The property market in Singapore is one of the hottest in Asia. Even COVID-19 could not dampen the property prices here. Housing sales rebounded sharply in June after circuit breaker (Singapore's version of a lockdown) was partially lifted. I always find it amazing that people here in Singapore buy property like hotcakes. Most private homes cost… Continue reading Feeling Poor After Purchasing A Home
Month: August 2020
Key Strategies To Maximize Credit Card Cashback
We love seeing cash credited to our accounts. At least most of us do. It is no wonder cashback credit cards are popular. A cashback credit card works in this way: You spend with you credit cardYou get a certain amount of cash (a small percentage of your total spending) credited back at the end… Continue reading Key Strategies To Maximize Credit Card Cashback
Choosing The Best Cashback Credit Card And Signup Promotions
With so many cashback credit cards, how can you choose the best? In this article, I will break down the different types of cashback cards and provide a review on them. You can get extra free gifts, cash or vouchers by applying for the cards via my links
DIY Investing or Roboadvisor?
Is DIY investing approach or going with a roboadvisor better? In this article, I will highlight the reasons for and against going with either approach.
What Is Investing?
Imagine for a moment that you are in the 1600s living in Europe. Unfortunately, you were not born in nobility, with no silver spoon. But that had not stopped you from dreaming about being rich. You dread waking up each day to toil at the farm which you do not own. Maybe you should try… Continue reading What Is Investing?
Are Irish Domiciled ETFs More Cost Effective For Singaporeans? Part 2
In Part 1 of this series, I explained and showed that Irish Domiciled ETFs are more tax-efficient for Singapore investors. However, dividend withholding tax is not the only cost in investing. In part 2, I will explore the other costs associated with investing and compare between US-domiciled ETFs and Irish domiciled ETFs to find out which is… Continue reading Are Irish Domiciled ETFs More Cost Effective For Singaporeans? Part 2
Are Irish Domiciled ETFs More Cost Effective For Singaporeans? Part 1
We love our dividends - well, most do. The Singapore stock market is one of the highest yielding stock markets in APAC and among other developed countries. However, there is one crucial factor to take note when it comes to dividends from international stocks - foreign withholding tax. For example, a non-US tax resident investing… Continue reading Are Irish Domiciled ETFs More Cost Effective For Singaporeans? Part 1