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If you’re forgoing life protection to save money in the short-term, you need to read this! Amid our evolving pandemic environment, it seems more people are placing greater importance on their long-t...

In Singapore, the Lunar New Year is one of the major festivals that people celebrate. From spring cleaning to having reunion gatherings and visiting with oranges, there are some traditions that are un...

For many people, the COVID-19 outbreak came at a bad time. Worldwide, supply chains are slowing to an excruciating crawl, placing the world economy under unprecedented pressure. Pan-sector retrenchmen...

The book ‘The Five Love Languages’ by Gary Chapman has graced the shelves of all self-respecting bookstores for decades. While impossible to summarise justly in a few words, the book addresses the...

You’ll probably understand – protecting our lifestyle means a lot to us. Well-meaning suggestions to live healthier or save more are usually met with paralysing inertia, and whereupon dismissed. B...

Art collecting gets a weird rep. To the layman, the practice is dismissively associated with all manner of elitist hobbies afforded only to the crème de la crème of haute society. While such an assu...

Google ‘retirement planning’ and you will be bombarded with what can only be described as a barrage of information of what to expect, how much money you will need and how to start saving for your ...

Every family has heirlooms, each unique and imbued with generations of meaning. Be it a golden pocket watch once carried by people you’ve never even met, or vintage porcelain from your great-great-g...

Growing up, you watched generations of relatives hard at work, devoted and united under a common cause. You saw labour rewarded with success, and also disagreements resolved with family unity in mind....

Anyone who’s tried can vouch for the fact that choosing an insurance plan can be confusing work! But this process need not be as complicated as it seems, and besides, everyone’s different. Read on...

Time is precious. But seriously, how precious? To find out, here’s putting time into perspective (literally) in a 24-hour block. Depicting a typical work day of an office worker (no OT!), the yellow...

Parents worry for their children, even when they are well into adulthood. Indeed, one of the greatest worries as a parent is that our children grow up without achieving financial security. We can prov...

So you have jio-ed your best friends on an overseas trip together, and you can’t wait to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life with your girlfriends or best buds! The next question is –...

What would be an ideal present for Dad on this Father’s Day? If Dad is a car owner, a car-related gift could just be the one that puts a smile on his face. Here are some suggestions for car accessor...

‘Avengers Assemble!’ The iconic catchphrase of our favourite superhero movie is something we look forward to, not because it is followed by cool flashy explosions and actions, but because we get t...

You have just gotten the keys to your new home, and are planning to conduct home renovations. Before you begin, you need to select an interior designer and/or contractor of your choice. Costs, design,...

You are a person who likes to keep fit. You maintain a fitness regime of watching your diet, and doing your cardio and weights regularly. Business trips, often characterised by tight schedules and pac...

You’ve just brought a total stranger into your home. For the next 1-2 years, she will work for you, operate your household appliances, cook your meals, and look after your family. However, she may l...

There are certain days of the year – New Year’s Days, birthdays, etc, during which we are more likely to reflect on our lives. Inevitably, we are struck by the realisation of how fast time flies, ...

You have worked hard all year long and you deserve that well-earned break. You haven’t traveled much and now, your big dream vacation is now just a week ahead! You have researched on all the best sh...

FDWs (Foreign Domestic Worker) can turn a chaotic household into a well-oiled machine. But understanding their personality and establishing a good relationship is the first step. Here are five common ...

Everyone wants to stretch their dollar, especially families with mouths to feed. While it has been said that Singapore is one of the most expensive countries in the world to live in, here are six ways...