Lifestyle

#GrabDurian is back this year with free delivery

So if you love durians but don’t own a car, you will understand the dilemma of having to transport them from the durian stalls back home since they are prohibited on public transport. However since nothing unites Singaporeans like the love for durians and National Day Parade, this year Grab is offering to help Singaporean’s to enjoy both. First up, …

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Singaporeans lead Asia Pacific in international travels over the past two years

Singapore is the leader in international travel for leisure and business, taking almost seven international trips over the last two years compared to China (5.8) and Thailand (5.7) according to Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study 2017. Unsurprisingly, Malaysia remains the most popular destination for Singaporean travelers with almost half of respondents having visited the neighbouring country during the past two …

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Should you use a credit card to pay university tuition?

by ValuePenguin Given how large university tuition bills can be, you have probably wondered if you should be using your credit card in order to accrue rewards. While this is an intriguing idea, is it actually a wise financial move? If you are a university student or parent of a student, you may have considered using your credit card to pay …

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Got a gambling problem? Six steps you must take to save your finances

by ValuePenguin An increasing number of Singaporeans are gambling. But, this is a perilous activity that could lead people to financial ruin. For those with the most severe gambling problem, we have prepared these tips that they should implement immediately to prevent a financial disaster for themselves and their families. Over the past decade, gambling has becoming less problematic for Singaporeans …

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United Polaris Lounge named best business class lounge in the US

The United Polaris lounge at Chicago O’Hare International Airport has been voted Best Business Class Lounge in the United States by the 2018 World Airline Awards from Skytrax. The award, referred to as the Passenger’s Choice Awards, was voted on by more than 20 million airline customers across the globe. “What is especially exciting about this distinction is that it comes from …

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New study shows that political ideology shapes luxury buying

In an interesting new empirical research paper published in the Journal of Marketing entitled How Consumers’ Political Ideology and Status-Maintenance Goals Interact to Shape Their Desire for Luxury Goods by David Dubois, Associate Professor of Marketing at INSEAD, Jeehye Christine Kim of Hong Kong UST Business School and Brian Park of J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, these …

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Landslide victory for Singaporean brands in inaugural KAYAK Travel Awards

Travel favourites across 16 categories – encompassing airlines, airports, hotels and destinations – were crowned following a 19-day public voting period from 12th – 30th June 2018 (‘the Voting Period’). Singapore Airlines took multiple gongs at the inaugural KAYAK Travel Awards held in Singapore on Thursday (19 July), attended by partners, industry professionals, media and influencers. As the world’s leading …

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Four ways Fintech is disrupting the lending industry

by ValuePenguin Technology is rapidly changing lives around the globe. Financial technology, or “fintech”, companies are constantly competing for market share, and as a result consumers benefit with new and cheaper products. The lending market has been particularly affected by new technology. In this article, we discuss ways fintech companies are affecting the lending industry and how consumers and small businesses …

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