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Oil Stocks – Pros and Cons of Buying Oil Stocks

February 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Oil and gas investments are good long-term buy-and-hold stocks because the economy always needs energy. Oil and gas demand is stable and always growing. Oil prices, on the

Structured Investments 101 : All You Need To Know

February 9, 2017 // 3 Comments

Amidst the complexity of Structured Products, it doesn’t end there. There is still such a thing as Structured Investments. Much like Structured Products (link to Structured

How To Kick the Overspending Habit Permanently

December 24, 2016 // 1 Comment

Buying new stuff can be exciting and fun. But it’s not fun racking up a credit card balance that you can’t pay off because you’ve spent more money than you have. It’s

5 Reasons Women Should Trade Currencies

November 16, 2016 // 1 Comment

In recent years, trading currencies have been easily accessible to all kinds of traders all over the globe. The Internet made it possible for the average person to

4 Cards Even Students Can Use in Singapore

November 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

At first glance, most students would probably not consider the prospect of holding a credit card. After all, doesn’t it belong to the domain of working adults? Why

Should You Use Cash or Card When Travelling?

November 9, 2016 // 1 Comment

Traveling is one of the most coveted leisure activities in the world, especially for millennials. From backpacking trips on a budget to luxurious vacations at villas, there

4 Ways of Saving Money on Groceries In Singapore

November 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Grocery shopping is part of everyday life and even if you do not cook at home, you are sure to buy fruits, canned food, snacks and other foodstuff and toiletries to get you

Which Property In Singapore Is Suitable For You?

October 30, 2016 // 1 Comment

There are many reasons to invest in the real estate in Singapore. Singapore has a booming economy, serving as a melting pot for different cultures in South East Asia. There

Get More Mileage from Your Budget – Plan Smart!

October 25, 2016 // 1 Comment

A personal budget is a highly effective tool that will help you open doors to your own financial freedom. Always a work-in-progress, dependent on how your life situation

Health Insurance 101

September 29, 2016 // 2 Comments

If health insurance is on your list of things to look into, failing to place it at the top of that list could cost you your retirement savings.  A sports injury while

Invest In Derivatives (… and make good money!)

September 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

There are some ways to make a little bit of money using the power of derivatives and its assets using some standard, as well as other more creative means. Here’s the

How To Get An MBA Degree Without The Price Tag

September 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

MBA degrees are expensive. What’s a girl to do if she can’t afford the S$30,000-S$100,00 tuition fee? Well, she can hack her way through, that’s what. If you find

Endowment Plans In Singapore: Insurance 101

September 20, 2016 // 2 Comments

What are endowment plans in Singapore? Are you worried about having enough money to pay for your child’s college education? Will you have the deposit you need in 10 years

Check Off Your Travel Financial Checklist

September 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Your Travel Financial Checklist Explained You’ve got your tickets, packed the bags, given the neighbour instructions to water your plants and you’re ready to embark on

What are REITs and Why Invest in REITs?

August 9, 2016 // 1 Comment

Why invest in REITs? Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are funds that hold real estate in the form of properties (equity REITs) and/or mortgage assets. These

4 Things Your Business Plan Doesn’t Tell You

August 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Considerations Entrepreneurs Should Think About That’s not In The Business Plan Every aspiring entrepreneur has a well thought-out business plan. Surely you’ve

5 Industries Meant to Weather a Market Correction

July 25, 2016 // 1 Comment

If you drove a new car off of a car lot recently, you are likely one of the few driving around your neighbourhood with the latest model. When the markets are down, big ticket

Structured Notes 101: All You Need To Know

July 5, 2016 // 2 Comments

Singapore is the third wealthiest country in the world with a per capita GDP of $85,198.16. Our country is one of the leading centers of commerce primarily because of our

Education Loan 101: Student Loans In Singapore

June 24, 2016 // 2 Comments

Education Loans: A 101 Course Whether you are just finishing up secondary school or thinking of furthering your education after a few years in the workforce, you might be

Are Dividend Stocks A Good Investment Strategy?

