savings

The savings prison

The savings prison

Aviva October 26, 2017 0

When there’s no end in sight to putting money aside – it’s a drag. We’ve all been there.  We get a sudden surge of motivation to plan for the future and start checking out

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But my life is the one I’m living now!

But my life is the one I’m living now!

Aviva October 25, 2017 0

It’s hard to plan for a faraway future when the best times to be had are in the present moment   Many people don’t like to think about the future. This can be due

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The magic of compound interest

The magic of compound interest

Aviva October 24, 2017 0

Because you don’t need save S$1 million to get S$1 million   The notion of having a million dollars has always ignited people’s imaginations. It used to be because it signified something rare of

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Don’t lock it up until you’re grey

Don’t lock it up until you’re grey

Aviva October 24, 2017 0

Yes, you can withdraw your money from some retirement plans!   Many people have the misconception that retirement insurance plans means locking away your money until it’s time to retire. Of course, there are

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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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4 investing quotes from Warren Buffett, and how you should apply it to your portfolio

4 investing quotes from Warren Buffett, and how you should apply it to your portfolio

Aviva July 28, 2017 0

When it comes to finance and investing, maverick investor Warren Buffett is one of the most respected names there is. Every year, over 40,000 shareholders flock to the annual general meeting (AGM) of his

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If Game of Thrones characters could have insurance…

If Game of Thrones characters could have insurance…

Aviva July 17, 2017 3

With all the unexpected deaths, blindness, loss of limbs, and general misfortune that seem to befall Game of Thrones (GoT) characters, we can’t help but think this is one lot that could benefit from

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12 financial planning tips for the self-employed

12 financial planning tips for the self-employed

Aviva April 21, 2017 0

Freelancers work in an environment of almost constant uncertainty – not knowing where the next gig is coming from. That means it is important for these workers to put in place at least some

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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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A Singaporean’s guide to saving for retirement

A Singaporean’s guide to saving for retirement

Aviva September 28, 2016 0

We can’t all be Richard Branson but it’s certainly possible to make the most out of the tools that we already have to have a decent retirement lifestyle. Most Singaporeans are known for living

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