Family

Going Back to Work After Maternity Leave? Here are 4 Things You Must Settle
Going Back to Work After Maternity Leave? Here are 4 Things You Must Settle
Having a child, especially your first, is like dealing with an alien invasion—albeit an invasion by a cute, ...
25 May 2016
Here’s How Singaporean Parents Should Decide How Much to Pay for Childcare
Here’s How Singaporean Parents Should Decide How Much to Pay for Childcare
I’m pretty sure the average Singaporean parent spends more on their kids than I as an adult spend on myself. ...
18 May 2016
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Expecting a Baby? Here’s 5 Ways You Should be Planning Your Finances
So, you’re pregnant or, if that’s biologically impossible for you, your spouse is. Congratulations! You’ve ...
13 May 2016
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4 Things Mothers in Singapore Should Do to Plan for Their Finances
Being a mother in Singapore isn’t easy, no matter what the many beaming Mothers’ Day photos on Facebook ...
9 May 2016
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How Can the Government Make Cars More Affordable for Singaporean Families?
“Car-lite” is such a buzzword these days, it’s starting to sound like the name of some new fad diet. Let’s ...
5 May 2016
3 Things Married Couples in Singapore Should Do When Planning Their Finances
3 Things Married Couples in Singapore Should Do When Planning Their Finances
So you’ve collected the keys to your HDB flat, and you have a deadline looming over your head—to register ...
20 April 2016
Budget 2016 Reminds Us Again Why It Pays to Start a Family in Singapore… Literally
Budget 2016 Reminds Us Again Why It Pays to Start a Family in Singapore… Literally
Singapore is one of the few countries in the world where you actually get paid to have babies. I mean, ...
29 March 2016
3 Things Singaporeans Parents Should Spend Money On Instead of Tuition
3 Things Singaporeans Parents Should Spend Money On Instead of Tuition
If you thought you car or your flat were expensive, wait till you calculate the cost of bringing up your ...
22 March 2016
How Much Would a Child’s Allowance Need to be in Singapore?
How Much Would a Child’s Allowance Need to be in Singapore?
I love my parents very, very much. However, one of the things I wish they taught me was the true value ...
3 February 2016
4 Money-Saving Tips for Pregnant Ladies in Singapore
4 Money-Saving Tips for Pregnant Ladies in Singapore
Once upon a time, you thought that if you could only give up cocktail hour and nights at the club, you ...
28 January 2016
3 Things That Must be Done Before Singaporeans Will Want to Balance Work with Child-Rearing
3 Things That Must be Done Before Singaporeans Will Want to Balance Work with Child-Rearing
Just like Singapore’s low birth rates and lack of work-life balance, incentivising child-rearing in the ...
6 January 2016
3 Ways Young Singaporeans Can Help To Save Money When Living With Their Parents
3 Ways Young Singaporeans Can Help To Save Money When Living With Their Parents
If the government wants to know why young Singaporeans aren’t coupling up and having babies as often or ...
11 December 2015
3 Important Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money That Will Benefit Them in the Future
3 Important Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money That Will Benefit Them in the Future
There’s a saying that wealth in the family never lasts more than three generations. While the first generation ...
20 October 2015
3 Ways Parents Who Work Long Hours Can Spend More Time With Their Kids
3 Ways Parents Who Work Long Hours Can Spend More Time With Their Kids
Work-life balance is so scarce in Singapore that many young parents have given up on it altogether. Instead, ...
16 October 2015
3 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Your Kids’ After School Activities
3 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Your Kids’ After School Activities
When Singaporean parents lament that it’s crazy expensive to bring up kids here these days, most of the ...
13 October 2015
What is Causing Parents To Spend So Much More on Their Kids Than They Used To?
What is Causing Parents To Spend So Much More on Their Kids Than They Used To?
Having kids in Singapore can feel like playing the Sims. You have to invest in them by making sure the ...
7 October 2015
4 Things Singaporean Parents Can Do to Help Their Kids Succeed
4 Things Singaporean Parents Can Do to Help Their Kids Succeed
While it’s only natural that parents want the best for their kids, one look at exhausted Singaporean kids ...
1 October 2015
3 Ways Singaporean Parents Can Juggle Work and Kids Better
3 Ways Singaporean Parents Can Juggle Work and Kids Better
Despite the government recently increasing the amount of cash incentives open to Singaporean parents, the ...
22 September 2015
How to Make Sure You’re Getting Your Money’s Worth When Hiring a Tutor For Your Child
How to Make Sure You’re Getting Your Money’s Worth When Hiring a Tutor For Your Child
If you’re a Singaporean parent, there’s a 70% chance you’ll be enrolling your kid in tuition at some point ...
17 September 2015
4 Tasks Singaporeans Can Outsource Without Hiring Domestic Help
4 Tasks Singaporeans Can Outsource Without Hiring Domestic Help
Singaporeans are a busy lot, and after spending a long day at the office most people don’t have the time ...
2 September 2015
3 Reasons Why Singaporeans Aren’t Eating at Home More
3 Reasons Why Singaporeans Aren’t Eating at Home More
Cooking at home is one of the most obvious ways to save money, but it’s also something Singaporeans hardly ...
1 September 2015
4 Estate Planning Mistakes Singaporeans Must Avoid
4 Estate Planning Mistakes Singaporeans Must Avoid
Singaporeans spend a huge chunk of their lives working to amass assets like property, stocks and cash. ...
21 July 2015
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4 Reasons Singaporeans Might be Wasting Money on Tuition For Their Kids
You know you’re in Singapore when the newspapers publish a special report on private tuition. The Straits ...
6 July 2015
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Here’s How You Can Save Hundreds of Dollars Buying Second Hand Baby and Kids’ Products
You’d think that all you needed to raise a kid were a few stacks of drawing paper and coloured pencils ...
2 July 2015
How Singaporeans’ Pursuit of Money May be Affecting their Wellbeing
How Singaporeans’ Pursuit of Money May be Affecting their Wellbeing
Yet again, a news report has revealed something we already knew deep down inside—according to a recent ...
2 July 2015