• 3 Things That You Haven’t Realised Are Screwing You Over Financially

    Singapore is a small country, and people tend to underestimate the impact of a long commute to work. If your commute is 1.5 hours one way (ask SBS if you’re wondering how that is possible in a country as small as Singapore), that means you spend 3 hours on public transport.

  • 3 Best Credit Cards for Grocery Shopping

    The first is is with an optimized credit card. Fortunately, credit cards like the UOB Delight Card which gives you the same high cashback rebates at both Cold Storage and Giant. Not only that, but you also get discounts at Cold Storage’s more atas cousins, Jasons, Marketplace and Guardian. At up to 10%, the UOB Delight …

  • 3 Surprising Reasons Singaporeans Might Want to Choose Renting Rather Than Buying a Home

    Singaporeans tend to believe that renting keeps you in the poorhouse for the rest of your life, while buying means you’ll be sitting on a goldmine when property prices appreciate and you sell your home for a handsome sum. Many Singaporeans spend their entire lives slaving away to pay off their mortgages. The fact is, …

  • 7 Simple Ways Couples Can Save More Money in Singapore

    You may have recently heard that divorces and separations are on the rise in Singapore. I’m betting $50 that a good number of the marriages soured due to money matters. No matter where you are in your relationship, whether you’re just starting out with casual dates or planning for your wedding banquet or even preparing …

  • Cashback Credit Cards – How They Actually Work and What You Need To Know

    What is a cashback credit card? A cashback credit card is basically one that earns you cash rebates whenever you use it. Every time you charge a cashback credit card, you earn cash rebates. These cash rebates are often put in a separate account, so that you can redeem them at participating merchants or whenever it’s …

  • The OCBC 360 Account Is Now Better Than Ever – Or Is It?

    One movie Tony Stark destroys all his Iron Man armours in order to spend more time with his partner Pepper Potts (i.e. The OCBC 360 Account is like Iron Man. Let that sink in for a second. Earlier this month, OCBC announced that their savings account’s unbeatable 3.05% interest rates had dropped. Today, they announced …

  • 17 Awesome Places in Singapore With Happy Hour Deals That Last Till 9pm and Beyond

    It’s all well and good to tell people to save money on alcohol by going for happy hour. When happy hour ends at 7pm, at which time you’re still stealing surreptitious glances at your boss and wondering when it’ll be safe to sneak out of the office, you lose all hope in life. This scruffy backpacker bar looks out of place …

  • Here’s What You Need To Know Before Using the compareFIRST Insurance Platform

    The recently-introduced compareFIRST platform, launched as a collaborative effort by the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE), MAS, the Life Insurance Association, Singapore and MoneySENSE has broken new boundaries in the life insurance space with an online comparison portal that allows users to compare insurance policies …

  • 5 Retirement Mistakes Singaporeans Can Avoid by Making Changes Now

    The fact is, there’s no need to wait until your salary finally reaches a five figure monthly sum to think about retirement. Well, let’s just say that’s not an entirely misplaced fear, as unexpected medical bills are amongst the top reasons Singaporeans wind up in debt. The sad truth is that only 1 in 3 Singaporeans exercises …

  • 3 Huge Financial Reasons to Delay Marriage and Kids No Matter How Much You Love Each Other

    No matter how strong you think your relationship is, putting yourself in more debt just to get married when you’re already struggling with your existing liabilities could be the start of a long nightmare. I paid off most of my student loans and we had no credit card debt when we tied the knot. If one of us had been heavily …

  • Learning and remembering the specific processes and protocols for your work is crucial, so don't glaze over when you're being trained on them, says Lauren Berger, author of "Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job into Your Dream Career." Ask questions so you can do your …

  • Before you agree to insurance coverage on the moving truck, check with your own provider to see if you're protected. Put together a duffle bag or box of items you will need on your first night in your new home, which will save you money and stress caused by running out to buy things last minute, or digging endlessly in …

  • According to The Knot's Real Weddings Study of nearly 16,000 brides, the national average wedding cost was $31,213 in 2014. Save a couple hundred dollars by using decorated foam tiers to mimic the look of a grand wedding cake, but have your baker create a few sheet cakes for your guests to eat instead.

