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Money Talks - S1E21: GST hike: How to manage your money better

Money Talks
29 Nov 2022 07:16AM
24 mins

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is set to rise from 7 per cent to 8 per cent in January 2023. Household budgets are expected to tighten and spending habits will need to be adjusted. Sumit Agarwal, Professor of finance, economics and real estate at NUS Business School, explains why the GST hike is unavoidable, and what you can do to manage it. 

Money Talks - S1E33: Am I Adulting Right – Should I break the bank on my once-in-a-lifetime wedding?

From a bride who insisted on renting a S$15,000 wedding dress, to grooms screaming at vendors on their wedding day, wedding planner Hellen Lie from Rosette Designs and Co has seen it all. She gives guest host Elizabeth Neo tips on saving costs and tells us what wedding couples really shouldn’t scrimp on. Am I Adulting Right is a limited series. 

27/03/2023 30 mins

Money Talks - S1E32: Am I Adulting Right – How should I manage my first paycheck?

Getting that first paycheck as a young adult can be exciting – and daunting.  How do you balance spending and living for today, while also saving and investing for your future needs? Guest host Elizabeth Neo gets answers from Gregory Van, CEO of Endowus and 29-year-old Rita Goh. Am I Adulting Right is a limited series. 

21/03/2023 26 mins

Money Talks - S1E31: Is it time to ditch cash for multi-currency apps when travelling?

Gone are the days when you need to use up your leftover foreign currency at the airport or carry wads of cash during an overseas trip. Dinesh Dayani, co-founder of Dollars and Sense, analyses the pros and cons of multi-currency apps.

13/03/2023 21 mins

Money Talks - S1E30: Are NFTs worth anything beyond speculation and hype?

The first tweet created. A picture of a bored ape. An animated kitten. Virtually anything digital can be converted and sold as an NFT or non-fungible token. But is there value to owning a digital certificate of an item that can be easily duplicated? Saniya Ramchandani, Blockchain Insights Lead for Momentum Works, breaks it down. 

06/03/2023 18 mins

Money Talks - S1E29: Why the ultra-rich set up family offices in Singapore

Singapore has become a magnet for ultra-high-net-worth individuals, thanks to its image as a safe and modern financial hub. Adding to the wealth mix are family offices, which oversee all aspects of a family’s wealth, often to the tune of S$100M or more. Bryan Henning, Senior Vice President of Eton Solutions, shares a glimpse into this rarefied world.  

27/02/2023 27 mins