What are Financial Assets and Securities?

For the purposes of SimplePassiveInvesting.com, we focus on investing in financial assets and securities, not real estate or businesses. So, it is useful to define certain terms that you will commonly see in investment articles. Such as, what are financial assets and securities? What is an Asset? As defined by Investopedia, an asset is “a resource […]

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How to Pass the Customer Account Review and Customer Knowledge Assessment

This article discusses how to pass the Customer Account Review and Customer Knowledge Assessment that your stock broker is required to administer by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Before you can buy or sell (also called trade) certain financial assets, you have to be deemed knowledgeable enough to make such investments that might potentially lose […]

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How to Invest in Bonds in Singapore

Bonds are considered the “safe” option in the investment world, although nothing is guaranteed. Simply put, a bond is basically a loan from you to whichever government or entity (like a company) you are purchasing the bond from. Returns come in the form of interest (called coupons) on the loan you have given. Bonds are […]

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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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