June 19, 2016 // 3 Comments

If you want steady income and a cushion against declining stock prices, then the answer is a resounding, yes – dividends are a good investment stock strategy. Dividends are

Figuring out How Much Property You can Afford

June 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

So the buying bug has bitten. With so many amazingly beautiful apartments and condos on the market for sale, many people ask themselves why they’re still in a rental.

Structured Deposits 101 : All You Need To Know

April 29, 2016 // 1 Comment

Structured Deposits offer a combination of money deposits and investments product. Imagine depositing your money and getting the most out of it as you sleep. The returns of

Top Finance Tips for Women in Their 30s & 40s

April 22, 2016 // 3 Comments

Do you fear becoming a bag lady as you enter your golden years? According to wealth advisor to women Consuelo Mack, over 50% of women fear not being able to support

Differences between Amex, Visa and MasterCard

April 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

How do I choose which is best for me? These three companies are perhaps the only few big names in credit cards in the world today. For most banks in Singapore though, the

5 Investment Classics You Should Read

April 13, 2016 // 1 Comment

Of the thousands of books on investing, a few investment classics have stayed on the top of the list for decades. These books remain investment classics because they continue

Ignore These Fashion Myths That Don’t Make Sense

April 5, 2016 // 3 Comments

Fashion Myths Consume $$! You’re a smart, independent fashionista, right? Then look beyond some of the myths that fashion industry “experts” are feeding us. The fashion

Value Investing vs. Technical Analysis

April 2, 2016 // 2 Comments

So now you actually have some cash to invest. But what do you invest in and what kind of strategies do you need to gain the most bang for, quite literally, your buck? Don’t

Home Loans 101: Housing Loans In Singapore

March 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Home Loans: Laying a Good Foundation Many people dream of owning their own home. No more catering to a landlord’s wishes! Let’s paint the walls bright pink! Make good on

6 Investment Risks Every Investor Should Know

March 21, 2016 // 4 Comments

While sipping a refreshing brew of morning coffee at a local cafe, you flip past the front page news on the Greek debt crisis. An article on a local Singapore coffee company

6 Greatest Investment Books You Must Read

March 15, 2016 // 2 Comments

Even if you’re freaking out about all these investment terms that you’ve been learning – we’ve got a silver lining. All investment mistakes have already been made, so

Credit Habits To Start Immediately In Your 20s

March 14, 2016 // 2 Comments

Build Better Credit Habits as a Budding Borrower Start early, and engage in healthy financial practices while you are still young. How you manage your money in your 20s can

Why Safe Dating Is Expensive, and Smart

March 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Charlie Sheen faces a lawsuit from up to 700 lovers, according to the media. His crime: he failed to tell his sex partners that he was HIV-positive. Even his onscreen love

Financial Literacy Among Women In Asia

March 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

International Women’s Day is an annual celebration of the social, political, cultural, and economic achievements of women. After centuries of being disregarded from

How to Invest in the Europe Market and Stocks

February 19, 2016 // 1 Comment

How does the Europe market work? More than just ample amounts of chocolate and copious varieties of cheese, Europe can be a region to look at when you’re looking at

5 Smart Steps to Achieve Your Savings Goals Today

February 11, 2016 // 2 Comments

Millennials are becoming super savers. Savings doesn’t always have to be at the expense of striking off items on your shopping list. There are many ways you can save

Are the Beauties Earning More?

February 1, 2016 // 1 Comment

Income levels are usually defined according to easily measurable criteria, the kind you’d put on your CV: education, skills, experience, perhaps your job performance as you

Blue Chip, Small Cap and Micro Cap Stocks

January 26, 2016 // 5 Comments

By now, you probably have it figured out that you have a lot of things to consider when it comes to investing in the stock market. To help make your investment decision, it

Investment-Linked Insurance Plans In Singapore

January 24, 2016 // 2 Comments

Why buy an Investment-Linked Insurance Plans In Singapore? While you are sleeping, your insurance premiums could be earning 10% or higher returns while riding the highs of an

Compounding: The Eighth Wonder Of The World

January 23, 2016 // 1 Comment

Compound interest is sometimes thought of as a miracle worker when it comes to savings and investments. It has the power to convert a small concerted amount of savings effort

Why Do Women Misunderstand & Avoid Female Bosses?

