A Singaporean's Ultimate Guide to Investing

A Singaporean's Ultimate Guide to Investing. Sudhan P. 14 Jun 2021. Personal finance involves managing your Income, Spending, Insurance, Savings and Investments. If you are reading this now, you are probably looking to invest to grow your money. With core inflation rate at 1.9% in Singapore on average, investing

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Invest Well and Do Good: A Beginner's Guide to ESG Investing

(7 days ago) Positive screening is a more proactive approach, investing in companies that aim to do good with their business. The Environmental Factor in ESG Investing. The Environmental aspect of ESG investing

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A Singaporean Guide: Where To Invest $10,000 Right Now

(3 days ago) A back-tested strategy investing in 19-20 of the highest yielding REITs for the past 10 years would have resulted in returns over 18.45% with a standard deviation lower that of buying all the blue-chips in the STI in equal weights. Leverage, when used irresponsibly, can result in a margin call that would ultimately destroy 60% of your portfolio

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Investing in 2021: 9 Stocks to Consider Buying for the New

(4 days ago) It isn't fair competition when only one company in the world makes Monopoly. But I love investing in monopolies. Before joining the Seedly hood, I had the chance to co-author a Singapore-themed investment book – "Invest Lah! The Average Joe's Guide To Investing" – and work at The Motley Fool Singapore as an analyst.

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The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Picking Your First Stock

(Just Now) Here’s an investing framework to help you pick high-quality stocks . This guide is not a be-all and end-all but should serve as a good starting point for picking great stocks to invest in. 1. A Business You Understand. Basically, investing should be within your circle of competence and interest. For example, if you don’t have an interest or

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How To Invest With Little Money

(5 days ago) The usual, I am new to investing, should I jump on lump-sum investment or monthly investment types of questions. Monthly investment helps Singaporean’s busy lifestyle as we generally do not need to time the market when we do dollar-cost averaging (DCA) with monthly investments. All it takes is the discipline to set aside some money and let

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Definitive U.S. Stock Investing Taxes and Fees Guide for

(6 days ago) When it comes to investing and creating a diversified investment portfolio, it is hard to avoid the United States and American companies.. After all, the U.S. is home to the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ, two of the largest stock exchanges in the world by market capitalisation (market cap).. In addition, some of the most innovative and exciting growth companies in the world like

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Working Adults: Should I Invest A Small Sum Regularly Or A

(7 days ago) What is lump-sum investing. Lump-sum investing is an investment method of investing a single complete sum of money at one go. Pros of lump-sum investing. Chance of outperforming dollar-cost averaging (if you know what you are doing) Possibly lower fees when compared to dollar-cost averaging due to lesser transactions; Cons of lump-sum investing

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"Investing Is Risky" and Other Stock Market Myths

(2 days ago) Myth #1: Investing is risky. Myth #2: Investing is only for the rich. Myth #3: You need to be smart to invest. Myth #4: There’s always a reason for stock market moves. Myth #5: You can sell when the markets go down and buy when the markets go up. Myth #6: A …

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A Beginner's 4 Step Checklist Before Starting Your First

(1 days ago) A better way to think of investing is that you want to grow your money over a period of 5 to 10 years or even more, to beat the core inflation of about 1.9% per year. A classic example is if you look at market indexes like the Straits Times Index (STI) that tracks the 30 biggest companies in Singapore; or the S&P500 index which tracks the top

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A Singaporean's Guide: How To Invest In Gold (2020)

(5 days ago) Risks and Cost of Investing in Gold. However, it is important that you understand the unique costs and risks that come with holding Gold. Risks of Investing in Gold. Firstly, there could be a major discovery of Gold, which might greatly increase the supply of the metal. This flow of new supply can depress the price of Gold.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Investment Courses in Singapore

(4 days ago) Value Investing College. Like its name suggests, Value Investing College specialises in value investing. Its aim: to educate and equip anyone who wants to live a better life by drawing from the best minds and methods that work. Investment courses by Value Investing College. VIC currently offers a free Technology-Assisted Stock Hacking

