Joanne Poh
With over a decade of experience writing, Joanne Poh specialises in insurance, finance, real estate, fintech, and travel. Her work has been featured on Yahoo!, MSN, AsiaOne, and herworldPLUS.

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Finance Matters

Financial Planning 101: What’s A Protection Gap & What To Do About It

We break down how to figure out your protection gap and how to plug it here. 

by Joanne Poh
  • Jun 04, 2024
  • 4 mins
Insurance Insurance
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Finance Matters

Guide to buying a BTO flat in Singapore: Eligibility, How to Apply & Timeline (2024)

Here’s how to apply for a BTO flat, from BTO eligibility requirements to the latest BTO launches.

by Joanne Poh
  • Jan 12, 2024
  • 12 mins
BTO BTO Home & Decor Home & Decor
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Finance Matters

Should You Reinvest or Payout Your Mature Policy Payouts?

Received your policy payout and wondering if to reinvest or pay it out in cash? Here’s what to know before you make your decision!

by Joanne Poh
  • Jan 08, 2024
  • 5 mins
Investments Investments
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Finance Matters

8 Ways for Singaporeans to Recession-Proof Their Finances

Discover 8 effective strategies to recession-proof your finances in uncertain times. Learn how to protect your money from recession with expert tips.

by Joanne Poh
  • Dec 14, 2023
  • 10 mins
Recession Finances Recession Finances
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Finance Matters

5 Types of Insurance Singaporeans Need and Why You Need Them

What insurance do I need in Singapore? Start with these 5 types of insurance in Singapore.

by Joanne Poh
  • Dec 06, 2023
  • 7 mins
Financial Planning Financial Planning
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Finance Matters

Big Things to Save Up For - How Income Can Help

Unlock your saving potential for big purchases. Learn how to save for big purchases like homes and cars. Your guide to smart financial planning.

by Joanne Poh
  • Dec 01, 2023
  • 7 mins
Saving Up Saving Up
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Finance Matters

Should I Save or Invest?

Save for a rainy day? Or put towards investments for growth? We tell you when it's best to do what.

by Joanne Poh
  • Dec 01, 2023
  • 4 mins
Investments Investments Saving Up Saving Up
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Finance Matters

Investment Advice for Beginners: 7 Things To Think About When Investing

Starting your investment journey in Singapore? Don’t miss out on these seven essential tips for beginners to ensure a sound financial start. Get advice.

by Joanne Poh
  • May 18, 2023
  • 8 mins
Investments Investments
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Finance Matters

What Insurance Plans You Need At Each Stage Of Life

At each stage of life, having the right financial products will set you up for success. We follow a typical Singaporean's financial journey.

by Joanne Poh
  • Feb 24, 2023
  • 7 mins
Family Finances Family Finances
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Finance Matters

5 Common Reasons For House Fires In Singapore

One small spark can cause a house fire that engulfs the entire block. Find out what causes house fires in Singapore, so you can do your part to prevent them.

by Joanne Poh
  • Jan 27, 2023
  • 10 mins
Home & Decor Home & Decor
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Family

Cost of Hiring a Domestic Helper in Singapore (2024)

From maid salary to FDW levy, find out how much you’ll have to pay when hiring a maid in Singapore.

by Joanne Poh
  • Jan 01, 2023
  • 9 mins
Domestic Helpers Domestic Helpers
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Health & Well-being

So You Have A Pre-Existing Condition – What Now?

With pre-existing conditions, protecting your finances is critical. Here’s how you can do that.

by Joanne Poh
  • Nov 10, 2022
  • 2 mins
Pre-existing Conditions Pre-existing Conditions
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