Personal Finance

Want Fast Cash? Tap Into Your Endowment Policy

Endowment insurance provides protection coverage as well as investment returns to help you save towards a specific financial goal in the future, such as sending your child to university overseas. However, in the face of financial uncertainty like job...

‘Squid Game’ cryptocurrency creators vanish — scamming investors S$4.5 million

After acquiring millions in assets, the $Squid cryptocurrency creators have vanished, revealing that it was a scam all along. The digital token, inspired by the South Korean Netflix series Squid Game that took the world by storm, lost almost all...

Cryptocurrency has a place in S’pore’s financial sector: Minister Tharman

Singapore — Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Tharman Shanmugaratnam said on Wednesday (Oct 27) that cryptocurrencies have a role in the country's financial sector if they are regulated. "There may be a role for crypto in future...

4 Smart Money Moves to Make in Your 20s

You’ve just stepped into the working world and would, therefore, expect to have plenty of disposable income in your hands. In reality? You’re already living from paycheck to paycheck. Now, imagine: if money is already so tight, how would you cough up...

What Is Retirement Like for You in Singapore?

Would you be financially ready to retire? Unfortunately, if you're anything like most Singaporeans here, the answer is likely "no". According to a June 2020 survey conducted by OCBC, around two-thirds of working Singaporeans and permanent residents indicated that they...

How To Go Green On A Budget — And Save S$500/Month

It is time to flick the “green switch” and take small steps to tackle climate change. To help promote eco-friendly living, Singapore has doubled down on its '30 by 30' goal, an initiative to produce 30% of the country's...

Denied A Personal Loan? How To Improve Your Credit Score Now

The Credit Bureau Singapore (CBS) and the Moneylenders Credit Bureau (MLCB), collects and manages consumer credit data. They give each Singapore consumer a credit score that indicates how likely you are to default on your debts. Your credit score...

Which Debt Should You Pay First? Road To Being Debt Free

Paying off debt isn't easy. Many of us have struggled only to pay the minimum amount each month or found ourselves surrounded by multiple sources of debt. Singaporeans have more access to different lines of finance than ever before,...

Can’t Afford Your Mortgage Payments? Here Are 4 Things You Can Do

Whether you live in a private property or HDB flat, every homeowner knows the stress of missing a monthly home loan payment. If you've recently found yourself in a tight financial spot, it's important to remember that you have...

How To Monetise Your HDB Flat For Retirement In Singapore

For many HDB flat owners in Singapore, their home is built on a lifetime of savings. With the right planning, this asset can be used to create a financially comfortable retirement. While there are many possible ways to monetise...
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Healing the Divide’s Iris Koh now in SGH, hit with more serious charge of criminal conspiracy to lie to MOH

Singapore – Iris Koh,  co-founder of controversial anti-vaccine group Healing the Divide, had her the charge against her last...
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Stories you might’ve missed, Jan 28

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17 months jail for maid who shot and shared TIkTok video of herself bathing old man

Singapore – A domestic worker in Singapore was sentenced to 17 months' jail on Thursday (Jan 27) after she admitted recording and sharing online...

Family of otters no match for lone monitor lizards’ powerful tail whacking as they try to steal a fish

Singapore – A glimpse of nature at work was caught on camera as a family of otters tried to steal a fish from a...

Coffee & tea price increase at Geylang East Food Centre

Dear Editor, I refer to the attached picture taken from a stall at Geylang East Food Centre, 117 Aljunied Ave 2 when the 'GST hike'...
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