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  • Cornered by Debt and In Despair at 22, Here Is How He Turned His Life Around – Interview with Koh Eng Beng from Happiness Notebook
    by Alvin Chow on June 21, 2017 at 1:30 am

    I first met Eng Beng when he covered my story on Pioneer magazine. Despite being acquaintances on Facebook, we did not keep in touch after the interview. Some time this year I saw his update on Facebook, a picture of him with former Minister Mah Bow Tan. I went on to read his story. I […]

  • Buying a property for own stay: When is the best time?
    by Paul Ho on June 20, 2017 at 1:11 pm

    Paul Ho (iCompareLoan.com) 20th June 2017. So many people come to ask us, is now the right time to buy a property? The question we always ask is, “Are you buying to invest or to stay in?” If you are buying to invest, then you need to study the cash flow, rental, vacancy rate, Masterplan, future [&hellip The post Buying a property for own stay: When is the best time? appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Australian Property: Borrow in Singapore or Australia?
    by Paul Ho on June 18, 2017 at 8:08 am

    Australia Property: Borrow in Singapore or Australia Angeline C (iCompareLoan.com)   Australia is a popular investment destination among Singaporeans. And several banks in Singapore offer property investors an option to borrow, whether in SGD or a foreign currency.   If you have plans to buy a property in Australia, is it better to get a [&hellip The post Australian Property: Borrow in Singapore or Australia? appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Santorini, Singapore-Style
    by iCompareLoan Editorial Team on June 16, 2017 at 7:40 am

    The Santorini at Tampines is named after one of the world’s most famous island destinations. This name evokes a vision of charming white dwellings bathed in sunshine, overlooking the sapphire blue waters of the Mediterranean. It suggests a lifestyle of bliss and leisure – an endless, romantic holiday retreat – surrounded by ethereal beauty. The [&hellip The post Santorini, Singapore-Style appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Nassim Taleb – A Contrarian Investor and his Unorthodox Ideas
    by Jon on June 14, 2017 at 3:20 am

    Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr once remarked that a man’s mind, once stretched, will never regain its original dimensions ever again. On some occasions, the discovery is a flash of insight. My two year old discovering how to open doors is one good example. Now that she knows how to work the door handle, no matter how […]

  • Property Investing in Singapore – Low vacancy in OCR means opportunity?
    by Paul Ho on June 11, 2017 at 10:52 am

    Paul Ho (iCompareLoan.com) 11 June 2017. What are the good properties in Singapore to invest in? Which are the places with the best rental rates and lowest vacancy rate? These are important questions that a property buyer needs to look at. If you are planning to buy a place to rent out, where would you buy? [&hellip The post Property Investing in Singapore – Low vacancy in OCR means opportunity? appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Luxurious Landed Living in District 10
    by iCompareLoan Editorial Team on June 11, 2017 at 2:32 am

      CapitaLand brightens up the Bukit Timah suburb in District 10, with the upcoming Victoria Park Villas. Situated at the junction of Coronation and Victoria Park Roads, this splendid, 99-year cluster house development will be offering 109 landed units within an easy distance of the CBD. Over three hectares or 403,008 square feet of premium [&hellip The post Luxurious Landed Living in District 10 appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Singapore Parents Are Suckers For Formula Milk
    by Alvin Chow on June 7, 2017 at 1:08 am

    Infant formula milk has come into the spotlight recently as the prices of premium formula milk products have risen 120% in the past 10 years in Singapore. The Government has set up a taskforce to look into this matter. I, too, have an interest in this subject as a new parent and I would like […]

  • Uob launches 15-month Pegged Fixed Deposit Mortgage Rate
    by Paul Ho on June 2, 2017 at 10:59 am

