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Seedly Recommends: Best Mookata Thai Steamboat Restaurants To Visit In Singapore

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 5th September 2018 Turns caffeine into digestible finance content. You can contribute your thoughts like Ming Feng here. If you are looking for a sinful treat on your cheat day, Mookata might just be the thing you are looking for to load up some calories. Usually eaten with pork lard as grease on a metal dome-shaped hot pot where one cooks his ingredient such as pork, seafood and vegetables. The essence of all your food then drips into the soup, to be further enjoyed later on. ” Just kidding. Remember to exercise regularly!” In...

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PSA: You Must Know These Best Year End Online Shopping Deal Dates in 2018

Holla to all you smart deal hunters out there! To be honest, the names that these companies have created for themselves to encourage spending will probably make you cringe. But that being said, it’s a waste if you don’t look for the best deals on these 5 dates. Here are the best tips and some of the recommended purchases and strategies to get you the best hunts on those days! We’ll update this list as we proceed on. P.S: This is not a sponsored post, just an unbiased take on some of these smarter way to shop and buy...

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Places Under $30/pax To Eat With Your Large Group of Friends

This is (for sure) a common question that almost everyone here in Singapore would have faced at least once in their life. Some of the commonly asked questions for outings in Singapore: Where to eat? Cheap or not? Can fit everyone? Yes, can it fit everyone? All of your friends, colleagues maybe even your entire kampung. Kampung is a traditional village usually in rural parts of a country, a term mainly used in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. One of our Community members, Steph Yeo, asked: In case you can’t view the image, “What are some recommended restaurants good for...

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What Is The Most High SES Thing You Seen Anyone Do In Singapore?

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 1st September 2018 Turns caffeine into digestible finance content. You can contribute your thoughts like Ming Feng here. Technically, one can experience what it is like to be a “Crazy Rich Asian”, without breaking the bank. Read also: How Much Does It Cost To Be A “Crazy Rich Asian” For A Few Days? Socio-economic status (SES), a term made famous by social studies textbook Complete Guide to O-Level Social Studies Vol 1, by Rowan Luc, is now a widely used lingo by Singaporeans to poke fun at one another’s social status. In fact, Ricemedia.co came out with...

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Tuition Rate Compilation: How Much Will It Cost You, To Send Your Children For Tuition?

Factors affecting Tuition rate in Singapore There are a few factors affecting the tuition rate in Singapore. Qualification of tutor What is the education level of the tutor? Tutors that are MOE Trainee or MOE Certified teachers tend to draw a higher rate. Home tuition or tuition centre Cost of home tuition is usually higher due to the more undivided attention given to the student. TL;DR – Tuition rate in Singapore Tutor’s Qualification Lower Primary Upper Primary Secondary ITE Junior College/ Diploma A Level/ Diploma S$15 – S$25/hour S$15 – S$30/hour S$25 – S$35/hour S$20 – S$40/hour S$35 –...

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My CPF Ordinary Account (OA) will not be wiped off when taking a HDB Loan, so what?

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 28th August 2018 Turning finance into boba-sized pieces. One iced milk boba tea, please! You can contribute your thoughts like Cherie here. Before we get into the article, I just want to put a disclaimer that this article is not sponsored. I was reading the news this morning and came across this article. I thought it would beneficial for us if we understood the new rulings better. That being said, all opinions are our own. You can now choose to NOT wipe your CPF off when purchasing HDB Yes, you did not read that...

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Attractive (Also, Affordable) Hotel Staycations Under S$100 in Singapore

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 27th August 2018 Turning finance into boba-sized pieces. One iced milk boba tea, please! You can contribute your thoughts like Cherie here. ‘Stay + vacation = Staycation’ The idea where you have a holiday in your own country rather than abroad. Heading overseas would definitely be preferred by everyone but not everyone has that luxury to do so all the time. Some days you just would like to relax and unwind with your loved ones in a new environment without distractions. TL;DR – Here are some affordable hotels that you can have your staycation...

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Is it possible for me to make my first million by 30 years old?

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 27th August 2018 Turns inconspicuous chatter into intelligible dialogue. You can contribute your thoughts like Wen Fong here. If you ever wondered if it’s too late to make your first million, get some advice from ordinary girl-turned-investor, SG Budget Babe! TL;DR: How do you start investing, be a millionaire, and have your dream wedding! What can I do to become a millionaire by 30? SG Budget babe, while giving some general advice like, Cut expenses Grow income Grow your savings Also said to be practical and realistic – don’t shoot for a million if...

