• Managing Your Personal Finance Like A Business

    Managing Your Personal Finance Like A Business

    Managing your personal finance matters better simply by translating some relevant skills that you would have already picked up from your workplace. We look at some examples.  Most of us “semi-adults” have a job. We may work at an MNC, an SME, at our own start-up or even for the government. Like it or...

  • 5 reasons to quit your job even if you haven’t found a new one

    5 reasons to quit your job even if you haven’t found a new one

    It’s scary but also something every young person should consider We are sure the majority of Singaporeans have never contemplated this idea. In our money-hungry and materialistic society, we don’t really have a choice. We have commitments on hand, people to impress and sometimes loved ones to support. ...

  • 3 Reasons Why You Should Start Investing Today

    3 Reasons Why You Should Start Investing Today

    Many people in Singapore want to invest, but feel they do not have the necessary knowledge and skills to be successful in their investments. So what do they do? They either keep their monies in banks, earning miserable interest rates of about 0.2 percent annually, or choose to spend their money. Both...

A Basic Guide To The Cost Of A Singapore Wedding

A Basic Guide To The Cost Of A Singapore Wedding

Are you planning to get married in 2015? DollarsAndSense.sg shares some saving tips and tricks. First of all, Congratulations! And we say this on behalf of the Singapore Government. While a marriage is usually a joyous occasion (especially for the hotels and the credit card companies), your saving account may not be too excited, and neither will you, once you start thinking about all the costs involved. Afte...

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5 Life Hacks To Make Singaporeans Happier?

5 Life Hacks To Make Singaporeans Happier?

In part two, DollarsAndSense.sg looks at some ways in which Singaporeans can be happier In part one, we pointed out that Singapore is facing an ageing population, and that immigrants are one solution to our shrinking workforce. Naturally, most citizens will not be happy with this. We need to recognize one thing; Immigrants are required because Singaporeans do not just appear overnight with the right skills, exp...

23 Nov 2:57 PM 15 Read Moore...
Two cents on Singapore’s population and unhappiness among Singaporeans

Two cents on Singapore’s population and unhappiness among Singaporeans

Part One Overview  Maybe you still remember the day the Population White paper was announced. But, even if you know nothing about Population White paper, we're pretty sure you remember pushing your way through Lucky Plaza at Orchard Road on a Sunday afternoon, surrounded by foreigners or squeezing on a packed bus or a crowded MRT, filled with foreigners. We increasingly witness many instances of friction among...

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A Basic Guide For Fresh Graduates On The Hunt For Jobs

A Basic Guide For Fresh Graduates On The Hunt For Jobs

Not long ago, you were overjoyed upon checking the results of your final semester and finally, you are a graduate. However, that joy was short-lived as you are now stuck with being part of the unemployment pool while your friends are already hired. It has been months of massive resume sending and numerous interviews but to no avail. Overview A friend of DollarsAndSense had an opportunity to have a coffee sessio...

19 Nov 5:30 AM 26 Read Moore...
4 Investments In The Past That Would Have Made You Rich Today

4 Investments In The Past That Would Have Made You Rich Today

People always dream of getting rich. Striking a lottery is one quick & easy way. Many also prefer it, since you do not have to do any actual work (like research) or spend any time on it, and simply rely on luck. However there are also other ways of getting rich without buying a lottery ticket or working crazy hours in Singapore. This can be attained by setting aside some money for investments and putting it in...

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