    Paul Ho (iCompareLoan.com) 02 June 2017.   UOB rolls out packages pegged to 15-month Fixed Deposit Mortgage Rate (FDMR) on 1st June 2017. Previously UOB home loan packages were pegged to 36-month Fixed Deposit.   36-month Fixed Deposit rates is 0.65% (May 2017).   The switch to 15-month Fixed Deposit rate is 0.25% (May 2017) [&hellip The post Uob launches 15-month Pegged Fixed Deposit Mortgage Rate appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • 3 Lessons I Learnt From Noble’s Downfall
    by Lim Si Jie on May 31, 2017 at 2:33 am

    The past few weeks weren’t the best of weeks for shareholders of Noble. Noble’s share price went tumbling down from $1.34 to $0.44, which is barely 33 percent of its recent valuation! The sudden fall in share price was attributable to two significant events: management profit guidance which led to fears that Noble’s troubles have […]

  • Fed Rate Hike – Should I refinance to Fixed Rate Home Loan?
    by Paul Ho on May 27, 2017 at 1:40 pm

    Paul Ho (iCompareLoan.com) 27 May 2017. The Federal Reserve will meet again on the 13-14th June 2017. The latest May 2017 labour statistics show unemployment at 4.4%. This is the lowest ever since 2008. Chart 1: US Unemployment Rate versus US Fed Funds Rate, Trading Economics Although labour participation hardly moved at around 62.9% (and [&hellip The post Fed Rate Hike – Should I refinance to Fixed Rate Home Loan? appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Buying a New HDB BTO Flat
    by Paul Ho on May 26, 2017 at 11:44 am

    Angeline C (iCompareLoan.com) 26th May 2017.   In May, the HDB announced the launch of 8,748 flats, comprising 4,802 Build to Order (BTO) flats, the highest this year, as well as 3,946 Sale of Balance Flats (SBF).   This brings the number of flats launched for sale in 1H2017 to 12,804 units. The next BTO [&hellip The post Buying a New HDB BTO Flat appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • A Lifestyle You’ll Find Nowhere Else
    by iCompareLoan Editorial Team on May 26, 2017 at 6:15 am

    This is the life: your very own beachfront home, nestled among lush gardens. Your every day will be seasoned by sunshine, coruscating waters, and the bliss of supreme resort-style living. Watercove Ville by Sembawang Estates Pte. Ltd. is a first-rate address resting on the shores of Sembawang, District 27. This luxuriant, exclusive cluster housing development [&hellip The post A Lifestyle You’ll Find Nowhere Else appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • 5 S-REITs that Underperformed in 1Q17
    by Lim Si Jie on May 25, 2017 at 1:47 am

    While there were outperforming REITs for the quarter, there were a number of REITs that failed to put in a decent set of results for the quarter. In the final part of the 1Q17 report card series for REITs, we highlight five REITs that had a quarter they wish they could forget. 1. Frasers Commercial Trust […]

  • Property Buying in Singapore – What should you know?
    by Paul Ho on May 21, 2017 at 8:08 am

    Paul Ho (iCompareLoan.com) 20 May 2017.   Everyone wants to know how to make money from buying and selling properties or making a rental yield.   But should you read news about property sell-out launches of 300 units, 500 units to determine whether this is the right time to buy? Is this the right price [&hellip The post Property Buying in Singapore – What should you know? appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • 2017 Theme – Storytelling
    by Aloysius Lee on February 3, 2017 at 5:51 pm

    A month has already gone by in 2017. We are left with 11 months to achieve what we have set out to achieve for the year. How many of us are still keeping to our new year’s resolutions?  What’s your theme for the year? Mine isn’t about losing weight or having a 5.0 GPA in … More 2017 Theme – Storytelling […]

  • How Resolute Are You On Your Resolutions?
    by Aloysius Lee on December 19, 2016 at 7:30 am

    The date was 1 January 2016. Never had I known that the decision I made that night would make such a big difference to my whole year! I recall it was an absolutely random decision on that day to go countdown at Clarke Quay with my friend. Not knowing exactly what we were going to … More How Resolute Are You On Your Resolutions? […]

  • Putting Ourselves Out There
    by Aloysius Lee on September 26, 2016 at 3:18 pm

