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What We Can Learn from 147 Years of UK Home Affordability Data

What would drive residential price growth? If you were to ask me, that would be the wage growth in a country or a particular area. The second thing is the demand and supply dynamics. If you wish to assess residential property is a good long, long term investment, it will be your mastery of this […]

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Singapore Savings Bonds SSB March 2020 Issue Yields 1.71% for 10 Year and 1.43% for 1 Year

Here is a higher yielding, safe way to save your money that you have no idea when you will need to use it, or your emergency fund. The March 2020’s SSB bonds yield an interest rate of 1.71%/yr for the next 10 years. You can apply through ATM or Internet Banking via the three banks […]

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8.88% FD Interest! – This is how your parents came home from a bank with an unexpected investment.

My more financially savvy friends told me that among the stuff that really messed them off the most, it is when their parents go to their local bank branches. My friends have a lot more control over their finances. But they cannot just upload their better understanding of financial products and the financial world into […]

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Topping Up Your CPF Life to Enhanced Retirement Sum (ERS) Might not make Much Difference

In last week’s article, I showed readers 2 different approaches to plan for how much do you need if you wish to retire at 55 years old so that you will have an income stream till 90 years old. We acknowledge that at some point, our CPF Life annuity income will be available for us […]

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Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust Q3 FY19/20 Results

Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust has gone through some tough months. Their main revenue-generating asset, Festive Walk, was caught in the middle of the Hong Kong unrest and was damaged to a certain extent. This uncertainty, have corrected its share price to as low as $1.12 from a high of $1.46. 2 days ago, the […]

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How much You Need to Retire at 55 years old (factoring in your CPF Life Annuity Income)

If you wish to retire 10 years earlier than the official retirement age of 65, how much money do you need, if you know you will be getting some CPF Life annuity income at age 65? I think many of you would entertain the thought of retiring at age 55, especially if you think you […]

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Of Having More Conviction, Rolling Returns and Dimensional Core Equity

When we put our money in fixed deposits or savings account, we can reliably count on that if we put the money in on May 2018 and take it out in May 2020, we will get a certain annualized and cumulative returns. It is difficult for a person new to investing to visualize their returns […]

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