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(Halloween Giveaway) Tell a personal finance horror story in 5 words or less! Be as creative and funny as possible! Winner gets a pair of movie tickets chosen by our moderators!

Hey everyone who is reading this, do help to “upvote” on the ones you feel should win! (giveaway ends 29th October 2359hrs)

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  • Rave Ong Ci De
    Rave Ong Ci De
    Level 5. Genius
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    Just one more bet.

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    • Matthew Ng
      He should seek Andy's dad
      26 Oct 2018
    • Leong Wen Fong
      Congratulations Rave! You are the clear winner of the Halloween Giveaway! I will be contacting you shortly for the prize!
      07 Nov 2018
  • Tee-Ming Chew
    Tee-Ming Chew, Co-founder at Seedly
    Level 5. Genius
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    "Hello bro how you doing????"

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    • Elsa Goh
      LONG TIME NO SEE.
      26 Oct 2018
    • Kok Koon
      I'll reply: "I'm out of job recently. Can you lend me some money?"
      26 Oct 2018
  • Gabriel Tham
    Gabriel Tham, Kenichi Tag Team Member at Tag Team
    Top Contributor

    Top Contributor (Apr)

    Level 8. Wizard
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    FORGOT TO USE SHOPBACK!!!

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    • Shaun Goh
      Sometimes I stress over this and forget the cashback is less than 1 cent :(
      26 Oct 2018
    • Kenneth Lou
      lol first world horror story haha
      26 Oct 2018
  • Nicholes Wong
    Nicholes Wong, Diploma in Business Management at Nanyang Polytechnic
    Level 6. Master
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    Agent: "Im not selling anything."

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    • Kok Koon
      Free power bank.
      26 Oct 2018
    • Nicholes Wong
      MLM: Do you want to be your own boss? (but too long)
      26 Oct 2018
  • Nellie Lim
    Nellie Lim
    Level 3. Wonderkid
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    Paylah to wrong, unknown number!

    Comments (2)
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    • Leong Wen Fong
      This actually happened to me before, lucky it was below $10!
      26 Oct 2018
    • Nellie Lim
      Mine was ard $20+ which means i will be paying 2x if can't "chase" back with the help of the bank.
      26 Oct 2018
  • HC Tang
    HC Tang, Financial Enthusiast, Budgeting at The Society
    Level 8. Wizard
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    eing Approached by the credit card or insurance agent on the street:

    "I'm Jobless!" or "I'm a student!"

    Add:

    "Hey free to catch-up?"

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    • HC Tang
      2 or 5 ah. Exclude the ”or" 😜
      26 Oct 2018
    • HC Tang
      Added another one just nice 5 words 😜
      26 Oct 2018
  • Yeap Ming Feng
    Yeap Ming Feng
    Level 5. Genius
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    "Where is your wedding?"

    " Capella."

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  • Beverly Ng
    Beverly Ng
    Level 3. Wonderkid
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    No more full rider policies.

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  • Huang Yixuan
    Huang Yixuan
    Level 5. Genius
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    Cannot waive annual fee.

    Comments (0)
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  • Carrie Sim-Goh
    Carrie Sim-Goh
    Level 3. Wonderkid
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    One year later: Agent disappeared

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  • Kenichi Xi
    Kenichi Xi, nᴉʍ oʇ dǝnᴉʇsǝd 不能说的秘密 at Tag Team with Gabriel Tham
    Level 6. Master
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    I am Pregnant

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  • Shaun Goh
    Shaun Goh
    Level 3. Wonderkid
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    "Capital gains taxed as income" - please don't tax my dividends tooooo

    Comments (0)
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  • Shaina Catalina Peh
    Shaina Catalina Peh
    Level 2. Rookie
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    Student loans + housing loans 😱

    Comments (1)
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  • Jay Tee
    Jay Tee, PC enthusiast at Home
    Level 3. Wonderkid
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    Girlfriend wants 2 carat ring.

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    • Kenneth Lou
      lol hahaha. 2 carrots more like it.
      26 Oct 2018
    • HC Tang
      🥕🥕 That's easy!
      26 Oct 2018
  • Elsa Goh
    Elsa Goh
    Level 5. Genius
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018
    1. IRAS: Shares capital gains taxable.

    2. Cryptocurrency replaces SGD as currency.
    Comments (2)
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  • Liew Xun
    Liew Xun
    Level 2. Rookie
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    " CPF withdrawal age increased"

    Comments (1)
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  • Joseph Sng
    Joseph Sng, Chief Curator at CurateXX Asia
    Level 3. Wonderkid
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    Dropped iPhone XS (Screen Cracked)

    Comments (1)
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  • Jeff Yeo
    Jeff Yeo, amateur Social contributor at School of social sharing
    Level 6. Master
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    Income tax increased again ...

    Comments (0)
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  • Kenneth Lou
    Kenneth Lou, Co-founder at Seedly
    Level 8. Wizard
    Answered on 26 Oct 2018

    "Can help me do survey?"

    Last year's winner!

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  • Nathan Koh
    Nathan Koh
    Level 2. Rookie
    Answered on 29 Oct 2018

    “Your account has been locked”

    After trying to type the correct password for your ibanking/brokerage account!

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