Entries by The Colab Team

Redbrick conversation with Budget Babe

For this week’s “Redbrick conversations with”, we met up with SG Budget Babe founder, Ms. Dawn Cher. She has established herself a successful financial blogger by the moniker of Budget Babe and brands herself as an ordinary Singaporean who deals with financial issues across broad aspects of life; Insurance, CPF, Investments in stocks, family, and […]

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Why is there a New Code Of Conduct For Leasing Of Retail Premises?

With the recent COVID-19 pandemic sending ripples across multiple sectors, industry leaders have been working hard to find ways to mediate the negative impacts. Although some sectors have remained resilient when the economy is seeing many sectors struggling, the retail sector has been facing immense pressure and ordeals. This fall in demand for retail goods […]

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Redbrick conversations with The Woke Salaryman

2021 is the year where the world has adapted and evolved amidst the global pandemic. Businesses in the travel and F&B industry were badly affected, across many sectors, many corporations and its employees abiding government advisory by working from home.  Individuals took advantage of this opportunity to look into how they can better manage their […]

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Million-dollar flats: Striking it rich with your HDB flat?

The days in which successful applicants of the Built-To-Order (BTO) are able to boast of being able to sell of their flats at “high resale prices” might soon be over. Over the past weeks, owners of BTO’s that have recently completed their Minimum Occupancy Period (MOP) of 5 years have taken to the resale market […]

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How love may get into the way of your property: Joint Tenancy or Tenancy-in-Common

Love and marriage are often one of life’s greatest milestones, a blissful day where you pledge and commit to your other half. As part of establishing a separate entity from one’s biological family, purchasing a matrimonial home to celebrate “two becoming one” is often a rite of passage. Now the real binding question beckons: “What […]

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How would a low Interest rate environment affect you?

The Covid-19 situation has changed much of how the world functions. As we head into 2021 and beyond, governments all over the world have initiated policies to ensure that their economies do not crash. Interest rates are one of the many ingredients required to regulate the economy. In this article, we shall discuss about interest […]

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A race to keep our heritage alive, but at what cost?

Chinatown (牛车水) – directly translates to ‘bullock water-cart”. One of Singapore’s most iconic tourist destinations located in the heart of the lion city boasting of a rich Chinese culture and pop-up stores selling traditional merchandise, it is hardly similar to the Chinatown just 50 years ago. As its name translates, Chinatown used to be a […]

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Are you applying for a BTO in 2021 for the first time?

As we usher in the year of the Ox in 2021, you may be heavily contemplating if applying for a Built-to-Order (BTO) flat would be a wise choice. Indeed, purchasing a home is a big-ticket item and for many Singaporeans, one of their largest investment. During 2020, the pandemic disrupted the sales exercise for Built-to-Order […]

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