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Retirement Housing in Singapore

Retirement Housing in Singapore

By: Tan Kin Lian 1. Someone wrote to the Straits Times Forum proposing the development of retirement housing in nearby countries, where the cost of land is lower. 2. It is economically feasible to build the retirement housing in Singapore. The cost of land can be...

Not happy with your Financial Institution?

Not happy with your Financial Institution?

By: Adrian Khiat What can you do and who can you turn to for help if you have a problem with a financial product that you have bought or the service standards of a financial institution. There are 3 levels for you to seek help. Level 1: The Financial Institution where...

Buy Term Invest The Rest (BTITR)

Buy Term Invest The Rest (BTITR)

By: Patrick Lim Today, I had the onerous but urgent task of helping one of my clients to raise instant $$$ to fix very pressing needs. One of these is to pay his monthly mortgage loan. You see, he is in his early 50s and has been out of work for more than a year....

Financial Freedom: Plan-Do-Check-Act

Financial Freedom: Plan-Do-Check-Act

By: PanzerGrenadier In order for you to achieve financial freedom, you have to have a system in place to guide your decisions to live within your means, to save and invest and to grow your means. One way to develop a framework to apply the principles of living within...

Critical Illness – how to insure

Critical Illness – how to insure

By: Tan Kin Lian Critical illness insurance for whole life is expensive. A male at 30 has to pay a monthly premium of about $630 to buy whole life critical illness cover for $300,000 (about 5 year's salary). If this person buys a 25 year decreasing critical illness...

Seminar on Eldershield

Seminar on Eldershield

By: Wilfred Ling Promiseland is organizing a talk on Eldershield program. This is a national insurance program which everyone who turned age 40 are automatically enrolled unless otherwise opted-out. For those who are turning 40 or is already enrolled are invited to...

Hospital Delays Likely During Exam Period

Hospital Delays Likely During Exam Period

This article was published on Friday 7 March edition of the Straits Times: Salma Khalik Health Correspondent Expect some delays at hospitals later this month, while senior doctors put 230 future doctors through their exams. These final-year medical students at the NUS...

MIDAS FY07 result

MIDAS FY07 result

By: Alen Revenue +34% Cost of sales +35.1% (inline with the revenue growth) Profit after tax +24.8% (income tax increased) Borrowing +11.9% to 15,413k Operating cashflow +22.6% Cash at end of year 51,666k (more than enough to cover borrowing) EPS +18.9% to 3.78 cents...

Joyas Int. Holdings IPO.

Joyas Int. Holdings IPO.

By: Kleer Established in the 1991, Joyas Int. Holdings is principally engaged in the design, manufacture, packaging, and sale of metal gift products, jewellery products, as well as packaging and other items. Their principal place of business is Hong Kong while their...

Ecowise

Ecowise

By: La Papillion Time to read more about Ecowise. Was quite disappointed with their investor relations since their website only provided 2 years worth of financial statements (which is the same for sgx announcement website) and one of the statements is actually...

Hurray! Buffett is World Richest!

Hurray! Buffett is World Richest!

By: Jay This is a time for the world's value investors to rejoice. Our hero, Warren Buffett has become the world's richest man, overtaking Bill Gates, Founder of Unpopular Vista and Insecure Windows and Carlos Slim, Monopoly Tyrant oops Tycoon of Mexico. Of course,...

Taking Risk or “Not” Taking Risk

Taking Risk or “Not” Taking Risk

By: Adrian Khiat I have mentioned in my previous postings that Singaporeans are living in an environment of gambling and speculuations. They are not living in an environment of guided Investment. Human by nature are risk averse and greedy at the same time. They...

Shareholders’ Equity

Shareholders’ Equity

By: Jay The balance sheet is basically an elaborated display of a simple equation. Assets - Liabiilities = Shareholders' Equity or simply Equity What this means is that whatever assets that a company owns, subtracting whatever the company owes, gives you what's left...

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