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Investing For Passive Income Basic Course Singapore 12th October 2013 Saturday

After a long break, Calvary Wealth Consultants is proud to present the upcoming Investing For Passive Income Basic Course in Singapore on 12th October Saturday! As per last few sessions, the seats sell out fast, first come first served!   This is a basic one day course which is suitable for people who have little or ...

Completed Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 3

As a follow up to the post one year ago, Cleared Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 2 and Looking Forward to Final Level, I managed to clear CFA Level 3 as well thus completing the CFA! Again I was pretty busy preparing for the exams so you may have noticed that I didn’t post as much ...

BondWeb Informative Website For Malaysian Retail Bonds

04.15.2013 · Posted in Bonds, Malaysia

The following is an interesting website that provides information about Malaysian retail bonds. The retail bond market in Malaysia is still currently undeveloped, but the government is making efforts to promote retail bonds. The large min investment of bonds RM 250k means that most retail investors have little means to invest in bonds directly and ...

Investing For Passive Income Course 27th October Is Sold Out!

The Investing For Passive Income Course 27th October in Singapore is now Sold Out and closed! Thank you all for your kind support. For those who missed out on this course, please do register early for the next course.     For the course participants, the tickets and email have already been sent to you. ...

Course Outline For Investing For Passive Income Course

Following several requests for the course outline, here is a brief breakdown of the topics to be covered in the basic course. Bear in mind that this is a basic course and may not be able to cover more detailed and advanced topics of each asset class.   Hope you will find the outline useful! ...

Investing For Passive Income Course Singapore 27th October Saturday

Hello all readers! This is the moment that many of you have been waiting for! Calvary Wealth Consultants Pte Ltd is proud to present to you the Investing For Passive Income Course in Singapore happening on 27th October Saturday.     This is a basic one day course which is suitable for people who have ...

Upcoming Basic Course on Investing For Passive Income

Good morning to all readers! I am very excited as the plans for the course are finally in motion. The venue, date and time are more or less fixed and should be confirmed soon. I know many people have asked me about the courses but my schedule has been really tight. Anybody who’s interested to ...

Comments on The Edge Article Higher Returns From Corporate Bonds

08.27.2012 · Posted in Bonds, Singapore

I came across an interesting article on The Edge, which explores using leverage to increase returns on corporate bonds. It highlights how it is possible to collateralize bonds to take advantage of the spread between corporate bond yields and low borrowing costs. The example stated however, is a lot more risky than it claims, which ...

Monetary Authority of Singapore Studying Inflation Linked Bonds

07.13.2012 · Posted in Bonds, Singapore

Here’s an interesting development. Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is studying the idea of inflation linked bonds to assist investors in protecting their capital from inflation. It is actually a good time to look at it, as nominal interest rates are very low currently and coupled with inflation, results in negative real interest rates. What ...

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