January 19, 2016 // 3 Comments

Is a mean girl in the office beating up on your self-esteem and confidence? The workplace is full of tales of mean, moody and bitchy female bosses. A mean boss can take the

Equities 101: How to Invest in the Stock Market

January 11, 2016 // 2 Comments

Whether you’re saving your hard-earned dough for a future holiday, to protect your family’s future or even planning for your retirement, we all want our money to go

10 Financial Questions You Should Ask Your Date

January 8, 2016 // 1 Comment

Dating is fun and exciting, but let’s face it, looking for a partner involves practical matters as well, such as thinking about financial compatibility and stability. It

Top 5 Reasons Why You Need Insurance – Now!

January 7, 2016 // 2 Comments

An Insurance article specially written for TheNewSavvy.com by ClearlySurely.com  There are plenty of things that we know ought to be done – but don’t. Like, going to the

How To Save $10,000 A Year By Making Small Changes

January 2, 2016 // 6 Comments

While Singapore condominium prices are low, Cindy decided to scoop up a two bedroom condo in the up-and-coming xxxxxxx neighbourhood. Despite the bargain, she still needed to

Top 6 Money Apps for Singapore Investors

January 1, 2016 // 6 Comments

There’s an app for everything, including all your money needs. With the help of apps, investing, budgeting, shopping, car maintenance and condo buying can all be performed

Retirement Plans by Age 20, 30, 40 and 50

December 28, 2015 // 1 Comment

Find out how much you need to retire with our Retirement Calculator! You may have been diligently slathering your night creams, spritzing on Hyaluronic Acid, all preventive

How To Start Building Your Investment Portfolio

December 22, 2015 // 1 Comment

Portfolios to you may mean those massive files art students lug around, but when you’re talking about investing, an investment portfolio means a whole different thing

What Kind Of Insurance Do You Need?

December 16, 2015 // 7 Comments

Let’s face it – all of us dread cold calls from insurance agents and companies. You’re young, rockin’ your career and taking over the world. Why would you want to

10 Smart Questions to Ask a Financial Consultant

December 14, 2015 // 1 Comment

Time is precious no matter who are, but even more so with a wealth advisor. You have to convey your financial goals and start to put a financial plan in place in an hour or

Risk 101: What’s Your Risk Tolerance?

December 12, 2015 // 3 Comments

Singapore investor Peter Lim and Hyflux’s Olivia Lum are on opposite sides of the investment risk spectrum. One-time stockbroker Lim is known to make astute moves into

6 Economical Ways For Women To Get Fit Today!  

December 11, 2015 // 2 Comments

“Good Things Come to Those who Sweat!” Get Fit #1: Running Outside Waking up early and doing a brisk morning run outside in the park or just around your neighbourhood can

How to Invest in the Australia Market and Stocks

December 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Everybody wants themselves a little bit of Down Under – what’s there not to love, after all – it’s the sun, sea and mouth-watering seafood all a mere skip and

7 Ways to Set and Achieve Your Retirement Goals

December 3, 2015 // 4 Comments

You’re worried about next month’s expenses – how do you even have time to think about retirement in Singapore? You may find it surprising that you’re not the

How To Open A Business Bank Account in Singapore

December 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Business owners in Singapore have a lot of options when opening a business bank account. Financial institutions offer many useful features that can help a business

The Relationship Between Bonds and Interest Rates

November 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

How will you play the US interest rate hike in December? The US Federal Reserve Bank has been teasing bond prices all year. In June, the central bank thought it might raise

How Marriage Affects Your Credit Scores

November 28, 2015 // 1 Comment

Getting hitched means you’re ready to be by your husband to be’s side through European sojourns and flu season, but does this union say that you agree to take

6 Financial Planning Actions To Take Today

November 22, 2015 // 1 Comment

If you have ever grown a ginseng plant, you’ll know that as the plant ages, the more potent it becomes. The slower the root grows, the more nutrients it absorbs from the

Research Shows You CAN Spend Your Way to Happiness

November 21, 2015 // 2 Comments

That funky frilly miniskirt in the store display window would put you back a pretty penny, but boy – would you ever feel great stepping out in it on Saturday evening! Think

Pros and Cons of Coworking Space for Entrepreneurs

November 20, 2015 // 2 Comments

Joining a co-working space has become an attractive and viable alternative to renting an office in many urban centres such as Singapore. These shared working environments

Do Women Invest Better Than Men?

