Things You Missed – 6th to 19th September 2021
Our Telegram chat group is very talkative on all things personal finance. We also have a new group chat for off-topic banter.
- Unanswered: anyone tried UOB EVOL and got cashback on CardUp?
- ipaymy no longer accepts debit cards
- Discussion on posting date for UOB cards: UOB cards tend to post instantly with UOB merchants (e.g. Cold Storage, Giant etc.), but does not seem like UOB EVOL does not post instantly for Apple Pay
- Discussion on good cashback cards for overseas spend
- Discussion on Amaze’s mechanics: consensus is it changes merchant name but not MCC
- How does CapitaCard credit CapitaStar$?
- Note that MCC can be very different from what one would expect
- How to prepay SP bills
- Discussion on how best to buy the new iPhone
- How much is 200 CapitaStar STAR$ worth?
- Can STAR$ be converted into eCapitaVouchers and sent as gift? No
- Grab had 25% off redemptions; CapitaStar or Qoo10?
- Qoo10 gift cards are added to balance; i.e. can be stacked and used in a single order
- What can you use STAR$/eCapitaVoucher for? Buying NTUC gift card
- Receive 30,000 STAR$ for shopping at Raffles City Shopping Centre
- Grab gives points for government services e.g. road tax, polyclinic
- Big Pay wallet blocked – could be annual cap reached
- Can Dash pay PayNow QR?
Savings and investment
- Any short-term single-premium endowment? Check out Aviva’s MySecureSaver III
- Sold Apple share on moomoo but can’t withdraw? Give it 2 days for settlement
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