  • More than one-third of 18- to 29-year-olds have never had a credit card, according to a survey of 1,000 adults released last month by CreditCards.com. Thanks to the 2009 Card Act, which put strict limits on how credit cards are marketed and issued to young people, as well as the Great Recession, which seems to have made …

  • If Memorial Day weekend is your excuse for heading to the mall or shopping for summer must-haves online, you'll want to make sure you're securing the best price on that next purchase. Many clothing retailers and big-box stores are slashing prices over Memorial Day weekend to clear out inventory for the summer months, making …

  • Are your financial goals similar to New Year's resolutions? Great ideas in theory, but ones you don't take action on? Maybe you set a goal to save 20 percent of every paycheck, become debt-free or pay ...

  • Among families that are actively saving for their children's college education, only 27 percent are using 529 plans and other similar accounts that can provide considerable tax advantages, according to a 2015 study from student lender Sallie Mae. Instead, nearly half of families saving for college are using general savings …

  • Retirement offers an opportunity to spend your days lining up the perfect putt and enjoying the fresh air and sunshine at a pristine golf course. Nicaragua is one of the world's most affordable places to retire well. It is a land of sunshine and crashing Pacific surf that also boasts the oldest city in the Americas, colonial …

  • When you spend more hours with your colleagues than with your family, it may seem natural that you'll get to know each other. Certified diversity professional Eduardo Herrera, who serves as chief communications officer at Liberty Capital Group, adds that revealing personal health information in the workplace may also …

  • In fact, some retailers have already started offering Memorial Day deals. To help you spend your time and money wisely, here is a list of stores with some of the best Memorial Day sales you'll find. For nearly 130 years, Sears has served consumers as a one-stop shop for almost any kind of merchandise you could consider, …

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Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1.3504+0.0001+0.01%
    USDSGD=X
    1.4696+0.0012+0.08%
    EURSGD=X
    2.0786+0.0015+0.07%
    GBPSGD=X
    91.1360-0.0172-0.02%
    SGDJPY=X
    5.7408-0.0004-0.01%
    SGDHKD=X
    2.6944-0.0008-0.03%
    SGDMYR=X
    9,794.4336-5.6045-0.06%
    SGDIDR=X
    4.5960+0.0014+0.03%
    SGDCNY=X
    1.0464+0.0019+0.18%
    AUDSGD=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1,187.80+0.90+0.08%
    GCM15.CMX
    16.77+0.03+0.17%
    SIN15.CMX
    68.69-2.56-3.59%
    ^XAU
    2.79+0.01+0.29%
    HGN15.CMX
    58.34+0.31+0.53%
    CLN15.NYM
  • Bonds
    Bonds
    TreasuryYield (%)Yield Change
    1.52-0.04
    ^FVX
    2.14-0.08
    ^TNX
    2.89-0.09
    ^TYX

MARKET MOVERS

  • Most Actives
    Most Actives
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.700.000.00%
    Q1P.SI
    0.81-0.01-1.82%
    N21.SI
    0.295+0.005+1.72%
    5WA.SI
    0.915-0.005-0.54%
    G13.SI
    0.270.000.00%
    B0Z.SI
  • % Gainers
    % Gainers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.182+0.024+15.19%
    GJ8.SI
    0.149+0.014+10.37%
    L10.SI
    1.12+0.09+8.21%
    S85.SI
    0.15+0.01+7.14%
    5MD.SI
    0.68+0.05+7.09%
    L5I.SI
  • % Losers
    % Losers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.19-0.06-24.00%
    41H.SI
    0.141-0.039-21.67%
    PH0.SI
    0.305-0.075-19.74%
    5NF.SI
    1.50-0.28-15.73%
    AYB.SI
    0.375-0.040-9.64%
    AWK.SI