Marriage & Family

Am I ready to invest in a child?

There are countless joys in welcoming a new member to the family. A child’s cheery smile and mesmerising gaze have miraculous effects: they melt hearts and boil away the remnants of worry and misery. However, raising a kid in Singapore is increasingly an uphill task. Singapore is known for its soaring cost of living and having one more mouth to feed does not make living in this overcrowded city any much easier. In addition to the financial strain, parenthood also poses another competing use for time. Not

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Marriage & Family

Does my child need tuition?

Increasing educational levels is a mark of progress for humankind. In the past, education was considered a luxury enjoyed by a privileged few. Today, higher living standards have empowered the masses to invest in the future of the next generation, leading to the betterment of mankind of epic proportions. However, this does not necessarily mean that tuition is the only way to gain extra knowledge outside of school. Education can come in different forms, ranging from self-directed learning to facilitated

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Marriage & Family

Golden Do’s In Giving Your Child’s School Allowance

As the modern world has become more complex, children nowadays have been inseparable with school allowance or pocket-money. From a variety of books, to a selection of gadgets, accessories, or snacks…there is always something else they needed to buy! Furthermore, they are more knowledgeable about money as they have access not only to the lives of their friends but also to the kids around the world – through the Internet. Having these in mind, giving money to your children must be

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