buying Travel insurance for your trip however, is not often thought about as much. As the year...
24 September 2014
Planning Your Finances After Graduation – Where and How to Get Started
Budgeting
Planning Your Finances After Graduation – Where and How to Get Started
A recent NTUC Income Survey of 1,000 polytechnic students, undergraduates and young working adults between the ages of 18-29 yielded dismal findings. 87% feel financially unprepared for the challenges ahead....
23 September 2014
4 sites to get freelance services singapore
Career
4 Sites to Get Freelance Services So You Can Start Outsourcing Your Life
If you’ve ever dreamt of paying someone else to do the things you hate like creating pointless spreadsheets for your boss, building cold calling lists for your business or deleting...
23 September 2014
why budget air travel is not as cheap
Travel
Why Budget Air Travel May Not Be As Cheap As You Think
The few times I’ve tried to fall asleep on the cold, hard floor of an airport praying that no one would step on my head, I’ve found myself seriously wondering...
19 September 2014
cost saving swimming lessons children singapore
Family
5 Cost Saving Ways to Choose Swimming Lessons For Kids in Singapore
While not every parent might agree that math Olympiad classes or archery lessons are necessary for a kid, swimming lessons are pretty much mandatory, unless you want to get a...
19 September 2014
5 Small Businesses Singaporeans Keep Setting Up
Career
5 Small Businesses Singaporeans Keep Setting Up
Singaporeans might not be the most entrepreneurial bunch in the world. But when they do strike out on their own, more and more are being drawn towards certain types of...
18 September 2014
should you upgrade your property
Property
Are You Making a Huge Mistake By Upgrading Your Property?
Singaporeans are always looking for reasons to upgrade to a larger home. Then again why shouldn’t they? Homes are small enough as it is! But is it always a smart...
18 September 2014
education loan singapore
Education Loans
6 Things You Should Know Before Taking an Education Loan
Remember when you were a kid and prayed fervently for the day to arrive when you would never again have to go to school? Now that you’re older, you might,...
17 September 2014
stupid money beliefs
Opinion
5 Stupid Beliefs About Money Even Smart People Cling To
Some people are clever enough to cure rare diseases, solve a Rubik’s Cube in 3 seconds or invent thousands of ingenious excuses to get out of work, yet are totally...
17 September 2014
NFC technology mobile singapore
Budgeting
3 Ways Near Field Communication (NFC) Technology On Mobile Will Change Your Life
If you already get the shivers when you hear acronyms like ERP, COE and MRT, don’t worry. NFC isn’t all that scary. But wait, what the heck is it anyway? If...
16 September 2014
budget hotels near F1 circuit singapore
Entertainment
4 Budget Hotels Near the F1 Circuit in Singapore For Under $200 Per Night
If you’re a diehard Formula 1 fan, I hope you’ve been saving up all year for this year’s races, because F1 is not cheap to enjoy, unless you’re content with...
16 September 2014
good reasons to incur debt
Budgeting
4 Good Reasons For Incurring Debt
When I was growing up, I was taught that debt is a bad thing. That it’s up there with procrastination, swear words, and AIDs. I didn’t even touch a credit...
15 September 2014
child inherit money singapore
Budgeting
The 3 Most Important Things To Do When Your Kid Inherits Money
If you have experienced a recent death in the family, you might have mixed feelings when you later find out that your child has inherited some money. And I’m not just...
15 September 2014
lower cost music lessons for child
Family
How to Lower the Cost of Music Lessons for Your Child
Every kid needs a hobby, and as far as many Singaporean parents are concerned, it is better that that hobby be playing a musical instrument than extreme skateboarding or pole dancing....
15 September 2014
residential rental agreement singapore
Property
Don’t Sign a Residential Rental Agreement in Singapore Without Looking Out for These 5 Things
So you’ve fallen in love with your new place and are already texting your friends to see who’s free to accompany you to Ikea. When the agent passes you the...
12 September 2014
failed business lessons singapore
Budgeting
4 Lessons to Learn from Failed Businesses in Singapore  
Starting a business isn’t quite the same thing as buying a winning Toto ticket, though it can seem that way when you’re daydreaming from the confines of a cubicle. For...
12 September 2014
save money grocery singapore
Shopping
8 Ways To Shave $100 Off Your Monthly Grocery Bill
The supermarket is like a den of deception. Let your guard down and you end up leaving with $300 worth of frozen pizza and a stack of magazines about home...
11 September 2014
pay raise singapore
Career
Office Worker Reveals How He Raised His Salary From $1,800 to $4,500 in Under 5 Years
If you’re a regular office worker in an ordinary job in Singapore, your annual increment is probably not even keeping pace with inflation. If you keep at your job for...
10 September 2014
top paying part time jobs for students singapore
Career
3 Highest Paying Part Time Jobs You Can Do While in School
When I was at school, I worked as a waitress for $5 an hour. Each shift was 4 hours long and paid me only $20. To make matters worse, I...
9 September 2014
fixed rate vs floating rate home loan refinancing singapore
Home Loans
Fixed Rate vs Floating Rate – Which Is Better For Refinancing?
One of the most common questions people face when it comes time to look into refinancing is what kind of home loan refinancing rates to choose. If you do a bit...
5 September 2014
How does tuition teacher earn $10k
Career
Tuition Teacher Shares What It Takes To Make $10,000 a Month
In today’s post, please welcome Benjamin (not his real name), a 32-year-old full-time tuition teacher with an annual income of over $120,000.
5 September 2014
feng shui tips for selling home
Property
5 Feng Shui Tips to Help You Sell Your Home
Good feng shui doesn’t mean placing statues of dragons and elderly Chinese deities all over your flat. Lots of feng shui principles make sense not only in the smoky, joss...
4 September 2014
How to prevent credit card fraud
Credit Cards
Credit Card Fraud – The Do’s and Don’ts That Will Ensure Your Money Is Safe
Credit cards are a big reason why Singaporeans have so much purchasing power. After all, most credit card companies give you a credit limit that’s 3X to 4X your monthly...
4 September 2014