    I’ve never really fully comprehended about the importance of putting ourselves out there until a myriad of opportunities actually happened to me. I hope this writing serves as a message to youths to put themselves out there and reap the benefits of standing up for something and to be passionate about something at least once … More Putting Ourselves Out Ther […]

  • Singapore InvestFair 2016 (picture & video)
    by GiraffeValue on July 31, 2016 at 5:23 am

    I attended InvestFair yesterday at Suntec. The last I went was 2 years ago and opened a number of brokerage account to get their freebies.This time just went to there and see what has changed.The crowd was quite normal but definitely not as huge as IT Show.The highlight of the event would be popular speakers […] The post Singapore InvestFair 2016 (picture & video) appeared first on Singapore Investment (Investing) | Value Investing. […]

  • Top 4 Singapore Share Investing Forums (+1 FB group) For Stock Discussion
    by GiraffeValue on July 29, 2016 at 10:25 am

    ​Friday, 29 July 2016​Maybe you just started your investing journey.​You'd like to find someone to discuss about investing but no one in your family and friends share the same interest as you.It can be hard to walk this journey alone. Below are the popular stock investing sites you can visit .(The below is based on […] The post Top 4 Singapore Share Investing Forums (+1 FB group) For Stock Discussion appeared first on Singapore Investment […]

  • 5 SGX Pre-screened Fundamental Data set for You!~
    by GiraffeValue on July 17, 2016 at 3:28 am

    ​Sun, 17 July 2016​This is insane.It will save you TON of hours and effort, you probably have a time where​ you wonder what are highest dividend yield stocks or cheapest valuation stocks in SGX.Or if you are a big blue chips or REITs' lover then you probably want to have a snapshot of each of their fundamental data […] The post 5 SGX Pre-screened Fundamental Data set for You!~ appeared first on Singapore […]

  • How To Survive A Market Meltdown With Dividend Paying Net Net Stocks
    by GiraffeValue on July 12, 2016 at 12:45 am

    ​Tuesday, 12 July 2016Do you know what Net Net is?*Hint*: A stock valuation technique created by the father of Value Investing, Benjamin Graham. Famously known as the teacher of Warren Buffett.​And you might wonder:How much returns can I make on this stock-picking strategy?How did it perform throughout the decade?How did it fare during previous market crash?Is it […] The post How To Survive A Market Meltdown With Dividend Paying Net Net Stocks appeared first on […]

  • How To: Buy & Invest Shares In Singapore Market For Beginner
    by GiraffeValue on July 10, 2016 at 12:28 am

    Beginner's Series For Stock Investing 1. How To: Buy & Invest Shares In Singapore Market For Beginner (This post)2. ​Guide & How-to: SGX Central Depository (CDP) Account In Singapore3. ​How To: Open A Stock Trading A/C (With 4 Brokerage Firms)4. ​Top 4 Singapore Share Investing Forums (+1 FB group) For Stock Discussion5. ​5 SGX Pre-screened Fundamental […] The post How To: Buy & Invest Shares In Singapore Market For Beginner appeared first on […]

  • How To: Open A Stock Trading A/C (With 4 Brokerage Firms)
    by GiraffeValue on June 28, 2016 at 2:08 pm

    Tue, 28 June 2016​If you are not going to open a brokerage account, skip this article because I don't want it to bore you to death.If you are thinking of opening one then you might probably have thought of:"What are the requirements to open a stock trading account?""I'm going down to their office and what should […] The post How To: Open A Stock Trading A/C (With 4 Brokerage Firms) appeared first on Singapore Investment (Investing) | Value Investing. […]

  • Guide & How-to: SGX Central Depository (CDP) Account In Singapore
    by GiraffeValue on June 25, 2016 at 12:19 am

