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Written By: Tiang Chuan on April 16, 2011 One Comment
Your Investment Adviser Can Make You Rich?! Think Again

Contrary to the popular image investment intermediaries try to project, they can only keep you rich, not make you rich! Read the article – Your Investment Adviser Can Make You Rich?! Thank Again to learn more!

Written By: Tiang Chuan on February 14, 2011 No Comment
Add Absolute Return To Your Portfolio

Traditionally, any forms of investment other than cash, equities and bonds are considered as an alternative investment. That includes properties, commodities and hedge funds. Although classified in the same category, the difference in approach to investments for the alternative class as different as apples and oranges. Are hedge funds, a form […]

Written By: Tiang Chuan on December 18, 2010 No Comment
Is Your Adviser Working For You?

Having the right investment adviser who works for you and not his employer is paramount to having good advice. With the slew of  lawsuits between private banks and their clients lately, investors should be mindful of some basic questions when choosing their asset managers. Read the article –

Written By: Tiang Chuan on October 20, 2010 No Comment
Property Or Equity – A Discussion

The sizzling Singapore property market has attracted many investors, including numerous foreigners. It is so hot that the government was prompted to introduce more measures in an attempt to cool the market amidst the ‘buying frenzy’. In contrast, the talking point in the equities market has been over the direction of […]

Written By: Tiang Chuan on August 16, 2010 2 Comments
Looking For Dividend Yield? Try Asset Allocation Instead

Asset allocation can offer investors cash flows similar to dividends stocks with lower risk. Read the article – Looking for Dividend Yield? Try Asset Allocation Instead to find out more.

Written By: Tiang Chuan on June 16, 2010 No Comment
Dual Currency Deposits – Do You Know You Have Become The Insurer?

Avoided like the plague during the financial crisis, structured products are reviving like green shoots after a long awaited rain. Dual Currency Deposits in particular, have been really popular. Depositors may not have understood the risks involved. Read the article – Dual Currency Deposits – Do You Know You […]

Written By: Tiang Chuan on March 5, 2010 No Comment
Don’t Miss The Big Picture

Instead of making money, many investors have done exactly the opposite. One of the reasons is the focus on the returns instead of the outcome. Read the Don’t Miss The Big Picture why an investor should focus on the big picture.

Written By: Tiang Chuan on January 1, 2010 No Comment
Simplicity Is Beauty

Like a stunned rabbit starring into the lights of an oncoming truck, investors are left bewildered in the wake of the ‘perfect storm’ that swept the world of investments. An investment portfolio constructed with simplicity in mind can go a long way in helping investors manage and maintain their portfolios. Read the […]

Written By: Tiang Chuan on November 16, 2009 No Comment
Sounds To Good To Be True? It Probably Is

Investment scams have become more creative. No longer can the investor just rely on tell tale signs of unrealistic returns to separate the sheep from the goats. We offer some questions to ponder before investing. Read the article – Sounds To Good To Be True? It Probably Is to […]

Written By: Tiang Chuan on September 7, 2009 No Comment
The Realm of Alternative Investments

Hedge Funds come to mind when one talks about Alternative Investments. But there are much more to Alternative Investments than just hedge fund. Alternative assets promises non or low correlation to traditional assets and can be beneficial to one’s investment portfolio. However, investors must be mindful of the possible issues […]

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