• The One Important iBanking Service You’re Probably NOT Using

    You can make General Interbank Recurring Order (GIRO) transfers, pay your credit card bills, or even remit money to relatives overseas – all from the comfort of home. That’s great! But you’re probably neglecting one important iBanking service that completes these tasks faster and cheaper than your bank will. Maybe that’s …

  • 3 Critical Resume Mistakes That Job Hunters Keep Making

    In fact, it’s not uncommon to hear about hundreds of people applying for a single job at a Multinational Corporation (MNC). Once you eliminate these common resume mistakes, you’ll spend less time napping and more time replying to job hunt emails. But if you can’t bring out that experience in your resume, you might as …

  • For your financial safety this December, we’re throwing light on all the bad travel advice you’ll encounter. From TripAdvisor to Wiki How, from seasoned travel agents to a drunk Australian tourist I spoke to in the Gents, we’ve compiled this list of money saving tips to AVOID:

  • In other parts of the world, “winter” holidays mean one thing – an escape from snow, ice, and freezing temperatures to exotic destinations full of sunshine and tourist overcharging. But you don’t need to spend a few thousand bucks to visit a place halfway across the globe to enjoy yourself – because there are plenty of …

  • But not everyone knows that trying to save too much money on your car insurance policy’s “excess” is a risky move that can cost you thousands of dollars if you’re not careful. But I wouldn’t increase my car insurance policy’s excess UNLESS I was financially prepared to handle the cost of a claim. In case your insurance …

  • But not everyone knows that trying to save too much money on your car insurance policy’s “excess” is a risky move that can cost you thousands of dollars if you’re not careful. But I wouldn’t increase my car insurance policy’s excess UNLESS I was financially prepared to handle the cost of a claim. In case your insurance …

  • 5 Unconventional But Sensible Ways To Spend Your Bonus

    If the answer is no, then that bonus pay should be put to better use – such as paying off debt, boosting your retirement savings, or saving up for your children’s education. For example, if you’ve racked up a nice bit of credit card debt that you’ve been carrying around like a fiscal tumor, buying an LV bag with your bonus …

  • Top 3 Credit Cards That Give Free Travel Insurance

    After choosing a flight and passing a few web pages including one asking if you need travel insurance (pfft… don’t need that!), you’re only a credit card payment away from paradise. Some of the main factors to consider when looking at free travel insurance provided by credit cards are: Now that we’ve dispensed with the …

  • 5 Dangerous Retirement Myths That Singaporeans Believe

    So they may actually be able to make it through a whole investment seminar. The boredom makes us take up new hobbies, go on vacation, socialize more, etc. And since retirees combat boredom every day upon retirement, many will spend more during their initial retirement years. Irony: Not wanting retirement homes near our …

  • According to Fidelity, you will need to put aside eight times your ending salary if you hope to fund your lifestyle for a 25-year retirement. More than one-third (36 percent) of people over age 55 haven't saved more than $10,000 for their second act, according to a 2013 report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute. …

  • Credit cards may be called out for causing overspending and large amounts of debt, especially during the holiday and summer seasons when gift shopping and travel are at their peaks. But some complimentary credit card benefits can actually end up saving you money. Extended warranties promise to cover a purchase beyond …

  • Before the big day, couples are often consumed with wedding planning and might not be thinking too deeply about the details surrounding the honeymoon, which should include contingency planning. Dan Sondhelm, a partner and senior vice president at a marketing and public relations firm in Alexandria, Va., spent his honeymoon …

  • Having recently moved, a big topic of conversation has been our household expenses. Saving a few dollars on each of your household expenses may seem minute now, but it will add up in the long run.

  • Some Canadian currency.

    But is it best to put it in a mutual fund, certificate of deposit, index fund or exchange-traded fund? Well, it depends," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst of Bankrate. Before you get to specifics, such as how much risk you can stomach or what to choose off the menu of investments, start with the basics. "The …

  • Amid all the fun, though, lurks the summer surcharge -- higher electricity bills to keep you cool in the blazing heat. To save more on electricity in the long run, invest some cash in a few choice preventive measures. You should treat your home's HVAC system just like a car -- routine maintenance will keep it in tip top …

  • If you're like most Americans, you probably just ignore your air conditioner -- at least, until it breaks. But taking the time to understand certain air conditioning terms before you fix your air conditioner can make all the difference in your long-term electricity bills. SEER is a measure of a system's efficiency. According …

  • Almost 10 million U.S. households don't have a bank account. That's one of out of 12 homes in the nation, according to a 2011 survey by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Many people don't want a bank account. According to research conducted over the past few years by the Federal Reserve and released in its 2014 …

  • If you do prepare a household budget, a recent Gallup poll showed you're in the minority. According to a recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, non-housing household debt rose 3.3 percent to $2.94 trillion in the last quarter of 2013, with $11 billion of the surge attributed to credit card balances alone. …

  • So you made some financial missteps in the past, and now you're paying for it with your low credit score. Ask for a higher credit limit. Your credit card utilization rate is one of the most significant factors of your credit score. You can calculate yours by dividing your total credit card balances by your total credit …

  • In fact, the average U.S. household has more than $15,000 in credit card debt, according to a 2014 NerdWallet analysis. "The first step to solving your debt problem is to establish a budget," writes Money Crashers contributor David Bakke. Sort your credit card interest rates from highest to lowest, then tackle the card …

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