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When I was young, I never thought that I would end up working in tech, or what the older generation describes as “IT”. My ambitions were quite different. I wanted to be an artist; scientist; psychologist or a journalist. Perhaps, it was my misconception of the industry. I thought of people in the technology sector […]

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A resolution I’ve made this year is to minimize my time mindlessly scrolling through the News Feed. Social media definitely has some legitimate value. I find it a joy to see what cherished friends and family members are up to. It has also inspired me to want to travel more and to get updates on […]

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The concept of minimalism has been growing in popularity among over the past few years, especially among Millennials like myself. According to Google Trends, Singapore ranks fourth worldwide for the number of times the word “minimalism” is searched. For those who are new to this term, Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we […]

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I grew up in a dual-income family with both parents working full-time in office jobs. Since I was young, my cousins and I stayed with my grandparents and aunt in a 3-room HDB flat in Tiong Bahru. This was from Monday to Friday. We spoke Hokkien at home. My parents visited me at night from […]

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What I have learned in life when it comes to keeping track of your personal finances is that “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.”  This is proven by psychologists. If you are trying to achieve a goal, the more often that you monitor your progress, the greater the likelihood that you will succeed, […]

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The topic of implementing a sugar tax in Singapore has been floating around in the past two years since the launch of the MOH’s War on Diabetes campaign.  In fact, the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Health Promotion Board (HPB) have recently proposed four measures to cut sugar intake from drinks. This includes a […]

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My close friend, a private university graduate, interviewed at a government-linked company (GLC) last year and was told by the interviewer a condescending tone: “Well, if we knew you were from the SIM’s University of Buffalo program instead of the one in New York, we would not have called you down for an interview”. Another […]

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Several households have been feeling squeezed by the rising cost of utilities in Singapore. In this quarter alone, the 2nd phase of the 30% water price increase in Singapore has kicked in. Electricity tariffs increased by 1.50 cents per kWh and the gas tariff for households also increased for the third time in 2018 alone. Following […]

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One of the most common asked questions by fresh graduates and young working adults would be “What type of insurance do I need in Singapore?” and “How much coverage would I require?” 2018 was the year when I finally managed to get my own insurance portfolio in order and would be sharing my personal journey and […]

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Renovating and furnishing your first hdb flat can be costly for many young couples. According to Qanvast, the average renovation amount spent on a typical HDB flat is about $56,000. This excludes the cost of furniture such as dining table set, sofa and a study table which estimated by Dollars & Sense to cost between […]

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