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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
4 Reasons Why Millennial-Targeted Greenwashing is Actually Good for Singapore
4 Reasons Why Millennial-Targeted Greenwashing is Actually Good for Singapore
Seems like you can’t walk 5 steps in a shopping mall these days without encountering what my colleague ...
11 July 2019
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Buying Cheap Furniture from IKEA? 10 Unexpected Costs to Look Out for
Most people are alternately horrified / impressed that I can rattle off the dimensions of various IKEA ...
27 June 2019
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5 Financial Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Marriage
Getting married is not easy, what with the cost of weddings in Singapore, so it’s worthwhile making the ...
24 April 2019
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How Much is the Job of a Stay-At-Home-Mum (SAHM) Really Worth?
When you meet a stay-at-home parent, do not ask something along the lines of, “So, what do you do all day?” ...
22 April 2019
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Can You Actually Save Money with a Grab Subscription? Review of GrabClub & Score
We’re well into 2019, and Grab still isn’t giving away promo codes like before. Even now that its rival ...
31 January 2019
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Marie Kondo Your Money – 5 Steps to Konmari Your Finances in 2019
By now, every Singaporean with an internet connection would have watched all 8 episodes of the Netflix ...
28 January 2019
NTUC Insurance Droplet Insures You Against Grab & Gojek Surge Pricing – Ridiculous or Useful?
NTUC Insurance Droplet Insures You Against Grab & Gojek Surge Pricing – Ridiculous or Useful?
Guess the folks at NTUC Income are being pushed to think out of the box, because they’re now pushing this ...
25 January 2019
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Cost of Living in Singapore Going Up – 5 Things That Will Get More Expensive in 2019
“Singapore so expensive!” and “Wah lao, [insert hawker dish here] price went up again!” are common refrains ...
1 November 2018
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How to Save Money and Be Green At the Same Time: 3 Key Trends in Singapore
Singapore is the last country on earth where you would expect anyone to care about the environment. People ...
28 September 2018
3 Pieces of Questionable Wealth Advice From Fengshui Masters, and What You Should Be Doing Instead
3 Pieces of Questionable Wealth Advice From Fengshui Masters, and What You Should Be Doing Instead
If the rumours are to be believed, Singapore was built using feng shui principles. Everything from that ...
13 April 2018
Grab Has Beaten Uber in Singapore, But Are We the Real Losers?
Grab Has Beaten Uber in Singapore, But Are We the Real Losers?
It’s been the worst kept secret, but on Monday it was announced that Grab had finally acquired their rivals ...
28 March 2018
3 Ways Income Inequality Can Be Reduced in Singapore
3 Ways Income Inequality Can Be Reduced in Singapore
Picture this: you’re standing by the side of the street at 10pm, exhausted after a gruelling day of work, ...
21 March 2018
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Insurance Companies Getting Mixed Signals from the Government – Here’s What It Means for You
This has been a weird week for insurance companies. They’ve been the subject of not one but three discussions ...
9 March 2018
The 2 Biggest Reasons Singaporeans are Retiring Later, and How to Avoid the Same Fate
The 2 Biggest Reasons Singaporeans are Retiring Later, and How to Avoid the Same Fate
There are some Singaporeans who wish they were retired every morning when their alarm wakes them up for ...
6 March 2018
3 Ways Singapore Workplaces Can Support Gender Equality and Raise the Birthrate
3 Ways Singapore Workplaces Can Support Gender Equality and Raise the Birthrate
It’s obvious that work-life balance, or the lack of it, has had a strong part to play in lowering Singapore’s ...
28 February 2018
3 Ways the Employment Landscape in Singapore Has Changed Over the Years
3 Ways the Employment Landscape in Singapore Has Changed Over the Years
Building a career in 2018 is a whole different ballgame from how it was in 1998. There’s a reason nobody ...
27 February 2018
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5 Countries That Do Cashless Payments Way Better Than Singapore
The Singapore government is pushing to create a completely cashless society, but naysayers have been insisting ...
23 February 2018
3 Awesome Things Singaporeans Should be Looking Forward To Over the Next Decade
3 Awesome Things Singaporeans Should be Looking Forward To Over the Next Decade
Apparently, Singaporeans aren’t very optimistic about the future. A 2016 survey found that Singaporean ...
19 February 2018
Top 3 Reasons Overseas Singaporeans Decide to Move Back Home
Top 3 Reasons Overseas Singaporeans Decide to Move Back Home
Singaporeans are always complaining about how they wish they could migrate to another country to escape ...
8 February 2018
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5 Tips to Help Singaporeans Survive the Transition to Cashless Payments
The government seems pretty determined to turn Singapore into a cashless society, and has announced that ...
7 February 2018
4 Singaporean Phenomena That are Making You Poorer
4 Singaporean Phenomena That are Making You Poorer
One of the hallmarks of meritocracy is that if you don’t make it in life, it’s your fault. Or is it? There ...
2 February 2018
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3 Money-Saving Ways to Live the Scandinavian Hygge Lifestyle
We may not have winter in Singapore, but the Scandinavian concept of hygge has resonated for some Singaporeans. ...
25 January 2018
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3 Consequences the Zero Vehicle Growth Rate May Have on the Property Market
The full implications of the government’s recent announcement about the reduction of the vehicle growth ...
10 January 2018
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What Should Singaporeans Expect From The Economy in 2018?
2018 is starting out a lot more optimistically than 2017 did. A year ago, Singaporeans were fretting over ...
8 January 2018