Why Is It So Hard To Save?

With the surge of expenses from left to right, many find it difficult to save money on the side. The difficulty arises not only due to the lack of self-control, but also due to our perception. Harvard Economics Professor Sendhil Mullainathan tells CNN Money that “it is human nature not to save, but we can get better at it”. #1: ACCEPTANCE The first step to building your savings is acceptance. Accept your current financial situation and today’s economy. Whether you


Personal Finance

Practical Strategies To Beat Inflation

Inflation is a sign of a healthy economy as it shows that the country’s wealth is growing. During inflation, you will experience periods of price surge. This is the perfect time to be more conscious of your spending. Do not worry! Inflation rates will eventually taper after several months. When this happens, your wallets can have the sigh of relief! Ultimately, here are some strategies that you can employ to beat the inflation. LET YOUR MONEY WORK FOR YOU Let’s



5 Secret Features Of The Singapore Currency

Whether you call it SGD or Sing-dollar, Singapore Dollar is our country’s official unit of currency. It consists of paper notes and coins. Paper notes are divided into S$2, S$5, S$10, S$50, S$100, S$500, S$1,000 and the rare $10,000. While, the coins denominated in 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents and S$1. All these money hold their very own secret features. Read through the post to find out more. #1: I AM STILL STANDING Grab a S$5 note



How To Preserve Your Currency Collection Effectively

Currency collection is both a hobby and an investment to many people. After reading the “Newbie’s Guide To Collecting Currency In Singapore”, it is time to know about the ways to effectively take care of your collection. 1. HANDLING Employ some precautions when handling the banknotes and the coins. To pick up your collection properly, you can either use a pair of trusted tweezers with studded ends or wear a pair of cotton gloves. Avoid using your bare hands as


Lifestyle & Hobbies

Newbie’s Guide To Collecting Currency In Singapore

Welcome to the wonderful world of currency collection! History manifested coin and banknote collection as a pastime for scholars. Nowadays, being a scholar is not a mandatory feature of a collector. It is the interest towards currency collecting that drives this hobby into motion. Banknotes are unique collectible pieces that  embody arts, culture, politics, history, and distinct serial numbers. Coin collecting, on the other hand, has been popular since the medieval times (collected by the European monarchs in 1500s). As