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Say goodbye to subsidised rides, meal deliveries and cheap home loans

Recent sticker shocks have especially forced the digitally savvy to reconsider the cost of convenience. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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A few weeks ago, I pulled up a ride hailing app on my phone, blanched at the high fares and, for the umpteenth time this year, decided not to make a booking.

A taxi or car ride from my home to a meeting venue would've cost around $27. But it was impossible to find a driver for either option at that hour, which meant forking out at least an extra $7 for a premium ride.

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