November 10, 2015 // 4 Comments

The larger retirement nest eggs of men are often wrongly attributed to better-investing performance. Women live longer than men but have less stashed away for retirement –

When You Marry A Man, Are You One With His Debt?

November 9, 2015 // 1 Comment

Your vows may say that you’re in it for better, or for worse, but do you need to shoulder the financial burden of his debt too? No matter how much love there is between you

How to Invest in the Indonesia Market and Stocks

November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

How does the Indonesia market work? While it may not be the first thing that comes to mind, the Indonesian stock market is growing and could be a great choice when you’re

Planning for Your Wedding Budget in Singapore

November 1, 2015 // 3 Comments

There is no beating around the bush about it – weddings in Singapore are expensive; some amounting to more than $75,000. Why A Wedding Budget? Whether you choose to

Different Types of Loans Available in Singapore

October 28, 2015 // 3 Comments

When borrowing money, it is important to look for the appropriate type of loan based on the goods and services that you are planning to buy. Here are the different types of

Investing your CPF Money in Singapore – Be Smart

October 25, 2015 // 1 Comment

A survey in 2014 found that most Singaporeans are worried about the state of their retirement. Let’s face it, somewhere at the back of our mind, we’re all worried we’ll

Investing and Money Habits of Millennials

October 19, 2015 // 7 Comments

Kim taps on the trading app on her iPhone, buys 100 shares of Yahoo, flicks off her iPhone and continues to eat her lunch. “If Yahoo spins off a division this year as

Parent-Child Classes – Are They Worth It?

October 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Saturday Plans Every Saturday morning at 630am, my two year old son wakes up exceedingly happy because he knows I get to bring him for his gymnastics class at Forum. First,

Money Checklist for Your 20s, 30s, 40s

October 15, 2015 // 1 Comment

Compared to our parents, we are a generation of spenders. Our parents’ generation began building their retirement nest egg within the first year of marriage by investing in

Car Insurance in Singapore

October 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Car Insurance in Singapore, much like COE isn’t a choice. Like many other countries, car insurance is a necessity, should you choose to buy a car. Yet it can be rather

CPF 101: Central Provident Fund for Dummies

October 11, 2015 // 2 Comments

We debate it in parliament, we protest it in Hong Lim Park, a discussion of it with any cabbie quickly launches them into a diatribe long enough to last the ride from Jurong

Putting Together Your Divorce Team

October 10, 2015 // 1 Comment

Divorce is typically viewed as an exclusively legal process. However, in reality, divorce is more complicated than filing legal paperwork. Its many facets bring out

Renting in Singapore – Does it Make Sense?

October 6, 2015 // 2 Comments

Once upon a time, owning your own home in Singapore is a realistic aspiration. Unfortunately, no thanks to the red-hot property market in recent years, sky-high home prices

Ways of Reducing the Odds of Business Failure

October 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Businesses of all types and sizes face risks that may lead to eventual failure. Such risks may involve the business model, product development, finances, customer service or

5 Money Mistakes You Should Avoid in Your Marriage

October 3, 2015 // 7 Comments

When couples decide to say ‘I do’, there is nothing short of fairytale magic, love and adoration for each other. Even if you’ve agreed on your Gula Melaka wedding cake

How to Invest in the Hong Kong Stock Market

October 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Even if you’ve been staying in a tent in South America and have stayed completely off the grid for the past few years, you’d know that China has grown to be one of the

Bankruptcy in Singapore: What Happens?

