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5 Better Things You Should Be Doing With Your NS Pay (Rather Than Getting Drunk)
5 Better Things You Should Be Doing With Your NS Pay (Rather Than Getting Drunk)
National Service is a pain in the keister, we get that. But here’s the kicker: while you’re busy defending ...
23 May 2014
Who Would Have Thought Buying a Watch Could Be an Inflation-Beating Investment?
Who Would Have Thought Buying a Watch Could Be an Inflation-Beating Investment?
You’ve probably heard the saying “time is money” at least a hundred times right? Maybe your boss has used ...
5 February 2014
What Beginners Should Look For in an Annual Report or Prospectus
What Beginners Should Look For in an Annual Report or Prospectus
So you want to buy some shares, and you’ve decided to try reading an annual report or prospectus. I’m glad ...
27 September 2013
Why You Need to Diversify Your Investments
Why You Need to Diversify Your Investments
The first mistake of first time investors is not diversifying. This is what happens when a newbie gets ...
17 September 2013
Passive Investing: Why It Rocks When You’re Young
Passive Investing: Why It Rocks When You’re Young
There’s investing, and then there’s trading. The latter’s fine if you’re in a rush, and have wadfuls of ...
15 August 2013
The Beginner’s Guide to Investment Products (Part 3: REITs & CPF Investments)
The Beginner’s Guide to Investment Products (Part 3: REITs & CPF Investments)
In our previous article, we delved into the world of Unit Funds and ETFs. In the final part of our 3-part ...
29 July 2013
The Beginner’s Guide to Investment Products (Part 2: Unit Funds and ETFs)
The Beginner’s Guide to Investment Products (Part 2: Unit Funds and ETFs)
In the first part of our beginner’s guide, we explored the two fundamental investment products everyone ...
15 July 2013
The Beginner’s Guide to Investment Products (Part 1: Bonds and Shares)
The Beginner’s Guide to Investment Products (Part 1: Bonds and Shares)
Finance experts have a lot of special talents. Key among these are re-inventing words, and using them in ...
10 July 2013
5 Basic Things You Need to Know About Buying Malaysian Property
5 Basic Things You Need to Know About Buying Malaysian Property
Singapore property’s an easy investment. If your orifices are big enough for all the diamonds and XTC pills ...
5 July 2013
What Kind of Investor Are You?
What Kind of Investor Are You?
Every investor has a system they swear by. I’ll tell you mine: It’s called winning by not losing. It’s ...
7 June 2013
Why the Smart Money’s on Investors, not Savers
Why the Smart Money’s on Investors, not Savers
Saving money is good and all, but let me be frank here. When your financial strategy is on par with a chipmunk ...
29 May 2013
Investing in Physical Gold: Is It Worth the Cost?
Investing in Physical Gold: Is It Worth the Cost?
Never discuss physical gold vs. gold funds without a first aid kit. Or an ambulance on standby. I asked ...
29 October 2012
The Pros and Cons of Investing in Art
The Pros and Cons of Investing in Art
Noticed the global economy lately? Stocks are performing like horse drawn carriages in the Monaco Grand ...
19 October 2012
MAS Customer Knowledge Assessment: What It Means to You
MAS Customer Knowledge Assessment: What It Means to You
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), apparently sick of complaint e-mails, has taken drastic steps. ...
12 January 2012
Forex Trading: Pros and Cons
Forex Trading: Pros and Cons
Forex trading is like driving too fast without a seatbelt: intoxicating, sexy, and potentially lethal. ...
17 December 2011
Structured Deposits: Are They a Good Deal?
Structured Deposits: Are They a Good Deal?
Ever since the fall of Lehman Brothers, structured deposits have been the financial world’s equivalent ...
30 November 2011