You may have come across recent articles in the newspapers warning Singaporeans to brace for higher electricity bills.
In one such article, customers with various Retailers, have reported having faced steeper price increases when they renew.
Energy is specifically defined as the ability to do work and can take on various forms such as heat that makes us sweat or electrical energy that powers our air conditioners at home.
Signing up with iSwitch is a smart step forward towards monthly savings off your electricity bill, but what happens next?
You probably have quite a few questions regarding your electricity supply or your iSwitch account and we are here to help!
The lack of retirement confidence among Singaporeans is at an all-time low. Along with the ongoing rise in the cost of living in the country, another factor contributing to this is the absence of financial planning for the future.
In fact, in a recent survey conducted by Manulife, 72% of respondents revealed that they regret not saving for retirement sooner and wished they had drawn up a retirement plan in their earlier years!
Let’s face it, buying a car in Singapore is expensive and is one of the top aspirational purchases for many families and individuals.
But it’s pretty hard to deny the benefits of having your very own ride! Driving your own car means having a shorter travel time from place to place. Besides that, you can say goodbye to squeezing in crowded buses or MRTs while commuting. Read More
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.
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!)
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!
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.
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.