• Credit lack is the reason why businesses fail within the first few years
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    Credit lack is the reason why businesses fail within the first few years

    New businesses fail within a short period of starting and one of the main reasons why they do so is because of credit lack or SME loan.  By: Hitesh Shah/ There were 43,000 start-ups here in 2016, almost double the 22,000 in 2003, and according to the Department of Statistics, half of new businesses fail

  • 2020 Property Tax i-Bill: A mobile-first initiative for greater usability and convenience
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    2020 Property Tax i-Bill: A mobile-first initiative for greater usability and convenience

    The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) has launched interactive Property Tax Bills (“i-Bills”) this 2020 Property Tax season to offer taxpayers greater convenience and personalisation on an interactive mobile platform. Over 700,000 residential property owners have benefited from this initiative

  • Tax treatment for rental properties – what you need to know
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    Tax treatment for rental properties – what you need to know

    From a tax treatment perspective, the first thing you need to do before resorting to property rental is to ensure that your tenancy agreement is e-Stamped, and you should also make sure to pay income tax on the rental income you receive. Before starting property rental, you should notify IRAS on the

  • Budget 2020 measures what do they mean for the real estate industry
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    Budget 2020 measures what do they mean for the real estate industry

    Budget 2020 measures are timely and within expectations The Singapore government has on Tuesday (18 Feb 2020) unveiled a slew of measures that will help the country deal with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, as well as address longer-term global challenges and structural shifts. Deputy Prime

  • Travel Insurance Promotions and Discounts for February 2020
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    Travel Insurance Promotions and Discounts for February 2020

    Looking for travel insurance? Save more with these promo codes and discounts from insurers such as FWD, MSIG, AXA, and more! No matter your travel itinerary, travel insurance is your best bet against unforeseen circumstances that can arise even before you embark on your trip. […]The post Travel Insurance

  • 6 Tips For Planning The Perfect Girls Getaway To Bangkok In 2020
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    6 Tips For Planning The Perfect Girls Getaway To Bangkok In 2020

    January is over and you may or may not stick to your fitness resolution. But your New Year's resolution to go on a trip with your girl gang — before year 2020 ends — is one you can still keep. So, convince your squad to […]The post 6 Tips For Planning The Perfect Girls Getaway To Bangkok In 2020

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    COVID-19: Airline And Hotel Cancellation Fee Waiver Policies

    Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, travel providers like airlines and hotels have been offering waivers of change or cancellation fees for travel to affected areas.  If you have upcoming travel plans, it’s good to keep abreast of the latest developments, so you know your […]The post COVID-19: Airline

  • Best SIM-Only Mobile Plans For Light, Moderate, And Heavy Data Users
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    Best SIM-Only Mobile Plans For Light, Moderate, And Heavy Data Users

    Break free from lock-in contracts with the best SIM-only plans in the market. The SIM-only, mobile plan war is now in full swing. Gone are the days when fixed mobile plan contracts by Singtel, StarHub, and M1 locked you in for a period of 12- […]The post Best SIM-Only Mobile Plans For Light, Moderate

  • Do Electric Vehicles Make Financial Sense in Singapore? Here’s How Electric, Hybrid And Petrol Cars Compare
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    Do Electric Vehicles Make Financial Sense in Singapore? Here’s How Electric, Hybrid And Petrol Cars Compare

    Here are some things worth considering when opting for the “greener” alternative. The post Do Electric Vehicles Make Financial Sense in Singapore? Here’s How Electric, Hybrid And Petrol Cars Compare appeared first on DollarsAndSense.sg.

  • Singapore Budget 2020: Next Bound SkillsFuture And What You Need To Know
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    Singapore Budget 2020: Next Bound SkillsFuture And What You Need To Know

    With global competition and technological advancements, industries and jobs continue to evolve. To stay competitive and relevant in these times, Singaporeans see value in continuously reskilling and upskilling.  Beyond pre-employment education, support also has to be provided to those who are already

  • SME micro loans for local businesses, how do I get one?
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    SME micro loans for local businesses, how do I get one?

    SME Micro Loans are targeted at small companies that are just starting  and offers funding of up to $100,000 to help business owners better manage daily operations and cashflow. To make the loan more accessible to new companies set up in three years or less, Enterprise Singapore shares the risk of loan

  • SME loan consultant could be the best bet to help your business grow
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    SME loan consultant could be the best bet to help your business grow

    Met with your SME loan consultant lately? If not, now would be a good time, whether your company is in the market for a business loan or not By: Hitesh Khan/ Your SME loan consultant can be your best friend when economic times are tough. But, as in any relationship, credibility and trust are key. [&hellipThe

  • Retailers at CapitaLand malls affected by Covid-19 to get rental relief
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    Retailers at CapitaLand malls affected by Covid-19 to get rental relief

    Singapore retailers at CapitaLand malls to enjoy additional support on top of Budget 2020 measures CapitaLand is offering additional support, including rental relief, for its Singapore retail partners affected by COVID-19. These measures will be on top of Budget 2020 measures unveiled yesterday, as well

  • Prime CBD Redevelopment site launched for sale by tender

    Prime CBD Redevelopment site launched for sale by tender

    Prime CBD Redevelopment site is expecting offers in excess of S$1,800 psf ppr Knight Frank Singapore, announced on Feb 17 that it has been appointed as the exclusive marketing agent of IOB Building, 64 Cecil Street. In announcing the prime CBD redevelopment site Knight Frank said that it is available

  • Joo Chiat conservation shophouse for sale via Expression of Interest
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    Joo Chiat conservation shophouse for sale via Expression of Interest

    Joo Chiat conservation shophouse for sale at indicative price of S$4.5 million CBRE on Feb 18 announced that it has been appointed as the sole marketing agent for a freehold two-storey conservation shophouse at 452 Joo Chiat Road. The sale is via an Expression of Interest exercise and interested parties

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    CPF Education Scheme: Using Your Parents’ OA to Pay For Your University or Polytechnic Fees

    University and polytechnic fees in Singapore are not cheap. The good news is that if your parents are unable to fork out cash for your school fees, you have the option of using the savings in their CPF Ordinary Account to pay for your tertiary education. Next, repaying CPF Education Scheme loans is

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    Budget 2020 — Measures to Cushion Impact of COVID-19 on Key Sectors

    One of the key themes of this year’s Budget 2020 announcement by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat is the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. It came at an unfortunate time, as an economic downturn was long forecasted before the medical emergency hit us. According to Mr Heng, Singapore’s economic

  • Yishun industrial properties up for sale at $29 million
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    Yishun industrial properties up for sale at $29 million

    Yishun industrial properties have a combined site area of 13,326.2 sq m Edmund Tie, the sole marketing agent for the sale of 539 and 543 Yishun Industrial Park A, announced on Feb 12 that it is pleased to offer the two adjoining light industrial buildings for sale via an expression of interest (EOI)

  • Singapore Budget 2020: Summary And Key Highlights
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    Singapore Budget 2020: Summary And Key Highlights

    The Singapore Budget is the country’s fiscal plan for the current financial year that is planned with Singapore’s current and future needs in mind. This article will provide you with live updates on the key announcements made during SG Budget 2020.  Similar to the budget […]The post Singapore Budget

  • How Singapore Budget 2020 Affects HDB, CPF & Living Costs
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    How Singapore Budget 2020 Affects HDB, CPF & Living Costs

    Support measures announced during the Singapore Budget 2020 exceeded even the most optimistic predictions. In an unprecedented move, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced the launch of not one, but two special support packages totalling $5.6 billion. Designed to benefit Singaporean companies, workers

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    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.