Personal Finance

5 Foolproof Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

At some point in most Singaporeans’ lives, they would inevitably have to take out a bank loan—be it to buy a house, or a car, set up a business, pay for their higher education or their kids’ education. In...

Writing a Will: the Why, the How, and How Much

Writing a will is not just for tycoons looking to head off family feuds over an inheritance. It is, in fact, a legal tool that is useful no matter where you stand on the socio-economic scale. And perhaps best of...

Real Estate Investment: How to Build a Solid Property Portfolio

A real estate portfolio is a collection of properties that you hold, for the purpose of growing your money. This is accomplished by collecting rental income, through the property appreciating in value, or a combination of the two. Note that...

Decentralised Finance And The Future Of Finance and Techology

Decentralised finance is an open alternative to all the kinds of financial tools people have available nowadays. This includes loans, trading, insurance, savings and more. These tools are available to anyone around the globe with just a smartphone and...

Man earning $20K/month asks if he should quit because 80-hour work weeks make ‘me sick very often, losing hair and feeling sense of uselessness’

A man wrote in an anonymous post to popular confessions page SGWhispers of something he termed 'The Great Resignation' in Singapore and said he is an "experienced professional with international working experiences across Asia". "Both myself (<40) and my...

S’poreans want to retire ‘in style’ with S$6K monthly expenses, but worry about inability to settle debts & loans—OCBC Report

The good news from the results of the latest OCBC Financial Wellness Index, which came out on Tuesday (Nov 22), is that Singaporeans have more savings. The bad news is that they also have poorer investment returns, and higher debt...

Low-Cost Overseas Wedding Shoot Packages

Want a whimsical wedding shoot overseas but not sure if it’s a viable choice for you? For most couples, the first concern that comes to mind is the cost. Understandable since they are already spending an average of S$30,000...

S’poreans are still stressed! ‘Top stressor: Cost of Living’ — Stress levels significantly higher compared to global average

A recent survey has shown that stress levels in Singapore are still as high as they’ve ever been, if not higher, than the global average. A whopping 86 per cent of Singapore’s respondents to the Global Well-Being survey are...

‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ (BNPL) Cap on Online Payments and Other Ways To Curb Overspending in Singapore

The rise of cashless payment in Singapore has expedited the emergence of many Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services such as ShopBack PayLater, Atome and FavePay Later. With these BNPL schemes, you no longer have to wait for your payday...

GST Voucher 2022: Everything You Need To Know Plus The Amount You’ll Get

Eligible Singaporeans will receive up to S$700 worth of vouchers this December from the Singapore government to offset the upcoming GST hike and rising costs of living. The vouchers payable in December would come in two parts – the Assurance...
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Woman in her mid-20s leaves her fiancé and gets into relationship with married man who also has a newborn

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Electric Vehicles Charging Bill 2022 passed; a milestone in Singapore’s quest for sustainable land transport system

The Electric Vehicle Charging Bill was recently passed in Parliament as Singapore seeks to ramp up the electric vehicle charging infrastructure and strengthen the...

Why Xu Bin does not hang portraits of people on his house walls

Xu Bin, 33, Chinese actor based in Singapore, stars in the newest Singapore-Thailand film The Antique Shop which premieres in cinemas on Dec 1,...

Lawrence Wong: FTX loss is disappointing, but won’t impact Net Investments Returns Contribution

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Lawrence Wong answered a barrage of questions filed in parliament pertaining to the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange...

Jesseca Liu suffers PTSD for 6 years after experiencing accident that made the ‘car flip several times’

Jesseca Liu, 43, Malaysian actress based in Singapore, shares that she had encountered a near-death experience when she was younger. In an interview with 8World,...

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