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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
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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
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Singapore Savings Bonds: What Fixed Deposits Need To Do To Up Their Game
Worried you don’t have enough money to invest? Or don’t know where to start because there are just so many ...
21 July 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 Reasons Why You’d Be Silly To Ignore Commercial Property in 2015
Let’s say you’ve squirrelled away a hefty sum of money and have been thinking of plonking it down on a ...
13 March 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
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4 Infamous Investment Scams Singaporeans Have Fallen Prey To
You know how some religious leaders tell their followers that if they pray hard enough and donate tons ...
17 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 Ways To Start Investing More in 2015
It’s the new year and you’ve started to take stock of your finances and realised you have quite a fair ...
15 January 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