Author: Dr Wealth

[#AskDrWealth] The Most Successful Company in Europe

Have you ever shopped at Zara? Did you know that the holding company of Zara is actually the largest apparel retailer in the world? And that’s larger than H&M! And even Uniqlo (by the company, Fast Retailing)! Today, in this special edition of #AskDrWealth, we take a trip from Singapore to Barcelona, Spain. While Alvin is there, he chanced upon a Zara while shopping. So…we’ll talk about Zara today! Its holding company is Inditex which is the most successful company in Europe. So here are some fun facts~ Amancio Ortega is the founder of Zara. He has a net worth...

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Best Electricity Retailer Plans for Singaporeans

If you have been footing the electricity bills of your household, you would know that helpless feeling when the tariffs increase and you LL have to pay more for power. With the upcoming launch of the Open Electricity Market in Singapore, this will change. We compared 68 plans across 14 electricity retailers to bring you this guide. In...

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Ex-Motley Fool Analyst Reveals Why Asia Will Breed The Most Millionaire Investors In The Next 10 Yrs [BidAndAsk]

The Asian stock market is rapidly growing. Are there hidden opportunities for you to grow your wealth as an Asian investor? In this session of BidAndAsk, we interview someone who believes in the Asian stock market so much that he wrote a book and built a website about it! Meet Stanley Lim. Founder of Value Invest Asia, ex-Motley Fool analyst and CFA. Recently, he wrote a book “Value Investing in...

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We Analysed 1,300 Data From 6 S’pore Telcos. Here’s What We Found About The Best Mobile Plans Of 2018.

6 telcos. And too many mobile plan options to count. We went through all of them, and their fine print (i.e. terms and conditions) to bring you this condensed article on the Best Singapore Mobile Plans in 2018. In summary: Cheapest Telco Plan: Starhub Lite, 12 months SIM-ONLY Plan ($228.15/year) Best Data Plan: Zero1’s unlimited data plan, comes with 200mins talktime, 200 SMS too ($401.60/year)* terms and conditions apply Cheapest iPhone Telco Plan: Starhub Lite, 12 months SIM-ONLY Plan + new 64GB iPhone from Carousell (only $1,856) Best Data iPhone Telco Plan: Zero1’s unlimited data plan + new 64GB iPhone...

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Sheng Siong vs Dairy Farm vs NTUC Fairprice – Which Singapore Supermarket Stock To Invest In?

Singapore households spend about $424 per month on groceries, on average. Given that we have a population of about 5.6 million people, imagine the amount of moolah that the supermarkets are raking in every month! Now, wouldn’t it be great if some of that goes back into your pocket on a consistent basis? 3 Major Supermarket Companies in Singapore There are 4 common supermarkets in Singapore: NTUC Fairprice, Cold Storage, Giant, Sheng Siong Of these supermarkets, Dairy Farm (SGX:D01) which owns Cold Storage, Giant and more) as well as Sheng Siong (SGX:OV8) are listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX). NTUC Fairprice is a...

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[#AskDrWealth] What’s the Difference Between Cum Dividend & Ex Dividend

Can’t watch the video now? Scroll down for the full article: If you have ever freaked out when your share price dipped after your stock went XD, this article is for you. In this installment of the #AskDrWealth series, we are going to unravel that mystery for you. We’ll be breaking down the dividend distribution process, giving you the differences between cum dividend and ex dividend, and explain why you shouldn’t freak out (or invest) when prices dip during XD. Let’s get into it: What is a Dividend? Before anything else, let us establish a common understanding of what...

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1 Simple Method To Manage & Grow Your Money [#AskDrWealth]

Louis goes in-depth and gives you the full toolkit to manage your own finances here: Personal Finance Fundamentals So…you want to grow your money.  You go all in and learn about investing, trading and whatever that seems to work for others. But, you’ve probably neglected the MOST important part in investing… In today’s #AskDrWealth series, Louis will reveal to you a very simple method that you can put to use immediately. This method will allow you to make manage your money better and give you the fundamentals to constructing your investment portfolio. The Soccer Game Analogy Money management doesn’t...

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[#AskDrWealth] How Many Stocks Should I Have In My Portfolio?

Thrive Leads Shortcode could not be rendered, please check it in Thrive Leads Section! In today’s #AskDrWealth series, I am going to address the most popular question from our readers and students. “How Many Stocks Should I have In My Portfolio?” Which Is Better? – Diversified portfolio or Concentrated Portfolio Let’s imagine that there’s Investor A and Investor B, with different types of portfolio: Investor A has a portfolio of 5 stocks (concentrated) Investor B has a portfolio of 30 stocks (diversified) Let’s assume that both portfolios are equally weighted. This means for A, each stock represents about 20%...

