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Are You Short-Changed By Your Employer? Check The Salary Your Peers Are Getting Here.

Turning finance into boba-sized pieces. One iced milk boba tea, please! You can contribute your thoughts like Cherie here. We all by now should have known that the median salary of a Singaporean is $3,500. What about the salary that you should be getting and what your peers are getting? The key takeaway from this article is for you: TO KNOW YOUR WORTH; or To manage your expectations before an interview; or You wish to know the similar situations of the peers before you; or You are choosing your university course TL;DR – Which university graduates hold the highest salary for...

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Passion to Profit: How to earn money from your hobby

Breaking down ‘chim’ finance knowledge into manageable pieces so you don’t have to. You can contribute your thoughts like Ruth here. The topic of having a side income came up while in conversation with some friends. Unless you’ve successfully (and boldly) made your hobby into a full-time job, most of us give up a majority of our ‘play time’ for our jobs and careers. While having a fixed income grants you stability and assurance, many still seek to do something more with their free time.   If you’re looking to maximise income and enjoyment even in your free time,...

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How To Taobao (For complete noobs who love cheap things)

Breaking down ‘chim’ finance knowledge into manageable pieces so you don’t have to. You can contribute your thoughts like Ruth here. A huge season of mega online shopping fests just began. We’re talking about the crazy 9.9 extravaganza!!! For the uninitiated, 9th of September kicks start the biggest online shopping fest for e-commerce platforms. One such platform is Taobao, a Chinese site that has been termed the Amazon or eBay of China. It is a mega marketplace that ships you a whole range of things from tissue paper to wedding dresses. I would boast about how great a bargain hunter...

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PSA: Check Your Paylah! Wallet Balance NOW

Turning finance into boba-sized pieces. One iced milk boba tea, please! You can contribute your thoughts like Cherie here. We. Are. Not. Kidding. Someone had reached out to Seedly to share with our Community to be vigilant with our PayLah! balances. I don’t use PayLah! all the time because I find it a hassle to constantly have to transfer money to this e-wallet service, I only do that if they have special deals or cash back. If not, PayNow would be the way I would go if I have to pay my friends back. 1. Noticed DBS PayLah! balance...

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Ever Wondered How Much One Can Save From Making Their Own Cocktails?

Turns caffeine into digestible finance content. You can contribute your thoughts like Ming Feng here. Nothing beats the feeling of TGIF and Saturday night. For some Singaporeans, Friday and Saturday nights are more predictable where they catch up with sleep and spend time with their family. For a percentage of us, not so.   We will be doing shots and drinking at the bars, trying to get our friends drunk on their birthday. Fun times! TL;DR- The Cheapest Alcohol Delivery in Singapore Alcohol delivery companies in Singapore, who is the cheapest of them all? Types of Alcohol Alcohol Delivery...

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Do you know what else you lose in a train disruption?

Breaking down ‘chim’ finance knowledge into manageable pieces so you don’t have to. You can contribute your thoughts like here. You lose your SHIT. Singaporeans have been subjected to a series of unfortunate events this week, and the week is not even over yet. Just yesterday, the East-West Line (EWL) faced its second disruption this week, lasting about 7 hours between 7am in the morning till 2pm in the afternoon. Commuters faced delays of up to 40 minutes. Tuesday (18/9) Wednesday (19/9) Thursday (20/9) Massive blackout affecting 146,500 people EWL train disruption caused by screen fault EWL train disruption...

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The True Cost of Smoking: Price Cigarettes, “KENA” Fined and Health Issues.

Turns caffeine into digestible finance content. You can contribute your thoughts like Ming Feng here. How much can you save if you quit smoking? As the Government aims to reduce the rate of smoking to below 10% Smokers by the year 2020, smokers are starting to feel like they are under siege, especially this month. Especially so, with: source: Facebook The viral video on how an ex-smoker saves S$51,00 in 13 months by not smoking Parliament passing amendments to increase the number of no-smoking zones on 10 September 2018 National Environment Agency (NEA) deploying thermal cameras to detect smoking in...

