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Opinion
MyRepublic’s 1,000 Free SIM Cards With Unlimited Data – What’s The Catch?
When MyRepublic said that they wanted to be Singapore’s fourth telco and offer unlimited mobile data, they weren’t kidding around. Earlier today, it was reported that MyRepublic will be giving...
27 April 2015
5 Daily Habits You Should Quit if You Want to Instantly Save Hundreds of Dollars a Year
Budgeting
5 Daily Habits You Should Quit if You Want to Instantly Save Hundreds of Dollars a Year
Losing money can be like a nuclear-scale catastrophe—a sudden serious illness, a stock market crash or the collapse of a business. But it can also be like death from a...
27 April 2015
3 Signs You Are Not Earning Enough Money
Career
3 Signs You Are Not Earning Enough Money
Ask any Singaporean on the streets if they’re making enough money and you’ll be met with a sneer and a cynical remark. Sure, many are just being complainers. But with...
27 April 2015
5% Unlimited Cash Rebate? Yes, There Is Such a Thing And Here’s How It Works
Credit Cards
5% Unlimited Cash Rebate? Yes, There Is Such a Thing And Here’s How It Works
The rise in popularity of cash rebate for credit card expenditure is something you might not have expected 5-10 years ago. Back in the days of credit card rewards points,...
27 April 2015
3 Popular Illegal Jobs Many Singaporeans Secretly Take On
Career
3 Popular Illegal Jobs Many Singaporeans Secretly Take On
Foreigners usually have this image of Singaporeans as this sterile bunch of robots who follow the rules and never take a step out of line. Well, these people have obviously...
27 April 2015
4 Great Benefits You Didn’t Know You Could Get With Airline Loyalty Programs
Travel
4 Great Benefits You Didn’t Know You Could Get With Airline Loyalty Programs
Ask any Singaporean on the street what some of their dreams are, and you are bound to run into more than a few people who mention “travel” in their answers....
23 April 2015
retirement mistakes
Opinion
5 Retirement Mistakes Singaporeans Can Avoid by Making Changes Now
Complaining about the rising cost of living is not going to help you to retire earlier. But these days it seems like that’s the only thing a lot of Singaporeans...
21 April 2015
property singapore
Property
3 Things You Need to Know About Buying Property Near an Upcoming MRT Station
With property prices falling like a coconut above your head, you may be lured into thinking that any deal is a good deal right now. Whether you’re looking for property...
20 April 2015
4 Strategic Ways to Lower the Cost of a Group Outing Without Losing Friends
Entertainment
4 Strategic Ways to Lower the Cost of a Group Outing Without Losing Friends
They say money can’t buy you love, but sometimes you need to spend a little to stop yourself from losing touch with the rest of the human race (and no,...
20 April 2015
penang budget travel
Travel
How to Go on a Week-Long Holiday to Penang for Less Than $350
There’s a big difference between navigating traffic and searching for pirated DVDs in JB and going on holiday to Penang. Think of all the retro things you miss about Singapore—shophouses...
17 April 2015
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Travel
3 Advantages You Gain from Booking Your Travel Flights Way in Advance
Do a quick search on the web and you’ll find plenty of literature on when the optimal time to book your flight is, and the perils of booking your flight...
17 April 2015
educational courses singapore
Education
6 Educational Courses in Singapore That Will Help You Save a Lot of Money
Back in the old days, people did everything themselves—from mending holes in their shirts to cooking their own meals. As the country grew more prosperous and more modern, people started...
16 April 2015
savings account singapore
Savings Accounts
Your Savings Account Sucks. Here Are Some That Don’t – 2015 Edition
It’s been a year since we published our last list of savings accounts that don’t suck, and a bit has changed. Some of you have eschewed traditional savings accounts in...
15 April 2015
loan application rejected
Home Loans
Loan Application Rejected? Here’s 6 Ways To Get Your Act Together
Nobody cares about things like credit ratings or the dangers of alcohol poisoning when they’re young, hot and foolish. But one day all that YOLO is going to catch up...
14 April 2015
Here’s How To Save Money With the Singapore Dollar Weakening Against the US Dollar
Budgeting
Here’s How To Save Money With the Singapore Dollar Weakening Against the US Dollar
If you went to the Woodbury factory outlets or Disneyland Orlando recently, be glad you had the chance to go, because the US dollar is now worth 1.38 SGD, a...
14 April 2015
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Shopping
If You Shop on Amazon, These 5 Tricks Are Fantastic for Saving Money
I cringe whenever another mall pops up in Singapore. But Amazon… that’s another story. If you know where to look, you can get a whole ton of stuff on Amazon...
10 April 2015
hobbies
Entertainment
7 Hobbies You Can Pick Up for Free Thanks to the Internet
If money were no issue, we would all be passionate amateur pilots, champion ice skaters or expert equestrians. But money is almost always an issue, which is why so many...
10 April 2015
marriage singapore
Opinion
3 Huge Financial Reasons to Delay Marriage and Kids No Matter How Much You Love Each Other
When it comes to marriage and kids, everyone has a different take on when’s the right time. The typical Singaporean position is that one should have an established career before...
9 April 2015
shopping singapore
Shopping
If You’re One of the Many Singaporeans Addicted to Shopping, Here’s How to Save Yourself
Trying to kill off a shopping addiction in Singapore is like trying to go vegan when you work at McDonald’s. With shopping malls on every street corner and shops jostling...
9 April 2015
money mistakes singapore
Opinion
3 Big Money Mistakes Singaporeans in Their 30s are Making
When you’re in your twenties, if you aren’t lucky enough to have a trust fund or a business to inherit, chances are you’re either scrambling to find a job or...
8 April 2015
cpf housing grant
Budgeting
The Ultimate MoneySmart Guide to CPF Housing Grants in Singapore
I’ve never tried skydiving. I guess it’s fun and exciting. But only if you’ve got a parachute strapped to your back when you jump out that plane. Buying a HDB flat is like skydiving. The...
8 April 2015
ocbc 360 account singapore
Savings Accounts
Is It Really Time To Ditch the OCBC 360 Account?
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you would have heard by now that as of 1 May 2015, the bonus interest rates for the OCBC 360 Account are going...
7 April 2015
travel insurance singapore
Travel
The 7 Dumbest Ways Singaporeans Get In Trouble on Holiday
Singaporeans love travelling. When it was announced that the 7th of August this year was a public holiday, it wasn’t surprising how quickly air tickets sold out for that 4-day...
6 April 2015
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Property
3 Tricks That Can Get You a Discount On Your Rent in Singapore
While most adult Singaporeans still continue to live with their parents until they get married, renting is becoming an option for more and more locals. Whether they’re married couples in...
6 April 2015
myrepublic unlimited data
Opinion
How Much Does MyRepublic Have to Charge for Unlimited Data to Destroy the Competition?
Two’s company, three’s a crowd. What’s four? I guess we’ll soon find out. MyRepublic, the local tech startup that was the first internet service provider to offer 1Gbps fibre broadband...
2 April 2015