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  • Calvin Yeo { Hi Ameer, yup I agree that SCB trading has been pretty lacking in this aspect. As a guideline though, US charges 30% dividend withholding tax for foreigners, so this is ... } – Jul 15, 12:18 PM
  • Calvin Yeo { Hi David, you can definitely transfer your shares into CDP at a cost, need to check how much it is though. However, I recommend that you at least accumulate a ... } – Jul 15, 12:16 PM
  • Calvin Yeo { Hi minx, you are right about OUE hospitality. In fact, it's a risk which I highlighted before. However, while it is only one property, it is a very well located ... } – Jul 15, 12:09 PM
  • Ameer { Hi Guys Thanks for sharing. I am new to your website and I have started using SCB to buy foreign shares. I am surprised that there is absolutely no info ... } – Jul 09, 3:04 PM
  • David { Hi, I'm currently on BCIP and wish to move a counter into CDP. Do you know if it's possible to move an odd lot into CDP? (eg. 1230 shares in ... } – Jul 05, 7:25 PM
  • minx { Dear Calvin, Thanks for sharing your thoughts on FHT. What is it that you like about OUE hospitality? One thing that held me back from investing is it's concentration risk ... } – Jul 01, 2:10 PM
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Posts Tagged ‘Retirement’

CPF Minimum Sum Increasing Again? You Can Get Minimum Sum Exemption

05.12.2014 · Posted in Personal Development, Singapore

CPF Minimum Sum is rising again to $155,000 and it will be pretty much a yearly affair as Singapore continues to grapple with inflation of retirement expenses. There is a lot of unhappiness over this and it is easy to understand why. However, there are ways to get Minimum Sum Exemption. See the infographics below ...

Comments on Straits Times Article Singaporeans Start Earlier In Saving For Retirement

According to the Straits Times article, Singaporeans tend to start saving earlier for retirement. That’s a good sign and I have met many young people who are already thinking about planning for retirement. However, more than 50% find that they are not on track to meet their financial goals. That’s alarming as even though they ...

New Retirement Savings Plan MyRetirement by Aviva

04.13.2012 · Posted in Budgeting & Portfolio

  Aviva recently launched a new retirement savings plan MyRetirement to help Singaporeans plan for their retirement. Basically, you choose your retirement age and whether you want to receive your income in a lump sum or spread over 10 years in monthly payouts. With that, the adviser will be able to calculate your premiums which ...

Investing in Real Estate for Your Retirement: Pros and Cons

10.07.2011 · Posted in Real Estate

Guest post by Andrew Black Are you considering various options for your own investments for retirement? For sure, you have looked at buying properties. Most people prefer investing in real estate as doing so has proven effective for numerous times. Real estate does not usually depreciate. On the contrary, property values tend to rise through ...

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