Category Archives: Credit Cards

Is Credit Card Usage in Singapore Getting out of Hand?

2015 saw a lot of Singaporeans face credit card debt. The Credit Bureau Singapore recorded over 100,000 delinquent debtors on the island for the year. Is credit card usage getting out of hand? Or are there forces in place to save us from our addiction to debt?

3 of the Best Credit Cards for Bar Hopping in Singapore

Be it chilling with work colleagues or with catching up with friends, entertainment especially around food and drinks, makes up an integral part of our socializing. Many of us enjoy a drink or two with our friends. Some of us, a little more. While I’m not advocating the lifestyle of an alcoholic, let’s be honest, no great story starts off with a glass of milk. Here are the best credit cards for partygoers to enjoy a booze-filled night out on the town.

7 Simple Things You Need to Do to Not Fall Victim to Credit Card Fraud

A credit card is an integral component of our wallet and is used by many on a daily basis. We have become complacent with our card’s security, and it’s exactly this complacency that makes us an easy target for fraudsters, for long gone are the days where they physically require your card to copy it. The 7 tips below will help you keep your card safe, and fraudsters at bay.

Should You Get Your Kid a Student Credit Card or a Supplementary Card?

Are you confused between giving your kid a student credit card or an add-on credit card? Take a look at what their future will be like with both by comparing the features and benefits so you can make a better informed decision.

Here’s Why You Should Choose Standard Chartered Manhattan World MasterCard

Is Standard Chartered Manhattan World MasterCard an ideal cashback credit card? What do we like about it, how does the card reward our transactions, and what are we cautious about? Read on to find out more.

5 Awesome Credit Cards That Singaporean Women Will Love

You could be a shopaholic, an efficient mum on the go, a control freak, or just plain spoilt; there is going to be a piece of plastic that fits your requirements perfectly. A woman is never going to fall short of options in Singapore’s crowded credit card universe. Here are some cards that stand out amongst the rest.

Credit Card or Charge Card: Which One Should You Get?

A credit card has limits but a charge card does not. The credit card may be cheaper but charge cards offer interesting benefits. The world is full of tough choices, that’s why we put credit cards and charge cards under our microscope, and examine their features to see which product would be better suited for you.

How to Get the Most out of the ANZ Platinum Switch Credit Card

We’re always on the lookout for more cashback, more miles, and more reward points. While this practice is definitely a good one to have, at times however, we tend to overlook some more of the basic features of a card that when used correctly, can give us far more benefits than what we would have perceived.

The ANZ Platinum Switch card is one such card

6 Tips to Get out of Credit Card Debt Quickly

Have you been leaving your credit card bills unread because you’re scared of the amount you need to pay? Do you spend sleepless nights wondering how you reached this place? Then what you need is a quick-fix to your credit card problems.

Should You Pay Your Taxes with Your Credit Card?

How you can pay your taxes using a credit card, which credit card to use and what are its benefits? These are questions you may have asked at some point of time. Luckily for you, we are going to answer them today.

[Infographic] 5 Kinds of Credit Card Users You Could Relate To

Many of us use credit cards in our daily lives, but even if you’re a conscientious user who pays the bills on time and in full monthly, don’t be surprised that someone else might be managing their credit cards very differently. So, what kind of credit card users are there? We think there are at least 5 very common personas.

Which one do you relate to?

What’s on Offer with the Standard Chartered SingPost Platinum Visa Credit Card?

When the malls are perpetually crowded and the shopping experience isn’t as wonderful as it used to be, it’s time to find an alternative way to satisfy our urge to buy something. The solution that many of us have already discovered, is online shopping. Today, we’re looking at the Standard Chartered SingPost Platinum Visa Credit Card, a card that might work for you if your lifestyle involves a fair bit of online shopping.

5 Ways to Save on Your Credit Card Bill

Whoever said ‘money saved is money earned’ clearly got it right. It’s a time-tested way to increase your wealth. But how does one do that in the age of plastic cards, when the fulfilment of your every material desire is just a swipe away?

What You Need to Know About Cash Withdrawals Abroad

When travelling, is it a good idea to withdraw cash in a foreign country using your debit or credit card? Making withdrawals using your credit card can be an expensive affair, as the fees and interest charges you incur can be quite high. We take a look at the charges levied by a few banks for cash withdrawals abroad.

Would a BOC Travel Card Suit Your Wallet?

It used to be that travelling frequently was reserved for people who flew for work. Now, travel is a passion for many people, and it’s common to see people gushing about their enriching experiences on social media. So how does the BOC Travel Card fit the picture? Lets find out.