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23 April 2019

How to Choose the Right Maid for Your Home

Looking for help in the house? Every maid is different! Here are our tips on choosing the right maid to restore order to your home!

18 April 2019

Money Not Enough to Have a Baby in Singapore?

Baby bonus, CDA benefits, PTR… Are you aware of the benefits of having a baby in Singapore? Here’s a simple list for parents-to-be!

17 April 2019

The Mythical Roots of Easter Bunnies and Eggs

Celebrated for its religious significance, Easter also bears the odd mascots of a bunny and eggs. Where do these symbols come from? We’ve got the answers.

10 April 2019

Money Not Enough for Home Renovation?

Short of renovation budget for your new home? Here’s a guide to home renovation loan in Singapore. Alternative solution included.

08 April 2019

You Won’t Believe Why These Flights Were Delayed

We fervently wish never to encounter a flight delay or travel disruption, especially if it is due to one of these bizarre reasons such as lucky coins!

04 April 2019

Baby-proofing Tips That Are Actually Useful For Parents-To-Be

Want to keep the newest members of your family safe at home? Don’t leave it to the last minute — start planning with these baby-proofing tips.

01 April 2019

Where to get good money advice?

From enrichment courses to robo advisors, how and where you can get good money advice? Our leaders at Etiqa Insurance have something to share too!

28 March 2019

Adulting: Where to Begin?

The panic of suddenly realising you have to get your life together is something everybody experiences as least once in their youth. Take adulting one step at a time with our list of things to look out for.

21 March 2019

4 Smart Space Saving Tips for a Minimalist Home

Is space a constraint at home? Or simply can’t stand clutter? You’ll find these 4 smart space saving tips useful in achieving a minimalist home!

19 March 2019

Can You Spot the Difference?

Spotting the difference of these images can help you beyond fighting boredom. Take cyber security to the next level in an easy, fun way.

14 March 2019

Converting to Freelance? Here’s What Insiders Are Saying

The 4-hour work week sounds like a dream, but if you are thinking of going freelance, we have some insiders’ insights to share.

08 March 2019

Hat Yai Weekend Itinerary: Tips, Tricks and Fun Things To Do

Tired of Bangkok? Visit Hat Yai, Thailand for a fun weekend trip! Think Thai hospitality, yummy food and many hipster things to do! Itinerary included.

07 March 2019

Survival Guide To Common Travel Problems

From common flight delays to the Paris Syndrome, travel has a way of catching us unaware. Unexpected yet common, such travel problems can ruin your holiday but there are ways to turn things around.

05 March 2019

Should You Change Your Job?

More than just a resume, a successful career change calls for good preparation and some courage. It is not rocket science but read this before you take the leap.

04 March 2019

Things They Don’t Tell You About Annual Travel Insurance

There’s more to annual multi-trip travel insurance plans than meets the eye. Learn about hidden savings and how they differ from single trip plans.

28 February 2019

Is There Really A Flexible Endowment Plan? Meet ELASTIQ

Signing up for an endowment plan feels like getting married. With ELASTIQ, you get the benefits while enjoying flexibility. Too good to be true? Read on!

25 February 2019

Alternative Plans For Your Domestic Helper While You Travel

Leaving your domestic helper with your relatives during your trip? You could be flouting the law! Fret not, here are options to consider while you travel.

22 February 2019

Escape The Crowd At Koh Lipe, Thailand

Not exactly a hidden gem, but we bet you have not explored the Maldives of Thailand. #TiqOff with us and our Koh Lipe guide for a beach escapade.

13 February 2019

5 Things I Learnt From A Cyber Security Workshop

This workshop by Etiqa and COMAT taught me some useful personal cyber security practices that’s more than just insurance.

12 February 2019

Life Insurance Hacks To Make Adulting Easier

Adulting is tough, and 30s is not the new 20s! Learn life insurance hacks to close the protection gap at each life stage!

08 February 2019

Top 5 Purifying Indoor House Plants That Are True Survivors

Looking for ways to spruce up your home? These 5 best house plants are beautiful, fuss-free and will turn your home into a lush indoor healing sanctuary!

29 January 2019

Things To Do During 2019 CNY Public Holiday Besides Visiting Families

What can one do in Singapore besides family gatherings during 2019 CNY public holiday? Read on and start planning a fun and alternative festive experience!

