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Your 60-Seconds Guide To CapitaLand Mall Trust Units

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 CapitaLand Mall Trust (SGX: C38U), a shopping mall real estate investment trust (REIT) with malls located all around our sunny island. Previously, we featured Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68), Singapore’s only stock market operator.  What’s CapitaLand Mall Trust’s Business About?  CapitaLand Mall Trust’s business is simple to understand. As a REIT, it basically receives rental income and income from operating car parks from the various malls it owns.  Currently,...

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Comfort Taxi Fare Promo: How To Score A Cheaper Taxi Ride

If you’re running or late – or simply feeling lazy – the first thing most of us would do is open a ride-hailing app like Grab and arrange for a ride. But there are situations where you can’t seem to get a driver – no matter how long you wait. Or worse. You find that prices are so ridiculously high that it makes you question if you should just forgo ride-hailing and buy a car sua. Especially on days when it’s pouring and it feels like the WHOLE of Singapore’s trying to get a ride (ahem surge prices suck...

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Top 8 University Convocation Photography Studios in Singapore

If your family’s anything like mine, then arranging to have cheesy photos taken in a studio probably wouldn’t be a priority. Heck, my parents paid an amateur photographer $60 for a godawful shot of me collecting my scroll on-stage, my face flushed and puffy — no thanks to the effects of hay fever. Yep, definitely one of my best moments. Source: tenorYet you’ll find a slew of studios offering graduation photography and academic dress rental services around Singapore, starting with Serangoon Broadway. Here’re alternatives to consider for those on a budget. Serangoon Broadway Did you know Serangoon Broadway began...

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Shopping For Clothes? Don’t Miss Out On These Blogshops’ 11.11 Promotions!

You may not always need a Nintendo Switch or a Dyson Cyclone, but you’ll definitely need clothes! Source: giphy Whether you’re buying clothes for work or for going out, we all want to get the best deals, amirite?  Regardless of your relationship status, 11.11 Single Day sales do not discriminate! Now, I’ve combed through the blogshops for their promotions so you don’t to, so go forth and shop! TL;DR – Ultimate Guide To Blogshop Promotions BlogshopDetails Promo Code Validity A for Arcade11% off storewide & free standard shipping within Singapore- excludes Backorder and New In SectionsingleandhappyEnds 11 November, 11:59pm All...

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What Is The Stock Market?

When you want to buy groceries, where do you go to? That’s right, you go to the wet market or supermarket.  When you want to buy businesses, where do you go to? You head to the stock market. So, what is the stock market?  Source: Giphy A stock market is where pieces of businesses (commonly known as stocks or shares) are bought and sold at a specified price. Every country has its own unique stock market.  In Singapore, there are around 730 companies listed on the stock market. There is only one exchange, Singapore Exchange (SGX), where companies can...

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Recessions Are Like Winter…

Even if you are not an investing pro, I’m sure you’ve heard of market crashes. Whether it’s on the news or amongst your social circle, a market crash usually becomes a hot topic for discussion. While we can’t prevent them from happening, we can surely prepare ourselves for the next market crash. In a way, they are inevitable… Y’know, it’s perfectly okay if you haven’t amassed a large sum of capital yet! Even with fixed savings of $100 a month, you will also end up with a substantial portfolio over time! Source: all comics by The Woke Salaryman Seedly...

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The Amount Of Cardboard A Cardboard Uncle/Auntie Needs To Collect To Survive

How has your weekend been so far? While the rest of us are deciding on what to have for our next meal, the seemingly high cost of owning a car and the price of BTO, a tiny group of Singaporeans have a different worry. Source: Pinterest.com Cardboard Uncles And Aunties Back hunched from old age and long hours of bad posture, a group of elderlies started their day early or the night before, collecting cardboard boxes and drink cans. To this group of people, their livelihood depended on the mountain of cardboard stacked on their trolley, towering over their...

