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  • Calvin Yeo { Hi linktalk, I just bought the course materials from Financial Perspectives. Which I took the CFP, only FP was around so I am not sure about the other 2. If ... } – Apr 06, 11:47 PM
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Staying Sane In the Face of Uncertainties

08.24.2011 · Posted in Budgeting & Portfolio

If you have been investing regularly in the equity markets, the past few weeks must have seemed like a huge roller coaster ride. The sudden plunges in the stock prices caused your heart to plunge and then the slow climb of the price where you are uncertain continued to strain your heart. Just when the ...

Defensive Portfolio Plays – Cutting Losses

08.08.2011 · Posted in Dividend Stocks

The DOW came down 791 points (6.45%) last week, Straits Times Index plunged 112.23 (3.61%) on Friday, it was not a pretty sight. The question on everybody’s mind is how low can it go? The answer is much lower. The Dow closed at 11,450 points on Friday, but in March 2009, it was as low ...

How to Manage Your Portfolio During Uncertain Times

08.02.2011 · Posted in Budgeting & Portfolio, Dividend Stocks

Even with debt deal concluded by 2nd August, the US is in no way out of the woods yet. A huge budget deficit remains and there is no firm plan to dictate how and where to cut government spending. Europe is still in a big mess with several economies on the brink of default, of ...

Making Passive Hits 500 Users In First Month!

08.01.2011 · Posted in Budgeting & Portfolio

Making Passive Income hits 500 Users in the First Month! I am proud to announce that in the first month of operation, Making Passive Income has hit 500 readers! I hope we can continue to grow and share our knowledge to benefit our readers. Thank you everybody for your continued support! Stay tuned for more ...

Debt Management | Staying Away from High Interest Rate Money Lenders

07.31.2011 · Posted in Budgeting & Portfolio

After reading today’s newspaper, Sunday Times, one article particularly caught my eyes. “Easy Loans to pay off” is an article that discusses the modus operandi of moneylenders in Singapore and the people who get tricked into applying for these Easy Loans. I was utterly shocked by the fees licensed moneylenders charge to their customers. 1) ...

How to Pick A Top Dividend Company for Dividend Income Part 1

07.30.2011 · Posted in Dividend Stocks

After discussing all the advantages of Dividend Stocks, let’s go into how to pick Good Dividend Stocks. First of all, these Companies have to pay Dividends! Next, these Companies have to be profitable. Only a profitable Company can pay you Dividends consistently. Next, we look at how reliable this Company is going to be and ...

Dividend Stocks vs Gold

07.24.2011 · Posted in Dividend Stocks

I am writing this article based on a request from one of my readers on this website. As of now July 2011, Gold is extremely bullish and spot Gold has hit a high of over US $1600 per ounce. Based on the chart below, Gold Price has been relatively stagnant from 1980s all the way ...

More Sources of Passive Income

07.20.2011 · Posted in Budgeting & Portfolio

Following the popularity of my previous post on Sources of Passive Income, I have decided to post a follow up with more sources of Passive Income! These are more ideas to help you on your path to financial freedom. I have attached an updated version of the comparison table for types of Passive Income below ...

Using Flexi Loan Account To Save Money

07.19.2011 · Posted in Malaysia, Real Estate

This article is only meant for Malaysian readers. Thank you. For those of you who have purchased a property before, you would most definitely have come across the Flexi-Loan offered by many banks. It is one of the most useful loan accounts in my opinion and everyone should have at least one. Well, before discussing ...

Standard Chartered Online Trading Pros and Cons

07.17.2011 · Posted in Dividend Stocks, Singapore

This article is only relevant to Singaporean readers. Thank you. I am sure most of you have seen the Standard Chartered Online Trading (SCB) advertisements in the newspaper, online and many other places. The key advantage of it is clear, no minimum commissions. This can result in huge savings off the commission charges, particularly for ...

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