Lifestyle & Hobbies

Li Chun 2019: The Most Auspicious Time To Deposit Your Money On Li Chun Day (4 Feb 2019)

Lichun traditionally signifies the beginning of spring in East Asian cultures. Chinese New Year is celebrated around this time. Farmers often celebrate the beginning of Lichun with special village events, worship and offerings to the gods and ceremonies for a blissful and prosperous new year. In China, people eat chūnbǐng (春餅) on this day. In Singapore, there is a practice of depositing money into bank accounts on Lichun which many believe will bring them good fortune. This year, Li Chun falls on February 4,

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

Try These New Food Twists In Singapore

From Milo-coated chicken to salted egg yolk fries, here are some of the new flavors available in Singapore. Salted Egg Yolk Fries by McDonald’s Last Christmas, I discovered that my nephew has been allergic to potatoes. Imagine not being able to eat fries and all its glorious flavors! What’s more? McDonald’s just introduced the Salted Egg Yolk Fries. It takes the trend to another level! Simply upgrade your regular fries by adding S$1.20. Pandan Ice Cream by McDonald’s Launched at

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Transport & Motoring

Dramatic Increase In Transport Fares Welcome 2019

Capping off the year was the application of the price hike as suggested by the Public Transport Council (PTC). This is a part of the Fare Review Exercise, which affects the train and bus services (i.e., including Go Ahead Singapore, SBS, SMRT, and Tower Transit). Notice your remaining balance for the past few days. You may tap out of a station and feel that you have been charged more than the usual rate. The same thing happened when you took

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Retirement

Countdown To Retirement: The Final 5 Years

One of the most significant transitions in your life is about to begin. In a blink of an eye, you have reached your 60s. Retirement may not be a pressing concern for most of your working life, but it is surely happening soon. The sense of urgency stimulates your awareness. You will begin to pay close attention to insurance commercials and to the company’s retirement benefits. You will go through your CPF savings and analyze whether it is enough. How

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Savings

How To Fool Yourself Into Saving Money

If money could talk, my wallet would be having a farewell party. I am not exaggerating! The weight of the Yuletide Season has been hard on my budget. You see, we are constantly bombarded with flashy sales and social gatherings. The materialistic temptations becomes harder to resist due to the year-end bargains. Not to mention, the convenience of swiping a credit card makes spending easy! Fortunately for you, there are other strategies that you can employ to save money. See

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