Investing doesn’t have to involve staring at a bunch of squiggly stock charts for 2 hours a day. That’s the lifestyle of an active investor. But if you’re lazy, like I am, you can totally get by fine by spending just 15 minutes a month on passive investing.
ABSD is one of the many ways that the Singaporean government has tried to keep real estate prices from rising. And it has worked. But that does not mean that the authorities are going to lift the ABSD anytime soon. The recent call gathered more discussion on the street and investors have this big question; will the ABSD be removed?
Sir Jon Cunliffe, Deputy Governor for Financial Stability of Bank of England, has recently given a speech during the British Property Federation Annual Residential Investment Conference in London. The theme of his speech: financial cycle and household debt. In this article we have extracted three main points from his speech that might be useful for readers planning to buy or invest in property.
A conversation on housing loan and the CPF between AK and a reader, over which is the best way to finance the latter's housing loan.
AK receives another letter from his reader, and answers three questions with regards to early retirement.
Years of low interest rate environment allowed inflation to erode our savings. How should we reach the goal of a comfortable retirement? As red lights start to go off for the US Social Security, it is a sign for us not to be over reliant on our CPF.
Americans spent more than $70 billion on state-run lotteries. To put that into context, that’s more money than Americans spent on sports tickets, books, video games, movie tickets and music plus all of the apps, games and programs bought from Apple’s iTunes App Store — combined.
New Year is a useful time to consider ways we can improve our lives. Most of us can save a little more, and a little smarter than we currently do.
I was reading the papers on changes to the Central Provident Fund (CPF) and Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) which took effect on 1 Jan 2016 and thought to myself that working Singaporeans are a lucky bunch.