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Charlene Fang

Charlene Fang

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Charlene Fang is a writer for Finder. She has 15 years of editorial experience and specialises in finance, women’s interest, lifestyle, food and travel.

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10 New Year’s resolutions for travel lovers in 2021

Welcome to 2021: a new year, a new hope.With Covid-19 vaccines being rolled out to the people all around the world, the travel industry, grounded for the most part of 2020, can now anticipate a rebound or an explosion of trips.Here are some travel resolutions wanderlusters can make as they plan ahead:Do it for yourself […]

Charlene Fang 5 January 2021
10 New Year’s resolutions for travel lovers in 2021

Tis the season to be tipsy… How to avoid drink driving

2020 has been quite the year. If anything, we’re all well overdue for some stress-busting drinking sessions… except, how does one get around that tricky issue of drinking and driving?Driving while under the influence – anything more than 80 microgrammes (µg) per 100ml of blood, or 0.08%) blood alcohol content – faces some hefty penalties. […]

Charlene Fang 21 December 2020
Tis the season to be tipsy… How to avoid drink driving

How to have (and plan for) a socially distant vacation in 2021

2020 has been a lost year of travel unless it’s been spent exploring Sentosa, Pulau Ubin and the Green Corridor. While being a tourist in your backyard has its charms, there’s something irreplaceable about getting on a plane and being somewhere foreign and new.While Singapore currently awaits reciprocity from countries it allows short-term visitors from […]

Charlene Fang 11 December 2020
How to have (and plan for) a socially distant vacation in 2021

Aviva Home Insurance vs HDB Fire Insurance – What’s the Difference?

Picture this: It’s the end of the workweek, you decide to unwind by lighting a few aromatherapy candles and putting on your Spotify Zen playlist. You drift off to sleep but awake as there’s suddenly smoke everywhere – a strong wind blew, causing the curtain to catch on fire.Many of us take home insurance for […]

Charlene Fang 7 December 2020
Aviva Home Insurance vs HDB Fire Insurance – What’s the Difference?

The News Bearer: Uncertain times call for a reshuffle of financial priorities

In a year where the only constant has been the unpredictability of day-to-day life, more individuals are re-looking their money management goals and prioritising their emergency fund.As a rule of thumb, an emergency stash (usually 6 to 9 months of monthly expenditure) is a fundamental building block of any personal finance plan. Aside from the […]

Charlene Fang 10 November 2020
The News Bearer: Uncertain times call for a reshuffle of financial priorities

How good drivers can make the most out of a high NCD

No one sets out to be a dangerous driver, however, some people are just better, more careful drivers. If this is you, there’s money to be “earned”, so don’t leave it lying on the dashboard.You can save a bundle if you know how to leverage your good driving record and make your No Claim Discount […]

Charlene Fang 5 November 2020
How good drivers can make the most out of a high NCD

The News Bearer: Households feel less financially confident amidst Covid-19 backdrop

That peace of mind when you’re not worried about your income covering your expenses, the little luxuries and future financial goals? That’s the feeling of financial security, and in the ongoing wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Singaporeans are feeling less confident about their personal and household financial scenario.This year’s GoBear Financial Health Index gathered insights […]

Charlene Fang 28 October 2020
The News Bearer: Households feel less financially confident amidst Covid-19 backdrop

Health in the time of Corona: does Personal Accident cover COVID-19?

Personal accident insurance has to be the most underrated insurance product in the market. It requires no medical underwriting – useful for anyone with pre-existing conditions or the elderly – it’s affordable (sometimes as low as $0.30 a day) and it bundles a bunch of extras not often found in other policies. While there are […]

Charlene Fang 21 October 2020
Health in the time of Corona: does Personal Accident cover COVID-19?

The News Bearer – Finance in the time of Covid: to invest or divest?

For many, money management is an overwhelming task. With numerous personal finance books and experts weighing in, a marketplace of overly complicated money market products, coming up with a personal finance strategy can be a challenging task.The truth though is that personal finance boils down to a few simple truisms:– Spend less than you earn– […]

Charlene Fang 20 October 2020
The News Bearer – Finance in the time of Covid: to invest or divest?

All the best deals to snap up at Amazon’s Prime Day

Prime Day 2020.If you love sales, this long-awaited mega one (13-14 October) from the e-commerce giant – it was postponed from July – means a jammed packed 48 hours of online shopping.A sale that’s open to both Prime members and non-members with stockists that includes big US brand names (see below). If you aren’t already […]

Charlene Fang 14 October 2020
All the best deals to snap up at Amazon’s Prime Day
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