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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
3 Alternatives to Investing in Residential Property in Singapore
3 Alternatives to Investing in Residential Property in Singapore
No matter what the government says, Singaporeans think of any residential property they purchase not just ...
10 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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Insurance or Investment – Which Prepares You Better For Retirement?
I want you to imagine a world. In this world, we’d all be paid a good salary that not only allows us to ...
6 May 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
4 Pieces of Stupid Financial Advice We’ve All Heard Before
4 Pieces of Stupid Financial Advice We’ve All Heard Before
There isn’t one single person in Singapore who doesn’t care about money. The poor are concerned about making ...
6 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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If You Don’t Budget Your Salary Now, You’ll Hate Yourself
Congratulations! You’ve got your first month’s salary. No more cup noodles for lunch. You now take a cab ...
11 December 2014
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Singaporeans, Say Goodbye to Early Retirement!
A bunch of data that was released earlier this month regarding employment in Singapore. Naturally, our ...
10 December 2014
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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
6 things singaporeans need to know about money
6 Critical Things About Your Money Every Singaporean Needs to Understand Right Now
Needless to say, money is damn important in Singapore. From the day you’re born until the day you die, ...
14 October 2014