CapitaLand Restructuring: Should You Buy CapitaLand Investment (9CI)?
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CapitaLand Restructuring: Should You Buy CapitaLand Investment (9CI)?
Once upon a time, real estate giant CapitaLand was regarded as one of the most foolproof companies to invest in in Singapore. But then, Covid-19 happened. Hands up how many of...
28 September 2021
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5 Cheap House Movers in Singapore & Other DIY Moving Services
Moving is an exhausting affair. It’s a massive project as you have to pack your possessions in boxes and luggage (or garbage bags), track, move from A to B and...
28 September 2021
Binance Coin (BNB) Review: How Does It Work? Is It Worth Investing In?
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Binance Coin (BNB) Review: How Does It Work? Is It Worth Investing In?
The world of cryptocurrencies is dominated by Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). But what lies outside of the Big 2? Now you’re entering the territory of alternative cryptocurrencies. These can be roughly grouped...
28 September 2021
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Savings Accounts
4 Perks of Having a Multi-currency Savings Account — Plus Growing Your Money
This post was written in collaboration with HSBC. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Savings Accounts
Top Wealth Tips to Grow Your Savings, Maximise Your Global Transactions & Stretch Your Dollar Further
This post was written in collaboration with HSBC. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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Credit Cards
CIMB Visa Signature Credit Card – MoneySmart Review 2022
Once upon a time the CIMB Visa Signature was my favourite cashback credit card, but since the revision of the terms and conditions in June 2019, I cancelled my card....
27 September 2021
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Family
Nursing Homes in Singapore – How Much Does It Cost?
Sending your loved ones to a nursing home can be an emotionally wrenching decision. But with a small property and no one at home during the weekdays, it may sometimes...
27 September 2021
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Health Insurance
Keeping Private Medical Bills Affordable & How to Estimate Your Out-of-Pocket Costs
This post was written in collaboration with IHH Healthcare Singapore. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the...
The MoneySmart Guide to Retirement Part 4: Preserving Your Wealth
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The MoneySmart Guide to Retirement Part 4: Preserving Your Wealth
Longevity is a big deal in many Asian cultures. In China, everything from bamboo to overly-long noodles can be a symbol of longevity. But in Singapore, one of longest-lived countries in...
27 September 2021
HDB BTO Launch November 2021 Review: Choa Chu Kang, Hougang, Jurong West, Kallang/Whampoa & Tengah
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HDB BTO Launch November 2021 Review: Choa Chu Kang, Hougang, Jurong West, Kallang/Whampoa & Tengah
November is the penultimate month of the year, usually signifying the beginning of the year-end sales season, Scorpio and Sagittarius season, and the start of the monsoon season. In 2021...
24 September 2021
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Life Insurance
The Road to A Comfortable Retirement: What’s Your ‘Retire-Meter’ Like?
This post was written in collaboration with Great Eastern. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same...
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Banks to Replace SIBOR/SOR with SORA — Could This Actually Benefit You?
This post was written in collaboration with The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS). While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and...
Bots vs Bodies: Are Singaporeans Ready to Go Fully Digital for Insurance?
Car Insurance
Bots vs Bodies: Are Singaporeans Ready to Go Fully Digital for Insurance?
Compared to banking, retail, and even F&B, the insurance industry has been rather slow to embrace digitisation. That said, COVID-19 was probably the kick in the butt insurers needed to...
22 September 2021
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Business
5 Tips to Set Up Your E-Commerce Business on a Budget
This post was written in collaboration with Lalamove. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
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DBS Live Fresh Card – MoneySmart Review 2022
Singapore’s go-to bank DBS must really want to change up their mundane, workaday image — just look at the snazzy DBS Live Fresh Card. The cashback credit card has an attractive...
21 September 2021
DBS Altitude Card – MoneySmart Review 2022
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DBS Altitude Card – MoneySmart Review 2022
Yet another DBS credit card? You’ll want to pay attention to this one though. The DBS Altitude Card is one of the most popular air miles credit cards for fresh...
20 September 2021
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9 Scenarios Why Renting A Serviced Residence Could Be A Financially Wise Choice
This post was written in collaboration with Far East Hospitality. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the...
20 September 2021
The MoneySmart Guide to Retirement Part 3: Growing Your Wealth
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The MoneySmart Guide to Retirement Part 3: Growing Your Wealth
Money means different things to different people. For some, it’s a new handbag, a bespoke cocktails and ski holidays in Hokkaido. Call us lazy, but to many of us here at...
20 September 2021
Apple iPhone 13, Mini, Pro & Pro Max Prices in Singapore
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Apple iPhone 13, Mini, Pro & Pro Max Prices in Singapore
Like the sun rises and sets every day, so too shall be the release of the new iPhones every year. Yet, as the sun (or more accurately, the weather) gets...
17 September 2021
Aviva MyLongTermCare CareShield Life supplement disability insurance
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CareShield Life Supplement: What We Like About Aviva’s MyLongTermCare Plans
This post was written in collaboration with Aviva. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
17 September 2021
StarHub HubBundle Netflix Disney+ Mobile SIM Only Broadband
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Find Out How This New Entertainment, Mobile & Broadband Bundle Suits Any Lifestyle AND Saves You More Than $400 Over 2 Years
This post was written in collaboration with StarHub. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless strive to maintain our editorial integrity and review products with the same objective...
Citi PremierMiles Review
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Citi PremierMiles Card – MoneySmart Review 2022
The Citi PremierMiles Card has been in the spotlight for the longest time: It’s considered one of the most popular Citibank credit cards, and once upon a time, some even...
15 September 2021
What is DeFi? A Singaporean’s Guide to Decentralized Finance
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What is DeFi? A Singaporean’s Guide to Decentralized Finance
One of the crypto buzzwords of 2021 is “DeFi”. Sounds like an underground resistance movement, but it’s actually short for decentralized finance, i.e. an alternative version of the traditional financial system....
15 September 2021
SCB Unlimited Cashback Credit Card
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Standard Chartered Unlimited Cashback Credit Card – MoneySmart Review 2022
The premise of the Standard Chartered Unlimited Cashback Credit Card is extremely simple — 1.5% cashback on everything with no minimum spending and no rebate cap. Okay, so 1.5% doesn’t...
15 September 2021
Citibank Cash Back+ Credit Card – MoneySmart Review 2022
Credit Cards
Citibank Cash Back+ Credit Card – MoneySmart Review 2022
I have a soft spot for cash back credit cards. There’s none of that beating around the bush, trying to predict when your rewards points expire or getting slapped with...
15 September 2021