• One of the best ways to earmark money for one-off expenses is to open a savings account -- or even multiple savings accounts -- just for these expenses. So the next time your boss gives you a great review and a hefty check to boot, deposit it into your separate savings account and put it toward that car engine replacement …

  • Thanks to the Internet, you can find information on practically anything nowadays -- from how to keep your azaleas from dying, to what time your favorite restaurant closes, to how credit scores work. However, despite the combined efforts of personal finance experts, financial bloggers and news sites to educate consumers, …

  • There is nothing more exciting or nerve-wracking than hearing you've been invited for an interview . Congratulations, all your hard work has paid off. But your hard work isn't over yet. There are a number ...

  • Originally called the Take Our Daughters to Work Program and founded by Gloria Steinem and the Ms. Foundation for Women in 1993, it expanded to include boys in 2003. She coaches college grads individually with an intense Job Search Boot Camp, writes and edits the MediaJobsDaily blog on Mediabistro, and conducts interviews …

  • Over the course of the last few years, the value of traditional job boards has declined, while LinkedIn is now often thought of as THE place to go to find a job. LinkedIn has made the whole process social and interactive. There are numerous ways to use this social networking site to be seen and gain business intelligence. …

  • The real estate agents you encounter may not be licensed, and they may have little relevant experience. I use those two examples in particular because I've known real estate agents in overseas property markets who formerly held these positions in the United States. The real estate agent you decide to work with probably …

  • student loan debt

    While I highly value a college education -- I have two degrees -- I despise the idea of college debt.  I graduated without this onerous burden, but few can do it today. That's why there's more than $1 ...

  • pink slip

    How you handle your first few weeks on the job can set the tone for your relationship with your boss throughout your entire stay at your new company. Handle yourself well, and you can quickly start to ...

  • An expensive gym membership to a private, upscale health club is no longer necessary to consistently work up a hearty sweat. Some community centers even offer workout classes like yoga, dance or running or walking clubs for free, all of which are an excellent and cost-effective way to workout.

  • 3 Soft Skills Every Employer Secretly Wants You to Have

    Have you ever walked into a job interview positive that your experience was enough to get you the job, only to walk away empty handed? Bruno Marchand, Manager of HR & Business Support Divisions for Robert Walters Singapore, offers valuable advice that can help you understand not only why soft skills are so important, but …

  • Video interview

    Now that more than half of hiring managers are using video to interview potential job candidates -- according to a 2012 Office Team survey -- there's a good chance you'll end up being interviewed virtually for your next job. Not taking it as seriously as a traditional interview. After all, you don't have the benefit of …

  • Petra Nemcova, model, host and philanthropist, is a master of transformation, both professionally and personally. She was recently honored at the LinkedIn Discussion Series in New York City, where she shared many powerful tips for reinvention, and discussed topics such as building your professional brand, motivation, mentorship …

  • Sherrie Bourg Carter, psychologist and author of "High-Octane Women: How Superachievers Can Avoid Burnout, " says people truss their occupations to their identity. Because of this, common emotions that surround losing a job -- either from being fired or laid off -- mirror the grief experienced when losing a loved one. …

  • To succeed at this, you need to be knowledgeable about the company, the boss' challenges and the desired profile for the ideal candidate -- before you walk in the door. In a TED Talk, Andrew Stanton, a filmmaker who cowrote the "Toy Story" movies, says that a great story comes from using what you know, capturing a truth …

  • Networking is a dirty word to most people, but it's so important to your job search. Nowadays, many people think exclusively about online networking, but traditional, face-to-face networking is still the most effective way to land a new job.

  • Another tax day is over. Hopefully everyone filed their taxes on time and sent in what they owe to the Internal Revenue Service. Taxes are a fact of life when you have a full-time job, but your tax liability ...

  • The term "opting out" typically refers to moms who decide to leave the workforce to take care of children. A ?recent paper by Elizabeth Wilhoit, a Ph.D. student in organizational communication at Purdue University, finds that women without children are also often eager to leave the traditional workplace in order to pursue …

  • Companies use different strategies to source new employees, and job boards play a small part in hiring. One way to learn where companies have had luck sourcing new employees is SilkRoad's annual survey. This report analyzed data from companies using SilkRoad's OpenHire applicant tracking system. It sheds some light on …

  • Are you discounting social media as a way to land a job? Or are you relying 100 percent on LinkedIn to help you create your digital footprint? Research shows employers benefit from using social media to attract candidates. The Society for Human Resource Management's 2013 survey, Social Networking Websites and Recruiting/Selection, …

  • Kids today are bombarded with a constant barrage of advertising, often camouflaged as entertainment, and not even the top researchers in the field know exactly how it might be influencing them. That's because there's scant research on how many of the newer types of ads, such as online games created by companies or viral …

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Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1.25810.000.00%
    USDSGD=X
    1.7405+0.0004+0.02%
    EURSGD=X
    2.1140+0.0002+0.01%
    GBPSGD=X
    81.3087+0.0167+0.02%
    SGDJPY=X
    6.1630+0.00030.00%
    SGDHKD=X
    2.6032+0.0048+0.19%
    SGDMYR=X
    9,237.9238-18.1025-0.20%
    SGDIDR=X
    4.9700+0.003+0.06%
    SGDCNY=X
    1.1657+0.0004+0.04%
    AUDSGD=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1,293.40+2.80+0.22%
    GCM14.CMX
    19.60-0.09-0.45%
    SIK14.CMX
    91.62-1.25-1.35%
    ^XAU
    3.120.00-0.11%
    HGK14.CMX
    101.66-0.28-0.27%
    CLM14.NYM
  • Bonds
    Bonds
    TreasuryYield (%)Yield Change
    1.74+0.03
    ^FVX
    2.690.00
    ^TNX
    3.460.00
    ^TYX

MARKET MOVERS

  • Most Actives
    Most Actives
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    2.22+0.010+0.45%
    JS8.SI
    1.16+0.010+0.87%
    U6C.SI
    0.121-0.002-1.63%
    B22.SI
    1.34-0.015-1.11%
    G13.SI
    1.2150.0000.00%
    S53.SI
  • % Gainers
    % Gainers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.164+0.012+7.89%
    5HH.SI
    0.21+0.020+10.53%
    F86.SI
    0.116+0.010+9.43%
    O2I.SI
    0.72+0.050+7.46%
    5DP.SI
    1.315+0.084+6.82%
    O9A.SI
  • % Losers
    % Losers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.141-0.013-8.44%
    5GD.SI
    0.151-0.009-5.63%
    A03.SI
    0.30-0.015-4.76%
    K29.SI
    1.05-0.050-4.55%
    T14.SI
    0.215-0.010-4.44%
    5UZ.SI