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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
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HDB BTO Status Symbols – How Much Would It Cost to Buy Them All?
One of the downsides to living in a resale flat is that I don’t get to take part in the bubbling cauldron ...
29 July 2019
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Singapore Inflation Rate 2019 – What Exactly Is It & 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 ...
26 July 2019
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Here’s How You Can Optimise Your Office Internet Experience with Singtel Business Broadband
This post was written in collaboration with Singtel. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
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Daiso’s New Store ThreePpy Opens in Funan Mall – Worth a Visit?
“Wanna ThreePpy with me?” Your hot colleague asks you over lunch at KopiTech, making your heart skip a ...
22 July 2019
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Is Singapore Going Through a Recession? Wait, What’s a Recession?
Recently, there’s been a small slew of news reports about Singapore’s economy with big, scary words like ...
17 July 2019
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Does NTUC FairPrice Live Up to Its Name? A Survey of FairPrice Housebrand Prices
For most Singaporeans, picking up groceries from the nearby NTUC FairPrice outlet is as commonplace as ...
15 July 2019
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7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About GrabPay in Singapore
Everyone uses GrabPay to pay for Grab rides, GrabFood orders, and maybe Liho bubble tea once in a while ...
8 July 2019
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Cat Adoption and Ownership in Singapore – How Much Does it Cost?
Some say the world is split into cat and dog people. I don’t believe that, but if I had to choose, I’m ...
4 July 2019
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Dog Adoption and Ownership in Singapore – How Much Does it Cost?
People think that just because I’m a cat lady, I don’t like dogs. In actuality, I love all furkids – including ...
4 July 2019
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Cheap Food in Orchard Exists – 7 Best Places for a Meal Under $7
Let’s be real here: Orchard Road can be a major financial black hole when it comes to food (as with everything ...
26 June 2019
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Pest Infestations – How Much Will It Cost You If This Happens to Your House
This post was written in collaboration with Rentokil. While we are financially compensated by them, we ...
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5 Best Credit Cards for Raising Kids in Singapore
Raising a family in Singapore is not for the faint of heart — not when it’s estimated to cost $360,000 ...
25 June 2019
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Choosing a Green Electricity Plan in Singapore – What are Your Options?
So, it turns out that I picked an electricity retailer way too soon. It turns out that there are actually ...
10 June 2019
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7 Best Electric Scooters in Singapore (LTA Compliant & UL2272 Certified)
Update: Effective from Nov 5 2019, e-scooters have been banned from footpaths. You can only use them on ...
6 June 2019
16 Things That are More Expensive in Singapore Than Other First World Countries
16 Things That are More Expensive in Singapore Than Other First World Countries
Recently, some genius on r/Singapore posted a chilling question: “What are Singaporeans paying way too ...
4 June 2019
“Senior Proof” Your Home – 5 Places to Get Safety Gear for the Elderly in Singapore
“Senior Proof” Your Home – 5 Places to Get Safety Gear for the Elderly in Singapore
If you were expecting a new baby, the entire household would be aflutter with activity as everyone rushes ...
29 May 2019
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Sim Lim Square to En Bloc – 14 Computer Shops to Visit While You Still Can
The latest in a string of vintage shopping malls slated to go on the chopping block, Sim Lim Square is ...
28 May 2019
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HDB Resale Flats vs BTOs – Are HDB BTOs Always Cheaper Than Resale Flats?
Most of us Singaporeans are under the impression that HDB resale flats are way more expensive than BTOs. ...
27 May 2019
The Complete N00b’s Guide to Buying Second Hand Furniture in Singapore
The Complete N00b’s Guide to Buying Second Hand Furniture in Singapore
Most older Singaporeans I know still frown upon anything second hand (“what if the previous owner died?!”), ...
23 May 2019
Huawei Trade-in Prices at Singtel, Starhub, M1 & Samsung
Huawei Trade-in Prices at Singtel, Starhub, M1 & Samsung
If you haven’t heard the news about Huawei, you’ve either been living under a rock, or you’re a hardcore ...
21 May 2019
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Car Rental in Singapore – Guide to Cheap Car Rentals for Singaporeans & Expats
Public transport in Singapore is awesome and all, but there are times when you’d REALLY rather not deal ...
17 May 2019