Personal Finance

Newbie’s Guide To Mobile Wallets In Singapore

Much like you, I constantly find myself in a sea of recommended YouTube videos. The other day, I chanced upon a GQ video, which highlighted an athlete’s collection of items that he cannot live without. He said that he cannot live without his phone. You see, his phone has a card casing. This phone casing stores his credit card and house keys. Gone are the days when you need to carry large wallets to stash all your valuables! These days,

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

How To Secure Your Device When Shopping Online

In a recent survey, 1 in 4 Singaporeans have adopted mobile payment. In 2016 alone, over 30,000 retail points in Singapore enabled cashless payment. The most popular online wallets include DBS Paylah!, Apple Pay, and Android Pay. You can only imagine how much growth the cashless payment received due to the Circuit Breaker period! People have been leaning towards this payment scheme due to the lack of face-to-face interaction that comes with it. A mobile wallet stores payment information on

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

Should You Buy Your Essentials Online Or In Store?

Welcome to the new normal! The Circuit Breaker period allowed us to stay at home out of necessity, while we anxiously spray disinfectant on every item around the house. WE all know that we have to follow the social distancing measures and to wait for the COVID-19 updates. However, it is hard to stay at home when you are running out of home essentials and grocery supplies. How do you shop for your essentials? Is it safer to buy online

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

Coronavirus Shopping List: Important Things To Buy During CB

We are living in extraordinary times. Since many Singaporeans have ample amounts of supplies before the Circuit Breaker (CB) period started, you probably have what you need inside your home already. There is no reason for you to crazy and hoard items on the grocery shelves. There are more vulnerable consumers such as elderly and people with auto-immune diseases that may need supplies right now. Think about other people apart from yourself. Take what you need and save some for

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

Stop Buying These “Essentials”!

I have to be honest! Since the Circuit Breaker (CB) period started, I have been purchasing essentials (such as sanitary napkin and coffee) and non-essentials (such as make-up and jade roller) online. Online shopping prevents me from being exposed to the possible dangers of the coronavirus. However, I felt that its convenience can trap me. I had to become more aware of my spending patterns. I gave myself a maximum limit of twice a month to purchase my needs and

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