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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
How to Spot En-Bloc Potential in Singapore
How to Spot En-Bloc Potential in Singapore
Are the pipes cracked and the paint peeling? Are the air vents choked with dead insects? Do the residents ...
18 September 2012
5 Essential Steps When Renting Out Your Singapore Property
5 Essential Steps When Renting Out Your Singapore Property
Renting out your property is great. Facing a disgruntled customs officer, as he explains which part of ...
17 September 2012
How to Successfully Flip a House in Singapore
How to Successfully Flip a House in Singapore
Back in ’07, house flipping was the express train to Moneyville. Stock brokers were flipping houses. Pensioners ...
12 July 2012
3 Lessons From the Sky Habitat Sale
3 Lessons From the Sky Habitat Sale
Yeah, “Sky Habitat” is right; because that’s how far the buyers of this Bishan Condo have kicked off from ...
19 April 2012
Shoebox Apartments in Singapore: 5 Reasons Not to Buy
Shoebox Apartments in Singapore: 5 Reasons Not to Buy
The list of overrated things is pretty long in 2012. But up there with K-Pop and Donald Trump’s business ...
17 January 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
The Truth About Degree Holders
The Truth About Degree Holders
It’s cool to diss education these days. Every other week, I find at least one tweet espousing the glory ...
18 November 2011