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What you need to know before investing in Raffles Medical Group (SGX:BSL)

About Raffles Medical Group (SGX:BSL) Raffles Medical (SGX:BSL) is perhaps one of the most well-known and largest private medical companies in Singapore. Its brand is synonymous with Raffles Hospital situated in Bugis as well as the Raffles Clinics. In the medical line, the reputation of the hospital is vital and acts as a natural moat. Raffles Medical (RM) has done so by establishing its brand name in the private medical market. It currently operates primarily in 2 countries – Singapore and China. As part of its expansion in Singapore, RM recently opened a new centre in Holland Village in 2016 and A new...

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Class, potentially the thing that divides Singapore. What Can We Do About It?

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 9th October 2018 Turns caffeine into digestible finance content. You can contribute your thoughts like Ming Feng here. Class, potentially the thing that divides Singapore As Singapore move forward as an economy, it has become apparent that Class, is the crack that will divide Singaporeans. If you haven’t watched the documentary Regardless of Class, do spend a bit of your time on it. The documentary is based on some of the largest and latest surveys on the above topic, and it left a deep impression on the Seedly team. The Sad Truth: Our take...

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Looking to invest in Jumbo Group Limited (SGX: 42R)? Here’s a quick summary in 5 Mins

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 9th October 2018 Turns caffeine into digestible finance content. You can contribute your thoughts like Ming Feng here. For our Morning Stocks Analysis, the Seedly team worked closely with ShareInvestor.com, who is an expert in the field, to curate unbiased, non-sponsored content to add value back to our readers. Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post. Jumbo Group Limited (SGX: 42R) With JUMBO opening its first franchised Jumbo Seafood Restaurant in FuZhou, marking its 7th restaurant in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and its 15th restaurant across Asia, the Group is continuously exploring suitable...

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Furniture hacks: Alternatives to IKEA if you don’t want your house looking like your friend’s

Breaking down ‘chim’ finance knowledge into manageable pieces so you don’t have to. You can contribute your thoughts like Ruth here. Editor’s note: We are in no way sponsored to bring you this compilation of furniture places in Singapore.   Are you in the midst of getting your house ready for next year’s Lunar New Year, whether you’re just changing up the furniture or doing major renovation works? It’s undeniable that IKEA is one of the first places people think of when buying furniture, but how often have you visited a friend’s place and found their sofa or dining table a...

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Drivers: 8 Traffic Violations With a Jail Term

Breaking down ‘chim’ finance knowledge into manageable pieces so you don’t have to. You can contribute your thoughts like Ruth here. Singapore’s regulations and laws are notorious for being one of the harshest in the world. Foreigners’ first words when asked what they know of Singapore is usually either that we “can’t even chew gum” or have laws that “execute people”. Our traffic laws are no exception. Traffic Violation Fine Amount (SGD) Jail Term Use of mobile communication device while driving 1,000 ≤6 months Tampering with off-peak-car coupons or not displaying a valid license Up to 20,000 ≤12 months...

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Happy Birthday To Me, What Can I Get For FREE?

Turning finance into boba-sized pieces. One iced milk boba tea, please! You can contribute your thoughts like Cherie here. It’s October (I know right, time flies!), and if you haven’t seen the calendar we made, it is the month with “a lot of your friends’ birthdays”.   Every year, as my birthday draws closer, I find myself fumbling on the internet for birthday deals that I could enjoy hopefully for free. As one of our community once said, “Nothing cheapo le. We are Singaporeans, we’re bargain hunters by nature! :)” ~ HC Tang Bargain hunters it is. Bargain hunters...

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To All The Men Out There: This Method of Shaving Can Save You $28 Each Year!

Cartridge Razors get to be very costly in the long run The biggest factor in doing this is the costs 5. While the first purchase of a typical cartridge shaver costs below $20, it is the subsequent purchase of the refills that breaks the bank. A 4 pack refill can run you up to $28 and it is recommended that you replace the refills every 1 to 2 weeks (depending on shaving frequency, some keep it for months, but the blades will soon dull or rust). On the other hand, wet shavers tend to have a higher start-up cost...

