Personal Finance

Investment and Savings

3 things that rob you of spare change

Even if the amount you've lost amounts to little more than spare change, that twinge of annoyance is unavoidable. -MoneySmart

3 ways millenials and their parents view money differently

A stable job is no longer a ticket to success, thinking out of the box is. -MoneySmart

4 rules for using the money in your emergency fund

The thing is, if you use your emergency fund for frivolous nonsense, when a real emergency happens you'll be left high and dry. -MoneySmart

3 investment risks you should avoid

Here are 3 investment risks Singaporeans have been taking and that aren't necessarily the shortcut to riches they think they are. -MoneySmart

Credits and Loans

3 reasons why banks are rejecting your home loan

Due to MAS cooling measures, home loan rejections are on the rise. So be prepared, but not discouraged if you get one. -MoneySmart

5 things to watch out for before you splurge online in foreign currencies

Before you get ready to splurge on the next Amazon or Zalora sale, do keep in mind these 5 points. -MoneySmart

5 things to watch out for before you splurge online in foreign currencies

Before you get ready to splurge on the next Amazon or Zalora sale, do keep in mind these 5 points. -MoneySmart

5 common reasons why Singaporeans take personal loans

Here are 5 common reasons Singaporeans apply for personal loans. -MoneySmart

Insurance

Term life insurance figure out what coverage you need

One of the most popular life insurance options among Singaporeans today is the term life policy. That's because term life insurance offers more flexibility and much lower premiums than whole life policies. -MoneySmart

Here's what you need to know before using the compareFIRST insurance platform

If you've ever been in a situation where you've not understood a word your financial advisor is saying when they're explaining different policy details to you (myself included), this online portal might help. -MoneySmart

Picking life insurance plans easier with portal

Consumers can compare products and make direct purchase. -ST

Insurance to be even more accessible soon

Consumers can compare products, bypass agents for basic policies. -ST

Investor Profiles

'Money is a way to better serve my life'

Ex-forex broker says her investment portfolio gives her the freedom to do what she wants. -ST

Eduardo Saverin: Billionaire investor in Singapore start-ups

The sums he invested in each company are not disclosed but industry insiders put it at over $3 million. -ST

Leap of faith a Credit Savvy move

Eric Chiew has no regrets about leaving a lucrative banking career to strike out on his own. -ST

Early lessons in prudence

Student Ng Bing Xian learnt the importance of sensible money management from his thrifty mother and books. -BT