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    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 […]

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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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Should I surrender my Life Insurance?

BY Lynette Tan - December 5, 2017

For some of us who may be going through a phase of higher financial commitment, surrendering our life insurance policy may come to mind. After all, with all that monthly bills piling up and loans to repay, servicing our insurance […]

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How to Minimise your chance of an Insurance Claims Rejection

BY Lynette Tan - October 24, 2017

You might have read about many cases of insurance claims rejection in the papers. When you are looking to purchase an insurance, you’d find that more often than not, the paperwork and documentation process is easy as ABC. But when […]

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Health Insurance For Foreigners In Singapore – Are They All Freaking Expensive?

BY Lynette Tan - September 27, 2017

It is no longer uncommon for Singaporeans to work alongside foreigners in Singapore. After all, more than half the population here are in fact, foreigners. As with their Singaporean co-workers, many foreigners are dumbfounded when it comes to getting insurance […]

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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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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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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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Can I Solely Rely On My Company’s Insurance Coverage?

BY Lynette Tan - September 13, 2016

It is not mandatory for employers in Singapore to buy medical insurance for their employees except if they are work permit and S pass holders. For those lucky enough to enjoy this extra benefit from their employers, they may feel […]

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Zika And Insurance – What You Need To Know

BY Lynette Tan - September 5, 2016

So the Zika virus has officially landed in Singapore and is creating some panic around. As commonly seen with other kinds of “outbreak”, Singaporeans have been quick to snap up mosquito repellent, insecticides and other what-not to protect themselves. Living […]

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Am I Wasting My Money By Buying Insurance? – A Matter Of Perspective

BY Lynette Tan - July 18, 2016

When you buy things at a sale, are you wasting money or saving money? This is an apt example of putting your insurance expenses into perspective. While some may argue that buying what’s necessary at a sale is saving money, […]

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Direct Purchase Insurance VS Insurance Agent

BY Lynette Tan - July 4, 2016

Since April 2015, the Monetary Authority of Singapore(MAS) has launched their Direct Purchase Insurance(DPI) initiative called CompareFIRST, allowing consumers to compare and buy basic life insurance products on a portal instead of going through and insurance agent. While it is […]