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Posted on May 22 2017 - 4:26am
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The nature of your office space can have a huge impact on your productivity. A comfortable and functional working area can boost the success and sustainability of your business, while a drab one will have the opposite effect. Here are smart tips to spruce up your office so that you enhance client engagement in your business. Upgrade Your Furniture You probably spend most of your day working on your desk. It is crucial to stay comfortable so that you avoid back pain and other health related problems. You could get high-quality used office furniture...

Posted on Apr 24 2017 - 8:10pm
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Finances are one of the challenging aspects of adulthood. Many struggles to keep up and handle their finances resulting into problems. At some point, when it’s not addressed correctly, these problems might stack on top of the other and give you hardest of time. However, saving money can be a difference of life-long comfort from despair. Avoid Loans Money is a form of security. You’ll need it for health, survival and even for self-indulgence. Unexpected money needing events warrants a reasonable amount of emergency fund. This...

Posted on Apr 6 2017 - 1:00am
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As employers, you can always pretty much determine whether you’re a good boss or not, personal biases notwithstanding, of course. But if you’re an employee, things can get out of perspective pretty quickly, and you may end up in a nightmare situation that neither your finances nor your soul can stand. That’s why it pays to see red flags (if they exist) as early as possible to save you an inordinate amount of headaches in the future. But how do you do it? Here are some things to look out for to know whether you’re in career nirvana...

Posted on Mar 24 2017 - 1:00am
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Whether you are a student, a businessman or a family planning to live abroad, relocating to Singapore is a good idea. If you are looking for personal and professional growth, this country is one of the first places you should consider. Shopping is what locals and visitors love doing in Singapore and one of the trends these days is building or buying homes near shopping centres. In developing areas, such as Paya Lebar Quarter, where malls will be built near the communities, there are plenty of opportunities awaiting homeowners. Living...

Posted on Mar 23 2017 - 1:00am
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Few people enjoy their daily commute and would rather keep their transportation time short. Many feel that the time spent on the road can be used for something more productive. While traffic congestion levels in Singapore are steadily improving, many people would rather live in a more convenient location than face a long commute, and with good reason. Long daily commutes are more than just a minor inconvenience. They may have a sizable impact on your physical health and mental well-being. The Effects of Long Daily Commutes When we spend...

Posted on Mar 22 2017 - 1:00am
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In today’s real estate climate, it is tricky to convince anyone to live in the city. While cost is an obvious deal breaker, there are so many that make living in the city a less preferred choice among modern employees. The daily commute is something that is generally dreaded. But what if that can be eliminated? An app developer company in the US, did just that. For $500 a month, employees have the flexibility to choose housing within a five-mile radius. The main draw of living near where you work are almost too obvious to mention; the...

Posted on Mar 21 2017 - 3:19am
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For some borrowers who are planning on taking out a mortgage to purchase a house, the sheer amount of paperwork involved might seem somewhat daunting. For instance, why does the mortgage lender need pages of bank statements? For many people who plan on taking loans, even an HUD 221(d)(4) home loan, there is a reason why bankers need reams of statements aside from...

Posted on Feb 20 2017 - 3:45pm
Comments Off on Four Practical Reasons to Get a Wedding Planner in Singapore

Every year, more and more people are getting hitched in the Lion City. And with every wedding, the preparation is not always easy. Apart from the legal documents you need to secure, planning the actual wedding ceremony and reception is a huge undertaking that requires months or even years in the making. If you’re planning to get married in Singapore in the near future, consider getting a seasoned wedding planner. Here’s why:  Connections for Bigger Discounts Apart from convenience, wedding planners have connections with Malay...

Posted on Feb 17 2017 - 1:51am
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Congratulations. You've decided to foster or adopt a child. As part of that process, you will be required to have a criminal record check. You can make the process easier by submitting it easily online. You've decided to give the gift of family to a child who hasn’t had the best start in life, whether you’re taking them in to provide respite to their parents or becoming their forever home.  Children with challenging backgrounds need amazing people like you to help them begin a new and positive...

Posted on Jan 25 2017 - 8:29am
Comments Off on The Department Store Experience in Your Laptop: A Business Opportunity

Many interpret the slow death of department stores as the end of the physical retail experience. To an extent, it’s true: department stores are the landmark of physical shopping. But, with the continued rise of online shopping, buying things isn’t actually dead; it’s just shifting platforms. If you’re looking for a business venture, online...