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January 26, 2023

3 Ways to Manage Your Time as a Student

3 Ways to Manage Your Time as a Student 1) Sacrifice is inevitable, so choose your sacrifice wisely There are 24 hours a day, and we must know our priorities.…
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January 26, 2023

Should I bother chasing savings rates in banks?

Should I bother chasing savings rates in banks? We should seek to personalise our financial solutions. Bank savings rates will be good for the maintenance of liquidity. Slightly longer-term goals…
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January 26, 2023

What should we value most in a job?

What should we value most in a job? We spend 40 hours (maybe more) at our job every week. Work takes up a lot of space in our lives. This…
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January 26, 2023

What has changed 1 Year Post Grad?

What has changed 1 Year Post Grad? Previously, I wrote an article on the “Fresh Grad Starter Pack” and this article is a follow-up one year post graduation. I am…
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January 26, 2023

4 Key Tools That Help You Fool-Proof Your Estate Planning

4 Key Tools That Help You Fool-Proof Your Estate Planning Before we delve in deeper, let me first explain what estate planning is, and why it matters. Simply put, it…
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January 26, 2023

How can I broach the topic of money with my parents?

How can I broach the topic of money with my parents? Money is not an easy topic to talk about, however, it is necessary. Before you approach this subject with…
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January 26, 2023

Things I wish I knew when I was an Undergrad

Things I wish I knew when I was an Undergrad Undergraduate life is tough. It is the period where you will make important decisions for your career, on top of…
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January 26, 2023

3 reasons why young people shouldn’t skip critical illness coverage

3 reasons why young people shouldn’t skip critical illness coverage My client was 21 when she first discovered cysts in her ovary. An athlete since young, she never imagined this…
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January 11, 2023

With Cryptocurrencies grabbing all of the media headlines, what are they and how will they affect me?

With Cryptocurrencies grabbing all of the media headlines, what are they and how will they affect me? With Cryptocurrencies grabbing all of the media headlines, what are they and how…
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January 10, 2023

Engaging your Financial Services Consultant, the Ins and Outs

Engaging your Financial Services Consultant, the Ins and Outs Get Recommendations or Referrals from friends Find out their Advisory Process Trust your Gut Before engaging in any long term relationships…
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March 16, 2021

Why You Should Care About CareShield Life

Why You Should Care About CareShield Life If you are a Singapore Citizen or a Singapore Permanent Resident (PR) born in the year 1980 or later, CareShield Life is mandatory…
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March 16, 2021

30% of My Monthly Income Goes to Investments, Here’s Why

30% of My Monthly Income Goes to Investments, Here’s Why The Potential of $1000 Think about the recent pay cheque or allowance that you’ve received, or for my non-married friends,…
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February 20, 2021

Why CI Coverage Was The First Insurance I Bought For Myself

Why CI Coverage Was The First Insurance I Bought For Myself Having Critical Illness (CI) coverage is one of the most important coverage to me because of the huge financial…
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February 20, 2021

The A.R.T of Risk Management

The A.R.T of Risk Management Risk comes in many different forms. Be it slipping on a wet surface or having the risk of contracting an unknown disease. In order to…
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February 20, 2021

I Recommend Getting ECI Coverage For Yourself Early, Here’s Why

I Recommend Getting ECI Coverage For Yourself Early, Here’s Why “You should be covered for critical illness!”, they all say, and there is good reason for that. What if you…
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February 20, 2021

How My Personal Accident Coverage Saved Me Almost A Thousand Dollars

How My Personal Accident Coverage Saved Me Almost A Thousand Dollars In the early weeks of January 2021, I found myself at the TCM clinic nursing an injured finger. The…
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February 20, 2021

The Fresh Grad Starter Pack

The Fresh Grad Starter Pack You just graduated and got your first payslip. So, what do you do next? I always like to ask my peers this question, “Do you…
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November 19, 2020

Our Ascend Internship Experience

"Courage isn't about knowing the path, it's about taking the first step." In the same way, internship is the first step of a career journey. Hear from three Ascend Summer…