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Healthcare Sector Review 2018 in Singapore – Q&M Dental, Raffles Medical, TalkMed, OUE Lippo HC

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. Opinions expressed in the article should not be taken as investment advice. Please do your own due diligence. If you have any questions on the mentioned stocks, feel free to discuss them with Seedly Community here.  Summing up the year, we will be doing a series of 4 industry reviews to share across the performances of the local market in 2018....

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The Ultimate Compilation of Bak Kut Teh (BKT) in Singapore – Teochew (Peppery) and Hokkien (Herbal) Styles

In Singapore, there are typically 2 types of Bak Kut Teh – the Teochew style, with the peppery clear soup that we commonly see around us and the Hokkien style which comes with the brown herbal soup. Which type of BKT are you? Teochew Style – the ones with lots of pepper and garlic Hokkien Style – the herbal ones Bookmark this page as you will never know when the BKT-feels will hit you. The Ultimate List of BKT in Singapore and their types: Bak Kut Teh Type No. of Outlets Ya Hua Rou Gu Cha Pepper 8 Outlets...

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All You Need To Know About the YouTrip Card & its 0% Transaction Fee

Read reviews for finance-related products like YouTrip amongst many others at the Seedly reviews page. Disclaimer: This post is in no way sponsored. All opinions are strictly our own. The YouTrip card launched in August 2018 by EZ-Link, You Technologies and Mastercard. This supposedly magical card enables users to pay in more than 150 currencies without currency conversion or transaction fees. Since I have some travel plans coming up, I decided to give this MCA a shot and applied for it. To my surprise, the card arrived within the same week. Set-up was pretty simple: Sign up online Card will...

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Who’s buying Singapore’s new high-end condos?

For Property Investing, the Seedly team worked closely with EdgeProp, 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. Opinions expressed in the article should not be taken as investment advice. Please do your own due diligence. If you have any questions, feel free to discuss them with Seedly Community here. Four months after the ninth round of property cooling measures was implemented, demand for luxury condos has remained resilient, going by the take-up rates and high psf prices that these properties have commanded....

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Ultimate Guide: CHAS Card for Singaporeans. Who can apply? What are the benefits?

The gross medical inflation rate in Singapore is rather high at 10% for the year 2017. Faced with an ageing population and high medical bills, every doctor visit can result in a lot of unnecessary stress due to the uncertainty. CHAS Card, with its subsidies, aims to help Singaporeans with that. TL;DR – A Singaporean’s Guide to CHAS Card The Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) is targetted at lower-to-middle-income households, to provide subsidies for medical and dental care at participating General Practitioners (GP) and dental clinics.   CHAS Card Subsidy Tiers: CHAS Blue vs CHAS Orange vs CHAS Pioneer Generation...

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Breaking It Down – Simple Finance 101

Risk Aversion – What is it? A common question and one that has compounding effects on your investments. So, what is it? Google “risk aversion” & the top 3 articles easily explains its fundamental basics. Of course, diving into the deeper end unveils further discussions on game theory, risk neutrality, risk acceptance etc. That said, let’s keep it simple! After all, this isn’t meant to be a masterclass on the essentials of finance. At Seedly, we’re here to break it down for you, sprouting the seeds of knowledge. Yes, lousy pun intended. TL;DR: Distinguishing Risk Attitudes Investopedia defines risk...

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The Ultimate Compliation of the Best Expedia Promo Codes and Promotions in 2018

Best Expedia Promo Codes 2018 If you fall into the party that chooses hotels over Airbnb for the comfort and security, Expedia releases promo codes occasionally so no harm trying your luck with these promo codes reduce your bill. However, these promo codes are usually short-lived and changed quite frequently. If you quite travel often, I would suggest bookmarking this and coming back to check once in a while. Disclaimer: This post is not a sponsored post, all links are non-affiliated. This is how we bring unbiased content right to your screens. TL;DR on Expedia promotions (The teleportation corner): In summary,...

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Go-Jek has launched its BETA app. How will it affect you amidst Grab’s dominance?

