• Best loan deal shopping – make sure you have a contract
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    Best loan deal shopping – make sure you have a contract

    When shopping for a best loan deal, never forget to have a contract with the lender By: Hitesh Khan/ Shop around and compare where to get the best loan deal. To shop for the best loan deal may sound like an obvious statement that you may have heard many times. But have you really taken that [&hellipThe

  • Total investment sales volume decline in 1H 2019, Research
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    Total investment sales volume decline in 1H 2019, Research

    Despite the decline in total investment sales volume in H1 2019, there was a 12.9% increase in commercial transactions compared to H2 2018, says a new research report by Knight Frank Singapore. The report noted that the uncertainties emanating from geopolitical tensions continued to weigh down global

  • Confidence returns to home sales market say real estate observers
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    Confidence returns to home sales market say real estate observers

    Developers sold 821 units in June 2019, the highest June monthly sales since 2013, when 1,806 units were sold in the home sales market. There is continued buyer’s interest in new launches in the home sales market, which saw a pick-up in sales recently. Despite the implementation of the cooling measures

  • When Should You Lower Your Credit Limit?
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    When Should You Lower Your Credit Limit?

    Having a high credit card limit may be convenient, but there are certain situations when lowering your credit limit can be a good idea.  Many people have tried to raise their credit limit, but few think of the advantages of lowering it. In fact, it […]The post When Should You Lower Your Credit Limit?

  • Is Getting Credit Card Insurance a Good Idea?
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    Is Getting Credit Card Insurance a Good Idea?

    Credit card insurance schemes claim to help you clear credit card debt in the event of unforeseen circumstances – but are they really a good idea? If you’re a regular credit card user, you might have received mailers inviting you to participate in credit card […]The post Is Getting Credit Card Insurance

  • What Are The Best Ways To Pay For Big-Ticket Items in Singapore?
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    What Are The Best Ways To Pay For Big-Ticket Items in Singapore?

    When you don’t have cash to pay for big-ticket items, what options do you have? Between replacing your worn-out aircon, switching out a broken-down fridge, repairing your car, and renewing your gym membership, there will be more than a few occasions when you’ll need to pay […]The post What Are The Best

  • Need money? Carefully consider all options before taking it from anyone
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    Need money? Carefully consider all options before taking it from anyone

    Even when you need money urgently, the best advise would be to separate family from personal. By: Hitesh Khan/ There are some businesses you can start with a very small capital outlay. You can put in your time and a little bit of money and give it a go. But many others—those with large physical [&hellipThe

  • 11 Mattar Road sold via via private treaty for $8.52 million
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    11 Mattar Road sold via via private treaty for $8.52 million

    Savills Singapore announced on July 15 that it has brokered the sale of 11 Mattar Road with an adjoining land strip via private treaty. 11 Mattar Road has a combined freehold site of 7,842 sq ft, accommodating 4 existing walk-up apartments of approximately 2,100 sq ft each. Conveniently located 250m

  • Cashback or Rewards Credit Cards: Which is Better?
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    Cashback or Rewards Credit Cards: Which is Better?

    Between a cashback or rewards credit card, which offers better value? We help you decide. Cashback or rewards? When it comes to choosing a credit card, Singaporeans are becoming more savvy than ever. The 2016 J.D. Power Credit Card Satisfaction Survey revealed that 52% of […]The post Cashback or Rewards

  • Proptech partnership between C&W and Fifth Wall announced
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    Proptech partnership between C&W and Fifth Wall announced

    Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, today announced its proptech partnership with Fifth Wall, a venture capital firm focused on technology solutions for the global real estate industry. Fifth Wall fosters collaboration between innovative technologies for the built world and

  • 5 Hacks to Avoid Expensive Credit Card Late Payment Fees
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    5 Hacks to Avoid Expensive Credit Card Late Payment Fees

    With credit card late payment fees of up to $100 per card, it’s more important than ever for you to pay your bills on time. Late payment fees are one of the worst ways to spend your money, and can easily snowball if you have multiple […]The post 5 Hacks to Avoid Expensive Credit Card Late Payment Fees

  • Most Popular Credit Cards In Singapore 2019
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    Most Popular Credit Cards In Singapore 2019

    Wondering which credit card to apply for? Here's a round-up of the top 5 most popular credit cards in Singapore to get you started. Which are the most popular credit cards in Singapore? Depending on what you value and what you spend each month, you […]The post Most Popular Credit Cards In Singapore

  • Fixed Rates Drop Below Floating Rates: What Does It Mean for Homeowners?
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    Fixed Rates Drop Below Floating Rates: What Does It Mean for Homeowners?

