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The Upcoming Death of Unregulated Investments

About one year after MAS did a public consultation on their proposals to enhance safeguards of some forms of unregulated investments, they have studied the responses and are now ready to put this into law. Retail investors in non-conventional investment products will now be accorded the same regulatory safeguards as investors in capital markets products. This […]


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What You Need to Know About Singapore Savings Bonds

The recently announced Singapore Savings Bonds (SSB) has the potential to be a game changer for savers in Singapore. Details on how to buy them are not available yet but they are expected to be launched in the 2nd half of 2015, with a fresh issue every month. It’s an interesting product with a hybrid of […]


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The Race to Lower Commissions for Singapore Shares

Before the invention of the internet, stock traders/investors used to rely heavily on their stock brokers to check the prices. For those of you who are old enough, you might remember the good old teletext. Commissions those days used to be quite high and being a remisier can be a lucrative career. After the start of […]


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Full Medishield Life Report

The Medishield Life Review Committee has just released the full Medishield Life Report. For the full Medishield Life report, you can download it here: MediShield Life Review Committee Report Final (full report) Medishield Life at a Glance (2-page summary in 4 languages) If you haven’t already done so, you will also want to read my Medishield […]


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Medishield Life Premiums and Affordability

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Having dissected Medishield Life in my previous article Medishield Life and What It Means, I will now look at the Medishield Life premiums and how much they will potentially increase. If you have not read that article, please go and read it first before reading the rest of this article. Medishield Premiums Before we look […]


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