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Liability free vs financially free Part 1

I’m not sure if this holds through for all families but at least for mine, liabilities are a real no-no in our family. I was brought up to believe that if you can’t afford a TV, don’t buy a TV. My parents carried this conservative behaviour because they had seen their parents living from hand…

My meeting with Mr Tan

This week, I had an appointment with Mr Tan whom I met on one of my door knocking sessions. At the start of the appointment with Mr Tan, he was still a bit shy and awkward with us. We started chatting and asked if he has done any retirement planning before. He laughed and asked…

8 reasons why Tampines rocks

1) Ah the “S” word – the one that most husbands dread. Unluckily for him, we have lots of options to do that close to home. 3 malls with brand names that u can find in Orchard. So useful to zip into the mall on a busy weekday, do my nails, buy some shoes, try…

It’s a box surprise!

  Recently, a mummy friend sent a coupon code for discount off a science subscription box which she had just subscribed to. This created a little stir in the chat group and the discussion got me interested to check out a bit more about the box. Actually, I’ve discovered these subscription boxes a while back…

Oh, mortgage insurance

Some of my mother-friends go to great lengths to equip their children with skills to deal with undesirable situations, like those in the movie Taken. It’s insane. Some of their kids could almost pass admission tests for FBI or CIA. They know where to kick a bad guy where it hurts. They know how to…

Making My Client a Happy Woman

It’s now 3am and I’m here updating my blog because I have just spent five straight hours in the showflat with my buyer this afternoon.   “Drumroll” She bought the unit!!! I’m so excited because she made a very good buy and to think she really almost didn’t even want to go down to the…

It’s Hard Work To Be A Star

In my line of work, we have to do a lot of prospecting or marketing of our services. Some of the ways we do it is through telemarketing (If you don’t want to receive such calls, you can put yourself on the Do Not Call list, but I actually find that it can be informative…

not a crazy rich asian

Not a Crazy Rich Asian

Crazy Rich Asians. This is like the latest buzzword around town now. The internet is flooded with  “Crazy Rich Asians” related lists and parodies. In case you haven’t been exposed to all the hype, let me now enlighten you. Crazy Rich Asians is the latest movie to hit our screens. It’s based on a novel…

National Design Centre Singapore

Lazy Weekends

It’s been a couple of lazy weekends for me so I took the opportunity to bring the kids out for some fun. Last week, we tackled the Istana Open House and this week we visited the National Design Centre where the Keeper’s Playground of Infinite Happiness is happening. At first, I thought it would be…