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Supportive wife happy that husband jobless for 5 years driving Grab

Supportive wife happy that husband jobless for 5 years driving Grab

Thank you Gilbert for your concern. There has been no improvement. My husband is still feeling a lot of inertia and self-doubt. Even when he is on a positive mood swing, he would talk about [...]

Mother worries for son on PR status getting NS enlistment due to a hearing ailment

Mother worries for son on PR status getting NS enlistment due to a hearing ailment

  Hello all, I need some help here. Would like to ask a question, not sure where to find the answer and  hopeful that someone might give me an answer or show me direction. My son is [...]

Comment: Poverty is used by the government to win votes?

Comment: Poverty is used by the government to win votes?

Poverty is a powerful tool which can used by those in power. A cycle of handing out cash freebies is both addictive to the one receiving and the one providing. Do not get me wrong as I believe [...]

50-year-old Singaporean threatened by CPF Board to pay up $26, 763 of owed Medisave

50-year-old Singaporean threatened by CPF Board to pay up $26, 763 of owed Medisave

Hi Gilbert I just received a letter from CPF board. They are threatening me with a LOD to pay up by 30 July 2018 the full amount of $26,763.46. A couple of months back I did manage to get a [...]

Five options for Dr Tan Cheng Bock during GE 2020

Five options for Dr Tan Cheng Bock during GE 2020

Dr Tan Cheng Bock seems to be the hottest property around these days with so many political parties seeking after his winning collaboration for GE 2020. There are five possible options available [...]

Needy family seeking assistance on SP bill of $600 before cut-off on 25 July

Needy family seeking assistance on SP bill of $600 before cut-off on 25 July

Hi, Morning Mr Goh. One of my friends has refer me to you for assistance. I have already went to SSO for help but it takes time. I need help in my SP bill and house rental, currently my [...]

Ex-convict couple with daily wage of $65 seeking assistance

Ex-convict couple with daily wage of $65 seeking assistance

Hi Mr Goh Came across your facebook and saw that you help people...can I enquire what kind of help you offer and could I keep this conversation confidential? My wife and I are having financial [...]

50-year-old jobless PMET in construction line feeling desperate and reaching out

50-year-old jobless PMET in construction line feeling desperate and reaching out

Dear Sir, My name is Goh, age 50 years old and have being working in the construction industry as a safety practitioner since 1995 - after resigning from the statutory board for 9.5 years in [...]

PMET facing the sack from government-linked company and seeking advice

PMET facing the sack from government-linked company and seeking advice

Hi Gilbert Writing to you for advice on how to seek recourse from MOM. I have been in this company for 2.5 years. During my first year, I was actually underemployed and not doing my main work [...]

New BTO owner needs to bring along $80,000 cash prior to collection of keys

New BTO owner needs to bring along $80,000 cash prior to collection of keys

Hi Gilbert I want to share about my new BTO’s flat ordeal though it happens almost four years ago. I received  call from HDB stating that I need to bring along a sum of money prior to the [...]

Healthcare whistleblower: Difficult to claim Eldershield using criteria 3 out of six activities of daily living

Healthcare whistleblower: Difficult to claim Eldershield using criteria 3 out of six activities of daily living

I have worked in a government hospital, and the problem with Eldershield is that it is VERY difficult to claim using the 3 out of 6 ADLs (activities of living daily) criteria. From what we know, [...]

Careshield, Eldershield, CPF, HDB, S & C – PAP’s wealth accumulation ways?

Careshield, Eldershield, CPF, HDB, S & C – PAP’s wealth accumulation ways?

As the country struggles to come to terms with the rationale on the compulsory purchase for all Singaporeans and PRs born 1980 and later to purchase Careshield for old age disability, many are [...]

Ten lessons for my 24-year-old daughter I wish someone will tell me earlier instead

Ten lessons for my 24-year-old daughter I wish someone will tell me earlier instead

My dear darling daughter Joycelyn, There are ten lessons I want to impart to you - which I wish someone will  have taken the time to impart to me instead when I was young:- 1. Don't be too [...]

Will Harapan Sg has a chance against PAP without WP in its fold?

Will Harapan Sg has a chance against PAP without WP in its fold?

The best thing that could happen before the next general election is a united opposition front in the mould of Harapan Sg which is in its initial stage of formation - this is something that many [...]

Why PAP won in every election despite a suffering population?

Why PAP won in every election despite a suffering population?

As Singaporeans faced yet another unjustificable slew of price increases in essential utilities this month - electricity tariffs and water - many are left wondering if both the companies are caught [...]

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