Category: The New Savvy
The Truths About Life-Work Balance You Need to Know You probably saw and nodded to a meme about the impossibility of proper life-work balance as you scrolled through your feed. More than that, there are definitely more distractions today than there were a couple of decades ago. These days, people find themselves spending an average […]
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In Her Element is a photoseries by Delegate featuring inspiring women in Singapore who excel in their various domains. Susanne Ng is a self-taught baker with a talent for turning ubiquitous chiffon cakes into adorable masterpieces. Pusheen cats, cartoon charaters, kueh tutu, unicorns – anything that comes to mind, she has likely attempted before. The […]
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The Maldives have always been a top pick for honeymooners and paradise-seekers alike due to its picturesque beaches, luxurious resorts, and amazing fauna and flora. Situated in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives are made up of 26 atolls, with the atoll of Malé being its capital. Unfortunately, the recent political unrest and increasing violence in […]
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Property Types in Hong Kong: Which One is Right For You? There is an abundance of property types in Hong Kong. The government promotes home ownership in the region – it is evident in the many housing programmes that they have in place. According to the data from Trading Economics, more than half of […]
This article originally appeared on ValuePenguin Money can be a difficult topic for couples to discuss. It could get even harder in a long distance relationship. With the emotional strains of being far away, it could be difficult for couples to discuss other sensitive matters that can cause more tensions in their relationships. Maintaining a […]
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Mortgages in Hong Kong: How Much Should You Borrow? Being approved for a home loan is exciting. After all, being a home owner seems like the ultimate sign of your financial maturity. Well, the current Hong Kong housing market does not give much reason to be confident. According to the article published on […]
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With all the sales events and holidays that take place from November to December, it’s easy to end up with a big credit card balance by January. For instance, the year end shopping spree has generally increased the consumer credit card debt in Singapore by 5% from September to December in the past 4 years. […]
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Most people believe that debt is bad, and try to minimise liabilities of all kinds to ensure the mounting debt doesn’t catch them off-guard. Of course, accumulating a large amount of credit card debt and personal loans could potentially turn one’s life upside down. However, it is important to note that not all kinds of […]
Ahead of the Singapore government’s budget announcement in February, there has been much talk of rise in GST. Currently, consumers in Singapore are exempt from paying GST when they purchase less than S$400 worth of goods online from overseas vendors. It is widely believed that this exemption will be wiped out in the new budget […]
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