CIMB has got a new savings account that is similar to Starsaver, but more attractive for the first 50k. Full details click here. It makes for a great alternative to the old Starsaver account. No fall below maintenance fee, no service fee, no requirements needed(UOB one, OCBC 360) and no gimmicks. Interest rate balance at two levels:

1.00% p.a for first S$50,000
0.6%% p.a above S$50,000

In addition, from 16th Sep 2015 to 31st Oct 2015, new CIMB customer will receive a cash credit with min initial deposit amount:

1) $10 for $1000
2) $50 for $10,000; or
3) $100 for $25,000

Do note that this promotion is only for brand new CIMB customer(those who have no account with them yet).You would need to maintain the amount transferred for 6 months to receive the cash credit. Hence a fresh transfer of $25,000 exactly, would give …