Credits and Loans

Repayment expected to ease pressure on ringgit and country’s credit outlook. -BT
No matter how secure you think you are, one should always be prepared to tackle money problems even if you cannot foresee any issues in the near future. -AsiaOne
Forex firm tells S'pore clients to pay up
More than 50 currency speculators in Singapore are being told to pay up. -ST
Indonesia sold conventional bonds at an auction more than the previous time. -Reuters
Read fine print in credit card bills
Such scrutiny may save you from financial heartache. -ST
Single mom spent $7k on $4k pay
During the festive season from Christmas through to Chinese New Year, her monthly borrowings could top $10,000. -ST
The business of retirement
Online, microsites have been created to give people simple frameworks to plan for retirement around, such as estimating their retirement expenses and figuring out how much income their current savings will provide. -BT
How much is your net worth?
You can quantify your net worth or the true state of your finances with a tried-and-tested formula. -The Star/ANN
Enhanced report to help consumers understand credit status
The revamped credit report will make it easier for people to track their debt and credit limits. -My Paper
Caught in moneylenders' web of late fees
Borrowers lured by 'cheap' loans get stuck in debt spiral. -ST