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Working Adults: Should I Pick Dividend Or Growth Investing

(9 days ago) Further reading: Dividend investing vs growth investing results. An illustration of the growth of $1 from the year 1927 to the year 2005, if one invest in various stocks. Do note that value stocks refer to dividend stocks in this case. A $1 investment in 1927 would have grown to: $7,662 in the year 2005 if placed in large value stocks

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The 6 Key Differences Between Trading and Investing You

(9 days ago) In investing, one is able to make a profit when the security increases in value (capital gains) and also draw dividends from it when it is held for a long term. In trading, the source of profit comes from the spread which is the difference between the Ask price (the price you are buying into) and the Bid price (the price you are selling).

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Investing in the Winners of the Future

(7 days ago) Cons of Thematic Investing. On the other hand, thematic investing has its fair share of risks and disadvantages. However, as mentioned in the Morningstar report earlier, only 45% of the thematic funds launched after 2010 are still around in 2020.Of the remaining funds, only about 25% performed better than the MSCI World Index over the same 10-year timeframe.

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Working Adults: Guide to REITs Investing in Singapore

(4 days ago) Pros and Cons of Investing in REITs. For investors looking for a steady and regular stream of dividend income, investing in REITs is a popular choice for dividend investing.. You get to enjoy some of the perks of investing in a physical property without the need of high start-up capital.

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8 Growth Sectors to Consider Investing in for 2021 and Beyond

(1 days ago) It isn't fair competition when only one company in the world makes Monopoly. But I love investing in monopolies. Before joining the Seedly hood, I had the chance to co-author a Singapore-themed investment book – "Invest Lah! The Average Joe's Guide To Investing" – and work at The Motley Fool Singapore as an analyst.

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The Ultimate Robo Advisor Singapore Comparison Guide (2021

(8 days ago) The Promise: Low-Cost, Diversified, Passive Investing. Low Cost: Usually 0.3% to 1% fees are charged for the total amount managed. The costs are low because they are run by models and algorithms instead of an actual, human fund manager – hence the name ‘Robo’.

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A Beginner's Guide On How To Invest in ETFs in Singapore

(8 days ago) An ETF, or exchange-traded fund, is an investment that commonly tracks the performance of an underlying index. By investing in an ETF, investors can get access to a range of companies within the ETF instead of trying to pick individual companies. They are traded on a stock exchange and can be purchase the same way you would for any stock.

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The Types of Companies I'd Avoid Investing In

(5 days ago) Therefore, one crucial aspect to look out for when investing is whether the company has free cash flow. Free cash flow is the amount of money generated by a business after accounting for operating and capital expenses.

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Investing for Kids: How to Give Them the Financial

(2 days ago) An RSS Plan is a simple way for your child to start saving and investing with a small amount of money — from as low as S$50. By making a monthly investment, your RSS Plan allows you to dollar-cost average your investment. Meaning when the prices of a particular fund or stock that you’re buying are low, you’ll buy more.

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How To Know: The Right Path To Financial Success Before 30

(4 days ago) Investing. Think long term! Start investing your money, the earlier you start the better. You get to learn more along the way and not have to worry about going into financial debt or having a financial burden as compared to if you start investing at the age of 40 when you already have a family.

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STI ETF: A Simple Way to Invest in Singapore’s Top 30

(2 days ago) By investing in an ETF, you can get access to a range of companies within the ETF instead of trying to pick individual companies. Think of it as buying a combo meal at McDonald’s. By paying a set price, you’ll get the burger, fries, and drink all-in.

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How To Invest Using Your CPF

(2 days ago) Investing With Your CPF $$$ Contrary to popular belief, the money you put in your CPF isn’t just locked up until your retirement. You can always opt to use a portion of it out to invest for higher returns. Of course, that’s not forgetting the risk involved when investing in more volatile financial products. Would you invest your CPF monies?

