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Daily Archives: 2017-05-11

Top six ways you’re spending way too much on your car

by ValuePenguin Are you spending more on your car than you need to be? Or are you looking for ways to cut down on your car-related expenses? We've compiled a list of the top mistakes car-owners in Singapore are making that cost them real dollars every day. 1. Paying high interest rates on your car loan Because cars are so expensive in …

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What happens if you’re caught driving without car insurance in Singapore?

by ValuePenguin Car insurance can get very expensive in Singapore, especially if you've gotten in any accidents in the recent past or have any driving offenses on your record. Even for someone with a clean driving record, the average cost of car insurance can range from about S$700 to over S$3,000. But attempting to drive without car insurance is very risky and …

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Should you care if your car insurance plan covers flood damage?

by ValuePenguin You might assume that, in tropical Singapore, your car insurance plan must certainly cover flood damage to your car. After all, floods aren't exactly uncommon here. However, upon reading through policy documents from major Singapore insurers, our team at ValuePenguin found that this is not always the case. So how serious are the risks of flood in Singapore, and …

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Eight life-changing money lessons Singaporeans can learn from Star Wars

by SingSaver You don’t have to be a movie critic to recognise Star Wars’ massive influence across cultures and generations. The action might have taken place in a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, but the wisdom of Star Wars extends straight to Earth. The original trilogy has profound insights that can change our lives and help …

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Money moves to make when you quit your job in a rage

by SingSaver Sometimes, despite our best efforts, we end up in a bad job. Although we should never take any employment opportunities for granted, it can be very tempting to quit in a rage. If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, consider these key steps to help cushion the possible fallout of a less-than-peaceful resignation. Serve Out Your Notice …

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Why is healthy food in Singapore so expensive?

by SingSaver Money Mysteries is a column by Ryan Ong that explores the odd world of money. Where does it all go when you give it to a bank? Why does a potato sometimes cost S$200, or shipping a sofa sometimes cost S$1.99? Why is art so expensive, and how do people (legally) rip off casinos? Every week we unveil …

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Mother’s Day gift ideas and special deals mum will love

by SingSaver There is a woman. She is your role model, your best friend and most ardent cheerleader. She brings your soup when you are ill, and when you fall, there her hand is. She works hard so you can live your best life. She’s your Lorelai Gilmore. So, once a year, you shower her a little more love and …

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Six best travel hacks for backpackers

by ValuePenguin Traveling overseas can be one of the best ways to learn about different cultures and to expand your perspective. Being in an unfamiliar environment is also a great way to get to know yourself better. At the very least, the people that you meet and the sights that you see will leave you with indelible memories that you …

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