Category: The New Savvy

Infographic: What Is Money?

Time to bring it back to the basics: what are you working for?
Money is only a medium of exchange, it can only do so much. Before you make any decisions, ask yourself: does it give you joy and happiness?

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4 Reasons Singapore is Great for Startups

With the power of increased connectivity, startups are increasingly able to choose where they do business. With its strong economy, well-educated populace and favorable tax treatment, Singapore should be high on their lists. 1. Thriving Economy Singapore’s economy is highly developed. For example, it is one of the richest nations in Asia (GDP per capita […]

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4 Financial Lessons to Teach Your Children in 2018

This article originally appeared on ValuePenguin Everyone wants her children to lead a happy and healthy life. However, there’s a big difference between letting kids get whatever they want and actually teaching them valuable (and sometimes painful) lessons so that they grow up to be responsible adults. Here, we discuss some of the major financial […]

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Heartbreaks, Pain & Despair of A Hack Victim (Who Refused to Pay 50 Bitcoins Ransom)

The New Savvy celebrated our 2nd anniversary in July 2017, but we couldn’t celebrate. We were in mourning; I was mourning. What a difference a few weeks made! In May, I was brainstorming on how we should celebrate. The team had worked hard and we had record traffic, revenue and concluded a successful first-of-its-kind, women-only […]

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How Dawn Koh turned her passion project into a full time career

In Her Element is a photoseries by Delegate featuring inspiring women in Singapore who excel in their various domains. Dawn Koh, the founder of Ektory, is a creative crafter with nimble fingers and an eye for details. Shortly after graduating from the London College of Fashion, she got married and founding Ektory can be described […]

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DollarsAndSense founder, Timothy Ho, on Making Better Financial Decisions

From a young age, Timothy Ho was fascinated with the sphere of economics; he often wondered how the world economy worked, how people made decisions in life, and how individuals rationalised the choices they made. When he was in polytechnic, he studied media which allowed him to observe how the mass media worked, how people […]

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