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How Much More Are Singaporeans Paying For Starbucks Compared With The Rest Of The World?

No matter your location, as long as Starbucks is the answer to your caffeine addiction, you are in luck. According to Statista, the number of Starbucks stores skyrocketed from a rather humble 7,225 in the year 2003 to 25,085 worldwide. This means that your caffeine fix can easily be located around the corner worldwide, and if you are even more in luck, get it at a cheaper price. Of course, should you quit your Starbucks habit, this is how much you can save in a year: Singapore is known to be one of the most expensive cities in the...

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How Much Does It Cost To Be A “Crazy Rich Asian” For A Few Days?

” I hate Crazy Rich Asians.” via GIPHY I was too fast to judge, and it threw whatever judgements I have right out the window, 10 minutes into the movie. I have never been so wrong about a movie. It was hands down one of the best movies I have ever seen this year. I went into the theatre not knowing what to expect and left wanting more of it. Singapore is presented really beautifully in the movie, and it is only fair to pass judgement on it after you have watched it. Without letting the wet blanket of...

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What To Look Out For When Getting Groceries On Online Platforms

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 21st August 2018 Turning finance into boba-sized pieces. One iced milk boba tea, please! You can contribute your thoughts like Cherie here. Ah, the internet will soon be the death of us. In the near future, we will be too lazy to even budge to get water. We are talking about getting groceries online. How many of us have adopted that into our lifestyle? Too Long; Didn’t Read (TL;DR) Lowest minimum spent for free delivery: RedMart (with LiveUp membership) at S$40, and honestbee at S$50. Lowest delivery charge: RedMart at S$3.99. Always look at...

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National Day Rally: All You Need To Know About Prices of Electricity, Water, Smartphones, Infant Milk Formula and Centre Food Prices

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 20th August 2018 Turns caffeine into digestible finance content. You can contribute your thoughts like Ming Feng here. National Day Rally 2018 The National Day Rally 2018 might have ended and among many other important pointers in the Prime Minister’s speech, the rising cost of living took a good portion of the limelight. With Singaporean’s growing concern for the higher cost of living, and a stagnant paycheque, here are some tips mentioned over the rally: source: The Straits Times To save money on utility Be mindful of water and electricity usage For lower income...

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The Ultimate Go-To Guide for Expats Coming to Singapore

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 20th August 2018 Turning finance into boba-sized pieces. One iced milk boba tea, please! You can contribute your thoughts like Cherie here. Settling down into a foreign place away from home normally can be summarised in 3 stages. Stage 1: Researching on the Country You are Choosing to Relocate In (in this case, Singapore). Stage 2: Arrival in Singapore – Settling Down. Stage 3: Living like a Local by Optimising Your Expenses. In this expats’ guide, we aim to provide you with a comprehensive guide to working in Singapore for expats like yourself so...

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National Day Rally (NDR) 2018 in 5 Mins – All the Costs That Matters To Singaporeans

< BACK TO MAIN BLOG 19th August 2018 Turns caffeine into digestible finance content. You can contribute your thoughts like Ming Feng here. TL;DR – National Day Rally 2018. Things that matter to Singaporeans The 4 main reasons for the cost of living pressures: Concerns of young families worries of sandwiched generation lifestyle changes price increases. The rate of change in terms of salary and income feels as though it will never be able to catch up with the cost of living. On housing cost: 80% of Singaporeans live in a HDB. Singaporeans can pay for downpayment with their CPF....

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The Ultimate Compilation of Rental Rate in Singapore. Which Area Is The Cheapest?

LANDED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CLUNY ROAD Detached House 23000 >8000 HOLLAND GROVE HOLLAND GROVE VIEW Semi-Detached House 6200 2500 to 3000 ESTRIVILLAS JALAN LIM TAI SEE Semi-Detached House 6800 5000 to 5500 VENTURA HEIGHTS JALAN LIM TAI SEE Semi-Detached House 6400 4500 to 5000 LUCKY PARK LEMON AVENUE Terrace House 5000 1500 to 2000 LANDED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT EWART PARK Detached House 21000 >8000 KIMSIA PARK JALAN LADA PUTEH Terrace House 5200 1500 to 2000 SHAMROCK PARK SIXTH AVENUE Semi-Detached House 8300 3500 to 4000 RESIDENCES AT EMERALD HILL EMERALD HILL ROAD Terrace House 15000 5500 to 6000 EMERALD HILL CONSERVATION...

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