William Hofmann

Product Manager

William is a Product Manager at ValueChampion Singapore, helping consumers and SMEs find the best banking products through comprehensive analysis of data. He previously was an Economic Consultant at Industrial Economics Inc, where he conducted a variety of research and economic analyses. He graduated from University of Vermont with degrees in Economics and Psychology. His work has been featured on a variety of major media such as the Straits Times, the Business Times, the Edge, DailySocial, the Entrepreneur and more.

The Top 5 Reasons Employees Leave & How SMEs Can Retain Their Best Workers

Small businesses face many challenges. Not least of which is the need to retain productive workers.

Thinking of Buying Your First Home? Don't Forget About These 5 Expenses When Creating Your Budget

As you prepare to purchase a home, it is exciting to browse property listings and imagine your new place. To make these dreams reality, it...

With Interest Rates at a 10-Year High, Is It Still Worth Refinancing Your Home Loan?

Interest rates have increased gradually since 2008. What does this mean for homeowners that might want to refinance their home loan?

5 Ways Millennials Can Prepare for a Recession

The thought of recessions can cause fear for many individuals. In this article, we list a number of ways to prepare yourself in advance of...

Would Commuting from Malaysia Save You Money?

Have you ever thought about commuting to your job in Singapore from Malaysia to save money? We calculated the costs and benefits to see if...

Which Countries Pay the Most at UNIQLO?

UNIQLO has become a mainstay for casual fashion around the world. How do its prices compare internationally?

How Much Does it Cost to Study at the World's Top Medical Schools?

Singapore recently limited the number of schools on its list of approved medical programmes. This made us wonder how much it would cost for...

National Service Forces: How Does Singapore Compare to South Korea and Taiwan?

Singapore is one of the few countries in the world with compulsory military service. We were curious how Singapore's National Service...

4 Ways to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle on Any Budget

Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22. What better way to celebrate than to find cost effective ways to reduce your environmental...

4 Ways That Understanding Your Cognitive Biases Can Save You Money

Do you think you're doing all you can to optimise your finances? Make sure to consider these common cognitive biases in order to make...

Should You Use a Grocery Delivery Service?

Getting your groceries delivered to your front door can save you a lot of time and hassle. But is it a waste of money?

Top 5 Greenest Countries in Asia-Pacific

Which countries in Asia-Pacific are the most environmentally friendly? We analysed a range of publicly available data to find out. In this...