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Singaporean millennials are divorcing less, but why?

by ValueChampion Sometimes, millennials get a bad rep in the media for all kinds of things. But, it seems like they have been driving divorce rates lower in Singapore for the past decade. Find out more on what might be causing this trend! Since 1980, the divorce rate in Singapore has roughly doubled from 3.8 per 1,000 married resident males (or …

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Singaporeans booking travel deals to Taiwan most vulnerable to fraud, says McAfee study

There’s no doubt that Singaporeans love travelling and they’re constantly on the lookout for novel travel destinations and experiences. Unfortunately, the lucrativeness of the online travel industry has made it a hotbed for cybercriminals who target innocent customers with phishing scams and fraudulent accommodations. According to a study by McAfee, cybercriminals are capitalising on consumers’ risky holiday booking habits for …

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Why treating yourself can save money when you’re expecting a child

by ValueChampion Pregnancy can be expensive. Nonetheless, spending a bit more on yourself when you’re expecting a child can improve your health and save money in the long run. If you’re expecting a child, chances are your expenses are already high. From doctor visits to preparing for your newborn child, you might feel pressured to cut your spending elsewhere. Surprisingly, this …

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Uber’s global “alliances”: Frenemies that cloud Uber’s prospects

by ValueChampion As Uber prepares for its IPO, it has been selling some of its regional businesses in exchange for equity stakes in its local competitors. While this move may have meant to create some sort of an alliance, it seems like these regional giants might have something else in mind. Since Lyft’s IPO and the precipitous drop in its stock …

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Is free shipping actually free?

by ValueChampion While shopping online is certainly convenient, it can be frustrating to have to pay extra delivery fees. Singapore’s top eCommerce sites offer a few free shipping options–but which offer the best value, and which could actually cost you? If you’re like most online shoppers, having to pay shipping fees on top of the original item price can be extremely frustrating. …

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Fatburger Singapore introduces the latest Impossible Burger

American burger-chain Fatburger has launched its new customisable Impossible Burger at its halal-certified restaurants in Singapore, and it’s priced at only S$10.90 – the cheapest in the market right now. Having taken the world by storm since its debut at New York’s lauded Momofuku Nishi in 2016, the Impossible Burger made its foray into Asia just last year in Hong …

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Which countries pay the most at UNIQLO?

by ValueChampion UNIQLO has become a mainstay for casual fashion around the world. How do its prices compare internationally? The Japanese clothing company UNIQLO has become internationally popular due to its reputation for comfort, style and affordable prices. Due to the brand’s ubiquitous nature, we were curious how much consumers around the world end up paying for UNIQLO clothes. In this …

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Can a destination wedding actually save you money?

by ValueChampion The average cost of weddings in Singapore has been on the rise for over a decade–could plan a wedding overseas actually end up saving money? The average cost of weddings in Singapore has been steadily rising for more than a decade, currently ranging from S$30,000–S$50,000. Since 2011, the average price of banquets has increased 50%–more than 6 times the rate of inflation! …

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