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5 habits to follow in 2017 if you want to get rich

If you want to see your bank account grow over the next year, adopting new money and lifestyle habits now is a smart way to start. -CNBC

4 bad financial goals that you should stop aiming for in 2017

While there are many good financial goals out there, nothing is more costly (literally) than setting the wrong goals. -Dollars and Sense

Singaporeans should do these 3 things to retire early

Unless you plan to retire entirely on CPF funds, you have a considerable degree of control over how soon you can retire. -MoneySmart

4 handy tips that will help Singaporeans' retirement planning

To enjoy the kind of post-retirement life you deserve after decades of hard work, it is important to have a plan. -Consultwho

Credits and Loans

3 money ruts Singaporeans often find themselves in, and how to get out

Have you ever had the feeling that you were just running in place on the great hamster wheel of life? -MoneySmart

The unseen perils of living paycheck to paycheck

Many Singaporeans assume that people who have trouble saving on a monthly basis are low-income earners. -MoneySmart

4 reasons banks reject credit card applications

According to statistics from the Monetary Authority of Singapore, there are 8,001,210 main credit cards and 1,476,024 supplementary cards circulating in Singapore at the end of February 2016. - GET.com

4 basic things to know about credit card debt

How many credit card holders in Singapore carry a debt? Well, data from the Singapore Credit Bureau revealed that 1 out of 5 credit card users in Singapore in 2014 only paid the minimum sum on their credit cards. -Get.com

Insurance

4 ways to manage escalating medical premiums

Healthcare costs are expected to continue its uptrend for years to come. -Consultwho.sg

Why even billionaires like Elon Musk need insurance

Contrary to popular thinking, it is the rich people or the rich companies, that may actually need insurances most. -Dollars and Sense

Should I get an Integrated Shield Plan for my elderly mother?

Recently we received a question from a Consultwho.sg user about buying an Integrated Shield Plan (IP) for his mother. - Consultwho.sg

3 types of insurance policies Singaporeans should consider

There are certain types of private insurance that are highly advisable no matter what you do in life. - MoneySmart

Investor Profiles

Monalisa and the art of making money

Financial planner's advice to young people is to set aside half of what they make to invest. -ST

Options for financial freedom

Investor learnt about value investing using options a few years ago and has since built up a $2.2 million portfolio. -ST

Faith in World Of Warcraft maker pays off

Motley Fool writer picks companies with growth potential even if share price may hardly move over a period of time. -ST

Real-estate investor homes in on home app

Ex-Cantopop star's Ohmyhome helps people sell, buy and rent HDB flats - of whatever value. -ST