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3 Important Basics That Singaporeans Need to Have in Place When They Plan For Retirement
3 Important Basics That Singaporeans Need to Have in Place When They Plan For Retirement
Ask Singaporeans what’s the number one thing they need for retirement, and the obvious answer will be not ...
19 July 2016
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Think That Investing is Like Gambling? This System of Trading Might Change the Game For Investors Forever
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
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
This post was written in collaboration with IG. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
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
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
Here’s the Real Reason Why 1 in 3 Singapore Investors are in Debt
Here’s the Real Reason Why 1 in 3 Singapore Investors are in Debt
So there are two kinds of people in this world, right? The people who know about money and financial products ...
15 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
5 Things to Do This Year End That Will Help Get Your Finances in Order for 2016
5 Things to Do This Year End That Will Help Get Your Finances in Order for 2016
Wake me up, when Septemb…. OH COME ON, it’s almost 2016 already?! Well, if you haven’t got around to having ...
3 December 2015
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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
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The 5 Conversations About Retirement That Singaporeans Are Not Having
The past year or so has seen some rather lengthy arguments revolving around different facets of retirement ...
17 August 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
5 Mistakes Singaporeans Make When Calculating How Much They Need for Retirement
5 Mistakes Singaporeans Make When Calculating How Much They Need for Retirement
Singaporeans all over the island freaked out when the Straits Times published this article last year declaring ...
29 July 2015
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Singapore Savings Bonds vs Fixed Deposits: Which One Will Make You The Most Money?
The one thing I really hated about playing fighting games in the arcades? That sickening announcement of ...
24 July 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 Reasons Why the Singapore Dream Doesn’t Come Cheap
What would you consider your Singapore Dream? Living in a condo, at least, or some multi-storey landed ...
15 July 2015
4 Lies About Money You Should Recognise by the Time You’re 30
4 Lies About Money You Should Recognise by the Time You’re 30
Mistakes, I’ve made a few. And so have many others in Singapore, I’ll bet, if the number of people in credit ...
13 July 2015
5 Personal Finance Milestones Singaporeans Should Celebrate
5 Personal Finance Milestones Singaporeans Should Celebrate
Many people think of graduation, weddings and promotions as personal milestones. Unfortunately, it’s totally ...
13 July 2015