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Step-By-Step Guide: Opening A CDP And Stock Trading

(3 days ago) Before investing in your first stock, one will need to open a brokerage account. A brokerage account is a type of account which allows you to buy and sell your investment products, mainly stocks, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), real estate investment trusts (REITs), and certain bonds.

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Commonly Asked Question: Should I Invest With My Financial

(2 days ago) Possibly lower cost of investing. Lack of second opinion on your investment decisions. Possibility of yielding higher returns if you are good at it. There is a chance of you making a loss from your investment too. Reduces any conflict of interest if your Financial Advisor does not …

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Everything You Need to Know About Corporate Actions When

(9 days ago) It isn't fair competition when only one company in the world makes Monopoly. But I love investing in monopolies. Before joining the Seedly hood, I had the chance to co-author a Singapore-themed investment book – "Invest Lah! The Average Joe's Guide To Investing" – and work at The Motley Fool Singapore as an analyst.

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The Good Investors Investment Framework: Your Complete

(8 days ago) The Good Investors is the personal investing blog of two simple guys, Chong Ser Jing and Jeremy Chia, who are passionate about educating Singaporeans about stock market investing. If you have any questions about this stock and other stocks in general, why not head over to the SeedlyCommunity to discuss them with like-minded individuals?

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Fresh Graduate 101: How Much Should I Save

(5 days ago) You will understand why it is important to save, why is it important to invest and also when you should NOT be investing. The Broad Framework of Money Money in its most basic form is a “store of value” or to be more exact (with monetary “quantitative easing”) it is a “promise of value”.

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Index Investing Is Not A Passive Strategy: Here's Why

(2 days ago) Index Investing Is Actually “Active”. Ultimately, investing in any index is not a truly passive way to invest. The exposure you gain is based on active decisions made by the index committee that built the index. In addition, with so many indexes available, choosing an index to invest in is also an active decision made by the investor.

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The Seedly Money Framework: Your Complete Guide to Winning

(7 days ago) Period. Investing usually comes with high risk and to manage that, you will need to know more about it first before getting into it; How: Attend investment courses, read books about investing, read investment-related articles, and watch SeedlyTV episodes about investment

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CPF Investment Scheme (CPFIS): Should You Invest Your CPF

(6 days ago) For stocks (up to 35% of investible savings), you can invest up to $35,000. For gold (up to 10% of investible savings), you can invest up to $10,000. So the maximum amount which you can technically use for CPFIS-OA investments is $45,000. But …

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A Beginner's Guide: How to Buy Bitcoin And Other

(3 days ago) At the very least, there are a few things that you need to start investing in cryptocurrency: Personal identification documents for verification (some exchanges like Coinhako use Singpass MyInfo) A Xfers Account to withdraw your money into your bank account for some platforms; Secure connection to the internet (public WiFi is a no-go)

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Age vs Risk Profile: What Investments Should You Be

(9 days ago) Enough experience in investing; Cons of this life stage: Higher responsibilities: Starting a family, factoring mortgage and children’s expenses; This age range sees the need for more liquidity, especially if they were to start a family. The cost of raising a child till secondary school is an estimated S$276,400 (about $1,400 per month).

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A Dummies Guide to Investing in Ireland-Domiciled S&P 500 ETFs

(9 days ago) Singaporeans investing in the American market are taxed 30% on our dividends as the U.S does not have a tax treaty with Singapore. For example, if the company declares a dividend that amounts to $100 to you, you will essentially only receive $70.

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5 Things To Look Out For When Choosing The Right REITs To

(5 days ago) The most important rule in investing is to never lose money. As a corollary, you should never make investments in REITs that could potentially go insolvent. 10 years’ worth of distributions can be wiped out overnight if your REIT goes insolvent and you lose most of your principal. Take a look at the case of MacArthurCook Industrial REIT

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