    Sat, 25 June 2016 You heard you need a SGX CDP account before you can start buying stocks or selling in Singapore stock exchange.If you are wondering:"What is a CDP securities account?""How do I open one and apply for online CDP?""What is the cost and fees for stocks transaction and shares transfer?""I have forgotten my CDP account […] The post Guide & How-to: SGX Central Depository (CDP) Account In Singapore appeared first on Singapore Investment (Investing) | Value […]

  • Standard Chartered Online Trading 2016: ‘No $200K, Pay $10/Trade’
    by GiraffeValue on June 16, 2016 at 1:25 am

    Thursday, 15 June 2016IYou probably have heard it.SCB announced their upcoming $10 minimum commission starting from 1st August 2016 onward. There are no changes to its brokerage rate and custody fee. Standard Chartered Online Trading 1 Aug 2016: Brokerage Fee 0.20% remains the same but now with $10 Min. Com. unless you are a Priority Banking […] The post Standard Chartered Online Trading 2016: ‘No $200K, Pay $10/Trade’ appeared first on Singapore Investment (Investing) | […]

  • My Rant on Credit Cards
    by Aloysius Lee on May 12, 2016 at 1:15 pm

    A couple of days back, I received a phone call from an old lady who introduced herself as representing HSBC bank, trying to convince me to sign up for a credit card. It’s just normal everyday marketing, but for some reason, I decided not to hang up immediately and say that I wasn’t interested. Instead, … More My Rant on Credit Cards […]

  • A Wall Street Forex Guide To Banking Huge 400 Pip Trades
    by Mark Shawzin on May 1, 2016 at 10:09 am

    Before you read this article I want to make a couple of things clear. There is no ‘magic pill’ when it comes to trading Forex. The key is long term consistency otherwise you get eaten alive. Forget about making 20% per month. It isn’t going to happen. You’ll be worth half a billion in 6 […]

  • 7 Tips to a Wonderful Home Buying Experience  
    by admin on April 19, 2016 at 1:38 pm

    So you’re finally ready to move out and buy your own home. It can be a mite intimidating to go into this, especially if you don’t know much about the process. Here are a few handy pointers to make your home buying experience the best one ever. Steps for Simplifying the Process Use a property portal. ... […]

  • A Letter To Youths: The Price Of Failure
    by Aloysius Lee on April 4, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    It’s always good to talk about dreams and goals with someone who shares the same passion as you do. Recently this thought struck me while I was having a discussion with my friend. “Why are people so afraid to fail?” What is the price of failure? I feel that too many of us do not … More A Letter To Youths: The Price Of Failur […]

  • This Former Wall Street Forex Trader Reveals How He Gets 4 BIG Winning Trades Per Month
    by Mark Shawzin on March 8, 2016 at 6:37 pm

    After working on Wall Street as a trader for 23 years, and managing private client accounts for the past 13 years,  I’ve seen a number of miracles happen over time. One of my biggest win’s early in my trading career, was a trade back in 1982. So starting with just a paltry $8,000 to my name, I […]

  • The Investing Sin Of Omission
    by Aloysius Lee on February 23, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    While it’s true that opportunities lie everywhere, especially in the stock market, I write this to remind myself to stop passing up opportunities when I see a good deal come by. Today marks the day I broke the momentum of watching the ships sail by! Awhile back I actually did extensive research on companies, seeking … More The Investing Sin Of Omission […]

  • How I Got My M.BA For Free
    by Aloysius Lee on February 10, 2016 at 6:19 am

    Yup, I did. Technically. I got my M.BA for free. I thought it would make for an interesting post, so I’ll share how it all came about! Someone reading this might just benefit from this post as well! (I’m hoping it’s you!) Instead of visiting relatives on this festive season, here I am, scrolling through … More How I Got My M.BA For Fr […]

  • Why The Dollar Is About To Get Crushed By The Euro
    by Mark Shawzin on February 9, 2016 at 1:50 pm

    On Monday, February 8th I told 419 traders to go long on EURUSD. Watch the video below to find out why… To get my 21 Power Strategies for free CLICK HERE. […]

