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.

Should You Consider Accepting a Job You're Overqualified For?

Searching for a new job is stressful, especially if you're currently unemployed. Is it worth taking an opportunity that you're...

Could Just Attending a Wedding Cost You S$100s of Dollars?

It's undeniable that Singaporean weddings have become increasingly expensive. However, the costs of attending are also quite high–perhaps...

4 Ways Shopping Actually Improves Your Life

"Retail therapy" is often casually used as just another excuse to go shopping–but does the concept actually have merit?

3 Surprising Things That Could Be Expanding Your Waistline

It can be hard enough to maintain a healthy diet with plenty of physical activity. If you're already putting in the effort, you may want to...

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...