• StarHub appoints new CEO after 'global executive search'
    Yahoo Finance Singaporeyesterday

    StarHub appoints new CEO after 'global executive search'

    Singapore telco StarHub announced that it has appointed Peter Kaliaropoulos as its next Chief Executive Officer. Peter K, as is known, will take over as Group CEO on 9 July 2018. According to a statement from the telco released on Friday (20 April), Peter K, who was most recently CEO of Zain Saudi

  • Live Blog: Singapore Budget 2018
    Yahoo Finance Singapore2 months ago

    Live Blog: Singapore Budget 2018

    As many economists expected, the government announced plans to increase the goods and services tax (GST) to 9 per cent from 7 per cent, but the timing will be "sometime" from 2021 to 2025. However, Heng said it would likely be implemented sooner rather than later.

  • How to stay disciplined with your finances
    Yahoo Finance Singapore3 months ago

    How to stay disciplined with your finances

    Many people would agree that it isn’t easy to manage money, especially when there are many different aspects to it, such as savings, investing, insurance etc. It is also hard to heed any professional financial advice because different people have widely different circumstances.

  • The one thing Albert Einstein would say about investing
    Yahoo Finance Singapore4 months ago

    The one thing Albert Einstein would say about investing

    Not many people know this, but Albert Einstein, the guy behind the general theory of relativity and the famous equation E = mc2, invested most of his Nobel Prize money in the stock market. While he is not known for his investing acumen, he discovered the greatest mathematical discovery of all time –

  • 5 tips to improving your credit score
    Yahoo Finance Singapore4 months ago

    5 tips to improving your credit score

    If you are applying for any type of loan, chances are high that a lender will ask for your credentials to access your credit scores. For those who never have come across a credit score, it is an aggregated number that institutions use to ascertain how good or bad of a risk a person is when it comes

  • 4 big risks you need to know about cryptocurrencies
    Yahoo Finance Singapore4 months ago

    4 big risks you need to know about cryptocurrencies

    Cryptocurrencies continue to lure novice and professional investors with huge rewards. The value proposition has made cryptocurrencies some of the most sought-after investments in the world. Just as it has always been the case with investments boasting of astronomical returns, it may be time for would-be

  • Got a windfall? Here’s how to make the most of it
    Yahoo Finance Singapore4 months ago

    Got a windfall? Here’s how to make the most of it

    Got a windfall and you’re suddenly flooded with more money than you know how to manage?

  • 5 common misconceptions about travel insurance debunked
    Yahoo Finance Singapore4 months ago

    5 common misconceptions about travel insurance debunked

    As such, buying travel insurance is one of the few key things you should bear in mind, especially when you are planning a trip in a group. While such policies cover more than you might think, you should understand that it doesn’t cover everything, as every policy has certain exclusions.

  • Threats to Singapore’s media industry are opportunities: IMDA board member
    Yahoo Finance Singapore5 months ago

    Threats to Singapore’s media industry are opportunities: IMDA board member

    Singapore’s media industry is facing threats from the rise of digital content through new distribution platforms such as social media and over-the-top (OTT) video platforms. The threats, however, also represent opportunities for the industry to grow, said Robert Gilby, board member of the Info-communications

  • What you should do if you get into a car accident (to save you money)
    Yahoo Finance Singapore5 months ago

    What you should do if you get into a car accident (to save you money)

    It can be hard to make sense of anything when you are involved in a car accident. Not only do a traffic accidents cause physical harm, they can also affect your finances profoundly. In addition, file a police report if any parties (the driver or passengers) sustain injuries due to the accident.

  • How to socialise and have fun on a tight budget
    Yahoo Finance Singapore5 months ago

    How to socialise and have fun on a tight budget

    Meeting up with your ex-colleagues, friends and family is a joyful event. However, one can often end up paying through the nose when the dinners and partying become too frequent.

  • How to craft a budget together with your partner
    Yahoo Finance Singapore5 months ago

    How to craft a budget together with your partner

    It can be hard to adjust in the beginning when you start living with your partner for the first time. Everything will seem to pose a challenge, be it doing day-to-day chores or managing your budget, because your partner’s needs may not be the same as yours.

