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
child benefits from singapore government
Family
5 Child-related Benefits You Can Get From the Government
With an ‘abysmal’ fertility rate of 1.2 (far below the replacement rate of 2.1) and declining birth rate cited as the ‘biggest threat to Singapore’s survival’ by the senior Mr...
4 September 2014
new sgx trading rules
Invest
Why Investors Should be Rejoicing Over SGX’s New Trading Rules
We thought the day would never come, but SGX has finally decided to do something about some of their most archaic trading rules. The beauty of the new direction with...
4 September 2014
retirement and investing
Budgeting
7 Things You Should Do If You Want to Retire Someday
If you already feel like a corpse at work every day, you probably don’t relish the thought of never being able to retire and sitting in that cubicle till you...
3 September 2014
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