• Singapore Savings Bonds vs Fixed Deposits: Which One Will Make You The Most Money?

    The Singapore Savings Bonds made the laughable fixed deposit interest rates banks were offering then look even lamer by comparison. As we predicted, the banks are now fighting back with higher interest rates.

  • Should Self-Employed Singaporeans Make Contributions to their CPF Account?

    Now that I’m self-employed, even though I technically earn less and have a less stable income than I did as an employee, I get to feel a bit less broke by not having to make those CPF contributions. Here are some reasons self-employed persons might still want to continue making CPF contributions. If you are really having …

  • 4 Easy Beauty Treatments You Can Do Yourself Instead of Going to an Expensive Spa

    The beauty industry can be such a scam at times. It’s also a bit of a pain buying an expensive body scrub and only using it once or twice before forgetting about it, discovering two years later that it has expired. If you just need a quick fix every now and then, instead of wasting money on beauty products full of questionable …

  • The Best Fixed Deposit Accounts in Singapore

    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 ...

  • 3 Ways Social Media is Making You Poorer Which You Aren’t Aware Of

    Admit it, Facebook is the only reason the average Singaporean knows what’s going on in the world. While Facebook’s time-wasting properties have long been recognised by anyone with half a brain, it has a far more pernicious effect—being a serial Facebook browser could be making you poorer. Although it’s absolutely “free” …

  • 3 Important Tips To Make Sure You Maximize Your Money During the Great Singapore Sale

    For all you shopaholics out there, the Great Singapore Sale (GSS) might be the one time of the year you’ve been waiting for. If you are going into this year’s GSS with no plan on what credit card to use, it goes without saying that you’re short-changing yourself severely in terms of how much you could be saving. You’re …

  • Singaporeans Should Stop Dreaming About Striking Toto and Use This To Clear Their Debt Instead

    Many Singaporeans are refusing to seek help with their credit card debt. “Lucky Strike” Larry earns $5,000 a month, but has outstanding credit card debts of $75,000. This is because Larry only pays the minimum amount demanded by the credit card companies each month.

  • Why Are Singaporeans Still Choosing a Condo Over an HDB Flat?

    In a world before Wi-Fi and 3G, the Singapore Dream used to involve the 5 ‘C’s. These days, however, that Dream is all over the place. On the one hand, everyone and their cat has a credit card  since people ...

  • 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 …

  • When many of us dream of retirement, we envision living in a picturesque cottage down by the sea, enjoying pristine beaches and tropical breezes. People spend half their lives trying to imagine their retirement lifestyle, and it often involves moving from their so-called boring suburban development to a more charming town, …

  • It's no secret that millennials have had a tough time getting started with careers, families and saving for retirement. And while retirement may be three to four decades away for even the oldest of this bunch, there are some very real problems that they will face if they don't take action soon. What this does is hamstring …

  • There's virtually nothing left that can't be bought with your favorite team's logo on it. Want to buy your dog a rain-resistant fleece with an Oakland Raiders logo? -- with a credit card that bears your favorite team's logo.

  • Today's 65-year-olds can expect to spend about 20 years in retirement should they quit their jobs right now. Those numbers add up to a lot of time spent living off retirement savings. If you want to be comfortable during those years, finance experts say you should avoid these 10 retirement blunders.

  • When you are living a frugal lifestyle , sometimes the best place to save money is inside your home. You can clip coupons and bargain shop in an effort to save money. You can also find simple ways to repurpose ...

  • Back-to-school shopping is serious business: The National Retail Federation reports that this year, parents with children in kindergarten through 12th grade plan to spend $630.36 on average. "We're seeing a consistently more confident consumer ... fewer people are saying they're shopping for sales," says Stacie Severs …

  • All told, Americans will likely spend more than $300 billion on home improvement this year -- of which 17 percent will be on do-it-yourself projects, according the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies. The proliferation of YouTube how-to videos has been a boon to the persistent home improvement do-it-yourselfer. …

  • Although anything from certificates of deposit to money market accounts to an envelope under the mattress can be used for retirement savings, 401(k)s and IRAs remain two of the most popular options. Both offer incentives that encourage workers to pad their retirement accounts while reducing their tax bill. U.S. News spoke …

  • It's easy to let your credit card debt slip out of control. In fact, the average U.S. household carries more than $15,000 in credit card debt, according to NerdWallet's July analysis. No matter how much credit card debt you have, it's important to face the problem and make a plan to pay it off for good.

  • As with finding a mate, picking the right credit card is all about chemistry. Paying an annual fee on a credit card only makes sense if you're earning enough in rewards to outweigh the fee. For example, let's say you have a credit card that earns 2 percent on every purchase and charges an annual fee of $95.

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Market Data

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    EURSGD=X
    2.1316+0.0013+0.06%
    GBPSGD=X
    90.4724+0.4424+0.49%
    SGDJPY=X
    5.6684+0.0069+0.12%
    SGDHKD=X
    2.7887-0.0013-0.05%
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    9,826.3506-18.8076-0.19%
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    4.5389+0.0019+0.04%
    SGDCNY=X
    0.9994+0.0044+0.44%
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    Commodities
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    14.59-0.01-0.10%
    SIU15.CMX
    46.66
    ^XAU
    2.37+0.02+0.81%
    HGU15.CMX
    47.56+0.17+0.36%
    CLU15.NYM
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    ^FVX
    2.27
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