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  • 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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    4 Money Lesson You Should Be Learning From Your Parents

    BY admin - February 4, 2018

    From walking to talking, parents have constantly been a source of our learning. Parents are always imparting their life lessons to us so that we can become more accomplished individuals. The way we think about money and utilize our money […]

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    What’s the probability of suffering from critical illness in Singapore?

    BY Lynette Tan - January 30, 2018

    When deciding if one should buy Critical Illness(CI) insurance, discussion often surrounds how it may not be a worthwhile purchase as it is considered expensive relative to other types of health insurance. Many may view the purchase of an insurance […]

  • Savings

    Should Singapore Savings Bond Replace Your Fixed Deposits?

    BY Eugene - January 24, 2018

    Fixed deposits are the traditional choice when we think about earning interest with our additional savings. However, the Singapore Savings Bond (SSB) was introduced back in 2015 to give Singaporeans an additional (and better) option of parking their money. What […]

  • Disappointment

    Disappointed With Your Endowment Returns? It’s Time To Consider ETFs

    BY Eugene - January 17, 2018

    Many years ago, insurance is purely about protection. You would buy an insurance to protect the family’s financials in the event of any mishap to your family’s breadwinner. But insurance has evolved into a whole new beast with time. Today, […]

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    4 ways to buy insurance – which is best?

    BY Lynette Tan - January 11, 2018

    Do you know that other than going straight to the insurance agent your friend referred you to, there are many other ways you can purchase an insurance policy? Which of these is the best way and how do you spot […]

  • Retirement Holiday

    4 Saving Hacks That Could Get You Closer To A Dream Retirement

    BY Eugene - January 10, 2018

    Lying on the beach chair and enjoying the sunset in Hawaii; Travelling and enjoying the way of life in Europe. These are some of the dream retirements that we all have at the back of our minds. But before you […]

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    5 factors to consider when choosing a term insurance

    BY Lynette Tan - January 4, 2018

    We’ve previously written about why term insurance makes sense for most people, providing a cost-effective way to get protection without costing an arm and a leg. So whether you are looking to buy an insurance for yourself for the first […]

  • 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 […]

  • financial planner

    A Percentage Guideline to Your Household Expenditure

    BY Eugene - December 30, 2017

    Some time ago, CNBC published an article on a financial planner’s view on how a US Citizen should spend his/her money, with respect to their income bracket. As a financial planner myself, having the privilege to manage and assess the […]

  • money

    5 Ways to save more money and grow your wealth in 2018  

    BY Lynette Tan - December 27, 2017

    With 2018 just around the corner, it might be the right time to think about some of your financial goals and resolutions for the coming year. The year ahead does look to be more optimistic, with GDP growth forecast revised […]

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    Your Ultimate Last Minute Xmas Guide 2017 – Where to eat, what to buy

    BY Lynette Tan - December 20, 2017

    Are you feeling the festive spirit yet? With the amount of feasting and gifting going on this week, you might not be in the best mood for work. Why not check out our 2-minute guide to plan out your last […]

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 […]