Savings

Surefire Ways To Save Money As A First Time Parent

Congratulations on becoming a new parent! Welcoming another human being into this world can change your life in many ways. Most of these changes are for the better. While, some changes are challenges too. I am referring to the hefty price tag attached to child-bearing and child-rearing. You have to spend about S$8,000 to S$18,000 a year for that. You read that right! You will be spending five figures on groceries, clothes, toys, diapers, hospital visits, and daycare. With a

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Marriage & Family

Surefire Ways To Save Money On Diapers In Singapore

For many Singaporeans, purchasing baby products is a costly affair. Do not get me started with diapers! These product end up on the rubbish bin on a regular basis. So, is it worth all the money? Since diapers play a vital role in your baby’s grooming, you must get creative in shopping. Try the following tips! #1: GO BACK TO BASICS As a child, my mother devotes her time on changing my cloth diapers. The ones I used were passed

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Marriage & Family

Is It Alright For Parents To Financially Support One Child?

Parents who support their children are less apparent in the Western setting where independence is practiced. In Singapore, it is more acceptable as we live within a predominately Asian culture. Financial favoritism is an issue that strikes a chord in my heart as I have witnessed it happen numerous times in my family. Some of my distant relatives have relied immensely on their parents’ support throughout their lifetime. In most of these cases, there was one sibling (i.e., “the financial

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Personal Finance

When Shall You Ask Your Parents For Financial Help?

I cannot deny the fact that there is a wealth of financial information available in the Internet. However, the most underused financial support may be located at the comfort of your own home. Admitting you need the financial help of your beloved parents is not a simple task, but it is crucial in specific cases. Know when to ask your parents for financial help and when not to. DO’S: DO ASK FOR MONEY WHEN YOU ONLY NEED A RELATIVELY SMALL

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