Category: The New Savvy

Practical Advice for Millennials to Climb the Corporate Ladder in Asia

The working population of the world today seems to be under a lot of pressure. More than that, millennials seem to be getting most of the heat as they are often criticized for not achieving and not having the purchasing power and properties the way their parents and grandparents did back in the day. But […]

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Difference Between A Fixed And Floating Interest Rate For Home Loans in Hong Kong

Are you interested in buying a property in Hong Kong? If you are, then you need to know the difference between a fixed and floating interest rate. Home buying is a monumental step because it is one of the most expensive purchase that you will ever make. This is why home loans are widely used […]

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Can Bike Sharing Services in Singapore Really Help You Save Money?

With the promise of providing cheap and environmentally friendly mode of transportation, bike sharing services have been growing like weeds all over the world. But do they really help consumers save money? Just like how we compare credit cards to bring the best solution to consumers, our team at ValuePenguin crunched numbers to compare different […]

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Can Bike Sharing Services in Singapore Really Help You Save Money?

This article originally appeared on ValuePenguin With the promise of providing cheap and environmentally friendly mode of transportation, bike sharing services have been growing like weeds all over the world. But do they really help consumers save money? Just like how we compare credit cards to bring the best solution to consumers, our team at […]

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How Contactless Mobile Payments Can Help Singaporeans Save

Money-savvy consumers in Singapore now have an even better way of saving money: mobile wallets. According to a recent study by JD Power, usage of mobile payments has grown by 53% in 2017, and now 40% of credit card holders in the country use mobile wallets to make payments. And there’s a good reason for […]

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Findings Show Air Miles Credit Cards Are a Worse Option for Most

ValuePenguin’s analysis of consumer data shows that the average Singaporean consumer is better off sticking to a cashback credit card rather than an air miles card. While miles cards are popular, they typically yield lower rates of rewards (the median of S$240) while also charging high annual fees. The data suggests that the average person […]

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How Financial Planning is Different for Women in Hong Kong and Why It Matters

Financial planning is critical in wealth accumulation and it is particularly important for women, and especially women in Hong Kong, to adopt such practices. Women face unique circumstances that require us to save more than our male counterparts as well as challenges that hinder us from accumulating more than what we could have if we […]

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6 Cheap Weekend Destinations in Asia for Adventurers

The Asia-Pacific region has almost every activity you could want just a short flight away. With Singaporeans tending to lean towards short, regional trips, there are plenty of things to do in Asia without needing to take extended period of time off from work. Whether you want to spend your long weekend scuba diving in […]

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4 Tips on Getting the Best Domestic Helper in Singapore

This article originally appeared on ValuePenguin Singaporeans lead extremely busy lives, and with the steady increase of women entering the workforce, the amount of time left to take care of young children or elderly relatives is decreasing. To alleviate this problem, many have turned to domestic helpers. However, with the sheer number of domestic helpers […]

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