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Have You Max Out Your Tax Relief For Tax Payable In 2019? (Guest Post)

This article, Have You Max Out Your Tax Relief For Tax Payable in 2019 was originally posted here. The writer is a veteran community member on InvestingNote, with username known as Turtle_Investor. Have you max out your tax relief (income earned in 2018) for tax payable in 2019? Turtle “loh soh” reminder. You have less than 2 months till end of Dec to do so to top up your CPF accounts or your love ones to maximize your tax relief for total income earned in 2018. If you treat CPF as your risk free component of your retirement savings and still earning a decent...

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Finding Investment Ideas That Suit You (Guest Post)

This article, Finding Investment Ideas that Suit You was originally posted here. The writer is a veteran community member on InvestingNote, with username known as GrandpaLemon. Back when I was a teenager, I remember waking up every morning and zoom into the back of the Straits Times Finance section, trying to see if there is any news I can capitalize on. Internet access was still not prevalent. Newspapers and magazines such as ShareInv become your financial advisors. Teletext and “expert” friends become your source of tips. I grew up with Sharejunction, Valuebuddies, and Hardwarezone with the introduction of network access. As the...

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SGX Bull Charge Challenge Investors’ Insights: Dr. Robin Han

Recently, we got in touch with Robin Han, one of the contestants of the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge as well as a veteran contributing influencer of the InvestingNote community, to understand more about his investing strategies, his philosophy, and what motivated him to get started in the first place. With less than a month to go, some of the top participants have achieved double digit portfolio returns within the timeframe of just 3 months. Impressive! For those who are wondering, the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge is only open to professionals and influencers in the finance industry. But...

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SGX Bull Charge Challenge Investors’ Insights: Chicao

Recently, we got in touch with Chicao, one of the prominent financial bloggers here in Singapore and also a contestant of the SGX Bull ChargeStock Challenge, to understand more about his investing strategies, his philosophy, and what motivated him to get started in the first place. With less than a month to go, some of the top participants have achieved double digit portfolio returns within the timeframe of just 3 months. Impressive! For those who are wondering, the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge is only open to professionals and influencers in the finance industry. But the question we should really...

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The Art of War(chest): How To Achieve The Optimum Level Of Warchest To Achieve The Maximum Returns. (Guest Post)

This article, The Art of War(chest) was originally posted here. The writer is a veteran community member on InvestingNote, with username known as theintelligentinvestor. I have seen frequent discussions on the amount of cash we should be holding as warchest and opinions varied widely. Some are fearful of today high market in overseas markets and advocate for 100% cash, while others see good values in STI market and maintain a high percentage invested in the market. Questions asked are often the optimum level of warchest to achieve the maximum returns. I been thinking about this and want to pen down my...

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SGX Bull Charge Challenge Investors’ Insights: Brian Halim

Recently, we got in touch with Brian Halim, one of the prominent financial bloggers here in Singapore and also a contestant of the SGX Bull ChargeStock Challenge, to understand more about his investing strategies, his philosophy, and what motivated him to get started in the first place. With less than a month to go, some of the top participants have achieved double digit portfolio returns within the timeframe of just 3 months. Impressive! For those who are wondering, the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge is only open to professionals and influencers in the finance industry. But the question we...

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A Quick Introduction to The Oil and Gas Industry

The Oil and Gas industry is one of the biggest industries in the world in terms of US dollars. This industry is vital as they often contribute a significant amount towards a national gross domestic profit (GDP). The oil and gas industry consists of different segments – mainly upstream, midstream and downstream. Here is a quick overview of the oil and gas industry: The oil and gas industry consists of 3 major segments – upstream, midstream, and downstream. Generally speaking, when people think of oil and gas industry, the first few things that come across their mind are drilling...

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Winning Trades in the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge!

