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A mum’s financial advice to her daughter who just graduated

A mum’s financial advice to her daughter who just graduated

Aviva August 25, 2017 0

What kind of financial destiny awaits fresh graduates? As a mum of two young adults, I hope they will be financially savvy and lead meaningful lives. Here’s a letter that I wrote to my

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Discuss your finances before marriage

Discuss your finances before marriage

Aviva March 16, 2017 0

By making financial plans and taking steps to achieve them, couples can have peace of mind   Wedding planning is supposedly a breeding ground for arguments – my fiance and I are not exempt.

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Good money habits for new year

Good money habits for new year

Aviva March 1, 2017 0

Now’s the best time to review your financial health and make some changes if necessary   The start of Chinese New Year is a good time as any to take a closer look at

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6 money mistakes to avoid in your 30s

6 money mistakes to avoid in your 30s

Aviva August 30, 2016 0

While you can get away with a few bad financial decisions as a young adult, it’s time to get serious about your money now that you’ve hit the big 3-0. Here are six financial

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11 ways you’re in your 20s but already an old person

11 ways you’re in your 20s but already an old person

Aviva July 25, 2016 0

If you remember the existence of Bookworm Gang, Little Bobdog candy and an ancient relic called an OHP, congratulations. You should be in your 20s now. Also, props to you if you’ve ever held

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10 tips for all newlyweds to be financially savvy

10 tips for all newlyweds to be financially savvy

Aviva June 20, 2016 0

If you’re reading this you’re probably a newlywed, or are getting married in the near future. Firstly, congratulations! Finding the right person with whom you truly want to spend the rest of your life

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Starting your first job: 10 financial tips you need to know

Starting your first job: 10 financial tips you need to know

Aviva May 9, 2016 0

It’s every self-respecting 20-something’s rite of passage into the adult world to be well-acquainted with the F word – dare we say it – FINANCES. So you’re finally bringing home the bacon. Step 1:

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8 steps to help you plan your family budget now

8 steps to help you plan your family budget now

Aviva April 7, 2016 0

This article was first published by The Sunday Times on 1 May 2016 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited When Invest Editor Lorna Tan asked me to write a personal column about how my husband

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6 factors you never knew affected your life insurance premiums

6 factors you never knew affected your life insurance premiums

Aviva March 2, 2016 0

Life insurance premiums for protection plans vary between individuals and their day-to-day habits. We take a look at some of the factors which help insurers determine your policy cost.   1. Age Premiums increase

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11 parenting tips to bring out the best in your child

11 parenting tips to bring out the best in your child

Aviva February 23, 2016 0

So you’re a new parent, congratulations! Now that you’ve welcomed a new life on earth, there are some parenting tips you need to know. Some parenting 101s are best learned on the fly –

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