As part of the Baby Bonus Scheme, the CDA is a special savings account for all eligible Singapore Citizen children! It can be opened at DBS, OCBC or UOB. The CDA’s main aim is to assist families defray some financial costs of raising children in Singapore.
The COVID-19 situation has tremendously affected decisions for all walks of life. One significant group of people heavily defeated by COVID-19 would be those who wish or are currently enrolled in an overseas university.
While school is a generally safe place to be in, we still encounter toxic friends once in a while. What should we do when we are put in such an unfortunate situation? We might find ourselves stuck with this toxic friend and unable to get out of such a friendship, but trust me, you can do it!
We might be born into a family with already an elder sibling, or we might have been born into one without but parents decided to give birth to a cute little sibling. As cosy as family might sound, there’s definitely going to comparisons at some point.
Amidst revision for the next examination, we might ponder if we really need to complete our education to succeed in life. Apart from gaining content knowledge in school, what else do we even learn anyway? If I can learn all that knowledge on my own at home, do I really need to stress myself to keep up with an institution’s requirements?
Schooling is like a rollercoaster ride, we face ups and downs and when we do experience too many downs, we start to question schooling’s necessity. We tend to escalate into such thoughts when the downs take a toll on us, and we start viewing schooling myopically.
While it is good to reflect and understand your emotions better, comparing emotions is a big no no. When we start to wonder why we feel stressed by school workload while others don’t, it might be time to take a step back to even consider why we are comparing in the first place.
In the previous articles on Finance Matters, we covered the Edusave Account and the Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA) (if you haven’t read, go read it!). In this article, we will be educating you on Financial Assistance for Institutes of Higher Learning (IHL) in Singapore.
Sometimes, we never really feel like there’s a good place where we can actually settle down to study. While everyone has seemingly found their favourite study spot, we are there struggling because no one person has the same study preference.