• Retire Rich Weekly: Remember Why You WorkWelcome back to this week’s Retire Rich newsletter. Today, I want to share a story that resonated deeply with me, and maybe it will with you too. It's about Erika Kullberg, a former high-powered lawyer who left her well-paying job to pursue something more fulfilling. A few years back, I actually followed Erika on YouTube, but life gets busy and I almost forgot about her channel. Then, just yesterday, my daughter forwarded me one of Erika's YouTube videos, and it reignited that spark of...Read more
  • Retire Rich Weekly: Finding Wealth & Joy in RetirementWelcome back to Retire Rich Weekly! This subscriber newsletter empowers you to make informed decisions throughout your retirement journey. We all dream of a fulfilling retirement—one where we have financial freedom and happiness. Last week, we discussed work-life balance, a key ingredient for both. This week, I want to talk about happiness. From Financial Freedom to Wealth & Joy: Like many, my retirement journey began with a focus on financial independence (FI). Inspired by books like "The...Read more
  • Retire Rich Weekly: Let's Talk About Work-Life BalanceWelcome back to Retire Rich Weekly! This subscriber newsletter empowers you to make informed decisions throughout your retirement journey. This week, I want to explore the concept of work-life balance. This week, there was an article from The Straits Times titled "Don't Bank on Flexi-Work Guidelines for Better Work-Life Balance". As you may know, I've always championed work-life balance. However, my perspective has evolved. Over the years, wearing both the "employer" and "employee" hats, I've...Read more
  • Retire Rich Weekly: OCBC Rate Cuts, HDB in Bukit Timah and Spot Ether ETF Listing ApprovalWelcome back to Retire Rich Weekly! This week, we've got a mix of updates to help you navigate your financial journey. Master the Market: Recording Available (FRM Members Only) We have successfully concluded our recent "Master the Market" webinar, which empowered you to confidently invest in funds and ETFs. If you're an FRM member, you can now rewatch the recording in your member portal. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn and invest wisely! Navigating Recent Financial Highlights: #1....Read more
  • Retire Rich Weekly: Oil Price Jitters, Gold Frenzy, and TD Ameritrade UpdateWelcome back to Retire Rich Weekly! This week, we've got a power-packed newsletter filled with valuable insights and exclusive offers to help you navigate the ever-changing financial landscape. Master the Market Webinar: Don't Miss Out! Every month, we organize an educational masterclass "Master the Market” to help you stay ahead of the financial games! This month, our focus is on mastering funds and ETFs (Exchange-Traded Funds). This is a webinar you don’t want to miss if you want to avoid...Read more
  • Retire Rich Weekly: Chasing Dreams, DBS Bonus Issue, and Foreign Property BuyersWelcome back to Retire Rich Weekly! This week, we'll explore the importance of taking action on your dreams, analyze the recent DBS bonus issue, and who's still buying property in Singapore even with all the extra ABSD. #1. Dreams Don't Happen on Their Own: A Lesson from "One Piece" This weekend, I found myself captivated by Netflix's adaptation of "One Piece," a story about Captain Monkey D. Luffy's relentless pursuit of his dreams. It resonated deeply with me. It totally reminded me why I...Read more
  • Retire Rich Weekly: Tech Slide Mayhem, Crypto Jitters, REITs Symposium and T-Bill UpdatesWelcome back to Retire Rich Weekly! Here are the latest happenings in the financial markets and empower you to make informed decisions for your retirement journey. Buckle up – this week's market was a rollercoaster ride. #1. Tech Tumble: A Reality Check, Not a Surprise Remember my cautionary notes from last month? Well, this week proved the point – nothing goes up forever. The tech sector took a major hit, dragging down the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 for their worst weekly performance in months....Read more
  • Retire Rich Weekly: T-Bill Auction, Great Eastern Bond & Sentosa Cove Property Fire SaleWelcome to this week's SGMoneyMatters update! We're here to keep you informed about the latest happenings in Singapore's financial markets and empower you to make informed decisions for your retirement journey. #1. Upcoming Singapore Government Bonds: 12-Month T-Bill Auction Attention T-bill enthusiasts! The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is holding an auction for a new 12-month Singapore T-Bill (Treasury Bill) on Thursday, April 18th, 2024. Name: BY24101X (12-Month T-Bill) Auction...Read more
  • Retire Rich Weekly: Tax Filing, UOB Rate Changes & CPF Account ClosureAs a subscriber to SGMoneyMatters.com, this weekly email keeps you informed about the most important financial matters that can impact your life. My goal is to simplify complex financial topics and empower you to make informed decisions. 1. Important Reminder: File Your Taxes (Before the Deadline!) With the tax filing deadline for the Year of Assessment (YA) 2024 approaching, here's a friendly reminder to submit your tax return. Don't miss the deadlines: Electronic Filing (e-Filing): April...Read more
  • Weekly Wrap-Up: SSB Updates, Property Tax Increase and Gold Price BreachWelcome to our weekly financial insights update. This is a subscriber-only email to give you a head start on the week with key information on current market trends and developments. Let's delve into this week's highlights: Singapore Savings Bonds (SSB): The December issuance of SSBs has seen remarkable demand, reaching a year-to-date high. With a first-year interest rate of 3.3% and a 10-year average return of 3.4%, investors are in for a treat. The allotment results revealed an impressive...Read more
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