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Compound Interest: How You Can Make Your Money Make Money
Have you heard of the adjective quomodocunquizing? It’s a rarely used English word that means “making money ...
24 February 2016
3 Situations Where Singaporeans Should Not be Stupidly Jumping into Investing
3 Situations Where Singaporeans Should Not be Stupidly Jumping into Investing
There’s a whole lot of bandwagons to jump on in Singapore. Whether you’re joining a 10 km long queue thanks ...
19 February 2016
7 Catchphrases Singaporeans Use to Sound Knowledgeable About Investing
7 Catchphrases Singaporeans Use to Sound Knowledgeable About Investing
If there’s one thing Singaporeans—especially Singaporeans of the uncle persuasion—like to boast about, ...
17 February 2016
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The 3 Biggest Excuses Singaporeans Make for Not Starting to Invest
Recently, a good friend of mine declared that he wanted to start investing. As a lawyer earning a five ...
8 January 2016
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What on Earth is a Unit Trust Anyway?
Perhaps you can’t really blame Singaporeans for not being more proactive in investing. Just reading through ...
1 October 2015
What is Compound Interest and Why Should You Love It?
What is Compound Interest and Why Should You Love It?
If you’re a regular reader of the MoneySmart blog, you’ve probably come across the term “compound interest” ...
29 September 2015
4 Psychological Hurdles That Prevent Singaporeans From Investing
4 Psychological Hurdles That Prevent Singaporeans From Investing
The huge gap between wages and cost of living in Singapore means Singaporeans need to make the most of ...
13 August 2015
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3 Investment Risks Singaporeans Take Too Often When They Shouldn’t
Safe, conservative, perhaps even boring—this is how others tend to view Singaporeans, and indeed how many ...
14 June 2015
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5 Ways in Which You Can Make the Most of the Smaller SGX Lot Sizes
For once, trashy magazines are correct. Size does matter. Anyone who tells you otherwise is probably trying ...
23 February 2015
Here’s How You Can Beautify Your Home and Earn Some Money at the Same Time
Here’s How You Can Beautify Your Home and Earn Some Money at the Same Time
Mention the words “art investing” to most people, and the image that gets conjured up in their minds is ...
16 February 2015
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4 Reasons Why Singaporeans Aren’t Investing More
To Singaporeans, investing is like your “favourite” relative. You know, the one whom you dread dealing ...
8 December 2014
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The Best Way to Spend $1,000 in Your 20’s
You’ve probably seen this kind of article before. The best way to invest $1,000 is to put it in your CPF, ...
2 October 2014
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What a Used Can Collector Can Teach You About Investing
Lessons on investing don’t just have to be learnt from complicated market reports and expert tips. Very ...
29 September 2014
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Why Investors Should be Rejoicing Over SGX’s New Trading Rules
We thought the day would never come, but SGX has finally decided to do something about some of their most ...
4 September 2014
Here’s Why The Stock Market Is The World’s Biggest Casino
Here’s Why The Stock Market Is The World’s Biggest Casino
With casinos in Singapore raking in more money than the whole of Las Vegas, it’s clear we Asians have a ...
28 August 2014
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5 Things You Learn from Losing $5,000 in the Stock Market
Sometime in my mid – 20’s, I got tired of living on corn flakes and ketchup packets. So using what time ...
27 August 2014
When Should You Sell Stock? 3 Key Situations When Selling Might be Your Best Option
When Should You Sell Stock? 3 Key Situations When Selling Might be Your Best Option
When should you sell a stock? That’s a key question that many investors find harder to figure out than ...
12 August 2014
3 Lessons On Investing, As Taught By Confucius
3 Lessons On Investing, As Taught By Confucius
If you’re expecting some “Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without ...
7 August 2014
Why Your Pride Is Keeping You From Growing Rich
Why Your Pride Is Keeping You From Growing Rich
The 2014 World Cup will long stay imprinted in our memories for it’s countless highlight-reel moments. ...
24 July 2014
What You Really Should Be Paying Attention To When Reading Financial News
What You Really Should Be Paying Attention To When Reading Financial News
In some circles, reading the financial news is the best cure for insomnia. No one would blame you for falling ...
23 July 2014
Grow Rich, Singapore Style
Grow Rich, Singapore Style
Every now and then, you come across a shared article on your news feed that tells of a heart warming, tear ...
19 July 2014
Buying a landed property in Singapore
How Two Teachers With Four Children Managed to Buy a Landed Property in Singapore
If we had to raise a child, we’d be able to afford a landed property in about 60 years. If we had to raise ...
18 July 2014
Here’s The Most Honest (and Biased) Review of 5 Major Investing Strategies You Will Ever Read
Here’s The Most Honest (and Biased) Review of 5 Major Investing Strategies You Will Ever Read
There are a myriad of places that you can get an in -depth analysis of various investing strategies that ...
16 July 2014
7 Signs You’re Financially Successful and Don’t Know It Yet
7 Signs You’re Financially Successful and Don’t Know It Yet
You know why Singaporeans aren’t happy? It’s because we’re always pushed to get the biggest house. The ...
15 July 2014
This Counterintuitive Principle Is What Could Really Be The Key To Making Money
This Counterintuitive Principle Is What Could Really Be The Key To Making Money
It’s easy to see why people get turned off by investing, or can’t be bothered to start in the first place. ...
10 July 2014