Category Archives: Investment

A Singaporean’s Guide to Buying an Island in the Philippines

Fancy buying your own private tropical paradise? Why not head to our Southeast Asian neighbour, the Philippines, and purchase one of its 7,641 beautiful islands?

7 Questions You Should Ask Your Investment Advisor

We all work very hard for what we earn and that is why it would be very disheartening if we were to engage an investment advisor who is not up to the job. But luckily for you, we have come up with a few questions that you could ask your potential advisors, in order to gauge their proficiency for the job at hand.

7 Habits of Successful Investors

Investing can be a big life changing decision, especially when you are thinking of investing for the very first time. So, here is a guide of 7 habits that successful investors use in their daily lives for fruitful returns on their investments.

Investing with Your CPF Savings: A Quick Guide to Get Started

Have you ever wondered what you will do once you retire? We are not talking about travelling the world or going for a cruise. We are talking about financing your retirement. Want to relax in your rocking chair and not worry about a thing after retiring? It is possible! Find out how!

Take the CPF Way to Deal with 2017’s Uncertainties

With the holiday season in full swing, it should be the best time of the year. However, while we celebrate the good times, we must also prepare for the uncertainties 2017 may throw up. Which begs that questions, “how far can your CPF savings help you prepare for 2017?”

Category: CPF

Add to Your SRS Before the Year Is Over

Singaporeans love their acronyms. So, here’s another one to add to your list which may also add to your coffers – SRS. What should interest you about the Supplementary Retirement Scheme is that, if properly managed, it not only helps you reduce what you pay to the taxman, but can also help you achieve the… Read More »

Category: CPF

4 Easy Ways to Double the Money You Make

If you’re looking at achieving financial security in your 30s, saving is a great place to start. But, saving alone will only get you so far.

In Singapore, interest rates (we’re not talking about high yield savings, or those that require lots of banking transactions or high initial deposits) have been hovering around the 0.15% range. This means that even if you put in S$1,000 a month, your annual S$12,000 savings will only earn you S$18 in interest.

If you want to build your wealth, you need to make your money work for you even as you work for your money. There’s no better time for this than your 30’s.

An Introduction to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is an establishment, the creation of which was suggested by the government of China. It has been operational since 16 January 2016. It is headquartered in Beijing. The purpose of this multilateral development bank is to provide financing for infrastructure projects in the Asian region. Why was AIIB formed and… Read More »

Teach Your Children a Few Money Saving Habits

You have been working for quite a long time and you also earn pretty well. You plan to get married to the love of your life and in a couple of years you are blessed with a child. As your child grows up, you give him the best of things so that he is always… Read More »