September 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Bankruptcy is not something you want to think about, outside mucking around on Monopoly. However, it’s one of those things you should have an idea about in case you have to

6 Questions to Ask When Planning For Retirement

September 29, 2015 // 3 Comments

Planning for retirement can be quite daunting as there may be a lot of decision-making steps involved in the process. Know how much you need for your retirement? Try out

What To Look Out For When Investing In Stocks?

September 28, 2015 // 2 Comments

So you want to invest in the stock market. You’ve gotten your broker accounts all set up and you been reading around a little. The next step is to carry out some more

How to Raise Frugal Children

September 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

While commercials on TV tell you that raising kids are all about cereals and cleaning up after their messes, the work of raising a child is more than just that. Any parent

4 Death To-Do List that You Must Not Ignore

September 23, 2015 // 2 Comments

While you may have a bucket list of things you want to do before you die, there are some arrangements that you should make for your own death. As morbid and as in the distant

6 Personal Finance Books Women Must Read

September 21, 2015 // 4 Comments

Women, who control half of the personal wealth in America, earn higher long-term returns on investments than men. Fewer women invest than men. Some recent investment and

How To Make A Million Dollars Fast

September 16, 2015 // 1 Comment

How To Make Extra Money Fast? To keep up with the Joneses in Singapore one has to become a millionaire, a title held by 10 percent of Singaporeans. Singapore has the third

6 Types of Private Property in Singapore

September 14, 2015 // 2 Comments

You may have been pinning your dream home on Pinterest furiously for the past couple of years and you know what exactly each room is going to look like, But before going into

What Happens When Your Partner Loses A Job?

September 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nothing can place a burden on relationships faster than financial stress, and job loss is the number one contributor to money anxieties at home. When job loss occurs, it is

Investing 101: What’s Your Investment IQ?

September 11, 2015 // 4 Comments

Hundreds of victims of a gold investment scam in Singapore have learned that all that glitters is not gold.  Suisse International, the local company behind the scheme to

Guide To Prenuptial Agreements in Singapore

September 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

You’ve probably heard about prenups in movies and TV shows where a couple is trying to figure out who gets their Malibu mansion during a divorce. A prenuptial agreement, or

How To Start Investing In Your First Equity

September 8, 2015 // 1 Comment

Getting started investing in Singapore stocks shouldn’t have you pulling your hair out. Start by understanding the all the steps involved, you can make your money go

Guide to Returning to Work after Maternity Leave

September 2, 2015 // 1 Comment

While it’s easier to throw a fist bump and proclaim, ‘you go girl’ in celebration of a fellow woman rocking her career, unfortunately most times, such is not the case

Startup Terms Every Entrepreneur Should Know

August 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Let’s learn more about the widely used startup terminologies that every founder or startup enthusiast should know about. This is just a partial list but covers most of the

4 Mistakes To Avoid When Buying A Car

August 25, 2015 // 2 Comments

You’ve turned the other way when faced with too many beautiful bags so you can save up for a car. You’ve done your research – although it mostly involves what

4 Tips to Clear Your Student Debts Quickly

August 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of the best investments you can take is education. In most countries, students have the option to take advantage of education loans to pay their educational fees such as

Health Insurance In Singapore Explained

August 20, 2015 // 2 Comments

Let’s face it – even the healthiest of us can be struck down suddenly by illness, after all, we’ve all seen or heard tales of non-smokers who get diagnosed with

Infographic: Buying Private Property In Singapore

August 17, 2015 // 4 Comments

Confused about buying a private property in Singapore? This infographic summarises the ruling on the eligibility conditions, downpayment, stamp duty and financing criteria.

4 Things to Consider Before Buying Insurance

August 13, 2015 // 1 Comment

Buying insurance? 1.   Can I afford it? When it comes to buying insurance, most people tend to think, more is better than less and this is definitely true to an extent.