  • If You Were A Stock, Would You Invest?
    by Aloysius Lee on February 4, 2016 at 4:20 pm

    Since I last wrote What’s Your Valuation? I begun thinking deeper and started getting more inspirations to continue to write on the idea that we should view ourselves as assets as well, and not just stocks. This led me to think about how to better improve myself. Previously I wrote about how must focus on our … More If You Were A Stock, Would You Invest? […]

  • What’s Your Valuation?
    by Aloysius Lee on January 29, 2016 at 3:16 pm

    With the recent beating of the markets, I’m sure your portfolio isn’t the only thing that’s getting affected. Your self-image is as well. We subscribe to the idea that “Price is what you pay, value is what you get.” but have we failed to apply that in ourselves? Are we allowing our networth to determine what our … More What’s Your Valuation? […]

  • Which Currency Is Going To Plummet Against The Yen By 1,500 pips?
    by Mark Shawzin on January 26, 2016 at 9:56 am

    Today I’d like to tell you about a currency pair that’s flying well under the radar even though I believe it has the potential to move at least 500 pips very, very soon. And if it really gets moving … 1,500 pips or better. That’s the kind of move that can add another zero to […]

  • Learning Point: It Pays To Read The Fine Prints
    by Aloysius Lee on January 16, 2016 at 5:51 am

    One of the greatest lessons I’ve personally learnt was from Rickmers Maritime. I wrote about it back in 23 November 2014 here, back when Rickmers was trading at around $0.30. Took a detailed look especially into the distribution policy, and found that dividend policy mandates that it can only distribute to the maximum of USD$0.006. … More Learning Point: It Pays To Read The Fine Prints […]

  • How To Profit From The Coming Dollar Collapse
    by Mark Shawzin on January 7, 2016 at 8:45 am

    After working on Wall Street for 23 years, and managing private client accounts for the past 13 years, I’ve seen a number of miracles happen over time.And another miracle is about to unfold.At one point, in the near future, the dollar is going to collapse. I guarantee it and I’ll prove it.Wait! Put down your […]

  • The Market Is Like A Magician — The current price action in AUDUSD is distracting you from its true direction
    by Mark Shawzin on November 19, 2015 at 1:42 am

    In this video entitled, “Why The Market Is Like A Magician”, I explain how the current price action in AUDUSD is distracting traders from its true intent. I also go on record about where this market is headed NOW… could be a 700-800 pip move… If you want to receive my 21 Power Strategies, then click […]

  • Is AUDUSD Preparing For a 500-1,000 Pip Rally? This Wall Street Trader Thinks So
    by Mark Shawzin on November 16, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    I’d like to alert you to another very special trading setup I’m seeing right now. I think AUDUSD could potentially move 500 to 1000 pips, or possibly even more over the next several weeks. And yes — that’s despite its horrific recent downtrend. I’m not a contrarian trader automatically, by the way. In fact, I’m […]

  • Is USDJPY About To Plunge By 1,000 Pips?
    by Mark Shawzin on November 16, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    I’d like to alert you to a very exciting trade setup I’m seeing. One that could deliver 1,000 pips — or more — over the next several weeks in my very humble trader’s opinion. These type of opportunities don’t come along very often. They can take a long time to set up ‘just right’. But […]

  • An Open Letter To “Stupid” Forex Traders Who Are Still Losing Money
    by Mark Shawzin on November 4, 2015 at 8:17 pm

    My friend Peter just blew his account. After spending $15,000 on Forex courses, $10,000 on coaching, and losing $5,000 to a scam broker (InvesttechFX) – he was ready to call it quits. After all of that, he decided to give it one last try. He bought an Expert Advisor (EA, also known as a trading […]

  • Is The Gold Market Going To Detonate? if yes, how far will it fall?
    by Mark Shawzin on November 3, 2015 at 6:36 pm

    Is the Gold Market Poised To Crash? If yes, how far? In this video analysis I analyze a price pattern that suggests Gold is going a lot lower. I keep a very detailed journal on all of my trades. If you want to receive my 21 Power Strategies completely FREE, then click here. […]

