Portfolio Models for Passive Investors

Once you have determined your investment goals and understand the key investing concepts, it is finally time to determine the make-up of your portfolio. This article introduces portfolio models for passive investors looking to invest for the long term. We will explore the theory and strategies behind passive investment portfolios and also introduce you to a couple of […]

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Step 1: Open a Bank Account in Singapore

This series of articles deal with all the mandatory technical procedures like setting up the necessary accounts needed to be able to invest in Singapore. The information has been broken down into steps and outlined the simplest, most-hassle-free way of going about to get started. It is technically possible to hire a financial planner to assist […]

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How to Invest in ETFs in Singapore

In this article, we explore how to invest in ETFs in Singapore. What is an ETF? An Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) is another financial instrument that can be loosely described as a combination between a mutual fund and a stock as there are characteristics of both. Be sure to familiarize yourself with these two financial […]

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Step 3: Open a CDP Account in Singapore

In this article, we explore how to open a CDP Account in Singapore for new investors. Custody of Holdings In order to trade securities in Singapore, most financial institutions will require you to open a Direct Securities Account with The Central Depository (CDP) or simply referred to as a CDP account. The CDP is basically […]

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Investing Abbreviation Guide

One of the things that makes investing much more complicated than it needs to be is the numerous abbreviations used in articles or discussions. This investing abbreviation guide will help you clarify information that you read on investing in Singapore. Investing Abbreviations CAR – Customer Account Review CD – Certificate of Deposit CDP – Central […]

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Step 4: Investing with CPF in Singapore

In this article, we explore investing with CPF in Singapore or more accurately how to invest with your CPF savings. While good-intentioned and a better system than a welfare scheme or socialist policy, our CPF system appears to be way too convoluted or is just so poorly communicated that it is very difficult for an […]

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3 Things to Do Before Investing

As a new and/ or passive investor, before you invest your first dollar, there are 3 things to do before investing: Educate Yourself  Education is the most important factor in early investing success. If you are a new investor, you may not know where to look for quality, unbiased investing information and advice. While there […]

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