  • Useful tips for newbie Bitcoin investors
    Yahoo Finance Singapore5 months ago

    Useful tips for newbie Bitcoin investors

    For the past two years, Bitcoin has been the talk of the town for its meteoric rise in value. Needless to say, there is growing interest among investors to invest in this digital currency to capitalise on the next big thing. There are so many cryptocurrency exchanges available for traders and investors

  • 4 hacks to get that pay raise you always wanted
    Yahoo Finance Singapore5 months ago

    4 hacks to get that pay raise you always wanted

    Do you believe you deserve that pay raise you always wanted, but are unsure whether you will get it or not? Avoid having this discussion when the decision-maker is not in a good mood or facing issues with your team members.

  • Simple ways to save money around the house
    Yahoo Finance Singapore5 months ago

    Simple ways to save money around the house

    With the costs of living continually on the rise in Singapore, it is no wonder that people are looking for different and creative ways to save money. It has become an essential part of our lives where we are consistently saving up for the big things, like our dream house, glamorous wedding or simply

  • How to have an affordable but still-perfect wedding
    Yahoo Finance Singapore6 months ago

    How to have an affordable but still-perfect wedding

    To have a perfect wedding is nearly everybody’s dream, but many people drop the idea of a dream wedding altogether simply because they are unable to afford it. By employing the following cost-saving tips, we hope that you can have the best of both worlds – the affordable and perfect wedding.

  • What you need to know about buying travel insurance
    Yahoo Finance Singapore6 months ago

    What you need to know about buying travel insurance

    Getting travel insurance can safeguard you from things like cancelled flights, accidents, travel company bankruptcies, emergency evacuations, or any other loss related to travelling. Thus, it is common that many people who are not familiar with the Dos and Don’ts of buying travel insurance. To avoid

  • The top 4 things to do when you receive your first pay cheque
    Yahoo Finance Singapore6 months ago

    The top 4 things to do when you receive your first pay cheque

    While you may have a strong temptation to squander all your money by partying away during the initial few years of employment while earning money is still novel, try not to overdo it! As their income rises, their expenditure also seems to follow suit – rendering any salary increment pointless.

  • 3 simple ways to teach your kids the value of money
    Yahoo Finance Singapore6 months ago

    3 simple ways to teach your kids the value of money

    The first thing children need to know about money is that it does not grow on trees, and that it has to be earned. A good way for children to learn this concept is through what we call ‘incentivised pocket money’. A good way to introduce pocket money is to draw up a household chores chart.

  • Free health and diet apps that will save you money
    Yahoo Finance Singapore6 months ago

    Free health and diet apps that will save you money

    Here is a hard truth: Too many of us are getting out of shape due to unhealthy habits like binge drinking and eating excessive fast food. In fact, according to recent media reports, obesity is estimated to have cost Singapore at least $614 million in 2016, in terms of healthcare and lost productivity

  • Common mistakes to avoid when purchasing insurance
    Yahoo Finance Singapore7 months ago

    Common mistakes to avoid when purchasing insurance

    It is essential to have well-rounded coverage so that you don’t kick yourself when something unexpected occurs and you blame yourself for not being insured

  • Here's what to do when you get a salary increment
    Yahoo Finance Singapore7 months ago

    Here's what to do when you get a salary increment

    For many workers, a salary increment gets us pumped and gives us a sense of accomplishment. Thus, we have earmarked four things to do for those who want this little pay raise to actually pay off big time in the future. One simple fact you must be know is that, with the increase in your salary, the

  • How to develop better spending habits
    Yahoo Finance Singapore8 months ago

    How to develop better spending habits

    Are you worried about your spending habits, and want to know how to control it? Or do you merely want to optimise your savings for your retirement in future?

  • Are you saving enough money for retirement?
    Yahoo Finance Singapore8 months ago

    Are you saving enough money for retirement?

    According to an online poll reported in 2015, it is estimated that the ideal retirement nest-egg is estimated to be about S$1.38 million, although respondents varied in how they arrived at this figure.

  • How to avoid making rookie investing mistakes
    Yahoo Finance Singapore8 months ago

    How to avoid making rookie investing mistakes

    Many people have often ventured into the stock markets to make quick returns, only to end up losing all of their capital. The reason is simple – they usually have no idea of how the investment ‘game’ is played, nor have they considered the risk factors associated. This is probably the worst approach