9 Principles of Investing for Beginners

8 Principles of Investing for Beginners and Beyond

To start, there are no investment hacks and shortcuts. Investing requires time, research, and maintenance. Effort? Depends on the instrument. For instance, some asset classes might require more vigilance while others could mostly be a ‘buy and wait for maturity’ affair. Nonetheless, there is no instant fix to get you …

7 Types of Alternative Investments

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“Either make your money work for you or you will always have to work for your money” – Marshall Sylver. Whether it’s long-term financial security you are after or having some spare cash for a rainy day, you should consider to start investing – and better sooner than later. Here …

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How to Manage Your Investment Portfolio Like a Pro

How to Manage Your Investment Portfolio Like a Pro

Tips to managing your investment portfolio Managing an investment portfolio is a lot like managing a business. With a disciplined, patient, and proactive approach, you may preserve your wealth while attaining financial independence. Your investment strategies might differ, but you can bear in mind some principles that are consistent at …

Business Loan Singapore – The Definitive Guide (2021)

Business Loan Singapore The Definitive Guide

Summary: Business loans may help SMEs facing cash flow problems to continue smooth operations. Some types of business loans include invoice financing, unsecured business term loan, merchant cash advance, business overdraft, venture debt financing and business line of credit. Before considering to issue loans to SMEs, lenders generally look at …

Why Technology has accelerated the need for Polymaths in SMEs

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T-shaped talent, or Polymaths, was first introduced by McKinsey & Company in the 1980s. It was used internally by upper management who were reviewing the kind of employees they should hire and the kind of consultants they wanted to partner with. T-shaped people are described as those who have a …

3 ways the RCEP boosts ASEAN Fintech

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On 15 November, Singapore announced the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) at the 37th ASEAN Summit, making a commitment to facilitate regional trade flows alongside the ASEAN 10 member states as well as China, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, and Japan. The RCEP is the world’s largest …

Weathering the COVID-19 Storm with Fintech!

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As the tail end of 2020 approaches, it becomes clear that the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing economic crisis are far from over. On 28 October 2020, The Monetary Authority of Singapore (The “MAS”) published the latest Macroeconomic Review where they maintained the prediction that the Singapore economy will face a …

Top Financial Blogs in Singapore

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Top Financial Blogs in Singapore If you like to keep up with the latest financial trends or like to read tips and tricks on how to stay on top of your financial plans, it will be absolutely essential for you to check out these financial blogs in Singapore! They provide …

How Much Savings Should I Have At 35 In Singapore?

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A common question asked among many Singaporeans is, “How much savings should I have by xx years old?”  Mostly, Singaporeans just ask this because they want to know if they’re above or below the median. But the answer is not so straightforward, and varies among individuals in Singapore depending on personal …

A Singaporean’s Guide to P2P investments with Funding Societies

A Singaporean’s guide to P2P investments with Funding Societies

What is P2P investment? P2P investments or more commonly known as Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending is a type of debt-based crowdfunding enabled by digital platforms that connect borrowers with investors  without going through a traditional financial intermediary such as a bank. This concept will see investors lending to borrowers (i.e. SMEs) …