Thinking of purchasing a property overseas? Here’s one place worth considering – Birmingham

The City in England’s West Midlands that is not at all Middling Birmingham is an economic powerhouse that is poised for even bigger growth. The city offers investors – whether in property, finance, or businesses – huge potential.…

Fans that make keeping cool at home a breeze

When you’re living in a country as hot and humid as Singapore, it’s not unusual to constantly be looking for methods to keep cool. Those of us who hold a deskbound job are usually confined within an air-conditioned environment during…

The foreigner’s guide to investing in Singapore properties

Singapore has just retained, for better or worse, its title of the World’s Most Expensive City for Expats for 4 consecutive years by the EIU (Economic Intelligence Unit) in 2017. However, the high costs can be said to be, in a way, justifiable.…

Conversations with: Gani Atmadiredja, Managing Director, W. Atelier

When it comes to buying and renovating a new home, many of us hardly place any emphasis when it comes to our toilets. Traditionally, most of us opt for the practical way; the bare necessities are sufficient for us. But there’s been a rising…

This Priority Banking account gives you free access to airport lounges across the world (and 1.1% interest on your savings account)

Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) is currently offering an additional welcome gift for all new Priority clients. This offer is valid for all sign ups who do not have any existing accounts or credit cards with them. Depending on the amount that you…

9 things to consider when you buy a property in Malaysia

Given the comparatively high home prices in Singapore, it is understandable that many Singaporeans have, over the years, turned their heads to investing overseas. Nevertheless, buying a property in Singapore can be very overwhelming; let alone…

Conversations with: Timothy Ho, Co-Founder & Managing Editor, DollarsAndSense.sg

Whether you are a twenty-something at the beginning of your career, buying your first home, or sending your child off to pursue an overseas education, one thing’s for sure: it’s essential for you to do your financial planning. As…

How Mortgage Insurance can help you avoid regrets in life

How many of us have regrets in life? Take your time to think. I guess pretty much everyone has one or two regrets in their life regardless of whether it’s due to education, relationships, career or family. It could be as simple as not…

5 reasons why your home loan application will be rejected (and how to avoid it)

Are you stuck in a situation where you’ve applied to multiple banks for your housing loan and have gotten rejections from them, yet the bankers were unable to disclose the reason(s) to you? Here, I’ll share some common loan application…

5 reasons why your home loan application will be rejected (and how to avoid it)

Are you stuck in a situation where you’ve applied to multiple banks for your housing loan and have gotten rejections from them, yet the bankers were unable to disclose the reason(s) to you? Here, I’ll share some common loan application…