26Mar-1Apr 17, Top 5 Most Interesting Finance/Investment Articles I read this week

Contributed by: Warriortan 1. Important things you need to know before becoming an accredited investor "Following the Swiber debacle, many wealthy (sorry, formerly wealthy) Singaporeans are regretting their decision to become accredited investors. From all appearances, it seems accredited investors are just people that banks (or private funds) can push into buying high-risk products. So … Continue reading 26Mar-1Apr 17, Top 5 Most Interesting Finance/Investment Articles I read this week

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Making CPF works harder for you as a retirement tool

Contributed by: Warriortan   As Singaporeans and residents working here, I am sure you are familiar with CPF (Central Provident Fund), our "pension, "retirement benefits" etc. If you are not, I think it is worthwhile for you to spend time to learn more about it. I know for many of you, the statutory retirement age … Continue reading Making CPF works harder for you as a retirement tool

18-25 Mar 17, Top 5 Most Interesting Finance/Investment Articles I read this week

Contributed by: Warriortan #1 Singapore REIT ETFs: Nikko AM-Straits Trading and Philips-SGX APAC REIT ETFs compared "Investors keen for a Singapore-listed REIT ETF with exposure across the Asia-Pacific region now have two options ... But which REIT ETF should you choose given the subtle, but important nuances between the two Singapore REIT ETFs in terms of diversity, … Continue reading 18-25 Mar 17, Top 5 Most Interesting Finance/Investment Articles I read this week

12-17 Mar 17, Top 5 Most Interesting Finance/Investment Articles I read this week

Contributed by: warriortan, who is grateful that payday is here #1 Economists upgrade Singapore's 2017 growth forecast "Stronger than expected fourth quarter growth in Singapore driven by improved global demand led economists to upgrade their 2017 projections for the Southeast Asian city state, an official survey of forecasters showed Wednesday" http://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/15/economists-upgrade-singapores-2017-growth-forecast.html #2 Chemicals 2025: Will … Continue reading 12-17 Mar 17, Top 5 Most Interesting Finance/Investment Articles I read this week

5-11 Mar’17, 5 Most Interesting Finance/Investment Articles I read this week

    Contributed by: warriortan #1 Govt eases some property cooling measures, cutting seller's stamp duty and slightly relaxing TDSR rules As a Singaporean, it has to be the top news for the week ... but would it make a major difference to property developers and buyers? It is a start to more relaxation of the … Continue reading 5-11 Mar’17, 5 Most Interesting Finance/Investment Articles I read this week

Q1’17 Report Card on Reits and Business Trusts on SGX

Contributed by: warriortan Quoted " A stock dividend is something tangible - its not an earning projection; it's something solid, in hand. A stock dividend is a true return on the investment. Everything else is hope and speculation" unquoted ... famous words from Richard Russel, an American writer on finance and the founder of the "Dow … Continue reading Q1’17 Report Card on Reits and Business Trusts on SGX

Why do I invest in Malaysian properties?

J: I am a Singaporean PR, still stubbornly holding on to my Malaysian citizenship, unlike many other comrades who have 'jumped ship'. My strategy is earn SGD and invest in properties in Malaysia. All properties are for rental income in the period prior to retirement and to pass on freehold titles to my children. At … Continue reading Why do I invest in Malaysian properties?