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This Abnormal Company Gave Us 50+% Returns While The Market Tumbled 10%

What a way to step into the Chinese New Year week… It was 6th Feb 2018. I switched on my phone and it pinged non-stop for what felt like forever. The market had plunged by more than 10%. STI on the 6th Feb… I logged into our brokerage account and saw a sea of red. No wonder our graduates were messaging me… Looking at the STI, it’s really not surprising that most of our stocks were in the red since stocks are highly correlated. But while I was looking through the list, something caught my eye. There was a...

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How to Pocket Exceptional Returns with Minimal Effort Using “The Acquirer’s Multiple” [BidAndAsk]

You want exceptional investment returns with minimum effort? Here’s the man who says that his strategy can. We have the honor of interviewing Tobias Carlisle, Fund Manager of Carbon Beach Asset Management and Author of “The Acquirer’ Multiple” in this episode of BidAndAsk: ​0:20 – 2 Strategies That Allow Small, DIY Investors To Beat The Market, With Little Effort​ 3:08 – The Acquirer’s Multiple 5:26 – 3 Other Criteria You Must Look Out For, On Top Of Value 6:45 – How to Quantify Value with “The Acquirer’s Multiple” 7:42 – Why Quantitative Deep Value Investing Strategy is Suitable for Beginners...

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[#AskDrWealth] The Investing Strategy that Made Warren Buffett a Millionaire at Age 30

Warren Buffett became a millionaire at his 30s and a billionaire at his 50s.  In today’s #AskDrWealth, we’ll reveal how Warren Buffett invested to make his first million by 30. Why You Cannot Invest Like Today’s Warren Buffett Few people know that Warren Buffett became a millionaire at the young age of 30 years old and later became a billionaire in his 50s. Because of this, many investors want to emulate his investing strategies. But! There is a difference between his CURRENT investment strategy compared to the strategy that made him a millionaire. I would urge you to follow...

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[#AskDrWealth] The Simplest Way To Know If A Stock Is Undervalued

Truth is, there are many ways to evaluate stocks. Most will work. But in today’s session of #AskDrWealth, we focus on the simplest way. That is…the simplest way for any new and aspiring investor to get off their butt and start investing…for real. Oh and by the way, the Benjamin Graham also used this method. Let’s hop right in and discuss now; Have…you met Ashton? Let’s begin with my favorite way to explain a concept; an analogy. I will introduce you to a guy named Ashton. Imagine that Ashton has a house worth $1.5 million and cash worth $500,000...

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ComfortDelGro (SGX:C52): Why Dividend Investors Should Be Wary Of This Dividend Stock

A plunge in its share price since mid 2017…that it never recovered from. An increasing pressure from revolutionary competitors like Uber and Grab. Does ComfortDelGro [SGX:C52] still have a place in the market? With a mouth watering 5% dividend yield, does ComfortDelGro (CDG) still deserve a place in investors’ portfolios with all the issues it is facing now? We analysed ComfortDelGro’s financial numbers using our Dividend Investing strategy in today’s article to find out, let’s jump right in: What You’ll learn about ComfortDelGro: Dividend Investing: The GPAD Strategy Step 1: What is ComfortDelGro’s Gross Profitability? Step 2: What is...

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How To Start Investing In S’pore Even If Your I.Q Is ZERO

Click here to join our Factor-Based Investing Introductory course TODAY before it runs out! Today you will learn how to invest, what are the various investment options you can invest, investment strategies and discover other vulnerable investing resources all under this single post. If you are a total beginner you will see this guide as gold. And if you are an experienced investor you will find numerous useful resources we linked to. So let’s begin! Content Why Should We Invest Our Money? The Truth About Investment Returns & Getting Rich Through Investing.  Singapore CDP & Stock Brokerage Accounts Investment...

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[2018 Edition] CPF LIFE: How To Get The Most Payout

Every month, a portion of your salary goes into CPF. It’s only natural that you’d want to get back as much as possible. You now have 3 CPF LIFE payout options to choose from. How do you know which will give you the MOST returns? I break down your options in this article: What You’ll Discover: CPF LIFE Payout Options What is CPF LIFE? The New CPF LIFE Escalating Plan Which CPF LIFE Plan Pays The Most? Potential Returns Across Different CPF LIFE Plans Which CPF LIFE Payout Option Should You Choose? Should You Put Everything Into CPF LIFE?​​​​​...

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