The banks did it again. In just a few months, several popular savings accounts had their interest rates cut multiple times. For example, Standard Chartered’s Jumpstart account, an account which I have been using since late 2019 had its interest rate cut twice from 2% to 0.4% in months. OCBC 360, OCBC’s flagship savings account [...]
Banks have been reducing interest rates for savings account in hopes of saving its own NIM. Recently, several savings products popped up to meet the needs of high yield savers. In this article, we will discuss the feasibility in using such products as an alternative to your usual savings account.
From applying POSB Invest Saver to opening a brokerage account with Maybank Kim Eng at a young age of 18, I realise that I have been in the stock market for more than 3 years. Not knowing my investment style at such a young age, my portfolio has evolved tremendously and I am pleased to reveal my portfolio today!
It is funny how previously I wrote about why I bought Koufu and here I am after more than one year, writing why I sold Koufu. If you have yet to read more about Koufu, you may refer to this post where I shared about the reasons why I bought Koufu. I sold Koufu in [...]
Following up on an article published in September on my page, shares of the three listed banks rose at least 24%, with DBS rising 29%. In this article, we will cover DBS’ financial result, released on 10 February 2021 and look into the outlook given by the company. This article will guide you in deciding [...]
With 40 over REITs to choose from on SGX, this article will guide you on how to analyse REITs before investing in it.
It is the time of the year again, where I reflect on my investment journey this year. I have been doing this for the past 3 years and I would definitely want to continue this tradition. Feel free to explore my past reflections over at this section. As people have different ways of learning and [...]
Apologies that I have not been posting any educational post lately. I have been procrastinating after finishing work each day that I did not really set aside time to do any reading or research. In this post, I will be making a quick update on what happened for the past 2 month since my last [...]
I started chasing for yield when I was as young as 16. CIMB FastSaver was the most popular no frill savings account recommended by many. I was happily earning my extra cai png money every month for years until Standard Chartered introduced the Jumpstart account in 2019, offering 2% for the first $20k. Low interest [...]
As a NSF myself, I am always interested in reading articles about finances meant for NSF or youth in general. I recently chanced upon an article by The Woke Salaryman. In the article, he shares about the best things one can do for themself during NS. Among what is shared, saving $10k by ORD is [...]