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Redefining Ugly: How one Singapore-Based startup aims to achieve zero food waste

by ValueChampion After researching the health benefits of nutritious food and the waste generated by the world’s food systems, Pei Shan set out to find a way to effectively reduce food waste in Singapore. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reports that each year more than 1 billion tonnes of food is wasted. Local startup, UglyFood, has found …

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A guide to picking out the best car rental option in Japan

by BankBazaar.sg The most inaccessible places are usually the most memorable — difficult terrain leading to (relatively) untouched nature, far-flung areas that aren’t close to any form of public transport, or a quiet countryside where no one speaks your language. Likewise, even with Japan’s advanced public transport system, sometimes the best way to uncover the country’s beauty is via car. …

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Six travel experiences that every family must try

by BankBazaar.sg Travelling as a family can play a strong role in shaping the thinking of your children and grandchildren. There are so many benefits of travelling together as a family. During travel, your children get exposure to new places, people, cultures, and things. It gets them to step out of their comfort zone and gives them a perception of …

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Five skills to hone as Singapore builds a smart nation

by BankBazaar.sg The digital revolution is here, and it is here to stay. The digital revolution has already started disrupting jobs and impacting wages. Instead of trying to resist it, Singapore wants to embrace the change and lead the pack in Asia. As such, Singapore is embarking on a transformation of its traditional economy into one that focuses on technology …

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Travelling for Deepavali? Where to go and how to save while celebrating

by ValueChampion Deepavali is just a couple of weeks away. For those who want to explore how the Festival of Lights is celebrated worldwide, we compiled a list of some of the best destinations to visit. Deepavali (Diwali) is the second to last public holiday left this year, a stark reminder that 2018 has somehow ended as fast as it began. …

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How much could you actually save by not owning a car?

by ValueChampion As Singapore becomes a “car-lite” city, it has led us to wonder how this affects consumers. Is it possible for Singaporeans to save money by avoiding owning and driving a car altogether? Owning a car in Singapore is very expensive. For example, most sedans cost about 4 to 5 times more in Singapore than in the United States or …

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Planning your year-end holiday? These are the cheapest days to fly

by ValueChampion There are only 2 major holidays left in 2018 for Singapore: Deepavali in November and Christmas-New Year holiday. If you are planning to travel for either of the two, you need to act fast to lock in the cheapest flight tickets. The end of 2018 is approaching quickly. With only 3 months left in the year, Singaporeans also only …

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Five financially responsible ways to increase life satisfaction for the elderly

by ValueChampion Keep your golden years golden. Read on to find out financially savvy ways to keep your life satisfaction high throughout your retirement. There’s nothing more heartbreaking than watching a loved one succumb to a life of loneliness, poor physical health and depression. Unfortunately,an alarming number of Singapore’s elderly population has been facing this type of situation. With geriatric suicides …

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How behavioral economics can help you pay off debt

by ValueChampion Credit card debt, home loans, education loans and other personal debts can seem insurmountable. Thanks to award winning economic research, there are proven techniques to overcome the psychological hurdles of taking control of your finances. Outstanding loan balances for Singaporean households have increased steadily over the past 20 years, most recently reaching almost 70% of household assets. This means …

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