How to save $10k before ORD

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…

How to Fund Your University Fees in Singapore

Congratulations on completing 12 or 13 years of schooling! For the JC students, you will be taking by far the most important exam in your whole life – A Level, which will decide where you will go in University. As for the Poly students, you should be either stressing out on your Final Year Project…

Best Savings Products in Singapore (Updated October 2020)

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.

Low Interest Rate Environment – Should You Still Buy Banks?

Ask around investors who recently bought banks – be it DBS, OCBC or UOB. Many would say that they bought Banks because it offers an attractive dividend yield of more than 5% (before dividend cap) in this low interest rate environment. Many complain that REITs, once loved by dividend investors, now offer low dividend yield,…

Banks’ Dividend – Cash or Scrip?

The pandemic has resulted in the majority of the companies in the world to report less revenue and earnings. Banks’ earnings are under pressure this year especially from the fact that The Federal Reserve made the bold move of slashing interest rates to combat the impact of the pandemic to the economy. This resulted in…

3 Tools to Manage Your Finances

Sharing of tools that I use to manage my own finances, which also includes Google Spreadsheet that integrates Personal Finance and Investing in one.

Beginner Guide to Investing

It is never too late to start investing. I would like to take this chance to share with readers my strategy that I advised to my friends and hopefully this article would be helpful for anyone who is lost when starting out their own investments.

10 Lessons Learnt from Mr Market: Part 2

This is a two part series where I consolidated all my reflection and lessons learnt into two posts. You may refer to the first part over here. This is so that it will be easier for one to refer to and hopefully these lessons learnt  so that it will be easier for one to refer…

10 Lessons Learnt from Mr Market: Part 1

This is a two part series where I consolidated all my reflection and lessons learnt into two posts. This is so that it will be easier for one to refer to and hopefully these lessons learnt are relatable to what you have experienced in your investing journey. 1. Importance of Interest Rate in specific industry…