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Should you really use premium petrol for your car?

by ValuePenguin Due to the high import duties and other taxes imposed on automobiles in the country, cars are one of the most valuable personal possessions in Singapore. But, is it really worth the cost to use premium petrol for your prized possession? Cars are one of the most valuable personal possessions in Singapore. Due to the high import duties and …

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DBS adds to 50th anniversary gifts; offers free WIFI on selected buses

To commemorate and celebrate its 50th anniversary, commuters on DBS-branded SBS Transit buses will get to enjoy free WIFI from now till mid-September. The free WIFI will be available on 16 DBS-branded buses that ply commercial and central business districts and also all major heartland neighbourhoods. The pan-island and heartland routes were picked by popularity and the availability of WIFI-enabled buses. Karen …

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Great Singapore sale hacks: Even greater deals you didn’t know about

by Singsaver.com.sg Let’s help you to stretch every dollar of your hard-earned money. Benjamin Franklin once warned, “Beware of small expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.” That’s the sneaky thing about little money leaks – they don’t seem like much until they add up to big money. The Netflix documentary, Living On One Dollar, is further proof that every cent …

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Four things millennials must do to become millionaires

by ValuePenguin Most young adults seem to believe that they will be very successful. But, belief often isn’t enough to bring about true success. Here, we’ve prepared a few realistic tips that millennials can adopt to improve their odds of becoming millionaires. According to a recent survey by TD Ameritrade, 53% of millennials believe that they will become millionaires. But, we all know …

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Are Singapore’s millennials financially irresponsible?

by ValuePenguin Younger generations often face scrutiny regarding their lifestyles and values. Millennials are no different, and are often depicted as financially careless and short-sighted. Is this reputation well deserved? Known for their love of avocado toast and social media, millenials are often criticised for not being financially savvy or forward thinking. Not only that, they expect to retire earlier than older generations …

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This is how long you have to save for your wedding in Singapore

by ValuePenguin Are you worried about how much your wedding could cost? To help you budget, we’ve calculated how long it takes for a couple to save for their wedding based on different income levels. Weddings in Singapore can be a costly affair, easily costing anywhere between S$14,000 to S$54,000, if not more. Not only that, wedding banquet prices alone have …

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Is the appointment of Aussie firm to rejuvenate Orchard Road the right choice?

Plans to rejuvenate Singapore’s main shopping strip were recently announced with the appointment of Australian planning and strategy firm Urbis Australia to analyse what can be done to ensure Orchard Road’s ongoing relevance to Singapore’s retail and tourism sector. While I do not know enough about Urbis’s track record to comment on their suitability, I do have questions concerning the …

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