Personal Finance

Investment and Savings

Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart buys cattle station

Rinehart, the richest person in Australia, completed the purchase of the Fossil Downs cattle station in the country's Kimberley region. -Reuters

4 cheaper things in the 90s Singaporeans would remember

Those were the days when a Happy Meal was a legitimate treat, Converse school shoes were considered high end and parents weren't spending 30 per cent of their salary on tuition. -MoneySmart

4 reasons why topping up your loved ones' CPF Account trumps giving cash

The CPF Board actually allows you to top up another person's CPF Account from your Ordinary Account, but the ability is limited only to your parents, parents-in-law, grandparents, grandparents-in-law, spouse and siblings. -MoneySmart

4 reasons why Singaporean men should start saving money early

If you are a young man in your early career, you should start saving money today. -Get.com

Credits and Loans

The impact of housing credit on personal bankruptcy

Given the expectation of low interest rate in the near future, many homes are purchased with floating-rate mortgage debt. -ST

3 reasons why banks are rejecting your home loan

Due to MAS cooling measures, home loan rejections are on the rise. So be prepared, but not discouraged if you get one. -MoneySmart

5 things to watch out for before you splurge online in foreign currencies

Before you get ready to splurge on the next Amazon or Zalora sale, do keep in mind these 5 points. -MoneySmart

5 things to watch out for before you splurge online in foreign currencies

Before you get ready to splurge on the next Amazon or Zalora sale, do keep in mind these 5 points. -MoneySmart

Insurance

Term life insurance figure out what coverage you need

One of the most popular life insurance options among Singaporeans today is the term life policy. That's because term life insurance offers more flexibility and much lower premiums than whole life policies. -MoneySmart

Here's what you need to know before using the compareFIRST insurance platform

If you've ever been in a situation where you've not understood a word your financial advisor is saying when they're explaining different policy details to you (myself included), this online portal might help. -MoneySmart

Picking life insurance plans easier with portal

Consumers can compare products and make direct purchase. -ST

Insurance to be even more accessible soon

Consumers can compare products, bypass agents for basic policies. -ST

Investor Profiles

Want investment success? Work for it

He was an engineer for five years after graduation before leaving for a statutory board. -ST

Plan for the future now, not in the future

Student Max Pang has a clear idea of his ideal life and works towards it. -BT

Budget Babe pays for value

Our revamped Sunday Times Invest includes a new set of questions for Me & My Money, focusing on investment strategies and portfolios. This week, we talk to account manager Fiona Cher in the second of a four-part series on young people. -ST

Student seeks high and stable return on equity

His unit manages a student fund with virtual money, allowing the 50 students on the team to experiment with their approach to investments. -ST