Why we moved home? Financial move to increase monthly savings

Late this month we were reminded by the Property Agent who manages our unit that our Lease Contract was about to end in two months. According to our Lease Contract, we were to inform her and the unit owner if we have the intention to extend our rent. This reminded me of why we moved to our current apartment and why we left the first one we rented.

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How To Maintain a Tidy & Clutter-Free Kitchen

Our humble little rental is a box open layout of living room, kitchen, and dining room in one. It does not have much storage and we have to make do with what we have being renters as we are.

We are not very strict about tidying up all the time but we do tidy as we go. But there will be times that both Husband & I will be too busy to tidy after cleaning so we kinda leave things around until it piles up. Here are some home hacks to make your kitchen always made up:

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Emergency Fund: Why It’s Important & How To Save Up For It

We always hear about Emergency Fund (EF) when we start to manage our finances. Financial advisers advises it, family & friends with good finance practices encourages – but what is an emergency fund? This will serve a financial safety net for those unexpected expenses. It is money stash aside to cover the family’s monthly living expenses and basic needs when you are unable to work or earn.

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How to Start Saving Money for the Family

While saving money is second nature to some people, not everyone is good at keeping their money in their pockets. However, not everyone who are good with managing their money started off smoothly. In fact most have struggled and failed multiple times before finally gotten the hang of handling their finances well. Here are ways to prepare yourself and to start saving your money:

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