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3 Interesting Stocks You Might Have Missed Out – M1, Vividthree, Creative

You can contribute your thoughts like Guest here. For our Morning Stocks Analysis, the Seedly team worked closely with Smallcapasia, who is an expert in the field, to curate unbiased, non-sponsored content to add value back to our readers. Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post. With over 700+ stocks listed in SGX, it’s not easy to keep tab of all the on-going developments such as Share buybacks, Acquisitions, Quarterly Results and much more. Moreover, these announcements can sometimes bring about a huge impact on the company’s future course of action. Stock investors who are “in the know” may be...

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MAXIMISE Your Annual Leave With These Long Weekends in 2019

Turning finance into boba-sized pieces. One iced milk boba tea, please! You can contribute your thoughts like Cherie here. Ministry of Manpower had announced that in 2019 we will be having 11 public holidays, 3 of which falls on a Sunday. You know what that means? Off-in-lieu on Monday! Woohoo, automatically an extended weekend! With these 11 public holidays that was graciously bestowed upon us, we multiplied that 11 days to 48 days of NO WORK! Long Weekends in 2019   *Save this for you to refer to while booking your annual leave! 9-Day Long...

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How To Do Your Own Insurance Claims Should You Be UNLUCKY Enough To Get A Lousy Agent?

Turns caffeine into digestible finance content. You can contribute your thoughts like Ming Feng here. Your insurance coverage is put to a real test when it comes to having to claim it. A Facebook Post on Inactive Insurance Agent A recent post on Facebook with regards to an insurance agent being inactive during an urgent claiming process has taken over the internet for a bit.   Here’s a quite summary of what happened (without mentioning names): Client A buys all her policies from Agent X. Policies include hospitalization for all her kids including rider. Client A’s son was diagnosed...

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Setting up home with a foreign spouse in Singapore

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 3rd October 2018 Breaking down ‘chim’ finance knowledge into manageable pieces so you don’t have to. You can contribute your thoughts like Ruth here. Given how globalised Singapore is, it comes as no surprise that more than 1 in 3 marriages here are transnational – a marriage between a Singaporean(SC) and a non-citizen(NC). Arriving at a big milestone such as a marriage can be overwhelming, and even more so when there are lots of extra paperwork and applications to fulfil for a foreign spouse. One official website that you absolutely must rely on for official...

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Setting up home with a foreign spouse in Singapore

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 3rd October 2018 Breaking down ‘chim’ finance knowledge into manageable pieces so you don’t have to. You can contribute your thoughts like Ruth here. Given how globalised Singapore is, it comes as no surprise that more than 1 in 3 marriages here are transnational – a marriage between a Singaporean(SC) and a non-citizen(NC). Arriving at a big milestone such as a marriage can be overwhelming, and even more so when there are lots of extra paperwork and applications to fulfil for a foreign spouse. One official website that you absolutely must rely on for official...

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3 key reasons why I will NOT invest in Gold

You can contribute your thoughts like Guest here. For our Morning Stocks Analysis, the Seedly team worked closely with Financial Horse, who is an expert in the field, to curate unbiased, non-sponsored content to add value back to our readers. Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post. Seedly Contributor: Financial Horse Financial Horse was started to demystify money’s mysteries. He is a firm believer of, “if you can’t explain it to a 6-year-old, you do not understand it yourself”. Financial Horse is updated weekly with commentary on financial markets....

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These Household Items Have Expiration Dates That Cost You Up To $320 A Year

Turns caffeine into digestible finance content. You can contribute your thoughts like Ming Feng here. Expiry date does not just apply for food. All of our household items have an expiration date to it too. One such common example is our toothbrushes’ bristles become splayed or frayed after using it for some time. source of image: Reader’s Digest The same applies to many households products which incur costs over time without you knowing. The Expiration Date for These Household Items All of our household items have this underlying rate at which they expire and is unhealthy and dangerous if...

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All You Need To Know About 800 Super (SGX: 5TG) in 5 Mins

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 2nd October 2018 You can contribute your thoughts like Guest here. For our Morning Stocks Analysis, we meet with Shareinvestor and other unbiased experts in this field to bring you this in-depth report. Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post 800 Super (SGX: 5TG) Catalist-listed environmental services provider 800 Super recently reported a $1.64m Q4 loss, reversing from a year ago profit of $2.72 million, with manpower cost coming in 20% higher than expected. The stock has dived 33 per cent over the last two days of August and is at its lowest over a...

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