With less than a month to go, some of the top participants have achieved double digit portfolio returns within the timeframe of just 3 months. Impressive! For those who are wondering, the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge is only open to professionals and influencers in the finance industry. But the question we should really ask is, how did they do it? What is their investment or trading philosophy? Who inspired them? What styles of investing or trading are they using? We believe that every one of these professionals have different styles of investing, expertise in different types of securities...

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SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge: How Do Professionals Do It?

We’re very close to the finale of the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge! With less than a month to go, some of the top participants have achieved double digit portfolio returns within the timeframe of just 3 months. Impressive! For those who are wondering, the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge is only open to professionals and influencers in the finance industry. But the question we should really ask is, how did they do it? What is their investment or trading philosophy? Who inspired them? What styles of investing or trading are they using? We believe that every one of these...

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#InsightsInterview with Well Handy, one of our top contributors

This is # InsightsInterview Episode 9 with one of our top contributors on the InvestingNote Platform, with the username Wellhandy. This # InsightsInterview series is to showcase financial experts, influencers and bloggers on a personal and insightful manner, to get glimpse of their investment journeys and their insights on the market in the near future. Every one of them have different styles of investing, expertise in different types of securities and also have their own story to tell. Previously, we have launched 8 episodes of # InsightsInterview by influential bloggers. To read more about their post, you can find out at the...

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Investor Starter Workshop At Hwa Chong Institution!

We had the honour and privilege to do an investor starter workshop at Hwa Chong Institution last week! In association with SIAS (Securities Investors Association Singapore), we conducted a 3 hour workshop for Hwa Chong Institution for junior college students to take the first look into their investment journey. The famous clock tower inside Hwa Chong Institution. The structure of the workshop included the following: What Is Investing? Types Of Investments A Crash Course On Investing Free Resources To Get Started Group Activity With A Grand Prize! Rising Trends In The Investing World such as The students were also...

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What You Need to Know About Buy Side Vs Sell Side Analysts

When it comes to investment research analysts, most people only think the differences lie solely in the financial institutions the analysts work for. Did you know that there are a buy side and sell side analysts that do similar things, yet have different roles? Let us walk you through the differences between buy side and sell side with our infographic below: What is Sell Side and Buy Side? Sell side normally associated with institutions that are involved in the creation, promotion and sale of different financial instruments such as bonds, stocks, foreign exchange and et cetera. Buy side is...

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#InsightsInterview with Sporeshare, one of the top contributors in InvestingNote

This is # InsightsInterview Episode 8 with one of our top contributors on the InvestingNote Platform, with the username Sporeshare. This # InsightsInterview series is to showcase financial experts, influencers and bloggers on a personal and insightful manner, to get glimpse of their investment journeys and their insights on the market in the near future. Every one of them have different styles of investing, expertise in different types of securities and also have their own story to tell. Previously, we have launched 7 episodes of # InsightsInterview by influential bloggers. To read more about their post, you can find out at the...

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Why Dividend Stocks will beat SSB every time (Guest Post)

This article, Why Dividend Stocks will beat SSB every time? was originally posted here. He is a veteran community member on InvestingNote, with username known as GrandpaLemon. Why Dividend Stocks will beat SSB every time? Disclaimer: Opinion is like an arsehole, everyone has one. I’m not some big Wall Street hotshot and I did not go to Ivy League school. I haven’t gifted any fat trust fund on my 21st birthday and Jamie Chua is also not my mum. I’m just a regular guy who decided long ago to figure out how to make the most money possible, and in the shortest...

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Types of REITs in Singapore Market and The Breakdown of Key Financial Metrics

REITs are collective property investment trusts that pool money to invest in properties. Investors can purchase units of a REIT through the stock exchange. Structure of how a REITs function: REITs achieve separation of powers and duties by segregating the roles of ownership and management of the REIT assets between the Trustee and REIT Manager. The trustee is responsible for the ownership and safe custody of the REIT’s assets. In exchange for providing the services, the trustee is paid a fee.   The REIT manager is just like the chief executive officer(CEO) of any listed company. The REIT manager...

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