  • GE 2015 Results |Singapore General Election
    by admin on September 12, 2015 at 4:59 pm

    GE 2015 Results – Singapore General Election     GRC / SMC in Singapore GE 2015 Results – 11 Sep 2015 Aljunied GRC WP PAP 69,929 50.95% 67,317 49.05% Ang Mo Kio GRC PAP RP 135,115 78.63% 36,711 21.37% Bukit Batok SMC PAP SDP IND 18,204 72.99% 6,585 26.40% 150 0.60% Bukit Panjang SMC PAP ... […]

  • Property Stocks Singapore List
    by admin on August 27, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    Property Stocks Singapore List – 27 Aug 2015 Property Stocks Singapore List Based on Dividend Yield Rate In Descending Order. Company Name Code Industry Mkt. Cap.in S$ mm Tot. Rev.in S$ mm P/E Div. Yld.in % LHN Limited 41O Real Estate Management and Development 47 94.3 4.615 769.23 Croesus Retail Trust S6NU Real Estate Management ... […]

  • GE 2015 Singapore on 11 Sept 2015
    by admin on August 25, 2015 at 4:34 pm

    GE 2015 Singapore on 11 Sept 2015 With GE 2015 Singapore been announced today, all eligible Singaporeans will have to vote for our next Singapore Government on 11 September 2015. At the same time, we can also enjoy another long weekend as this important poll day will be our public holiday. Yes! Which constituency do you belong? ... […]

  • Executive Condo Singapore, A Better Investment?
    by admin on August 23, 2015 at 7:37 am

    Executive Condo Singapore, A Better Investment For Singaporeans? Executive Condo Singapore‘s income ceiling requirement may be likely to be announced to be lifted up during 23 Aug 2015 or tonight SG50 National Day Rally Speech by PM Lee. The possible rise in such EC’s income ceiling cap may be ranged from $2000-3000 to reach up to ... […]

  • AUD SGD | Weakest Aussie Dollar Opportunity-2016-2017
    by admin on August 23, 2015 at 2:32 am

    AUD SGD | Weakest Aussie Dollar Opportunity In 2016-2017 AUD SGD Opportunity is getting near to us in 2016-2017. There are a few happy things for me to look forward to when AUD vs SGD is estimated to be the weakest in this decade. Not only local commenters from Australia mentioned that Australia currency will slide further ... […]

  • Masters of Wealth By Robert Kiyosaki
    by admin on August 14, 2015 at 5:45 pm

    Masters of Wealth By Robert Kiyosaki Masters of Wealth Singapore by Robert Kiyosaki will be presented live in Singapore and Malaysia. Robert Kiyosaki has quoted that “I predict the BIG BUST will come by 2016. For those who are PREPARED, theFUTURE is VERY BRIGHT!“. This is enlightening to us as property investors. Why i said his ... […]

  • Sentosa Merlion Roared In Colours During SG50 NDP
    by admin on August 11, 2015 at 6:30 am

    Sentosa Merlion Roared In Colours During SG50 NDP […]

  • Lizzie Velasquez’s Quote
    by admin on July 20, 2015 at 6:48 am

    Lizzie Velásquez  (born on March 13, 1989) who is tagged as the world’s most ulgiest woman is an American motivational speaker and author. She suffers from a rare congenital disease which, among other symptoms, impedes her from accumulating body fat. This condition resulted in bullying during her childhood and early youth and ultimately inspired her to take ... […]

  • Marina Bay Sands Sky Park And Infinity Pool City View
    by admin on June 3, 2015 at 4:41 pm

    Marina Bay Sands Sky Park City View My family enjoyed our staycation very much at Marina Bay Sands hotel. This is truly an uniquely Singapore’s ironic landmark that each Singaporean should be proud of. One should at least try once to get up to  the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark  to enjoy the best city view ... […]