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Is it worth it to pay for managed portfolios?

Is it worth it to pay for managed portfolios?

I came across a great article on the Business Times on why retail investors suffered from extremely high fees of which I have highlighted some portions here: In Singapore, fund sellers are remunerated not only through an upfront sales charge, but also through a share...

Eagle Hospitality Trust (EHT) IPO Analysis

Eagle Hospitality Trust (EHT) IPO Analysis

We have a few US REITs that is coming over to list in Singapore. ARA Hospitality Trust was the first one with lukewarm response. And this time round we have Eagle Hospitality Trust (EHT).  The former is more well known to Singapore investors since ARA was listed...

Eagle Hospitality Trust

Eagle Hospitality Trust

Eagle Hospitality Trust ("EHT" or the "Trust") is offering 580,558,000 Stapled Securities at 78 US cents, of which 44,871,000 units will be via the Public Offer with the balance already distributed through the Placement Tranche. Investors applying through the ATM will...

Hidden Danger Of Early FIRE

Hidden Danger Of Early FIRE

Time horizon is a critical factor in retirement planning. It is the duration you need your assets to work for you, usually spanning 20 to 30 years. Over that few decades of retirement, a person's purchasing power can be seriously eroded by the inflation monster....

Its Not Fair, I Deserve The Promotion

Its Not Fair, I Deserve The Promotion

Our performance appraisal is around the corner. The appraisal outcome also determines our fate whether we are getting the job promotion and the performance bonus that we deserve. How many times have you felt this way at work when you saw someone else got promoted at...

Selling combs to monks

Selling combs to monks

Email notification Whether you are an employee or entrepreneur, you must always strive to master the art of selling. As an employee, you are always selling your skill-sets to your employer and prospective customers. For a business owner, to be able to sell is a given....

Eagle Hospitality Trust IPO Review

Eagle Hospitality Trust IPO Review

Ging Wien from ProButterfly alerted me to the presence of a curious asset in the IPO Portfolio. The only independent hotel is the Queen Mary Long Beach, a ship that is moored permanently in Long Beach Harbour (pictured in my cover photo). The ship was converted into a...

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