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Temasek Review 2017 – Here’s How It Impacts You
Temasek Review 2017 – Here’s How It Impacts You
As Singaporeans, we’re often encouraged to plan for our future. I’ve been planning for my wedding since ...
27 July 2017
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How Does The Straits Times Index Work and How Do You Gain Exposure to It?
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
16 June 2017
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Is This The Direction Investing is Heading Towards? Here’s Why You Should Pay Attention
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
21 March 2017
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Here’s an Easy Way You Can Be Rewarded Even More Than Just Getting Rebates and Interest
For many young working Singaporeans, starting work and managing their own cash flow can be a daunting task. ...
3 March 2017
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Here’s What Singaporean Investors Need to Know About Commission Fees and How They Affect Investing
With Singaporeans very much focused on the cost of living these days, many people want to make sure that ...
16 November 2016
Why is Gold a “Safe Haven” Investment and Should Singaporeans Consider These Two New Gold Options?
Why is Gold a “Safe Haven” Investment and Should Singaporeans Consider These Two New Gold Options?
Let’s forget about gold buyback scams like Suisse International for a minute and consider the fact that ...
28 September 2016
3 Critical Things That Investing Beginners Should Figure Out Before They Even Put Their Money In
3 Critical Things That Investing Beginners Should Figure Out Before They Even Put Their Money In
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
23 September 2016
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What Lessons Can Singapore Investors Learn from Temasek’s $24b Drop in Net Portfolio Value?
No one likes a bad reputation, and often they react to controversy in unexpected and sometimes extreme ...
5 August 2016
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Want to Make The Most of Short Term Market Movements But Worried About the Risk? Here’s a Simple Product You Can Consider
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29 July 2016
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Think That Investing is Like Gambling? This System of Trading Might Change the Game For Investors Forever
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12 July 2016
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Singaporeans Who Are Afraid of Investing Should Consider This Before Writing it Off Completely
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
10 June 2016
Here’s How Dividend-Yielding Funds Can Help To Bolster Your Investment Portfolio
Here’s How Dividend-Yielding Funds Can Help To Bolster Your Investment Portfolio
As a kid, my decision on which snacks to eat more often than not depended on what toy was included in the ...
30 May 2016
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3 Common Myths and Misconceptions Singaporeans Have About Trading CFDs
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Singaporeans Must Do These 3 Things Before Jumping into Investing
Singaporeans Must Do These 3 Things Before Jumping into Investing
It’s no secret that we’re big fans of investing here at MoneySmart. It’s not something that’s “nice to ...
12 May 2016
6 Items You Can Invest in to Make Money-Saving Weekends at Home More Fun
6 Items You Can Invest in to Make Money-Saving Weekends at Home More Fun
When I was a kid, I was never at home. My teenage years in Singapore were filled with nights that melted ...
17 March 2016
3 Huge Reasons Young Singaporeans Need to Start Investing ASAP
3 Huge Reasons Young Singaporeans Need to Start Investing ASAP
Your parents always wished you were a child prodigy, but all those violin/abacus/ballet classes were wasted ...
15 March 2016
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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
5 Fundamentals to Help You Decide What Stocks to Invest in This New Year
5 Fundamentals to Help You Decide What Stocks to Invest in This New Year
When buying a house, we consider price, location, nearby amenities and how accessible it is using public ...
4 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
What the Stock Market Crash Means for Normal Human Beings Like Us
What the Stock Market Crash Means for Normal Human Beings Like Us
There’s going to be a lot of Singaporean money matters being debated in the lead up to the General Elections ...
2 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