When Women Earn More Than Men In a Marriage

August 10, 2015 // 2 Comments

While women have known that we’ve been running the world for a long time now, The Pew Research Center recently confirmed that women are consistently earning as much or more

A Flat At 35 And An Assurance To My Partner

August 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

From: TheFinance.SG SGYI wrote a good post on how singles can buy a HDB flat on their own. However beyond all the dollars and cents in buying a flat, I am sure some singles

Checklist To Be Successful Entrepreneurs

August 8, 2015 // 1 Comment

Entrepreneurship seems like the buzzword among Singaporeans today. Singaporeans, both young and old are starting businesses, with more and more new businesses starting each

Financially Preparing for a Divorce

August 6, 2015 // 3 Comments

You’ve seen how dramatically a divorce can unfold on TV. While most times, TV is just an exaggeration of real life, there is some truth there. A divorce means your emotions

Disclosing Debt Before Marriage – Should You?

August 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Finally, you can tell your aunt that has been bugging you about your singlehood to put a sock in it. You’ve found the one you want to spend the rest of your life with and

Introduction To Insurance – A Beginner’s Guide

August 3, 2015 // 6 Comments

They’re the people whose calls you don’t want to pick up, whom you would run away from at MRT stations, ah, insurance agents. They’re the necessary evil that pounces on

Understanding How Debt Affects Your Credit Score

August 2, 2015 // 2 Comments

One of the biggest factors that affect your credit score is your debt. How you manage your debt has a direct effect on your credit score and consequently, on your ability to

Work From Home -Freelancing Online

August 1, 2015 // 9 Comments

For a lot of people, working from home is a dream – you get to work on your own time, and in an environment, you’re comfortable with, and nobody’s going to judge your

Writing a Will – 3 Easy Step-by-Step Guide

August 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

A will is something you’ve watched read out in movies over and over again. You know what it is, really. A will is a document that states who you want your assets to go to

The Cost and Stress of Motherhood

July 29, 2015 // 4 Comments

There’s enough jabber about how important a mother’s role is in the world – people ‘pin’ quotes about mums on Pinterest, they express how much they love their

Everything You Need to Know about Inheritance

July 29, 2015 // 1 Comment

While you and your family members are alive, it is necessary to put certain things into place to ease the burden left on your family once someone passes. Talking about death

Planning Ahead and Inheritance

July 29, 2015 // 2 Comments

Sometimes, death doesn’t come as a surprise but an eventual process as a result of a known sickness or old age. In those cases, while your family members are alive and able

What Is Value Investing?

July 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Background to Value Investing Serious value investors do not like the term “value investing”. They rather prefer intelligent investing, referring to the second most

Coping With Unemployment And Bounce Back

April 23, 2015 // 1 Comment

Being jobless is a situation nobody wants to be in, or even think about. However, with news continuing to circulate concerning high unemployment rates, massive layoffs and

How To Tell if A Debt is Good or Bad?

April 23, 2015 // 1 Comment

Debt is the amount of money one party owes from another party. You borrow money to purchase goods or services that you could otherwise not afford at the moment. However, you

How To Prepare Getting A Divorce

March 27, 2015 // 2 Comments

A divorce can be a difficult process. Facing the reality that your marriage is no longer working can be emotionally debilitating. Aside from hurt and bitter feelings, there

What Happens After You Deliver A Baby?

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

You’ve done it! You’ve carried a human being in you for an incredible amount of time, and that little life is in your hands. You’re probably excited, overwhelmed and

I am pregnant, what should I do next?

March 27, 2015 // 2 Comments

People always talk about the glow you get when you’re pregnant, and the excitement of shopping for baby clothes, the crib and all the cute little details of the nursery.

Bonds 101: How to Invest in the Bond Market

March 27, 2015 // 6 Comments

Mixing up your usual routine can add a little bit of flavour into your life, and sometimes that flavour was just what you’ve always needed.  Adding bonds to your portfolio

Mutual Funds 101: How to Invest in Unit Trust

March 27, 2015 // 2 Comments

If trillions of dollars are invested in something all over the world, that means they’re probably doing something right and you’d want to get in on it, wouldn’t you?

