Getting started on your tax planning before the New Year begins can help you maximize tax relief and minimize tax payable next year. You may only count your tax relief in April when you declare your income tax. But there are 3 things you must do before the year winds down for more tax relief.
For a very long time, Singaporeans were deprived of investing in good financial products. Bond has always been the cornerstone of financial institutions and high net worth individuals’ investment portfolio. However, most bonds in Singapore had a high entry barrier such as $250,000 which makes it exclusive to the wealthy. When retail investors battling in stock […]
When you deal with investment products, you may stumble upon a term “Accredited Investor”. There are generally three types of investors in the market: Retail Investors Accredited Investors Institutional Investors Accredited investors (AI) are often High Networth Individuals. They have access to some of the untraditional or sophisticated investment products which are out of touch […]
2018 was a tough year for investors. Almost all the investments markets (stocks, bonds and commodities) are in a bearish mode. US-China Trade War is not only a war between US and China, it affects all of us. We haven’t seen this for a long time, not since the 2015 China Stockmarket crash, which triggered global […]
Japan’s real-estate property investment market, as you may or may not know, is Asia-Pacific’s biggest market, and the second biggest global market in the world. But it is difficult for foreigners to invest in Japan’s real estate. Properties in Japan are among the cheapest in the developed world, particularly in the lower end of the market, […]
You buy insurance for the guarantee of your financial future. But what if the insurance company goes bankrupt? The collapse of Lehman Brothers and near bankrupt of AIG during the global financial crisis has shown this concern is real. Singapore consumers enjoy the benefits of a sound financial system, but MAS does not guarantee the soundness of […]