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Baby Bonus, Child Development Account (CDA), CPF

“When I’m old and my memory fails me, this post serves as a reminder on what to do.” Every child born as a Singapore citizen is given a Child Development Account (CDA), with the government having the intent of cushioning […]

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Hotel Review: Novotel Halong Bay

As I travel quite often for work, I’m going to keep a record of all the hotels I’ve stayed in, to serve as a reminder of what works and what doesn’t. It’ll make future bookings much easier. Unfortunately there was […]

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Renewing rental property contracts

Every 2 years, I have to renegotiate the property lease with the tenant.  If the tenant was good, I usually extend their lease – it’s pretty much a no brainer, unless they’re lowballing me. Costs to factor in when you […]

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Hotel Review: JW Marriott Phuket

As I travel quite often for work, I’m going to keep a record of all the hotels I’ve stayed in, to serve as a reminder of what works and what doesn’t. It’ll make future bookings much easier. Location: Situated on […]

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Renting out a room in our spare apartment

We have a spare apartment in the Northeastern end of Singapore for my parents to stay when they visit, and it’s empty about 90% of the time. To gain some extra income, I decided to rent out the 2 rooms […]

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Hotel Review: Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral

As I travel quite often for work, I’m going to keep a record of all the hotels I’ve stayed in, to serve as a reminder of what works and what doesn’t.  It’ll make future bookings much easier.  Forgot to take […]

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BCIP: Banks in a rising interest rate environment, US-China trade wars

I started building my child’s college fund when she was 6 months old. All her 红包’s are channeled straight into this OCBC account, and I registered for their Blue Chip Investment Plan (BCIP). It’s a monthly investment scheme into a […]

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Hotel Review: The Athenee Hotel Bangkok, a Luxury Collection

As I travel quite often for work, I’m going to keep a record of all the hotels I’ve stayed in, to serve as a reminder of what works and what doesn’t. It’ll make future bookings much easier. I forgot to […]

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BCIP 2018 – Singtel, Capitamall trust

I started building my child’s college fund when she was 6 months old.  All her 红包’s are channeled straight into this OCBC account, and I registered for their Blue Chip Investment Plan (BCIP).  It’s a monthly investment scheme into a […]

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Hotel Review: Le Meridien Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Golf Resort & Spa

As I travel quite often for work, I’m going to keep a record of all the hotels I’ve stayed in, to serve as a reminder of what works and what doesn’t.  It’ll make future bookings much easier. Location: Near Suvarnabhumi […]

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