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Cheap Fitness Pass Class Under S$10 For Lazy People Like You

Turning finance into boba-sized pieces. One iced milk boba tea, please! You can contribute your thoughts like Cherie here. And I. Don’t worry, I am as lazy as you can be too. Being a lazy ass, heading to a regular gym to work out on my own is a huge feat for me. I would take a Hai Di Lao feast over working out ANYTIME! Okay, Hai Di Lao might be a skewed comparison choice, but you get the gist. Image Credit: @popsugarfitness I have noticed that many of my friends taking up a fitness pass to get into yoga,...

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All You Need To Know About Centurion Corporation Limited (SGX: OU8) in 5 Mins

Editor’s Note: Are you looking out for stocks to invest? We understand that some of our readers are constantly on a lookout for investing ideas. To help this group of readers fully utilise their time in the morning to work, we worked with some unbiased and experienced stocks investing bloggers to curate their articles on our platform for the convenience of our readers. Cheers! Centurion Corporation Limited (SGX: OU8) For a quick background, Centurion Corp Ltd (SGX: OU8) owns and operates workers and student accommodation assets, as well as a storage disc manufacturing business. Its workers accommodation assets are managed under the Westlite brand while...

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Who Says Branded Goods Have To Be Expensive? Here’s A List of Singaporean’s Favourite Factory Outlet Malls

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 19th September 2018 Turns caffeine into digestible finance content. You can contribute your thoughts like Ming Feng here. Everyone loves a cheap deal! For fans of branded goods, who are not to the extreme constantly keeping up with their season, factory outlets can actually help you save so much more money. Factory outlets consolidate products which are offseason and clear them off at a discount. Whoever told you branded goods needs to be expensive? Editor’s note: A good HACK is to go to these outlet malls during festive seasons. I got my New Balance...

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Are you also guilty of wasting $114 a month for nothing?

Breaking down ‘chim’ finance knowledge into manageable pieces so you don’t have to. You can contribute your thoughts like here. One of the biggest challenges in personal finance is not how to save your money, but how to spend it. There are lists everywhere for those looking to save, but in your attempt to save, you might just also be wasting money. But wait, what do you mean by WASTING MONEY? Have you ever caught yourself in a situation where your head tells you to go for a bundle deal because it is “more worth the money”(or so you...

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DID YOU KNOW You’re Paying 109% More Than The First iPhone?

Turning finance into boba-sized pieces. One iced milk boba tea, please! You can contribute your thoughts like Cherie here. Yes, the iPhone 4 without a contract was going for only S$788, which is S$861 MORE EXPENSIVE than the iPhone XS (64GB), cheapest option that Apple just released. TL;DR, iPhone XS compared to: iPhone 4: 109.3% more expensive Samsung Galaxy SII: 67% more expensive Samsung Galaxy S9: 37% more expensive Ever wondered how the price increment of the iPhone as like on a chart? Let’s chart it. iPhone Prices Over The Years For 10 years since 2008, Apple has been...

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ADOPT, DON’T BUY And Save $2,000 By Doing So!

Owning a dog is like owning a child, except you have to take care of it for its entire lifetime. A child can take care of you once they have grown up. However, owning a dog is a lifetime commitment and their lifespan is about 20 years or less. So before making any impulse decisions to buy or adopt a puppy, know you have to commit to it for 20 years.   TL;DR, Adopting a Dog VS Buying a Dog Buying A Pet Dog Cost: At least S$1,000 We all know that this is going to cost us at least S$1,000. It does give...

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Secondary School Cut off Point vs Property Price: Does School Ranking Affects Price of Property Around It?

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 15th September 2018 Turns caffeine into digestible finance content. You can contribute your thoughts like Ming Feng here. The amount we spend on tuition fees Ensuring that their children receive the best education has always been one of the priorities for parents. In fact, parents spend up to S$4,880 per year on tuition for lower primary students, and S$5,760 for upper primary. TL;DR – Price of property vs Average ranking of secondary schools Some of the more drastic measures taken by parents include renting or shifting to an apartment near their son or daughter’s...

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