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Comments on Financial Advisory Industry Review (FAIR) October 2013

In the latest news, MAS has announced several changes to the financial advisory industry under Financial Advisory Industry Review (FAIR). The aim was to reduce the cost of insurance as well as raise the quality of financial advice. How effective will they be? Firstly, we will look at the announced changes. Among them are 1. ...

Beginner Investment Schemes – Part 1 POSB Invest Saver

In this 3 part series, we will explore 3 of the tools which are available in the market now which allow investors with limited amount of capital to start investing. They are POSB Invest Saver, OCBC Blue Chip Investment Plan and Phillip Share Builder Plan. All of them allows investing from as low as $100 ...

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 ...

My Singapore Stock Portfolio July 2013

This is an update to my Singapore stock portfolio for Jul. For previous month, please see My Singapore Stock Portfolio May 2013 My Singapore Stock Portfolio End February 2013 My Singapore Stock Portfolio End December 2012     There are some changes in my portfolio from the last update in May. I have taken out ...

Vard’s Brazilian Woes

07.20.2013 · Posted in Dividend Stocks, Singapore

The recent quarter’s results for Vard appears to have shaken investor confidence in them. First, they issued a statement that results will be bad for the quarter and then they reported a net loss of NOK 44 million versus a profit of NOK 278 million for the previous year. Digging deeper, they took an impairment ...

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