Sunday, 12 February 2017

5 Signs that You and Your Valentine are Financially Compatible

Valentine’s is just around the corner, but it will be a non-event for my husband and me.  Unromantic? Perhaps.  Financially compatible? Definitely. 

You see, we don’t put in much effort celebrating this day because we genuinely feel that our money could be better spent elsewhere or on other days.  We all know how businesses jack up prices of bouquets, restaurant meals etc in the lead-up to that one day.  If we do “celebrate” Valentine’s, it will most likely be something that we both agree as being budget-friendly.

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Spring-clean Your Finances in 8 Easy Steps

I’d be the first to confess that I don't like spring-cleaning, but I simply love how it makes me feel after that.  Chinese New Year means it’s time to start putting our physical house in order. But don’t forget our financial house too. 

Here, I’ve listed down 8 (read "huat") easy steps to organise your finances and prepare you for a better year ahead.  Some of the steps are so simple that you can do them in 5 five minutes on your mobile phone, while still munching on pineapple tarts. It’s also an excellent way to “act busy” if you need a way to ward off nosy CNY questions...