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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
The 5 Hottest Luxury Timepieces to Invest In (2014)
The 5 Hottest Luxury Timepieces to Invest In (2014)
Timepieces are attractive “alternative” investments because they are a good hedge against inflation. In ...
2 July 2014
2 Important Factors of Investing “House of Cards” Teaches You
2 Important Factors of Investing “House of Cards” Teaches You
When it comes to learning about investing your own money, our guest writer Lionel Yeo has some thoughts ...
1 July 2014
Lease a hotel room for profit
Here’s an Unlikely Property Investment Alternative That Involves Hotel Rooms (You Read That Right).
Is property investment dead in Singapore? Well, I wouldn’t really call it dead – more like paralyzed because ...
11 June 2014
Here’s How To Tell If That Old Comic Book In Your House Is Worth A Lot of Money
Here’s How To Tell If That Old Comic Book In Your House Is Worth A Lot of Money
When they asked me to discuss this, I immediately requested a less inflammatory topic. Like abortion, or ...
3 June 2014
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
What’s the Real Difference Between Buying Private Property In Singapore and Iskandar? We’ll Show You
What’s the Real Difference Between Buying Private Property In Singapore and Iskandar? We’ll Show You
Remember the days when buying property in Singapore used to be easy? Only a few years ago, it was possible ...
9 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
Why Do You Keep Letting Yourself Get Ripped Off by Insurance?
Why Do You Keep Letting Yourself Get Ripped Off by Insurance?
These days, a lot of insurance agents are called financial advisors. You will note that “financial advisor” ...
26 November 2013
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
Malaysian Property: Is it a Better Investment? (2013)
Malaysian Property: Is it a Better Investment? (2013)
Due to cooling measures and restrictions, local property investors have begun searching for alternatives. ...
12 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
Commercial vs. Residential Properties in Singapore (2013)
Commercial vs. Residential Properties in Singapore (2013)
Since the last quarter of 2012, the residential property market has taken a pounding. Seven rounds of cooling ...
13 May 2013
The Pros and Cons of Buying Property in Malaysia
The Pros and Cons of Buying Property in Malaysia
Singapore houses comes in two price ranges: Expensive, and too expensive. So when it comes to investment ...
11 March 2013
5 Key Factors to Look For When Buying Singapore Property
5 Key Factors to Look For When Buying Singapore Property
The humanity of property investors has an “off” switch, and it’s flicked during valuations. Tell them a ...
6 March 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