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A One-Stop Guide For PWDs: Grants, Training, Employment, and Unit Trusts Available [Money FM 89.3]

More than 25% of people aged 15 to 62 who have disabilities are employed, according to the annual Comprehensive Labour Force Survey. The sectors employing most of these people are community, social and personal services, food services, administrative and support services, and manufacturing. But what can we do to increase this number and encourage more companies to hire PWDs? And how can PWDs seek the training and grants they need to help them to get employed? We discuss with Winnie Lewis, Manager at SG ENABLE (Employment & Employability division), Rachel Yeo, Content Strategist at Seedly, Kenneth Lou, Co-founder of...

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Artbox 2019 Pricelist: Goodburger, Beef Bro, Golden Moment, Gryphon Tea, etc.

Artbox Singapore Outdoor market Artbox Singapore is back for the third time. Started in Bangkok, Artbox Singapore is an outdoor night bazaar concept which reminds us of our local Pasar Malam. The only difference is that Artbox is way bigger in terms of scale. Source: timeout.comArtbox Singapore – When? Where? For those who are late to the game, here are more details about Artbox Singapore. When Is Artbox Singapore? The dates for Artbox Singapore 2019 are as such: 15 – 17 November 2019 22 – 24 November 2019 It will take place from 3pm – 11pm daily. Artbox Singapore,...

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Below 35, Single, Desperate, And Looking To Move Out. How Ah?

During a major online sales event like Singles Day, people always like to talk about their latest loot from online shopping. Well, you know what? Shoes and bags and clothes are great, but really, can they compare to the feeling of owning your own home? Compared to the independence from overbearing landlords and nitpicking parents? I doubt it. I seriously doubt it. Here’re four options for you to pursue if you’re under 35 and desperately need to move out. Buy A Condo Source: giphy Financial Difficulty for a single person: Hard. Like, really hard. You need lots of money....

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Things To Look Out For When Buying Travel Insurance

Travelling overseas for a holiday soon? After settling your flight tickets and accommodation, the next most important thing you should get is… Travel insurance. “Need meh… Got so suay (Hokkien: unlucky) or not?” Source: giphy Well… all I can say is, anything can happen. So it never hurts to have a little insurance. TL;DR: Travel Insurance Guide Singapore 2019 Looking to buy a travel insurance policy? Make sure you have the basics covered like: accidents loss or damages medical expenses travel inconvenience For more assurance, look out for these benefits: indemnity for accidents emergency evacuation overseas medical expenses terrorism...

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Initial Public Offering Prospectus: What Should Investors Look Out For?

Whenever a new initial public offering (IPO) is announced, there’s almost always a sense of buzz and excitement among investors. There are stories abound of people making some quick bucks off flipping IPOs and some might feel that they too can make some kopi money through IPOs.  However, before we get all too excited and jump onto the IPO bandwagon, we should learn more about the company that is set to go public and not invest in shares solely based on “success stories”.  A company’s IPO prospectus has all the required information we need to know about the IPO....

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All You Need To Know About The Basic Healthcare Sum

I’m sure you’re familiar with the Basic Retirement Sum, Full Retirement Sum and Enhanced Retirement Sum by now… But I bet this is a Sum that you don’t really know about! CPF has just announced the latest Basic Healthcare Sum for individuals turning 65 in 2020 and it’s currently set at $60,000. Mmhmm, I see question marks popping around you, so here’s a quick summary of the Basic Healthcare Sum. TL;DR – All You Need To Know About Your Medisave Account’s Basic Healthcare Sum What Is The Basic Healthcare Sum? Don’t worry, this is not another milestone in CPF...

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A 60-Second Guide To Your PSEA Account: What You Need To Know + Hacks

As a student, the Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA) was something that confused me. It was money that I didn’t know I had, and I was inclined to use the funds, but was not sure how. For those who are as blur as I was about your Post Secondary Education Account, here is a quick 60 second guide on what you need to know so that you can better spend your PSEA money! What Is The PSEA Account? Source: Giphy The PSEA consists of any unused Edusave funds that was previously in the Edusave account. When the account holder is...

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8 Affordable Spectacle Shops In Singapore (From $15.90!)

