Category: General

The Urge To Merge

“There is a universal urge for intimacy, for trading subjectivities, in communication. For Telepathy. Our desire for it tells us about what we wish to be: truly intersubjective beings.” – David Porush I love her. I hold her hands while walking. I hold her hands to sleep. I kiss her when she left for work. I …

Feeling Lucky With Travel Smart Rewards

Recently, I am fairly lucky with Travel Smart Rewards, which is also known as Insinc formerly. I have won $17 this month! And I have won a total of $80 till date from this rewards program. $80 for travelling is no small sum, it is my transportation fee for 1.5 months! It is a no-brainer to join …

How To Get Wealthier and be Financially Stable?

Are you getting nowhere financially? It sucks and there is no quick fix. What you can do is to accept the current status and learn to be financially disciplined. There are only 2 simple ways to be richer in the foreseeable future. Increase your income Reduce your expenses You might be thinking that I must be …

Does OCBC 360 Account Work?

I have always been a fan of savings account that pays higher interest than the normal ones. Recently I have opened an OCBC 360 savings account with OCBC because they offered generous interest rate. The bonus 3% interest rate is one of the highest in the market right now. Last month is the first full month of …

High Interest Rate Savings Account 2014

Recently the local banks are offering higher savings account interest rates to attract more people to park their money with them. Among the lot, I think OCBC is the highest in the market right now, with their OCBC 360 offering up to 3.05%p.a. interest! The maximum interest you can get from OCBC 360 is $1525. Enough …

Getting Restless With Life

I have been thinking about my life for quite some time. I am not happy with it and I am getting restless. I am not doing what I wanted to do and doing what I don’t want to do. I have been staying stagnant for far too long and procrastinated far too much. What was the …

Closing My Standard Chartered XtraSaver Account

Standard Chartered XtraSaver Account used to be my darling account. I used it for my everyday expenses because it gives generous cashback of 2% on MasterCard transactions and 0.5% cashback on NETs transactions. It often adds up to a few dollars cash rebates each month Now I have decided to close my XtraSaver Account and put the funds …

Taking My Time To Pay Off HDB Housing Loan

To own a house in Singapore is really not cheap. Other than the HDB housing loan, the running cost of maintaining the house can really poke a hole in one’s pocket. I have just moved into my Nest not too long ago, and entered into another phase of my life. Everything needs to be done by …