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3 Ways Divorce Can Affect You Financially in Singapore
3 Ways Divorce Can Affect You Financially in Singapore
The break up of a marriage is one of the suckiest things that can happen to you. Even if you’re secretly ...
11 June 2015
5 Things Every Singaporean Who Supports their Aged Parents Must Do
5 Things Every Singaporean Who Supports their Aged Parents Must Do
Ask any Singaporean why they turned down that job offer in London or New York, and there’s a high chance ...
5 June 2015
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5 Unique Places to Enjoy a Singapore Staycation During the June Holidays
So the June holidays are coming, but you’re not about to cart the entire family off to some foreign land ...
29 May 2015
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Why Isn’t the Baby Bonus Working? Singaporeans Share Their Gripes
It’s pretty safe to say the Baby Bonus isn’t working. Singapore’s birth rate continues to be so low you ...
31 March 2015
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How Much is Getting Pregnant Going to Cost You in Singapore?
Sometimes it seems like getting pregnant is all too easy for those who don’t want it to happen or aren’t ...
30 March 2015
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Should Singapore Companies Do More to Accommodate New Mothers in Singapore?
For most mothers in Singapore, the birth of a baby does not herald hours of snuggling with the little one ...
24 March 2015
5 Extravagant After School Activities Singaporean Kids are Enjoying
5 Extravagant After School Activities Singaporean Kids are Enjoying
It can be disconcerting to see someone who isn’t even old enough to watch an R(A) movie in the cinemas ...
17 March 2015
5 March Holiday Activities to Do With Your Kids for Under $50
5 March Holiday Activities to Do With Your Kids for Under $50
The March school holidays are around the corner. If you’re a tiger parent from hell, feel free to keep ...
16 March 2015
3 Things Singaporean Parents Should Stop Telling Their Kids Now
3 Things Singaporean Parents Should Stop Telling Their Kids Now
Kiasu Singaporean parents, you’ve just gotta love ’em. If you were born to Singaporean parents and grew ...
2 March 2015
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3 Ways Too Much Tuition Might Make Your Child Poorer
Kiasu parents, take heed. Overloading your child with tuition classes may not necessarily put them on the ...
16 January 2015
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Parents Are Now Going For Tuition—Is This a Good Idea?
The life of a kiasu parent is tough. From doing community service to get their kids into their primary ...
15 January 2015
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Can You Afford to Stay Home with Your Kids in Singapore?
If money weren’t an issue, I think it’s safe to say many more new mothers would choose to stay home with ...
19 December 2014
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3 Huge Reasons You Shouldn’t Pay for Your Child’s University Education
Most Singaporean parents want to pay for their kids’ university education if they can afford it. In fact, ...
12 November 2014
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Why Is It So Hard To Buy an EC in Singapore Today?
You’ve probably heard your friends or read somewhere that buying an EC (Executive Condominiums) is a great ...
24 October 2014
3 Unique Staycation Ideas in Singapore
3 Unique Staycation Ideas in Singapore
Fancy a staycation on an island with a sandy beach and lagoon for swimming? In a holiday bungalow that ...
17 October 2014
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5 Cost Saving Ways to Choose Swimming Lessons For Kids in Singapore
While not every parent might agree that math Olympiad classes or archery lessons are necessary for a kid, ...
19 September 2014
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The 3 Most Important Things To Do When Your Kid Inherits Money
If you have experienced a recent death in the family, you might have mixed feelings when you later find ...
15 September 2014
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How to Lower the Cost of Music Lessons for Your Child
Every kid needs a hobby, and as far as many Singaporean parents are concerned, it is better that that hobby ...
15 September 2014
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5 Child-related Benefits You Can Get From the Government
With an ‘abysmal’ fertility rate of 1.2 (far below the replacement rate of 2.1) and declining birth rate ...
4 September 2014
3 Types of Insurance You Should Consider for Your Child
3 Types of Insurance You Should Consider for Your Child
In the jungle of insurance, what is types of insurance are relevant to your child, and at which stage? ...
20 August 2014
Here’s an Easy Budgeting Strategy That’ll Work on Any Salary
Here’s an Easy Budgeting Strategy That’ll Work on Any Salary
Budgeting is never as easy as it sounds right? I mean, creating a budget is so deceptively simple – you ...
5 August 2014
Mustafa vs NTUC FairPrice – Who Saves You More on Food and Household Items?
Mustafa vs NTUC FairPrice – Who Saves You More on Food and Household Items?
If I were to tell you that Mustafa isn’t the absolute cheapest place around, you’d probably tell me that ...
4 July 2014
3 Financial Life Lessons You Can Learn From the Widow Who Blew $1 Million Dollars
3 Financial Life Lessons You Can Learn From the Widow Who Blew $1 Million Dollars
What would you do with $1 million dollars? Silly question I know – and one that I’m sure will get a lot ...
1 July 2014
Hiring Tutors in Singapore: How Much is Too Much?
Hiring Tutors in Singapore: How Much is Too Much?
You can always tell when the PSLE or “O” Levels come around. People involved look haggard, and if you gave ...
11 January 2014
No Discount: The Average Cost of Raising a Child (in Singapore)
No Discount: The Average Cost of Raising a Child (in Singapore)
In my day, children were raised on sunshine, sports, and pure grit. The only “play station” was a clearing ...
6 May 2013