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  • Home loan variable rate

    Demystifying Floating Interest Rates For Every Singaporean Who Aspires To Own A Home

    BY Eugene - July 2, 2018

    To own a home is the dream of many Singaporeans. Owning a home is not as simple as it sounds though. From choosing the location to getting a good price to finding the best home loan deals, not a single […]

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    6 Changes To Eldershield That You Must Know

    BY Eugene - June 26, 2018

    Change is the only constant. Cliché as it may sound, but it is true, even for some of the oldest public schemes in Singapore. From 2020 onwards, Singaporeans will no longer be covered by ElderShield. Instead, CareShield Life will replace […]

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    The Biggest Insurance Mistake That Most Singaporeans Make And How To Fix It

    BY Eugene - May 27, 2018

    For the first time ever, the Life Insurance Association (LIA) commissioned a study into Singaporeans’ critical illness (CI) coverage as part of its annual Protection Gap Study. As Singaporeans live increasingly longer thanks to better healthcare services, the chances of […]

  • Credit Card Pocket

    3 Things To Look Out For When Choosing A Credit Card

    BY Eugene - May 10, 2018

    Getting a credit card in today’s digital age is easy. The only thing you have to do is to go online, search on Google, fill in the online application and ta-da, you get your credit card in your letter box […]

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    How To Check Your Credit Score With Banks

    BY Eugene - April 27, 2018

    Understanding Your Credit Reputation Credit is prevalent in our everyday lives nowadays. It is hard to find anyone without a credit facility these days, be it credit card, motor vehicle or mortgage loan. In the year of 2017 alone, over […]

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    5-Minute Guide To Investment Assets Everyone Should Understand

    BY admin - March 28, 2018

    Investing is a time-tested way to build your wealth over time. But with so many different investment assets, it can be daunting to start investing. We want to help you remove your psychological barriers towards investing so that you can […]

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    4 Money Tools Every Financially Savvy Singaporean Should Know

    BY admin - March 19, 2018

    For the fifth year in a row, Singapore has been named the world’s most expensive city in the world. Living in the most expensive city in the world can be financially stressful unless you know some saving hacks to help […]

  • Savings

    Busting 4 Myths to Change Your Mind About Saving

    BY admin - March 8, 2018

    The concept of saving might be simple, it’s an act that some of us struggle with on a daily basis. Part of the struggle is because of savings myth that are crippling our savings mindset. So, here are four common […]

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    7 absolutely necessary adulting tips for Singapore’s millennials

    BY Lynette Tan - March 1, 2018

    So you are graduating this year and are wondering what’s gonna happen after you are out of school. “Should I travel?” “Start sending resumes now?” Becoming an “adult” can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be so hard if […]

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    Planning for the care and financial needs of your elderly parents

    BY Lynette Tan - February 26, 2018

    The once a year Singapore has been announced on February 19 2018 and there were a number of expected and surprising changes. The focus this year is on tackling 3 key issues Singapore is facing: Shift in global economic weight […]

  • Invest

    Avoid These 4 Investing Mistakes Singaporeans Often Make

    BY Eugene - February 20, 2018

    From chope-ing seats at hawker centres to the way we speak, Singaporeans are known to be notoriously efficient. One area that Singaporeans want to be particularly efficient in is investing. The idea of making your money work harder than you […]

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    How millennials can save money – starting young

    BY Lynette Tan - February 14, 2018

    According to a shocking CNBC report, more and more millennials are having trouble saving money. In fact, according to a survey mentioned in the report, the percentage of young millennials with $0 savings rose from 31% in 2016 to 46% […]

  • Financial Management

    4 Free Financial Services Every Singaporean Should Take Advantage Of

    BY Eugene - February 12, 2018

    Being resourceful is one of the strengths of Singaporeans. From looking out for the latest food craze to the best food discount in town, Singaporeans have done it all. Unfortunately, such resourcefulness has been limited to food, rather than our […]

  • fire insurance

    Does my insurance cover a house fire?

    BY Lynette Tan - February 7, 2018

    Three years ago, a survey conducted by insurance company AIG found that 75% of those interviewed believed that a fire insurance will cover loss of home items due to fire, water damage or accidents. Often, when we see a fire […]

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Planning for the care and financial needs of your elderly parents

BY Lynette Tan - February 26, 2018

The once a year Singapore has been announced on February 19 2018 and there were a number of expected and surprising changes. The focus this year is on tackling 3 key issues Singapore is facing: Shift in global economic weight […]

Savings

3 CPF Hacks You Wish You Knew When You’re Young

BY admin - January 4, 2018

Central Provident Fund (CPF) is one of those underappreciated schemes among Singaporeans. This is largely due to the fact that we cannot “touch” the money in our CPF until we are at retirement age. But it doesn’t mean that CPF […]

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Preparing for Retirement – Is CPF Life Adequate?

BY Lynette Tan - September 18, 2017

Singaporeans are living longer and as we age, we need to spend some time thinking about how we can finance our daily living expenses as we eventually stop work. Many of us may have the perception that we can rely […]

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Understanding The SRS And Maximising Its Benefits

BY Lynette Tan - July 5, 2017

We might all be pretty familiar with using our CPF money for property financing and investment but the Supplementary Retirement Scheme(SRS) might be less heard of. Essentially, it is a savings scheme introduced to complement your CPF savings for retirement. […]

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Are You Making The Most Of The CPF Investment Scheme?

BY Lynette Tan - June 12, 2017

Many Singaporeans use their CPF primarily to finance the buying of a property, since most believe that owning a home is still one of the best assets to have. For those that may not qualify for eligibility to buy a […]

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How Much Should I Spend On Insurance Per Month?

BY Lynette Tan - March 20, 2017

Most Singaporeans are aware that simply relying on their Medishield life plan to fully cover their insurance needs is not enough. This is why many people take on private insurance policies as well. If you are thinking of getting some […]

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4 Costly Insurance Misconceptions You Should Avoid

BY Lynette Tan - February 20, 2017

Many of us may agree that insurance is a necessity in our lives to protect us against unfortunate incidents in our lives – sickness, accidents and death. But because it is not a product or concept that we learn in […]

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Here’s What You’re Missing In Your Family’s Insurance Needs

BY Lynette Tan - October 17, 2016

Did you always think that it is your own responsibility to take care of your own insurance needs? While our Medishield Life may provide some help, it is highly unlikely that we will have enough money to cover our medical […]

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Does The Elderly In Singapore Need Insurance?

BY Lynette Tan - April 25, 2016

As most of us grow older, we start to realise the importance of insurance as we face more health issues in our lives. Or perhaps, you have started on your own family and are considering the retirement and health care […]