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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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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% […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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3 Signs to Know If You Have Enough Insurance Coverage

BY Eugene - December 20, 2017

There are so many variations of insurance out in the market. It is difficult for financial advisors to tell them apart, let alone consumers who have little clue how to differentiate them. It is no wonder consumers like you and […]

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Diabetes – Singapore’s Silent Killer

BY Lynette Tan - August 15, 2017

As we celebrate the nation’s 52 birthday this month, PM Lee highlighted 3 important and urgent issues Singapore has to grapple with, one of which is the nation’s fight against diabetes. While we all know that Singapore has a rapidly […]

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In This Age Of DIY Insurance, Is The Insurance Agent Still Relevant?

BY Lynette Tan - January 16, 2017

There has been a lot of shift in the personal finance industry in the last 2 years, specifically towards automation and robo-advisory. On the provider’s site, using technology can help cut costs on human resources as customers go online for […]

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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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Critical Illness Vs Early-Stage Critical Illness Insurance- Do You Need Both?

BY Lynette Tan - May 3, 2016

Do you know that the incidence of cancer in Singapore has risen sharply in recent years? Every day, about 36 people are told that they have cancer. But the good news is that the survival rate has been increasing as […]

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Here Is Why You Need A Critical Illness Insurance

BY Lynette Tan - April 11, 2016

Our worst nightmare when it comes to insurance claims might be the day where we are diagnosed with a critical illness(that requires a huge financial outlay) and to realise that we are not able to proceed with any claims because […]