28 January 2019

The Ultimate Guide to Endowment Plans

There’s an art to everything, including savings. Learn all about endowment plans and why it is a popular financial tool among Singaporeans.

17 January 2019

Top Places For Your CNY 2019 Holiday

Planning a Chinese New Year 2019 Grand Escapade? Be it a solo trip or travel with loved ones, check out these CNY travel destinations for last minute bookings!

17 January 2019

Is Your Car Ready For Chinese New Year?

From car servicing to cultural practices, here are awesome tips to prepare your car for CNY 2019 and countdown towards great prosperity in the Year of the Pig!

11 January 2019

10 Spring Cleaning Hacks for CNY 2019

We believe in “working smart, not working hard”! Here are 10 brilliant spring cleaning hacks to help you spruce up your home with minimal effort this CNY. Read on!

04 January 2019

4 Top Tips for a Match “Maid” in Heaven

Practical tips to insure your domestic helper and assure your household. Do these to avoid maids in debt or transfer costs!

27 December 2018

6 Money-Saving Tips That Can Save You S$28,000+ For Your Wedding

Number ‘6’ is associated with balance, responsibility and love. These 6 tips shall help you save S$28,000+ for your wedding in Singapore!

21 December 2018

How to Organise A Holiday Party At Home?

A cheat sheet to host a fun holiday party at home! From Christmas, to New Year and Chinese New Year, you can plan a great gathering with family and friends without too much effort. Here’s how!

18 December 2018

5 Family-Friendly Holiday Destinations To Visit With Your Parents

Family-friendly holiday destinations with activities based on convenience, ease of travel, safety and fun! Bringing your family on a holiday can be a breeze!

07 December 2018

How To Choose A Suitable Travel Insurance

Taking chances and skipping travel insurance to save a few bucks? Here’s why getting the right travel insurance matters and how you can get the right one!

29 November 2018

Long Weekends for 2019: How To Maximise All The Public Holidays in Singapore

The number 9 is usually associated with longevity. For 2019, the symbolism couldn’t be more appropriate as it matches the number of travel opportunities you get to enjoy a well-deserved break.

27 November 2018

Financial Psychology Quiz: Are You A Millionaire In The Making?

You just received a windfall of S$1 million, what will you do with it? Discover your secret financial persona through deciphering common, daily situations!

21 November 2018

5 Winter Travel Tips That’s Uniquely Singapore

Jetting off for a winter holiday this festive season? Be it Hokkaido or Iceland, we have 5 uniquely Singaporean travel tips that are essential for you to enjoy the cold!

16 November 2018

Drive Safe: 5 Dos and Don’ts of Using Your Smartphone On The Road

Is it legal to use your smartphone while driving? Here’s a list of 5 dos and don’ts to clear your doubts on road safety regulations in Singapore.

07 November 2018

Traditional vs Smart Home (Part 2)

In this part 2 of Traditional vs Smart Home, we continue to explore and compare traditional tools vs smart home devices in Singapore. Are these automated creature comforts worth its hefty costs?

01 November 2018

5 Reasons To Respect The Underrated Friend Zone

Unrequited love can be heart-breaking and we can all do away with the pain, but it is a necessity for self-growth. The same applies to the Friend Zone. It may not be as bad as you think, and here’s why!

30 October 2018

Things to Know About LTA New Regulations For PMDs

Being hit by a personal mobility device (PMD) is like being struck with a force that’s nine times of an average person’s punch. Read these latest PMD-related guidelines to stay safe on the path!

25 October 2018

What Motorcycle Suits You and Your Personality?

From motorbikes that go fast and furious to your good ol’ reliable wheels, motorcycles of different styles channel different vibes. Take our quiz below to determine your true biker style!

22 October 2018

Things To Do In Johor Bahru (JB) On A Weekend!

If you have always been wondering on what’s the appeal across the borders, here’s an easy guide on things to do in JB for a weekend. Good food, great fun, and oh so affordable!

18 October 2018

Easy Peasy Ways To Stay Motivated To Achieve Your Savings Goals

Trying to save is like trying to lose weight. To achieve savings goals, stay motivated with this easy 6-step motivation guide through your budget diet!

