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What we need to know about CPF Investing

Some people will say that CPF contribution is like paying a monthly premium of a savings plan from an insurance company. You get a decent (2.5% to 5%) returns on your contribution, you can get some basic coverage (Dependent Protection Scheme), and most of the money is locked up for good until the age of 55, like a Guaranteed Cash…

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COVID-19: Workplaces to close by 7th April. Essential services allowed to operate.

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Long announced on 03 April 2020 about introducing new “circuit breaker” measures to reduce the number of COVID-19 cases in Singapore. This comes shortly after the 5th COVID-19 related death was announced in the morning. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Singapore is now at 1049.  The three new clusters confirmed include – Mustafa…

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Protect your business amidst COVID-19 disruptions + Resilience Package relief

The last few months have been incredibly challenging times due to the rapid spread of COVID-19. Businesses have been seriously impacted which has led to an unprecedented surge in unemployment, closures and a significant fall in earnings.  Resilience Package 2020 The Singapore government has also recently announced stricter lockdown measures and urged businesses to activate their business continuity plans. On…

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What Are Robo-Advisors?

Technology has enhanced industries to bring convenience to customers worldwide. Before advancements, the financial sector was very much a “people-person” sort of place. If you wanted to invest or deal in the financial world, you would have had to go through several people.  From brokers to advisors, the journey to investing was long and tedious due to the strict regulations…

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The Simplified Guide To Understanding Financial Jargons

Tired Of Being Confused By Financial Jargons?  The financial industry is too fond of using financial jargons, creating a barrier for those from a non-finance background to really understand personal finance. For some, these jargons are intimidating which puts them off managing their personal finance. Therefore, we decided to build this simplified guide to debunk common financial jargons and help…

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What Is ‘Buy Term, Invest The Rest’?

Insurance and investing are two of the most confusing things adults have to deal with. So, here are two pieces of pre-requisite knowledge that will be essential in helping you to build your own financial portfolio.  Introducing the simplest way to build a complete portfolio: ‘Buy Term, Invest The Rest’.   What Is ‘Buy Term, Invest The Rest’? ‘Buy Term, Invest…

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Investing Mistakes You Need To Avoid!

“It’s said that a wise person learns from his mistakes. A wiser one learns from others’ mistakes.” John C. Maxwell.  Since we were young, making mistakes was the best way we learnt. Think back to the time when you were learning to cycle. You tried to cycle, you fell, then you picked yourself up and tried again. However, there are…

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4 Of The Best Investing Habits To Start Now!

The thought of investing at any age sounds very intimidating to most. However, if you don’t start right now you would look back on your time and regret not taking action today. To help you secure your future early on, here are four investing hacks that I wished I knew when I was younger.   Understanding The Impact Of Inflation…

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The Right Type of Mindset at Work (And in Life Too)

Nature vs. Nurture It is easy to point at the achievements of exceptional people and say that their success is due to natural talent. After all, it seems highly unlikely that Einstein was able to revolutionise a field with below-average intelligence, right? The same could be said for the best basketball player of all time. Would Michael Jordan have been…

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What’s Next For Nas Daily After He Moves To Singapore?

Nas Daily, here’s our proposal. By now, Nas Daily moving to Singapore should be household news. The Palestinian-Israeli online sensation made waves for lauding our nation as an ‘almost perfect’ country. Since the debut of ‘Why I Hate Singapore’, Nas Daily would soon announce his permanent relocation 7 months later. Living up to the true ‘kampong spirit’, many companies were eager…

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