    Home loans come with either fixed or floating interest rates. Traditionally, fixed rates are more expensive, as they give borrowers some...

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    Is Singapore Going Through a Recession? Wait, What’s a Recession?

    Recently, there’s been a small slew of news reports about Singapore’s economy with big, scary words like “economy slowdown”, “ worst performance since 2012” and — most alarming of all — “recession” . But ...

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    Health Insurance for Elderly: Is It Too Late to Get Health Insurance for Your Aging Parents?

    You know you’re old when you remember styrofoam McDonalds containers, mobile phones as heavy as bricks, and the $1 Singapore note from your childhood. Some of them would probably have remembered a time before Majulah Singapura, before the first HDB flat, before the Singapore River was something worth

  • What Type of HDB Flats Can Single Singaporeans Buy?
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    What Type of HDB Flats Can Single Singaporeans Buy?

    From choosing a BTO unit to purchasing a flat in the resale market. Here's how you can own your own HDB flat if you're 35, single, and Singaporean. So you’re single and living it up, and the next milestone is to get your own HDB […]The post What Type of HDB Flats Can Single Singaporeans Buy?

  • Sophia View breaks record as the first en bloc sale of 2019
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    Sophia View breaks record as the first en bloc sale of 2019

    Sophia View has broken a more than six-month silence in the residential en bloc sale market by recording a sale to a private investor. The sole marketing agent for the en bloc sale of Sophia View, Singapore Realtors Inc (SRI), refused to divulge the selling price of the small, five-unit development.

  • Joo Chiat Road adjoining shophouses for sale via public tender
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    Joo Chiat Road adjoining shophouses for sale via public tender

    CBRE on Jul announced the sale of Joo Chiat Road adjoining shophouses for sale via public tender. What is for sale is a row of six contiguous three-storey freehold conservation shophouses with potential to value add, in the heart of the bustling Joo Chiat/East Coast area. To be sold as a bundle, the

  • Are You Ready to Get a Car Loan in Singapore?
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    Are You Ready to Get a Car Loan in Singapore?

    Before you run out and get a loan, check your credit score and make these preparations. For most Singaporeans, a car is a sign of success, especially since Singapore is one of the most expensive places in the world to own a car. Even a […]The post Are You Ready to Get a Car Loan in Singapore? appeared

  • Renew COE: 5 Reasons Why It’s Better Than Buying a New Car
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    Renew COE: 5 Reasons Why It’s Better Than Buying a New Car

    When nearing the 10-year mark of your COE, should you renew? Or should you just buy a new vehicle? Editor's note: COE bidding happens twice every month. The figures below were last updated on 18 July 2019. Most car owners approaching the 10-year mark will […]The post Renew COE: 5 Reasons Why It'

  • Kiplinger

    FAQs About Health Savings Accounts

    A health savings account can be a powerful financial tool to cover medical expenses and save for the future.

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    9 Things You Must Know About ETFs

    There's no question that exchange-traded funds are becoming a big part of the investor's toolkit. Assets in ETFs and similar exchange-traded products now exceed $2.3 trillion, nearly 10 times what they were a decade ago, according to the Investment Company Institute, the fund industry's

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    Why You Need a Roth IRA

    With this indispensable savings tool, your money grows tax-free, you can invest in almost anything and you get several cool perks.

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    The Best Card for Your Credit Style

    Zero in on the best card by figuring out how you handle credit.

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    Master the Money Market

    This very-short-term credit market fuels two common savings vehicles.