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Choosing Hong Kong For Our First Family Holiday Destination

In June 2017, Heartland Boy’s family reached a mini milestone- they embarked on their first overseas holiday together as a family! Of course, trips to neighbouring Malaysia should not be counted! This is definitely a memorable occasion worth penning down in this blog. For Heartland Boy, this was a moment 29 years in the making! […]

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Should I Accept Blackstone Cash Offer For Croesus Retail Trust?

This week, Heartland Boy was forced to close the chapter on a cornerstone stock in his portfolio, Croesus Retail Trust. He first invested in Croesus Retail Trust in June 2015. Over a 27-month holding period, Heartland Boy managed to recognize an XIRR of 27.4% and an overall margin of 58% over his cost of investment. […]

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More Brown Rice After National Day Rally 2017?

Not many millennials would excitedly look forward to the National Day Rally, unless they were unlucky enough to be Heartland Boy’s previous economics students. Call him a nerd, but Heartland Boy listened to the National Day Rally online while he was travelling from the airport to his office. Well, for those who missed out on the […]

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How Aspiring Home Owners Can Benefit From HDB Re-Offer Of Balance Flats

The government recently introduced a new scheme for Singapore citizens applying for HDB flats. Known as the Re-offer of Balance Flats (‘ROF’), it pools all unsold flats after a Sale of Balance Flats (‘SBF’) exercise. Heartland Boy thought this was a very interesting scheme. The public seemed to agree too as more than 5,500 applications […]

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[Giveaway] Win Tickets To SGX Bull Charge Charity Run 2017

The SGX Bull Charge is one of several SGX’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) events. According to SGX, the SGX Bull Charge seeks to rally the companies listed on SGX and the finance industry towards a common goal of empowering communities through financial literacy and promoting sustainable societies. This is primarily achieved through 3 key fundraising […]

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Why The RWS Invites Membership Is Value For Money

Resorts World Sentosa holds a special place in the Heartland Couple’s hearts. They celebrated many important milestones at this lifestyle destination resort. It started with Heartland Boy proposing to Heartland Girl at Ocean Restaurant. Their journey with RWS culminated with their wedding reception at Tangerine restaurant in ESPA. It was a beautiful restaurant that allowed […]

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How To Meet Minimum Spending Requirement On Your Credit Card

Has it ever occurred to you that you miss out on your cash rebate or savings’ interest because you fail to meet the minimum spending requirement on your credit card? That is because it is common for the banks to mandate that you reach a minimum spending on your credit card before certain lucrative bonus […]

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How Much Money Can You Withdraw From Your CPF At 55

Heartland Boy notices that there seems to be some confusion on the amount of money/cash that one can withdraw from his or her Central Provident Fund (‘CPF’) upon reaching the withdrawal age of 55. Indeed, withdrawal limits do get more complex when various schemes such as Retirement Sum Top Up (‘RSTU’) and transferring from one’s […]

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