The S&P 500 has been the poster child for index investing. Its stellar performance was nothing short of ordinary. In this post, I will examine how the S&P 500 is constructed and why it has been outperforming most indices.
Should you invest in real estate or REITs? Although fundamentally they both invest in real estate, they are very different from each other. Let us examine a few key areas where they differ.
How would Syfe REIT+ compare with the three Singapore REIT ETFs? The comparison is not apples-to-apples as the Syfe REIT+ is structured more like a unit trust. It does offer additional benefits of a roboadvisor on top of just being a fund.
Given the low-interest-rate environment globally, it was surprising that OCBC 360 account increased its salary bonus in May 2020. It was too good to be true. Just recently, it backtracked on its May 2020 revision and will refresh the rates again in July 2020, aligning with expectations. It got worse. If you are not aware… Continue reading OCBC 360 Revised Rates For July 2020
Mutual funds have many benefits which the investor can take full advantage of. From potentially becoming passive income to merely being a strong investment to place your savings in, these funds have huge benefits for investors, both young and old. What is a mutual fund? Mutual funds are currently the most popular way for investors… Continue reading Mutual Funds: The Investment Decision You Won’t Regret
Property investing can be a lucrative investment. The property prices in Singapore has been steadily appreciating. However, non-regular property investors should also be aware of the not-so-obvious costs in real estate investing.
What each country's success (or failures) can teach us about personal finance.
With the recent race to zero commissions in US, have you ever wondered how brokerages make any money? Will zero commissions come to Singapore?
A detailed walkthrough on the selection process of choosing a REIT ETF from the three Singapore REIT ETF
US stocks had the best month since 1987 amidst the economic devastation wrought by COVID-19. Could this be a sucker rally? Is it irrational? Or it could just be the nature of a very complex market.