As someone who’s sadly been bespectacled since the age of 12, I’ve grudgingly resigned myself to the fact that I’ll never again have perfect vision unless I pay silly amounts for Lasik. Source: tenor Thankfully, spectacles are no longer solely for practicality – and these eyewear shops ’round Singapore know it all too well, with affordable yet stylish options to suit every budget. TL;DR: Cheap Eyewear Options in Singapore fopticsFrom $15.90 Firmoo OpticalFrom $19 Eyecon OpticalFrom $35 New China OpticiansFrom $55 Oblique EyewearFrom $90 Visual MassFrom $95 ZoffFrom $98 OwndaysFrom $98 foptics (from $15.90) Source: Instagram At foptics, frames...

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3 Singapore Shares To Pay For Your Newborn’s University Education

University education does not come cheap. According to our research, the total cost for a four-year local university course is a cool S$70,000. And that’s not even considering specialised programmes such as medicine and dentistry. Plus the ever-present money-eating monster we know as “inflation”. For those who wish to send their children to an overseas university, the cost is almost guaranteed to spiral upwards. Source: GiphySo, how are we to save up for our kids’ university education? Simply socking money away in the bank for the average-salaried Singaporean is totally out of the equation. Thankfully, we have the stock...

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Stuff Your Face Like A Turkey With Christmas Buffets Below $50!

Christmas is almost here! To be honest, like most Singaporeans, I never really celebrated Christmas… Source: giphy But I love how we get to gather our family and friends to enjoy lots of delicious food! Though I really miss the mulled wine I had in winter…  But when I saw how expensive Christmas menus can be in regular restaurants, I wondered if we can even find affordable Christmas hotel buffets… Turns out, you can find some with damages of less than $50++ per pax! Restaurant NamePrices (For weekday lunch) Katong Kitchen @ Village Hotel Katong $42++ Saltwater @ Changi...

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New To Investing? You Should Check Out These 5 Books

I began my investing journey more than a decade ago by reading books, books, and more books. Books allowed me to understand the ins-and-outs of the stock market easily and showed me the steps to choose the best stocks to invest in. For those who are just starting out in the stock market, here’s a reading list that I used to learn about stock investing and more (note: the list is by no means exhaustive). TL;DR: 5 Books For New Investors New to investing? Need “Dummies Guide” for beginners? Here are some books you can check out: The Neatest...

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What Type Of HDB Flat Can I Really Afford?

So… You’ve decided to apply for the latest HDB BTO Sales Launch and now have to decide what HDB flat type to choose. Should you just buy the largest flat that you can afford? What if you only wish to live in the flat until you meet the Minimum Occupation Period (MOP) and want to sell it? Are there any considerations that you should think about when deciding between a 3-Room, 4-Room, or a 5-Room flat? WAIT. Source: tenor Before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s do a little math to find out: what type of HDB flat can...

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Your 60-Seconds Guide To ComfortDelGro Corporation Ltd Shares

In this new series, we will feature one Singapore-listed company each time as a quick guide to everything you should know about it in 60 seconds. In this instalment, we have ComfortDelGro Corporation Ltd (SGX: C52). Previously, we featured CapitaLand Mall Trust (SGX: C38U), a retail real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns 15 shopping centres in Singapore.  What’s ComfortDelGro’s Business About?  ComfortDelGro is one of the largest land transport companies in the world. The company operates in several countries, including Singapore, Australia, and the United Kingdom. ComfortDelGro’s businesses include bus, taxi, rail, car rental and leasing, automotive engineering...

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1 Minute CPF Guide: Everything You Need To Know About MediShield Life

The flu bug has been going around recently, and about half of Seedly’s content team is down with a very potent flu. For us, we were rather fortunate to be covered by the company’s medical insurance, but for those who aren’t covered by any basic health insurance, medical fees can be very costly. Did you know that all Singaporeans and PR are covered under a basic medical insurance plan called MediShield Life? For the uninitiated, here’s a quick one minute guide on all you need to know about Singapore’s MediShield Life! TL;DR: A One-Minute Guide To Singapore’s MediShield Life...

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What Is A Stock?

In this new series, we get to the crux of investing definitions. Previously, we looked at what the stock market is all about. Now, let’s tackle the term “stocks”. So, what is a stock? Source: Giphy A stock is a type of investment available on the stock market that gives you part ownership of a listed company. For example, if you have 1,000 stocks in Company XYZ and the company’s total number of stocks available in the stock market is 1,000,000, you own 0.1% of Company XYZ. You may have also come across the term “shares” or “equities”. They...

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