Category: Singaporean Stocks Investor

Sino Grandness and rights issue.

Reader:
Just checking can you comment on SINO GRANDNESS rights issue?
Is it worth subscribing to the rights?
Thanks

AK:
Always ask what is the reason for issuing rights. It seems like they have trouble repaying debt and, hence, the rights issue. If……

Buying a freehold property in Singapore is still worthwhile.

Reader:
Hi AK,

        Hello! I only found out about your blog in Jan this year and have benefitted a lot from your analysis and sharing. 

        I have been reading your recent posts about upgrading to private housing. I happen to work in…

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When the lease on my HDB flat ends.

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What happens to our CPF money used to buy a HDB flat when the lease ends?

Reader:
can I assume that whatever has been used to pay for the flat will be forfeited and we still need to pay back the accrued interest? I have friends who…

Prudent retirement funding strategy for elderly parents.

Reader:
Hi AK, apologies for the multiple questions from me. 🙂 I am looking to help my parents with their retirement planning and hope you could shed some light.

For convenience of calculation and discussion, assuming the following hypothetical…

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Borrow $100,000 to buy a car in Singapore?

Hi AK, 

When I get back to Sg next year, i’m planning on getting a car (depreciating asset boohoo!)

Now, on my previous car purchase, I felt i made a mistake of buying too early and had to take a full car loan. It ate up a lot of my monthly…

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Free money from the government is good.

Reader:

I don’t know if this is the correct avenue to ask you a question. I’m hoping that you can give your insights if you’re faced with this situation.

I bought a HDB flat and took a bank loan plus used a bit of my OA to pay for it. I have…

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