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    Fines in Singapore – 9 Things You Don’t Want To Be Caught Doing

    Singapore is not known as a fine city for nothing. Just making sure you don’t murder someone or peddle drugs on the street isn’t enough to keep you safe from the ever-present threat of fines. So get acquainted ...

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    SembCorp vs Keppel vs Senoko vs Others – Which One Offers the Cheapest Electricity Plan?

    Here I am. Back again in the conversation about electricity retailers… because I’m officially a grown-ass adult who needs to start paying my own electricity bills. With the  Open Electricity Market (OEM) ...

  • SME financing challenges continue with MAS initiative hitting snag
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    SME financing challenges continue with MAS initiative hitting snag

    (Small and Medium Enterprises) SME financing challenges have only been exacerbated by the current slowdown in the domestic economy. Last year, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said it was working with local and foreign banks to explore a shared services platform for doing corporate Know-Your-Customer

  • Kent Ridge Hill Residences sells over 46% of units released at official launch
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    Kent Ridge Hill Residences sells over 46% of units released at official launch

    Oxley Holdings Limited announced today that Kent Ridge Hill Residences was 46% sold. 116 units out of the 250 units released were taken up during its official launch on 10 and 11 November 2018. The average price of the units sold was S$1,700 psf. 80% of the units sold comprised 1-bedroom/ 1-bedroom +

  • Step-by-step Guide: Opening A CDP And Stock Trading/ Brokerage Account In Singapore?
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    Step-by-step Guide: Opening A CDP And Stock Trading/ Brokerage Account In Singapore?

    For those looking to invest in their first stocks, here's a quick guide on how to open a stock trading/ brokerage account in Singapore. This step-by-step guide will bring you through the entire process, from what you need and where to apply. The post Step-by-step Guide: Opening A CDP And Stock Trading

  • CPF Grant for living with or near your child or parents
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    CPF Grant for living with or near your child or parents

    A CPF grant which assists Singapore Citizens live with or near their child or parents is the Proximity Housing Grant (PHG). The PHG was introduced to help more families to buy a resale flat to live with or close to each other for mutual care and support. This particular CPF grant is meant to help [&hellip

  • Good riddance to Hong Kong-style housing in Singapore
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    Good riddance to Hong Kong-style housing in Singapore

    Crammed, limited space, Hong Kong-style housing has often been masqueraded and marketed as ‘maximising use of space’, but with its latest policy moves, the Singapore Government has indicated that it is not in favour of too many of these shoe-box units being developed here. I have been a strong advocate

  • Woodleigh Residences sells 60 per cent of 50 units released for sale at soft launch
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    Woodleigh Residences sells 60 per cent of 50 units released for sale at soft launch

    The Woodleigh Residences sold 60 per cent of the 50 units released for sale during the soft launch, which prompted joint developers Kajima Development and Singapore Press Holdings to release another 50 units. The developers said that units sold over the weekend achieved an average of above $2,000 per

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    Two prime three-storey conservation shophouses for sale at $32.8 million

    JLL, as the exclusive marketing agent, is inviting offers through an Expression of Interest (EOI) exercise for the purchase of 31 and 76 Pagoda Street, two prime three-storey conservation shophouses nestled within the heart of Singapore’s historic Chinatown district. Salient details of the two conservation

  • New en bloc record eyed by Mandarin Gardens with $2.79 billion price tag
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    New en bloc record eyed by Mandarin Gardens with $2.79 billion price tag

    Mandarin Gardens in Siglap eyes a new en bloc record by raising their asking price from the previous $2.48 billion to $2.79 billion. Today Online which first reported on this new en bloc price sought by the owners of the development, said the asking price was increased after the development was found

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    The Best Fixed Deposit Accounts in Singapore (2018)

    Fixed deposit or time deposit accounts are basically investments that earn you interest over a fixed tenure. You don’t need to do anything to earn this interest, just park your money with a bank. Think ...

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    Cost of Living in Singapore Going Up – 5 Things That Will Get More Expensive in 2019

    “Singapore so expensive!” and “Wah lao, [insert hawker dish here] price went up again!” are common refrains at the HDB void deck and on forums. Singapore’s Public Transport Council recently announced that bus and MRT fares will go up by 4.3%, effective 29 Dec 2018. In real money terms, this means the

  • How Go-Jek’s entry to Singapore pits against Grab’s dominance
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    How Go-Jek’s entry to Singapore pits against Grab’s dominance

    The last few months have been eventful for the ride-hailing industry in Singapore. Will Go-Jek bring cheaper rides and better driver incentives, and how do they plan to go head on with Grab's dominance in the market? The post How Go-Jek’s entry to Singapore pits against Grab’s dominance appeared

  • Executive Condo in Singapore – Step by Step Buyer Guide
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    Executive Condo in Singapore – Step by Step Buyer Guide

    Executive Condo Singapore – Step by step buyer guide Most Singaporeans are familiar with HDBs and private properties. But mention Executive Condo in Singapore and you will realise that less of us are familiar with them. This is partly due to the smaller quantity of Executive Condo compared to HDBs or

  • CPF members get protection from unfortunate events through Home Protection Scheme
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    CPF members get protection from unfortunate events through Home Protection Scheme

    The CPF Home Protection Scheme (HPS) protects CPF members and their families from losing their HDB flat in the event of death, terminal illness or total permanent disability.​ The HPS is a mortgage-reducing insurance that protects CPF members and their families against losing their HDB flat in the event

  • Seven-storey freehold commercial building in South Bridge Road up for en bloc
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    Seven-storey freehold commercial building in South Bridge Road up for en bloc

    Cushman & Wakefield today announced that it has been appointed as the marketing agent for the sale of a seven-storey freehold commercial building, known as Merchants Building, at No. 76 South Bridge Road. The seven-storey freehold commercial building has a land area of 104.5 sq m (1,125 sq ft approximately

  • Singapore property hunters spoilt for choice, DBS Research
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    Singapore property hunters spoilt for choice, DBS Research

    With three property developments launched for sale hitting the market in November 2018, Singapore property hunters are spoilt for choice said a DBS Insights report. Depending on further take-up rates, DBS believes that CDL could start raising prices in the medium term. The bank noted that it was a busy

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    Habitat by Honestbee Singapore – Is This High-Tech Supermarket Worth Visiting?

    For the uninitiated, this whole high-tech supermarket thing has been going on for a while elsewhere. Think tech journalists wetting themselves over the whole cashless payment system and robots transporting groceries around, while lifestyle bloggers swoon over the Scandinavian interiors and IG-worthy

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    Farms in Singapore (2018) – 13 Mostly Free Veggie & Animal Farms to Visit

    If you can stop playing Farm Heroes Saga or Farm Frenzy for just a moment, you’ll realise that there are actually quite a lot of real farms that Singaporeans can visit. No, I’m not asking you to drive to Malaysia – they’re all right here in Singapore.

  • Prominent corner 999-year leasehold shophouse in Serangoon Garden for sale at $25 million
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    Prominent corner 999-year leasehold shophouse in Serangoon Garden for sale at $25 million

    JLL today announced that a prominent corner 999-year leasehold shophouse in Serangoon Garden is up for sale. JLL being the exclusive marketing agent, is inviting offers through an Expression of Interest (EOI) exercise for the purchase of 56 Serangoon Garden Way, a 999-year leasehold corner non-conservation

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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.