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Property & Home Loans

Singapore's Mortgage LTV Ratio is Rising: Is There Cause for Concern?

Singapore's loan-to-value (LTV) ratio for home loans has increased to pre-recession levels. Here, we put this number in context and explain...

Budgeting & Saving

Pet Owners in Singapore: Cost of Pet Hotels vs Travelling with Your Pet

If you are a pet owner in Singapore about to embark on an overseas trip, here is a cost comparison of two options you have: taking your pet...

Travel Insurance

4 Financial Steps to Take Following the Closure of Boracay

With a pattern of islands and beaches closing in Southeast Asia for repair due to global warming and heavy tourism, some travellers may be...

Credit Cards

Worried About Rising Petrol Prices? 4 Tips on Reducing Your Petrol Cost by Up to 40%

The median household in Singapore spends about S$1,500 to S$2,000 per year on petrol. However, with the petrol price continuing to increase...

Maid Insurance

Will Your Maid Insurance Cover You in These Emergencies?

Expecting the unexpected can mean saving thousands of dollars. This is especially true for employers of domestic workers. However, will...

Budgeting & Saving

Singapore’s High Medical Inflation – How Can Consumers Manage Their Medical Bills?

Singapore has been recording a high medical inflation rate for quite some time now. How can consumers avoid facing a medical bill that they...

Investing

5 Considerations Before Investing in International Real Estate

Individual investors are constantly seeking the best returns possible. While Singapore's real estate market has shown improvement in recent...

Car Insurance

Is Your Car Susceptible to Hacking? Here's What You Need to Know

Car thefts are becoming increasingly more sophisticated. With global reports of car thieves remotely hacking into your car, what are the...

Investing

5 Reasons Why Spotify Is Not the Netflix of Music

Spotify's stock market debut last week has been creating a lot of buzz. Bulls have been bidding up Spotify's stock price to $150, implying...