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Top 6 Mobile Banking Must-Dos

by Mastercard Singapore A perfect money management tool for people on-the-go, mobile banking is growing in popularity in major cities across the world. In Asia, Mastercard’s 2016 Mobile Shopping Survey found that consumers in Singapore are the biggest users of mobile banking applications in Asia, with 43.5% of respondents currently using such applications. Mobile banking applications enable you to store, …

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Discount Hunters during Great Singapore Sale 2017

by CupoNation Men increase usage of coupons during GSS compared to regular periods as women show the opposite The annual Great Singapore Sale (GSS) is usually the highlight of every savvy and trendy shopaholic’s calendar however the recent GSS which went on from June 9th to August 13th showed that shoppers might not be influenced by the popular sale season …

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Don’t lose money on these 5 emerging travel scams

by SingSaver.com.sg From staged fights to hidden fees to flimsy souvenirs, Singaporeans should keep an eye out for these travel scams. With travel season right around the corner, all the tourists – and scammers – are coming out of the woodwork. Now you may be familiar with all the old school scam methods, but don’t forget criminals learn. Here are the …

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A crazy world of Singaporean online shoppers: Which one are you?

Research by iPrice Group Singaporean shoppers are known to be notoriously demanding. Becoming one of the fastest growing countries in the world comes at the cost of expecting nothing but the best. World class airports, world class transportations and of course, world class shoppers. Being the financial capital of Southeast Asia and the leader of e-commerce in the region, Singapore …

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Places you can visit for under S$600 on Deepavali long weekend in 2017

by Value Penguin Deepavali long weekend is just around the corner. Although taking a trip somewhere might be an awesome way to spend your vacation, you might be hesitant to do so because it might cost you too much money. For people who haven’t booked a flight yet for the upcoming long weekend, we’ve prepared the below list to help you …

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Want the New iPhones? Buying from Telcos vs Apple

by Value Penguin Apple’s release of the new iPhones, as always, drew the entire world’s attention to Cupertino. While whether iPhone X is truly revolutionary is being questioned, what is undeniably true is that it is insanely expensive; in Singapore, the iPhone X’s price will start from S$1,648. Despite this astronomical cost, a countless number of Apple fans is expected to …

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Man lives in a tiny cabin inside Helsinki Airport for 30 days

Helsinki Airport has been awarded as the best airport in the world*. In order to prove this, a Chinese influencer Ryan Zhu is going to live in the airport for 30 days. #LIFEINHEL, starting October 10th, is a disruptive content marketing campaign by the Finnish airport operator Finavia. Why would someone move to an airport? Helsinki Airport wants to prove …

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What you can learn from how wealthy people spend their money

by ValuePenguin.sg You’ve probably thought about it at least once before: if you earn a lot of money, what would you spend it on? You could buy all the things you’ve ever wanted, try dining at a fancy restaurant or even go on a luxurious vacation. While this is definitely true in most cases, it turns out making more money …

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Top 9 Myths About Travel Insurance

by Value Penguin, Mary Leah Milnes Travel insurance may not be as cut-and-dry as you might think. Keep reading to see if you’ve fallen prey to the top 9 common myths and misconceptions about travel insurance. 1. Travel insurance is unnecessary You might think that travel insurance is nothing more than another clever scheme cooked up to part you from your …

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