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NTUC Plus vs PAssion Card vs LiveUp vs Amazon Prime — Which Loyalty Programme is Best?
Way before online subscriptions became a thing, our forefathers were already proud “subscribers” to NTUC ...
9 October 2019
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E-Scooter Singapore Insurance – What Are the Options for PMD Riders & Cyclists?
Update: Effective from Nov 5 2019, e-scooters have been banned from footpaths. You can only use them on ...
8 October 2019
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Early Retirement in Singapore — Is the FIRE Movement Possible Here?
Just like how miles chasers live for the day they fly SQ Suites, or how BTS fans can finally die happy ...
27 September 2019
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Got Into an E-Scooter Accident in Singapore? Here are 7 Things You Can Do
Update: Effective from Nov 5 2019, e-scooters have been banned from footpaths. You can only use them on ...
25 September 2019
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Can You Afford to Fall Sick? A 20-something Singaporean on the Cost of a Chronic Illness
If you met Wendy (not her real name) on the street, there is no way you can tell that she’s different from ...
24 September 2019
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iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max Prices in Singapore (2019)
I’m so tired of the whole iPhone hype — have people not switched out from Apple yet?! News of the newest ...
18 September 2019
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Singtel, Starhub and M1 iPhone 11 Prices (2019) — Which Telco Is The Cheapest?
The news has been confirmed — the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max will officially be released ...
18 September 2019
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NTUC FairPrice Xtra at VivoCity — 7 New Features to Woo Online Shoppers
Our favourite supermarket NTUC FairPrice has just opened a massive new store at VivoCity, and we hear that ...
13 September 2019
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Zero Waste Grocery Shopping? We Visit Unpackt, Scoop Wholefoods & The Source To See If It’s Possible
Thanks to growing awareness about wasteful packaging (save our world~), eco-conscious stores like Unpackt ...
12 September 2019
HDB BTO Launch Aug 2019 – Punggol & Tampines BTO Review
HDB BTO Launch Sep 2019 – Punggol & Tampines BTO Review
National Day 2019 is upon us once more, and I’m sure that patriots all over the island will want to celebrate ...
11 September 2019
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Cashless Society? Wait Long Long. 5 Reasons Why We Still Use Cash in Singapore
Like a lot of Singaporeans I know, I own several credit cards and my phone is loaded with Apple Pay, FavePay ...
9 September 2019
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Here’s the Reality of Living in Singapore and Why Planning Ahead is so Important
This post was written in collaboration with CPF. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
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5 Reasons Why Eating at Food Courts in Singapore Makes You Broke
Not content with just hawking pork floss buns and peanut butter thick toasts, the BreadTalk empire is now ...
6 September 2019
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Crowdfunding Singapore Guide – 8 Crowdfunding Platforms & Guidelines to Know
Recently, more and more Singaporeans have been turning to crowdfunding to foot their medical bills*. (We’re ...
3 September 2019
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5 Key Reasons Why Singaporeans Are Hesitant To Switch To An Electricity Retailer
It’s been 1 year since the Open Electricity Market (OEM) — i.e., since Singapore Power (SP) Group gave ...
29 August 2019
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Parents in Denial About Retirement? 7 Steps to Get Them Retirement Ready
If you regularly read the MoneySmart blog, you’ve probably already put some thought into your retirement ...
21 August 2019
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CPF Contribution & Retirement Age Changes: 7 Facts Singaporeans Should Know
I am seriously wondering if I’ve recently been abducted by aliens and implanted in an alternate universe, ...
20 August 2019
I’ve Hit the Cheap Cheese Jackpot in Singapore — Its Name is Phoon Huat
I’ve Hit the Cheap Cheese Jackpot in Singapore — Its Name is Phoon Huat
You’ve probably seen Phoon Huat (or Redman) outlets around Singapore, but, unless you happen to be a baking ...
19 August 2019
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Retirement Planning in Singapore (2019) – A Starter Guide for Confused Millennials
When you think “retirement”, do you imagine travelling the world, cruising on your own yacht, and being ...
19 August 2019
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5 Worst Things to Buy in JB — Totally Not Worth the Causeway Jam
By now, you would have seen the numerous memes and videos of the overnight super-jams at Johor Bahru during ...
15 August 2019
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Earning Air Miles with Your Wedding Banquet — Which Credit Card is Best?
It’s no secret that doing the whole marriage shebang in Singapore is seriously expensive, with wedding ...
8 August 2019
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7 Simple Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget in Singapore
I’ve never thought Singaporeans looked particularly unhealthy. After all, most people seem to be on the ...
7 August 2019
Is the Food at 7-Eleven vs Cheers Better? I Wrecked My Body to Find Out
Is the Food at 7-Eleven vs Cheers Better? I Wrecked My Body to Find Out
Judging by the response to a previous blog post about the best things to buy at 7-Eleven, I gather that ...
6 August 2019
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26 Best Senior Citizen Dining Discounts in Singapore – Cheap Buffets from $12.90++
2019 has been a pretty good year to be a senior citizen in Singapore. Not only is there a shiny new Merdeka ...
5 August 2019
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5 Reasons to Get Married During Hungry Ghost Festival
The Hungry Ghost Festival, a.k.a. the “ghost month” or 7th month in the Chinese calendar, is almost here! ...
2 August 2019