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After Christmas, Easter is the next most widely celebrated Christian holiday in Singapore. With promises of chocolate and fun egg hunts, it’s little surprise that many people—particularly the young ones—are enthusiastic about taking part in the Easter festivities. However, did you know that egg hunting and chocolate bunnies are traditions with pagan roots, but with no ties to the Christian religion?
The Easter Bunny originates from German folklore, where an ‘Easter hare’ judges how well or poorly behaved children have been and hands out the colourful eggs, sweets and toys that he carries around in a basket. In spite of its folkloric origins, some Christians remain fond of the Easter candy tradition, as Easter marks the end of Lenten fasting and they would then be free to indulge in their favourite foods. From a Christian perspective, the Easter egg also represents the resurrection of Jesus Christ and his emergence from the tomb.
In Singapore, people commonly celebrate the festival by taking part in Easter Egg hunts and consuming lots of chocolate and marshmallow. But if you’re wondering why, of all things, should there be...
Saving money for the future is something that we should all try to do, but it isn’t always easy. Having money and spending it is fun, and makes us feel good, so it can often feel better to spend rather than save.
However, if you can save as much as possible (while still allowing yourself some ‘fun’ spending money), you’ll be glad of it in the future, whether you are saving for your retirement, or for a vacation in the next few months. If you do want to start saving, here are some ways to do it.
Saving for your future is a long term goal and should be started as soon as possible; the earlier you start to save, the more money you will have, plus it will become easier over time as you won’t miss the money you are putting into savings. This means that investments can be an ideal way to not only save but make money along the way too.
Investments are also a long-term way to save money, and if you start as early as possible, by the time you need the money, you should have been able to amass a good amount in your portfolio. If this is the route you want to take, make sure you speak to a...