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GST should be raised to 12%?

GST should be raised to 12%?

On 6 August 2015, the Ministry of Finance took a rare step in refuting claims “the Government planning to raise the GST after the next General Elections”. Singapore government slammed online websites for spreading baseless claims that the GST would be raised from 7%....

CPF RSTU – Is It Worth It?

CPF RSTU – Is It Worth It?

We are close to the end of the 2017 year and have worked for almost another year. In a few months time, we will be thanked "for our contribution towards nation building". lol. I am referring to the income tax. NOA Sample from HDB I have been thinking if I should be...

The Ultimate Duty-Free Singapore Guide

The Ultimate Duty-Free Singapore Guide

“Eh I’m going overseas, you want anything from duty-free?” The most common topic that would come up if one of our friends were to come back from their overseas travels. What’s not to love about saving money while enjoying the same quality (especially when they are big...

Navigating the workplace

Navigating the workplace

A friend of mine called me late at night last friday evening. I was initially pretty startled by her call as I wasn’t expecting it, and I was getting ready to sleep. I answered the call. And oh boy, I think it was a good thing I did. She was sobbing at the other end...

Singapore residential market yields at record low

Singapore residential market yields at record low

Singapore property yields have been on an overall downtrend since the recovery in 2009 from the global financial crisis. In the depth of the global financial crisis, yields across Singapore were at a historic high of 5.0% in the overall segment, 5.3% in the Mass...

Liking the economic recovery

Liking the economic recovery

As an investor, I know I’m supposed to prefer market volatility and bear markets so I can buy ETFs & stocks at lower prices. And I understand this usually comes together with an economic recession, which poses retrenchment and other types of risks that I should...

You and Your Fiat Money

You and Your Fiat Money

View image on Twitter Bitcoin World@BitcoinWrld McDonald's menu in 1972. Remember kids, inflation is real. https://goo.gl/WuU96o  4:28 AM - Nov 21, 2017  2828 Replies  276276 Retweets  430430 likes Twitter Ads info and privacy And people somehow think that I'M the...

Blog #35 Let’s Fuss over Asset Allocation

Blog #35 Let’s Fuss over Asset Allocation

It’s time to face the elephant in the room: how to save enough to enjoy a well deserved, comfortable retirement in the future? By any measure, this number is going to be a humongous sum because we are living longer and cost of living never seem to stop rising....

Happy 3rd Birthday!

Happy 3rd Birthday!

Happy 3rd Birthday! Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Jes Familytalk , Finance , Myself , SnackFirst , Summary of the year 0 Comments A year of a complete change in my life. Right after getting adjusted to being a mother, my career path has gone haywire. A drastic change and...

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