The past year has been eventful for the ride-hailing industry in Singapore (and Southeast Asia at large, too). We watched how Uber and Grab once went head-on with each other, and Uber’s unexpected ‘exit’, to new players like GoJek challenging the now Grab-dominated space in Southeast Asia. Just recently, we looked at how Tada compares to Grab. With news of GoJek rolling out its BETA app here in Singapore as we write, what should you as a rider or driver look out for? TL;DR: Will Go-Jek rides be cheaper than Grab’s? Can I earn more with the same amount...

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3 Amazing Growth Stocks Flying Under The Radar

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. Opinions expressed in the article should not be taken as investment advice. Please do your own due diligence. If you have any questions on the mentioned stocks, feel free to discuss them with Seedly Community here.  With a higher than average tolerance for risk, I’m a big fan of growth shares and you’ll find a number in my portfolio. I’m looking at adding...

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What Happens To Your CPF When You Pass Away?

Most coffeeshop conversations about the Central Provident Fund (CPF) has a negative view of it. This is Even more so when it is this close to the election date. With the advancement of social media and messaging apps like WhatsApp, inaccurate information can spread like wildfire with little validation and consequences. I chanced upon one of those “fake news” on social media which goes like this: ” Everybody please note that when we kick the bucket, all our balanced CPF money will not be automatically deposited into our nominated Next-of-kin’s bank account in cash. CPF board will instead send...

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Studying Overseas in 2019 | A Quick Guide on Personal Budgeting

A Giant Leap Forward You’ve done your research, you’ve filed your paperwork and now, finally, it’s time to fulfil your life-long dream of studying overseas. Perhaps you’ve seen the countless Instagram stories of your peers having the adventure of their lifetime & you wonder… “when will my turn arrive?”. I could go on & on about the different life experiences or the different opportunities that you’d be exposed to – but, let’s get down to business. We’re here to talk about managing your personal finances abroad. TL;DR: My Top 4 Expenses to lookout for There are probably a 101...

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4 ways to spot multibagger stocks that could potentially grow 10x in value

For our Morning Stocks Analysis, the Seedly team worked with The Fifth Person who are experts in the field to curate unbiased, non-sponsored content to add value back to our readers. Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post. The 10-bagger is a well-known term among investors. It is used to describe an investment that has multiplied in value by 10 times not easy to find (and hold onto) a 10-bagger stock hitting it is a significant achievement for any investor Honestly, my personal best so far is a three-bagger but this doesn’t mean I’ve stopped aiming on getting a 10-bagger someday. To that end,...

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Airbnb vs Hotels: Which should Singaporeans choose?

A quick poll at the Seedly/ShopBack HQ revealed that 15 out of 20 people would rather book an Airbnb over a hotel. When asked why, most responded with reasons like more favourable prices and bigger-sized lodging with kitchen amenities that most hotels would not offer at that price range. I’m constantly using both Airbnb and hotels and have come to the conclusion that the best option mostly depends on several deciding factors: AIRBNB HOTEL Price Range Often cheaper than hotel Often more expensive than airbnb Check-in, Check-out Can be a hassle to arrange for the host to check you...

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Taobao’s Physical Store Isn’t Cheap, We Found Cheaper Alternatives Online

When I first heard there will be a Taobao physical store in Plaza Singapura, I was honestly so THRILLED! To be frank, I was half expecting to see the clothes available for sale on racks or makeup brands, not sure what I was thinking. In my head, I was hoping to able to see whatever that is on my Taobao app in person. Yes, it’s kinda true as NomadX has StyleTheory, Mamonde and more located inside as well. For the huge space that NomadX dominates, Taobao is residing in a small segment of the second floor greeting us with...

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Singapore Airlines (SGX: C6L): Is SIA Worth Investing?

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. If you have any questions on Singapore Airlines (SIA) stocks, feel free to discuss them with Seedly Community here.  History of Singapore Airlines (SIA) (SGX: C6L) Singapore Airlines Limited is the flag carrier airline of Singapore located at Singapore Changi Airport. Singapore Airlines began with the incorporation of Malayan Airways Limited (MAL) in 1947 and is currently ranked amongst the top 15 air...

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