3 Soft Skills Every Employer Secretly Wants You to Have

3 Soft Skills Every Employer Secretly Wants You to Have

Have you ever walked into a job interview positive that your experience was enough to get you the job, only to walk away empty handed? Or have you ever left a company after a few months because you couldn’t “fit in” with the team?

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3 Overseas TV Services That SingTel and StarHub DON’T Want You to Have

3 Overseas TV Services That SingTel and StarHub DON’T Want You to Have

SingTel or StarHub? It’s a choice we all have to make when it comes to TV and media streaming services. Then again, is it really that much of a choice, especially when both companies offer subpar service at outrageous prices?

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I Got Robbed in Tokyo – Stan Chart Says It’s My Fault

I Got Robbed in Tokyo – Stan Chart Says It’s My Fault

Getting robbed can be a traumatic experience – especially if it happens in a foreign country, and ends in a surgery ward. You’d expect an ounce of sympathy for the victim. But this month, I found out first hand how far that sympathy extended, when it comes to my bank:

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Why 2014 Is Going to be the Best Year to Buy Property

Why 2014 Is Going to be the Best Year to Buy Property

You read that right! 2014 will be the year to get that first, second or third property… if you’re looking to get your hands on a suburban condo. Why a suburban condo?  Because they’re cheap now, but they’ll only increase in value once the areas become more developed.

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Trading Books: 3 Reasons Why You Should Stop Reading Them

Trading Books: 3 Reasons Why You Should Stop Reading Them

That rush for new investors to gain as much knowledge as possible when they first start investing is good to make sure you know what you are doing. But as with everything, there’s also a point in which you can get consumed by it and overdo it. Yes, there is such a thing. Lionel Yeo shares his story with us on why he stopped reading trading books.

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Malaysian Property is Still a Good Deal in 2014: E&O Tells Us Why

Malaysian Property is Still a Good Deal in 2014: E&O Tells Us Why

Last year, Malaysia announced new policies for foreign property buyers. We all braced for a bloodbath, predicting something to match Singapore’s cooling measures. But talk about an anticlimax – the new policy had less impact than Navy ads have on recruitment. Here’s why Malaysian property remains attractive:

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Here’s How You Can Get Cash Out of Your Private Property Without Selling It

Here’s How You Can Get Cash Out of Your Private Property Without Selling It

If you’re a card player, you know what it means to “cash out.” It’s when you collect your winnings and exit the game. OK, so maybe there’s a bit more to it than that. Cashing out usually comes after your pride has been shattered and your wallet has been drained completely.

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Only 15% of Home Buyers Qualify For The Loan They Need. Why Is It So Hard?

Only 15% of Home Buyers Qualify For The Loan They Need. Why Is It So Hard?

According to a Straits Times report, the number of people who have been able to get a home loan since the implementation of the Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR) regulations last year has dropped dramatically. How badly are people affected? And do you really want to take a gamble on your home purchase when it comes to applying for a home loan?

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Financial Advisors: Why You May Actually Be Smarter Than Them

Financial Advisors: Why You May Actually Be Smarter Than Them

We know what’s going through your head - “Yeah, I’ve always thought that! Just that I don’t know as many confusing terms and jargon as they do.” Well, here’s some compelling reasons as to why you might just be a better judge of good investment decisions than them:

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The Latest Employment Act Amendments Your Boss Won’t Tell You About

The Latest Employment Act Amendments Your Boss Won’t Tell You About

For some employers, “employee protection” falls just below the procurement of toilet paper in terms of business priorities. That goes for both small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and multinational corporations (MNCs) in Singapore – as both are equally capable of unreasonable actions such as unfairly dismissing employees.

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