Carrie Arndt

Carrie is a Senior Analyst at ValueChampion, specialising in credit cards in Singapore. She previously led consumer studies worldwide as a Senior Research Executive at MMR Research.

4 Reasons Men Should Go to the Spa, Too

Most of the time, women are associated with trips to the spa. However, men can also benefit from spa treatments. Here are 4 reasons why men...

Why Treating Yourself Can Save Money When You're Expecting a Child

Pregnancy can be expensive. Nonetheless, spending a bit more on yourself when you're expecting a child can improve your health and save...

Have a CIMB Credit Card? Here's How Your Benefits Are Changing Next Month

Recently, many credit cards have been updating or revising their rewards structure. CIMB is no different–as of June 2019, two of its credit...

Is Free Shipping Actually Free?

While shopping online is certainly convenient, it can be frustrating to have to pay extra delivery fees. Singapore's top eCommerce sites...

Is Your Last Purchase Worth More, Now That It's Yours?

Value isn't always determined by the market alone. In fact, the psychology behind ownership plays a big role in how we perceive the worth...

Why Learning to Cook is More Expensive Than You'd Think

While many think cooking at home saves money compared to dining out, inexperienced home cooks can actually end up spending more than if...

Can a Destination Wedding Actually Save You Money?

The average cost of weddings in Singapore has been on the rise for over a decade–could planning a wedding overseas actually end up saving...

3 Affordable Alternatives for Pampering Your Mom this Mother's Day

Mother's Day can be expensive, even after factoring in the many promotions and discounts. Fortunately, there are several ways to make her...

Why Working During Vacation Can Cost You a Promotion

Many Singaporeans work even while on vacation, out of fear that they'll fall behind while out of the office. While this anxiety is very...

How to Plan an Unforgettable Date Using Credit Card Perks

Dating isn't easy, and adding up the costs of going out can be even more stressful. Fortunately, there are a few tips, tricks, and credit...

Coffee–The Best Drink for Workplace Success?

Grabbing a cup of coffee on the way to work may be part of your morning ritual-but is it actually boosting your on-the-job performance?

Are Meal Subscription Plans Worth the Cost?

Meal subscription plans offer a simple way to enjoy restaurant meals on-the-go and at a fixed cost...but are they as cost-effective and...

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