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Climate Vouchers 2024: How to Claim Your $300 & What to Buy With Them
Is the recent sweltering weather inspiring you to get a new air conditioner? Upgrade your fan? Invest in ...
4 days ago
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CPF LIFE: The Complete Guide to Payouts, Plans & Minimum Sums in 2024
Did you know Singapore is a “blue zone“? The term was coined by Dan Buettner, an American National Geographic ...
6 May 2024
Is Singapore Too Expensive to Live In?—Singapore’s Cost of Living 2024
Is Singapore Too Expensive to Live In?—Singapore’s Cost of Living 2024
Welcome to the most expensive city in the world. According to the Worldwide Cost of Living survey by the ...
3 May 2024
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HDB Sale of Balance Flats: Guide to SBF & Open Booking (2024)
Although the SOP for buying an HDB BTO flat has been well-documented, buying a flat via HDB’s Sale of Balance ...
2 May 2024
Maybank Personal Loan Review 2024—3 Loans To Choose From
Maybank Personal Loan Review 2024—3 Loans To Choose From
Need a personal loan but not sure which one to choose? Well, to make things more confusing, Maybank offers ...
26 April 2024
Best Fibre Broadband Singapore 2024: Singtel vs Starhub vs M1 vs Others
Best Fibre Broadband Singapore 2024: Singtel vs Starhub vs M1 vs Others
It wasn’t long ago that blazing fast 1Gbps fibre broadband plans seemed like a luxury plan reserved for ...
26 April 2024
HSBC Personal Loan Review 2024 — Is It Worth Taking A Loan?
HSBC Personal Loan Review 2024 — Is It Worth Taking A Loan?
Thinking about a home renovation to spruce up your HDB flat or maybe a short loan to tide you over until ...
24 April 2024
Standard Chartered Personal Loan Review: Is SCB CashOne Personal Loan The Best?
Standard Chartered Personal Loan Review 2024: Should You Take the SCB CashOne Personal Loan?
Need money for your flat or condo downpayment? Perhaps you have big renovation plans or you’ve had a bit ...
19 April 2024
CIMB Personal Loan Review: Interest Rates, Calculator & Approval Time
CIMB Personal Loan Review 2024: Low Interest Rates from 2.80% Per Annum
Perhaps you’ve got a wedding coming up, or a hospital bill to pay off. Or you could be planning to further ...
19 April 2024
Singapore Inflation Rate 2024—What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
Singapore Inflation Rate 2024—What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
OK, confession time. Even though I know that Inflation is Very Bad and I should do all I can to stay ahead ...
16 April 2024
What Kind of Help Can Young Couples Get From HDB When Buying Their First Home?
What Kind of Help Can Young Couples Get From HDB When Buying Their First Home?
In conventional Singaporean fashion, every couple looking to settle has to plan years ahead with a BTO ...
11 April 2024
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Duit Raya Singapore Guide 2024: How Much Green Packet To Give
In Singapore, Muslims give out duit raya (Raya money, green packets) during Syawal, the month after Ramadan. ...
4 April 2024
10 Money Changers in Singapore with the Best Rates
10 Money Changers in Singapore with the Best Rates
So, you’re all set to embark on your long-awaited trip. Flights and accommodation—booked. Travel itinerary—planned. ...
28 March 2024
HDB Downpayment Guide: How Much Do You Need for BTO, Resale & EC?
HDB Downpayment Guide: How Much Do You Need for BTO, Resale & EC?
Balloting for a BTO flat is the first port of call for many first-time homeowners in Singapore.  That said, ...
27 March 2024
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13 Best Delivery Services in Singapore in 2024: Cheapest Fees to Fastest Deliveries
Imagine if Pony Express—one of the most famous couriers in history—delivered your items with a horse rider. ...
24 March 2024
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10 Ways to Reduce Your Personal Income Tax in Singapore for YA 2025
You know when you get the dreaded SMS from IRAS that it’s time to pay your dues. Yup, the tax man has come ...
22 March 2024
Yoga in Singapore: 18 Best Yoga Studios and Their Prices, Free Yoga Classes, And More (2024)
Yoga in Singapore: 18 Best Yoga Studios and Their Prices, Free Yoga Classes, And More (2024)
Want to do yoga, but don’t know where to start? You’re hardly alone. Even though yoga has become very mainstream ...
28 February 2024
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CPF Guide Singapore: CPF Contribution Rates, Ceilings, Retirement Sum and More (2024)
Higher CPF retirement sum ceiling, Special Account to close for those aged 55 and above, Retirement Savings ...
27 February 2024
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Compare 8 Best Electricity Price Plans: Open Electricity Market (2024)
Have you ever had parents nagging at you whenever you forgot to switch off the bathroom or toilet light ...
1 February 2024
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Wedding Ang Bao Rates in Singapore 2024—How Much Should You Give?
Wedding dinners in Singapore can sometimes be a mercenary affair. Don’t be fooled into thinking that wedding ...
31 January 2024
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Chinese New Year Goodies & Snacks 2024 Price Guide: Pineapple Tarts, Kueh Lapis, Love Letters & More
Chinese New Year (CNY) is when we tell ourselves that it’s ok to eat more and indulge because those extra ...
24 January 2024
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CNY Reunion Dinner 2024—12 Chinese Restaurant Set Meals Under $60++/pax
We feel it too—that impending anxiety of what’s to come at a Chinese New Year (CNY) reunion dinner. Relatives ...
22 January 2024
Li Chun 2024: The Most Auspicious Date and Time to Deposit Money This Chinese New Year 2024
Li Chun 2024: The Most Auspicious Date and Time to Deposit Money This Chinese New Year 2024
You might not know it by name, but perhaps you’ve noticed snaking queues at cash deposit machines on a ...
19 January 2024
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CNY Ang Bao Guide in Singapore (2024): Ang Bao Rates, Where to Get Notes, And More
The Year of the Dragon is almost upon us. Huat ah! While the dragon is typically associated with prosperity ...
17 January 2024
GST Voucher 2024: U-Save, S&CC Rebates, Cash Payout, Date, Eligibility & More
GST Voucher 2024: U-Save, S&CC Rebates, Cash Payout, Date, Eligibility & More
So, you’ve heard about the GST Voucher, and you’re thinking, “Sweet! Some extra cash could do wonders.” ...
4 January 2024