Seriously, I am a strong Phillip supporter.
Platform fees, hehe. Is this a potshot at the already struggling FSM One, “Market Player F”?
Seriously though, when I first started my investment journey, I was looking around at just how to start investing. Unit Trusts are easy to understand, plentiful in asset classes and strategy and practically every bank sells them. But… the banks sell them at cut-throat rates of 3-5% (back in 2013).
Now, I know that I have to justify why unit trusts before I can move on. Our financial media (no help from many financial bloggers too, thank you very much) have totally slammed unit trusts in the recent years. Guys, I get that ETFs are great, I really really do, but ETFs are not the holy grail and ETFs do come with their own set of drawbacks. Do I own and have ETFs? Yes, I do. …Read the full article →