• Why Millennials Should Care about What the Government is Doing to Keep Older Singaporeans Employed

    What these people don’t understand is that the retirement age has nothing to do with how long you are forced to work to make ends meet. In countries where citizens get pensions, retirement signals that it’s time to kick back and bust out the piña coladas. Singaporeans don’t receive pensions, hence whether the retirement …

  • 4 Mistakes Singaporeans Make When They Feel Broke

    Being broke in Singapore sucks, and that’s not just because everyone here judges people based on the amount of money they have (the way bankrupt people are treated in Singapore, it’s like they’re below algae on the food chain). While MediShield Life and private health insurance can save you from financial ruin if you get …

  • Spending $12,000 Over the Next Few Months? Here’s 4 Air Miles Credit Cards You Should Consider

    Cash back credit cards are great if you’re spending smaller amounts of money regularly on specific categories like dining, groceries and petrol. Air miles credit cards, on the other hand, often have no minimum spending requirement or maximum limits to the amount of air miles you can earn. What’s more, many air miles credit …

  • 3 Reasons Singaporeans Make Saving Money So Hard For Themselves

    As bad as Singaporeans are at saving money, it’s not like we don’t want to. It’s clear Singaporeans have a self-control problem, since overspending is one of the biggest culprits behind rising credit card debt.

  • 8 Generous Sign Up Bonuses That Make Us Want to Sign Up For These Credit Cards Right Now

    In the right hands, credit cards can be a source of tons of freebies. Here are some of the best credit card sign up bonuses the banks are dangling right now… even if you don’t end up using the card, there’s no harm collecting these goodies.

  • 3 Ways Almost Every Singaporean Wastes Precious Time

    Time is money, and I’m not just saying that because I’ve got something against those people who spend all their lives surfing Facebook. Part of the reason Singaporeans spend so much money is because we’re time-starved thanks to long working hours.

  • Singaporeans Living From Paycheck to Paycheck Must Do These 3 Things Now

    According to this recent news report, a lot of the people who end up in credit counselling because they can’t pay off their credit card debt are actually—surprise surprise—highly paid professionals, the same people you see sipping cocktails at Marina Bay. Heck, the news report says there is at least one person who’s been …

  • Here’s How You Should Change Your Financial Management If You Are Going to Become Self-Employed

    Sure, we might not have another Mark Zuckerberg (and we bet Mark Zuckerberg wouldn’t have gotten to where he is today if he had been living in his parents’ home and saving up for an HDB downpayment when he was at Harvard), but we do have a growing number of people who are starting up their own freelance careers, despite …

  • 3 Hidden Costs Singaporean Parents Often Forget About When Sending the Kids Overseas for School

    Nowadays, parents are not only able to but more than willing to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars for their children to get that overseas education and all the perks that come with it. Yes, international students all over the world ideally should have a sufficient amount of medical coverage even before they get on …

  • NSFs Now Have No More Excuse To Not Save Money With POSB’s New Save As You Serve Programme

    Yesterday, POSB announced a new Save As You Serve programme, one that is supposed to encourage full-time National Servicemen, better known as NSFs, to start saving with POSB as soon as they enlist. Obviously you have to be a NSF first. Also, you have to make sure your NS allowance is going into a DBS or POSB savings  …

  • According to the National Retail Federation, the average family with children in grades K-12 planned to spend $630.36 on electronics, apparel and other school needs in 2015 while total spending was expected to reach $24.9 billion.

  • "I moved nine times in 19 years," says Carlos Perez, assistant secretary with the American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association. Jim Brown, a real estate agent with Redfin and army veteran, says his company is also seeing an uptick in military members moving from overseas to a permanent duty station. The most important …

  • The findings highlight the importance of physical activity, regardless of how much time you spend on a chair each day. The research is in contrast to World Health Organization guidelines that recommend 150 minutes of physical activity every week, notably lower than the 60 to 75 minutes a day that the latest research indicates …

  • Credit cards can be helpful financial tools in numerous ways, from enabling you to track and separate your spending, to assisting in building your credit rating. To regain control of your finances, you'll need to either find a way to pay your debt or work on negotiating it with card issuers. Credit card issuers, like …

  • Many retirees decide to reduce their retirement bills by downsizing. Choosing to live in a smaller home can certainly save you money. However, a more spacious home might actually help you bring in some income during retirement. Here are some of the ways keeping a larger home can improve your retirement finances.

  • Travel credit cards are a favorite of the regularly jet-lagged, and rightfully so. If you're going to keep your credit card long term, you'll probably earn more rewards with a cash-back card. According to a recent NerdWallet survey, consumers need to spend at least $8,600 on travel per year for five years for a travel …

  • Summer is a popular, albeit expensive, time to visit Europe. But favorable exchange rates against the U.S. dollar and a decline in tourism due to safety concerns have created some great vacation deals. Throw these essential saving strategies into the mix and voilà, you can travel cheaply across Europe this season. Follow …

  • How to Control Stress Spending U.S.News & World Report

    The swish of a credit card being swiped. Spending sprees may temporarily alleviate stress, frustration and nervousness, but emotional shopping can take a toll on your budget and inflate your credit card debt. Instead of relief, emotional spending can end up worsening troubles and stress.

  • Perhaps talking about money with your partner has felt a little taboo since the term "gold digger" was coined, but it's healthier than playing fast and loose with your credit card while keeping your spouse in the dark. Most couples (72 percent) say they communicate very well, but in reality, when it comes to financial …

  • Each time we inhale, we introduce a variety of potentially harmful chemicals (gases, vapors) and particles (solids) into our upper and lower airways, which can lead to a number of short- and long-term health issues. For this reason, whenever I advise people on how to limit their exposure to toxins, I lead with air quality. …

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Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1.3531+0.0001+0.01%
    USDSGD=X
    1.4992+0.0005+0.03%
    EURSGD=X
    1.78060.000.00%
    GBPSGD=X
    77.7010-0.058-0.07%
    SGDJPY=X
    5.7294+0.00010.00%
    SGDHKD=X
    2.99060.000.00%
    SGDMYR=X
    9,681.07520.000.00%
    SGDIDR=X
    4.91800.000.00%
    SGDCNY=X
    1.0158+0.0005+0.05%
    AUDSGD=X
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    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1,342.20+1.00+0.07%
    GCZ16.CMX
    20.24+0.05+0.24%
    SIU16.CMX
    107.74+0.15+0.14%
    ^XAU
    2.210.00+0.16%
    HGU16.CMX
    41.140.000.00%
    CLU16.NYM
  • Bonds
    Bonds
    TreasuryYield (%)Yield Change
    1.09-0.01
    ^FVX
    1.510.00
    ^TNX
    2.230.00
    ^TYX

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    E5H.SI
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    0.315-0.030-8.70%
    5ME.SI
    0.166-0.003-1.78%
    N21.SI
    4.29-0.02-0.46%
    Z74.SI
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    0.255+0.064+33.51%
    AZT.SI
    0.29+0.03+9.43%
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    0.235+0.020+9.30%
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    0.195+0.016+8.94%
    P36.SI
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    42D.SI
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    0.103-0.030-22.56%
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    0.26-0.06-18.75%
    5UL.SI
    0.295-0.040-11.94%
    BBP.SI