Category: Finance Smiths

Our Reaction To 1 Aug 2018 Revised UOB One Account

Despite spending less time writing posts on my blog, I still read up on the articles by other bloggers. After all, there’s a lot of useful information to be picked up from them. Recently, I read Heartland Boy’s post on An Eye-Popping 3.88% For The Revised UOB One Savings Account. I like the analysis and […]

Investments for June 2018

Automated Investing for June 2018: S$1,300 Maybank Kim Eng Monthly Investment Plan Buy 27 units of SPDR STI ETF (SGX: ES3) Buy 27 units of Nikko AM STI ETF (SGX: G3B) Buy 96 units of Lion Phillip S REIT ETF (SGX: CLR) Buy 88 units of Nikko AM REIT ETF (SGX: CFA) Buy 67 units of […]

Investments for May 2018

Automated Investing for May 2018: S$1,300 Maybank Kim Eng Monthly Investment Plan Buy 27 units of SPDR STI ETF (SGX: ES3) Buy 26 units of Nikko AM STI ETF (SGX: G3B) Buy 95 units of Lion Phillip S REIT ETF (SGX: CLR) Buy 89 units of Nikko AM REIT ETF (SGX: CFA) Buy 71 units of […]

Investments for Apr 2018

Automated Investing for Apr 2018: S$1,300 Maybank Kim Eng Monthly Investment Plan Buy 28 units of SPDR STI ETF (SGX: ES3) Buy 26 units of Nikko AM STI ETF (SGX: G3B) Buy 96 units of Lion Phillip S REIT ETF (SGX: CLR) Buy 90 units of Nikko AM REIT ETF (SGX: CFA) Buy 71 units of […]

A series of events

I know I haven’t been blogging much recently. To be honest, the number of things that have happened so far and might happen going forward is fascinating. There are many reasons why I have been rather MIA this month and I feel like running through them just out of interest. Work I have been tasked […]

Investments for Mar 2018

Automated Investing for Mar 2018: S$1,300 Maybank Kim Eng Monthly Investment Plan Buy 28 units of SPDR STI ETF (SGX: ES3) Buy 27 units of Nikko AM STI ETF (SGX: G3B) Buy 98 units of Lion Phillip S REIT ETF (SGX: CLR) Buy 90 units of Nikko AM REIT ETF (SGX: CFA) Buy 67 units of […]

Bonus and the long weekend

My performance bonus got credited today and I was excited to see the cash injection into my bank account balance! It was a tough week at work as I struggled to adjust to the new advisory portfolio with my insufficient technical knowledge that I am still building up on. Though I’m happy with the opportunity […]

My remuneration review outcome

I had my remuneration review outcome discussion with the head of my department on Fri. I could sense something was up when I went into work in the morning. The various heads of departments were quietly called into separate meetings with the head of my division for administrative matters. Soon after, it was announced that […]

Singapore Employment Act Proposed Changes

Remember my post one and a half years ago about my friend making a claim against his employer and how difficult it was? Basically, a PMET with monthly basic salary of more than S$4,500 is not covered under the Singapore Employment Act and I was questioning the purpose of having a salary cap. In March […]

Waiting for a viable cryptocurrency ETF

I have expressed interest before on investing in cryptocurrencies. But it requires an extensive level of time and effort to understand the underlying blockchain technologies. Being lazy resulted in me not pursuing cryptocurrencies as a form of alternative investments for my portfolio. However, I have continued to monitor the developments in this space at a high […]