Mutual Funds Types and Themes

March 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

A great advantage of mutual fund investing is that the managers have knowledge and expertise that can be applied to generate a better rate of return.  As part of utilising

How to Invest in the Malaysia Market and Stocks

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Malaysia can be more than just the last-minute holiday destination you always look to. When looking for somewhere to invest, the Malaysian market is a great choice. As a

How to Invest in the Singapore Market and Stocks

March 27, 2015 // 6 Comments

Singapore’s stock market needs no introduction. One of the strongest economies in the world, with incredible first-world infrastructure comparable, or even way better than

How Mutual Fund Investing Works

March 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

Chances are, you’re reading this because you know that a portfolio of investments is a smart choice when you’re planning for your future. By not putting all your eggs in

The Differences between A Bond and Bond Fund

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

You probably already know that bonds offer investors a fixed rate of return. However, there is still risk involved when buying bonds. Just like with stocks or any other type

How To Start Investing in Bonds

March 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

You don’t have to start running away with your arms flailing at the mention of bonds. Refresh your memories with Bonds 101. Investing in Bonds When you talk about bonds,

3 Types of Public Housing in Singapore

March 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

So you’re thinking of being an adult and investing in purchasing a property in Singapore. Way to go! Without sounding like we’re ridiculously biased, Singapore does

3 Types of Real Estate in Singapore

March 17, 2015 // 2 Comments

Real Estate in Singapore Residential, industrial and office properties are options that individuals and companies can choose from. It is important to have a basic idea about

3 Reasons You Should Invest In Real Estate

March 17, 2015 // 3 Comments

You don’t have to live in Singapore to know that our little isle is known for its strong economic growth, job stability, superb educational system, conducive business

Understanding Singapore Income Tax In 5 Minutes!

March 17, 2015 // 6 Comments

There are some words we dread as adults, and the term income tax brings about as much joy as finding out that your favourite watering hole is no longer doing happy hour.

Equities 101 : How to Invest in the Stock Market

March 16, 2015 // 3 Comments

There are two distinct reactions whenever ‘equities’ are discussed : excitement and fear. Lucky for you, we’re here to demystify the subject so you no longer have to

The Difference Between A Stock And Stock Fund

March 16, 2015 // 1 Comment

Let’s face it – when we hear people talking about stock markets and stock funds and other kinds of investments, it can get a little bit confusing. Like anything else,

Should You Have Joint Or Separate Bank Accounts?

March 16, 2015 // 2 Comments

Between picking out what to wear when you walk down the aisle and applying for your own home, many Singaporean couples find themselves procrastinating on having important

How To Start Investing in Equities

March 16, 2015 // 3 Comments

Sometimes, FOMO (or, Fear Of Missing Out) can hit when you’re least expecting it. For example, that time you overhear your friends talking about equity investing and FOMO

Singapore Income Tax Tips To Save Money

March 16, 2015 // 2 Comments

Unfortunately, while right angles and cursive writing were taught in school, figuring out your income tax, probably wasn’t. Singapore Income Tax Tips In case you didn’t

Steps to Getting Married In Singapore  

March 16, 2015 // 1 Comment

Let’s face it. Planning a wedding is supposed to be fun, flowers, stuffing your face with many different extravagant cake samples, beautiful settings and long lost

How to Plan and Save For Retirement In Singapore

February 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

How much do you need for your retirement in Singapore?? Use our Retirement Calculator to find out first! We’ve got good news, and bad news for you. Life expectancy for

How to Protect Your Assets Before Marriage

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

You work hard, and you and your partner-to-be are raking in the big bucks. Now, you need to figure out how to protect your inheritances, existing assets before marriage or

How To Make Extra Money Effectively

February 20, 2015 // 5 Comments

It started right from the first piggy bank you were given as a kid – finance management. You learn to save your pocket money so you can pay for a new wardrobe for

10 Start-up Tips From Female Entrepreneurs

September 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Do not get too hung up on the idea that starting on your own to do what you love means “you do not have to work a day”. Passion for what you do only goes as far as

Guide To Home Loans In Hong Kong

September 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Guide To Borrowing Mortgages In Hong Kong Home loans may be a necessity if you really want to be a home owner in Hong Kong. An article published on CNN.com revealed that Hong

Infographic: What Is My Savings Plan?

September 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

More often than not, we make the mistake of lumping our savings together which in turn clouds our judgement when evaluating our financial statements. Here is a summary of the