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Singapore’s Sandwich Generation: How To Overcome The Struggle & Master The Juggle

While Singapore’s ageing population has been a massive social problem for the longest time, there’s a new group of people that also need our attention now more than ever: the Sandwich Generation. 

Along with the rising cost of living in Singapore comes the increase in Singaporean adults juggling between caring for their ageing parents and raising their children.  

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How To Apply For Your HDB BTO Flat: An Easy 8 Step Guide (For 2021)

Whether you’re looking to build a family with your significant other or buy your flat as a single, there’s no doubt that getting a Build To Order (BTO) is a very exciting step towards the next chapter of your life.

However, with all the documents to submit, decisions to make and requirements, the BTO process can feel daunting.

If you’re feeling intimidated, fret not – you’re not alone in this! There are many people who have gone through this exact process and are now happy homeowners. (Spoiler alert: that would eventually be you too!)

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8 Eco-Friendly And Green Singapore Condominiums For Nature Lovers

As climate change continues to be a pressing concern, there is no better time than now to lead a greener lifestyle: be it picking up green-conscious habits, getting eco-friendly furniture and sustainable household products or making home renovation more eco-friendly. 

Besides that, it also helps to choose a more eco-friendly condo for your next home. After all, living in a place with green features would encourage you to lead a more sustainable life!

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Work-Life Balance In Singapore: Here Are 12 Ways To Make It Possible!

Overtime. Hustle culture. Burnout. If you live in a country that glorifies overworking like Singapore, those words are probably incredibly familiar with you by now. 

For two consecutive years, Singapore has been ranked the second most overworked city in the world, based on an international study by Kisi. What’s more is that we also ranked 9th place from the bottom in 2020 for work-life balance among 50 other cities. Multiple factors such as the rising cost of living, increased competition in the workforce, and the fear of losing our jobs puts pressure on us to constantly perform well at work. 

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Singapore HDB Renovation Guide: 9 Steps You Must Take (Plus 5 Examples To Inspire!)

Congratulations on getting the keys to your new home! It is a huge milestone and you’ve successfully made it to this point. Next up, renovation!

If you’re feeling intimidated by the renovation process, know that you’re not alone.

After all, there are specific HDB renovation guidelines to follow and the process can come across as daunting and complex – especially if you have no idea where to start.

It doesn’t have to be this way though. 

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Renting In Singapore – The Guide To Moving Out Of The Family House

As we continue living through COVID-19 pandemic, more and more families are living together under the same roof. However, not everyone prefers staying together with their parents or siblings especially in the case of young couples or people who work from home – and that means finding a place to rent!

There are many types of properties in Singapore, from HDBs in the heartlands to grand service apartments in the town area, you will be hard-pressed to not find something that fits your housing needs.

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The Ultimate Work From Home Singapore Guide (How to be productive every day!)

If you are reading this, chances are you’re part of the ‘work from home’ crowd. From the COVID-19 work restrictions to remote working positions, your home is fast becoming your new office!

But did you know that for many of us, we are actually putting in more hours when we are telecommuting from home and handling our workload from the comfort of our very own home space?

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