Category: Investment Moats

Why Affluent Singaporeans are not on Track for Desired Retirement

Majority of the affluent looking to retire are not financially on track yet. This is according to a recent Standard Chartered Survey. This Standard Chartered Survey covers 1000 respondents across 5 different countries China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan. The survey asked 200 respondents between the age of 35 to 59 years old, from […]

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Why I say Trust & Competency in Your Financial Adviser is Less Important

Last week, I wrote a post on Providend titled Here are the Top 3 Attributes of a Good Financial Adviser. I thought it will give you some good examples how you could go about assessing a prospective financial adviser if you wish to engage one. After I have published the article, I would like to […]

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LendLease Global Commercial REIT IPO Should Do Well

LendLease Global Commercial REIT is going ahead with their IPO. However, the number of properties that will be injected into the IPO will only be 2, contrary to what I have speculated in my first article. The Australian based group LendLease will be looking to a placement and public offer of 387 million units. The […]

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How Ready are You to Retire?

This week is pretty much drained. So I don’t have any bandwidth to explore things that are new. Weekends is probably to catch some breath. One of my reader that I met up with some time ago asked me these 2 deeper question about retirement: What amount of principal will you feel comfortable to quit […]

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Some Thoughts on DBS’s ETF digiPortfolio

Both Straits Times and Business Times ran the update that DBS will be launching their Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) portfolio for the investors. And it got me thinking about a few things. Firstly, the product. A Human-Robot Managed ETF Portfolio There will be 2 portfolios that are launched: The Asia Portfolio: Gives you Singapore listed […]

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