08 October 2018

Cycling In SG Quiz: Are You Breaking The Law?

Are you a cyclist in SG? Take our fun quiz on cycling rules and safety tips! Tiq Insurance also compares personal bikes Vs the bike-sharing system.

02 October 2018

Revealing Tiq Home Insurance – The Insider’s Story

There’s no place like home… and there’s no home protection plan like Tiq Home Insurance. Folllow us as we reveal the making of Tiq Home Insurance, which took root from a 2018 in-house consumer study on common household concerns.

26 September 2018

A Guide On Maximising Your Honeymoon Travel

Is honeymoon really a short period of doting between dating and debting? Newlyweds, here are some travel tips to get the best deals out of your romantic vacation while impressing your partner!

25 September 2018

Retirement Ready: How Millennials Are Changing The Saving Game

Are millennials really spoilt and spendthrift? Let’s take a look at how the younger generation are changing the saving game, so that they can retire in greater style. Infographic included.

17 September 2018

How to Choose a Suitable Home Insurance in Singapore

Are you ready to go back to the basics to find out what home insurance in Singapore really entails? Here’s sharing how you can choose the right home protection plan that fits you best.

04 September 2018

Common Cyber Threats in Simple Human Language

Want to go safe online? Tech jargons give us headaches too! Learn six common cyber threats in simple human language and how you can reduce online risks.

31 August 2018

Term Life Insurance vs Mortgage Insurance

To protect our loved ones from unexpected debts, mortgage insurance or term life insurance are tools that we can consider. If you have been wondering which option to choose, read this article for further insights.

30 August 2018

Hiring a Part-Time Helper vs Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore

Hiring a maid in Singapore to help with housework? Assess the pros and cons of a part-time helper or a foreign domestic worker before making your choice.

24 August 2018

Mooncakes and Tea Pairing To Relish A Beautiful Mid-Autumn

A match made in TIQ, so you can have your mooncake and eat it, without a bloated stomach! Here’s the best tea and mooncakes pairing this Mid-Autumn reunion.

10 August 2018

What To Do In An Emergency When You Are Overseas?

Disasters like the Lombok earthquake hit close to home and call for precaution. Do these 13 things in case an emergency arises when you are overseas.

08 August 2018

Traditional vs Smart Home (Part 1)

Tiq Insurance looks into home essentials, and compares traditional tools vs smart home devices in Singapore. Is home automation worth its hefty costs?

02 August 2018

A Guide to Nostalgic Places In Singapore This National Day!

It’s our nation’s 53rd birthday! Check out these nostalgic local landmarks around Singapore with your family to learn and strengthen the roots of our being.

31 July 2018

You know how to save BUT…

“Where have my money gone”?! Do you find yourself wondering this at the end of the month? Well, you are not the only one.

17 July 2018

What is your travel personality?

Knowing your travel personality can help you to plan a good itinerary and choose the right travel partner. What sort of traveller are you?

17 July 2018

Things You Should Know About Travel Insurance And Claims Benefits

Etiqa Insurance reveals the less-known facts about travel insurance, claims and tips. Find answers to frequently-asked-questions that are not often answered.

17 July 2018

Stay Sane, Be Flexible: 5 Easy Yoga Poses & Apps To Get You Started

Yoga can keep you sane, just like the right home insurance in the event of a home emergency. Here are 5 easy yoga poses and apps to get you started.

17 July 2018

Rolling the Pineapple & Other Home Rituals For Good Wishes

Let a cat enter first, roll the pineapple, and replace the broom! These rituals are done to bless new homes and give peace of mind. Did you do any of these?

17 July 2018

Fire Safety 101: A Panic-Free Infographic To Battle Home Fires

A home safety infographic by Etiqa Insurance on fire statistics in Singapore and things to do if your home catches fire. Running is not the best idea.

08 July 2018

Direct Purchase Insurance (DPI) 101 – Are You Asking The Same Questions?

A young working adult gets her questions on Direct Purchase Life Insurance (DPI) answered by Etiqa. Helpful links and tools included.

08 July 2018

Have Kids Can Travel: 7 Fun Places To Visit This Holiday

Wanderlust shouldn’t be over when you have kids. Check out these useful travel tips and kid-friendly places that are less than 5 hours from Singapore!