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11.11 Sales Guide: Best Deals And Promotions For Singaporeans

Singles Day 11.11 Is Just The Beginning Brace yourself, 11.11 Singles Day is almost upon us and mankind shall once again engage in their yearly battles with their temptations… Source: SAYS With Black Friday AND Cyber Monday following closely after. Jialat. Bookmark These Dates: 11 November 2019: 11.11 Singles Day Sales 29 November 2019: Black Friday 2 December 2019: Cyber Monday To help Singaporeans who cannot resist the temptation to shop during this shopping period, this guide is to help you save money. The Ultimate 11.11 Singles Day Deals Guide With ShopBack Since the Seedly team shares the same office...

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Your Guide to Electric Vehicle Costs & Rental Services in Singapore

Dyson’s plans for an electric car plant in Singapore may have been scrapped, but that doesn’t spell the end of the gradual demand for electric vehicles (EVs). Early teething issues – including poor infrastructure, limited range and a lack of charging stations – meant a slower pick-up rate back in 2016, with just 12 registered EV drivers. As of 2018, though, that number had grown to 560 EVs, backed by demand from EV owners, car rental services and ‘greener’ taxi services. Source: tenor In this guide, we take you through the following: Types of Electric Vehicles (EVs) The True...

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Craving For Sushi? Check Out These Sushi Buffets Under $50!

If I were a superhero, my weakness will be food. It’s one of my favourite topics to talk about and easily my biggest monthly expense… Please don’t ask me to pinpoint my favourite food, I’m too much of a glutton, but I definitely can’t live without sushi and sashimi!  Source: giphy Wait, there are sushi buffets below $50?! O.M.G. TL;DR – Cheap Sushi Buffet Places Under $50++ In Singapore Restaurant Price(Adult – Lunch) Kiseki Japanese Buffet Restaurant $22.80++ Kushi Japanese Dining $28.80++ Kuishin Bo $36.90++ Shin Yuu Japanese Restaurant $36.90++ Hokkaido Sushi Restaurant $38.00++ Ikoi Japanese Restaurant $38.00++ Irodori...

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The Ultimate Guide To The Singapore FinTech Landscape In 2019

For a recent Money FM show which just aired, we invited some interesting guests on the show together to speak about FinTech and where this whole industry is going from a consumer perspective. We spoke at length about the whole industry, where it’s going in the next 5 years, learnings from the China FinTech space. I wrote a commentary piece on the FinTech space around 3 years back when we first started Seedly, and I guess this would be a good reflection of where we’ve also come in this seemingly short amount of time. If you are keen to...

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Hai Di Lao Hacks In Singapore: How To Get The Best Bang For Your Buck

Hai Di Lao has been a popular spot for many, especially amongst the Millenials. Yet, with its hidden costs and relatively steep prices, a meal at Hai Di Lao isn’t exactly what you would call cheap. There are, however, tips and tricks to maximise your experience at Hai Di Lao, for you to get your money’s worth! Hai Di Lao Hotpot Prices Source: Hai Di Lao Singapore Below is a breakdown of the average cost per meal at Hai Di Lao, and the hidden costs you should take note of.   Price Soup Base $14-$16 (1 soup base)$18-$20++(2-4 soup...

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Singapore Airlines Promos For Your Next Holiday! (November 2019)

When it comes to booking flights for vacations, it’s ironic that as Singaporeans, we often look at other airlines for cheaper flights even though we technically have a national carrier: Bobian right… Since Singapore Airlines (SIA) is ranked number 2 on the World’s Top 10 Airlines Of 2019 according to SKYTRAX. And reputation always comes with a price. However! There’s a small silver lining. As with most airlines, Singapore Airlines (and its regional wing SilkAir) will sometimes run promotions where you can get discounts of flights to your next getaway! Yep. As always, I gotchu fam. TL;DR – Singapore...

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Your 3-Step Cheat Sheet To Prepare Yourself For The Next Bear Market

We all know that the stock market moves in cycles. What goes up has to come down and what comes down, has to go up.  According to data from the National Bureau of Economic Research, an American private non-profit research outfit, the average duration of a full market cycle (from peak to trough to peak) from 1854 to 2009 was once every approximately five years. During that period, there were 33 such market cycles.  From 1945 to 2009, there were 11 boom-and-bust cycles, which averages to one every roughly six years.  You may know where I’m leading to.  June...

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