3 New Trends Every Manufacturing Company Needs To Know Today

Advanced manufacturing is trending, and not without reason. It can up labour productivity by 30%, create 22,000 new jobs with salaries up to 50% higher than current ones, and add S$36 billion in manufacturing output and revenue for firms by 2024. It is hence unsurprising that advanced manufacturing have been …

How To Engage Followers On Social Media

Capturing consumers’ attention within the first few seconds is important in today’s sea of noise. In light of 30 June being Social Media Day, here are some concrete guidelines on how to make social media content more interesting to increase engagement in a cost-effective manner. Why bother about social media …

All You Need To Know From The Construction Transformation Map

In 2018, it was reflected in a Channel News Asia article that “50% of firms (are) still not clear about Industry Transformation Maps (ITMs)” despite the fact that ITMs were launched over three years ago in September 2016. It also mentioned that unaware SMEs that have been slower to adopt …

What Should You Do If You Can’t Pay Your Credit Card Bill?

While it’s not ideal to leave unpaid balances on your credit card, here are some simple steps to help you minimise debt caused by accrued credit card interest. Whether it’s because of a period of financial difficulty or due to a huge emergency expense, missing a credit card payment can happen …

Growth In The Modern Services Industry

Consisting of organisations providing professional, financial and technology services such as cybersecurity and banking services, the modern services cluster is expected to play a bigger role this year. Contributing to 30% of the economy, this cluster will benefit greatly from digitalisation and innovation. According to the Industry Transformation Map, by …

How Age Changes the Way You Think About Money

Your perception and use of money will change with age. Here’s what you can expect as you enter your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond. Why do many Singaporeans regret not saving money after a certain age? Why does budgeting become harder as you get older? One of the strange facts …

What Every Singaporean Should Know About Personal Finance Management

Personal finance may seem like a daunting subject if you are a young adult who has just started earning your first income. There are many foreign aspects of personal finance that you have to pick up, such as management of your CPF (Central Provident Fund), income tax payments, investments, etc. …

3 Interesting TEDTalks On Finance You Need To Watch

TEDTalks are influential videos on a wide variety of topics, launched by a media organisation, TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design), which operates on the tagline of “Ideas Worth Spreading”. Speakers are given a maximum of 18 minutes to share their perspective on a topic often through the medium of storytelling. They …

Tips on Managing Your Finances In Our Cashless Society

As the use of digital payments become more prevalent and our society slowly transforms into a cashless world, it has become increasingly difficult to manage our personal finances. This is due to financial abstraction, which is the notion that when money becomes more of an idea and less tangible, it …

5 Factors To Consider Before Investing In P2P

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending is a major source of alternative investments for investors looking to earn interest returns from financing business loans. It is often attractive to investors due to its higher interest rate returns and the autonomy investors have over which business they want to finance. However, as with every …