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Five money concerns for Singaporeans choosing a BTO site
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by SingSaver HDB continues to create new housing, despite worries of falling property prices. This is, of course, great for new home buyers. This May, Singaporeans can choose a flat from these four sites  – Woodlands, Geylang, Bidadari, and Yishun. But before you Read More

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Your HDB flat might not actually be an asset
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  Over the past few weeks, discussion over the intrinsic value of an HDB flat has surfaced. The discussion started after a couple of posts made by Minister of National Development Lawrence Wong. You can read the posts on his Facebook page. Opinions are Read More

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Five popular but terrible misuses of personal loans
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by ValuePenguin The rise of household debt has been a big issue in Singapore. Due to lackluster real income growth compared to the rate of inflation, consumers have been borrowing more to fund their consumptions. While this has been particularly case for expensive purchases like Read More

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Are taxi rides to Changi Airport ripping you off?
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by ValuePenguin  Changi Airport is one of the biggest airports in SE Asia. In fact, it ranked as the 17th biggest airport in the world, with 60 million annual passengers passing through in 2016 compared to just 5.6 million people living in the Read More

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Two hidden costs of getting in a car accident in Singapore
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by ValuePenguin How much will getting into a car accident cost you in Singapore? The answer could be more than you might think. Our team at ValuePenguin took a look at the various ways a car accident could affect your budget in the Read More

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How much should your first home cost?
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by ValuePenguin You’ve been working for quite a few years, saving money to buy your home one day. You are getting married, and now you’ve finally saved enough to make it happen. However, with homes easily costing close to a million dollars or Read More

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How can you tell if you’re ready to start a family in Singapore?
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by SingSaver Raising children is one of the most transformative stages in life. For new parents in Singapore, the road ahead can be an unpredictable one, and financial preparation is key. Here’s how to tell if your wallet is ready to start a Read More

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All the Ramadan buffet deals you can enjoy in Singapore
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by SingSaver Sharing a meal to break fast together is a beautiful tradition. Not only does a Ramadan buffet give you and your loved ones a chance to catch up, but it also provides a moment of togetherness that is all too fleeting Read More

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Simplify your budget with the 50-30-20 rule
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by ValuePenguin With unexpected events and irresistible cravings hiding in every corner of our lives, controlling our expenditures on a daily basis can be a difficult task. However, just because it’s difficult to do, it doesn’t mean we can ignore it completely. One Read More

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The Orange Production launches with exciting new collaborations with young artists
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Local theatre company The Necessary Stage (TNS) will be working with young playwrights Nabilah Said and Faith Ng as part of the company’s new project, The Orange Production. Launching as part of TNS’ 30th anniversary celebrations, The Orange Production is an exploratory platform Read More

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