Budgeting

income tax foreigner expat singapore
Expats Working in Singapore – Guide to Income Tax For Foreigners
Singapore is a good place to earn money thanks to the low tax environment… so long as you don’t spend all ...
18 May 2018
cheap beer
Cheap Beer in Singapore – A Guide on Alcohol Delivery, Happy Hours and More
Anybody who disputes those reports about Singapore being the most expensive city in the world (“got hawker ...
16 May 2018
cheap scuba diving singapore 2018
Scuba Diving Singapore – How Singaporeans Can Go Diving on a Budget
I have a complicated relationship with scuba diving. On the one hand, I love the feeling of drifting through ...
11 May 2018
money changer singapore
Exchanging Foreign Currency in Singapore? Here’s a Way to Decide Which Money Changer to Visit
Before you head overseas for your end-of-year vacation, you’ll need money. And of course, you’ll head to ...
11 May 2018
samsung quickdrive washing machine
Here’s Why Samsung’s Latest QuickDrive™ Washing Machine is Going To Be the New Standard
This post was written in collaboration with Samsung. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
full price mobile phone
Is It Smart To Pay Full Price Upfront For Your Mobile Phone? Here Are Some Ways to Avoid It
This post was written in collaboration with Singtel. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
3 Fun Family Activities That Will Teach Your Kids to Save Money
3 Fun Family Activities That Will Teach Your Kids to Save Money
No matter how much you nag about the importance of saving money, your kids are going to learn a lot more ...
17 April 2018
gst voucher housing grant singapore family
GST Voucher, Housing Grants and More – A Summary of Government Initiatives to Help Singaporean Households
Budget 2018 may have come and gone, but with it came a few new measures aimed at helping lower- and middle-income ...
11 April 2018
SkillsFuture Singapore – Complete Guide to What It Is and How to Use It
SkillsFuture Singapore – Complete Guide to What It Is and How to Use It
We are constantly being fed the message that it’s our responsibility to upgrade our skills and make sure ...
9 April 2018
declare additional income income tax singapore
How To Declare Your Additional Income For Income Tax Before You Kena Fined
April is just around the corner, and for Singaporeans, there is a date that’s much more important than ...
26 March 2018
singapore income tax filing season 2018
Income Tax Filing 2019 – Everything You Need to Know About Tax Deductions and e-Filing
Maybe it’s your first year of work, or maybe you have filed your income tax several times before. Many ...
22 March 2018
managing money and expenses a guide to budgeting income
Managing Money And Expenses – A Guide To Budgeting Income In Singapore
You go to work every day and earn an acceptable income. Yet, at the end of every month you start to get ...
22 March 2018
3 Things You Can Do to Prepare For Retirement Today
3 Things You Can Do to Prepare For Retirement Today
The last time you looked in the mirror, you didn’t feel that wrinkly. Thank those Asian genes. But that ...
19 March 2018
7 Good Habits That Will Save Your Money and Health
7 Good Habits That Will Save Your Money and Health
Health is wealth, quite literally when you consider the cost of private healthcare in Singapore. The government’s ...
18 March 2018
These 5 Gifts Can Teach Your Kids Important Lessons About Managing Their Money
These 5 Gifts Can Teach Your Kids Important Lessons About Managing Their Money
As kids, we all had that experience of praying for that Furby / PlayStation / Barbie doll and instead receiving ...
14 March 2018
uob stash account
Are You Busting Your Budget Every Month? Here are 4 Tips That Will Help You Stick to It
Maintaining a monthly budget can a very helpful step that puts you on the road to financial health. That ...
14 March 2018
WELs Rated Water Appliances
WELs Rated Water Applicances – How Much Do Singaporeans Actually Save On Water Bills?
It’s time to stop making fun of NEWater. We often take for granted the fact that Singapore is one of the ...
8 March 2018
Here’s How Your Family Can Save BIG On Your Mobile Phone Plans and More
Here’s How Your Family Can Save BIG On Your Mobile Phone Plans and More
It’s no surprise that the cost of living is rising. Families may be forking out quite a lot for their entertainment ...
4 Things You Must Do When You’re Struggling to Pay Down Debt
4 Things You Must Do When You’re Struggling to Pay Down Debt
It’s all too easy to borrow money, but paying it back can be painful. You’ve already got enough to worry ...
6 March 2018
Budget 2018: GST on Digital Services and How It Affects You
Budget 2018: GST on Digital Services and How It Affects You
In 2018’s Budget announcement, the long-suspected upcoming GST hike from 7% to 9% is dominating coffeeshop ...
21 February 2018
budget 2018 bsd increase
Budget 2018: 8 Things That Singaporeans Will Either Save or Spend More On
Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat’s Budget 2018 speech yesterday was a 120-minute oratorical epic which touched ...
20 February 2018
Budgeting For Retirement? Here are 6 Ways Your Spending Habits Will Change When You Retire
Budgeting For Retirement? Here are 6 Ways Your Spending Habits Will Change When You Retire
How much money do you need to retire? Estimates vary wildly. The Straits Times says you need $1 million. ...
1 February 2018
retirement planning ocbc maxretire
Here’s Why We Need to Prepare For Retirement Differently
Talking about retirement planning in Singapore is definitely tricky, especially for those in their 20s, ...
minimalist lifestyle
5 Ways You Can Live a Minimalist Lifestyle and Save Money at the Same Time
Minimalism is a lifestyle that promises to help us escape clutter, live simply and inexpensively, and look ...
28 January 2018
long-distance relationship singapore
4 Tips for Maintaining a Long-Distance Relationship Without Going Broke
If you thought dating was tough with one half of the couple stuck on Tekong during BMT, wait till you get ...
24 January 2018