Good time to invest in USD

Recent data has also showed a rebound in goods production, housing construction, personal spending and goods consumption. -My Paper

Asian millionaires turn to independent wealth advisers

A growing number of Asia's millionaires are turning to independent wealth advisers, who offer professional advice for a fee. -AFP

Stock investment trends and tips for next 6 months

Better to focus on fundamentals rather than rely on ‘old sayings’. -ST

London calling, but less loudly now

Property launches here fewer due to new rules there; prices also lower due to smaller sizes. -ST

Easy credit: Lured in, can't get out

Last year, non-profit company Credit Counselling Singapore (CCS) counselled 595 people under the age of 35 struggling with consumer debt. -TNP

Extreme need for speed

Short, sweet and swift is how today’s clients want information, says head of top investment firm. -ST

Young adults take to debit cards

Credit cards can be lethal weapons in the hands of anyone, but young people can be especially prone to the lure of easy money. -ST

Protect and grow your money for retirement

Having recently celebrated its 49th birthday, Singapore is a truly dynamic city that goes from strength to strength. -ST

Gold still a golden investment, but...

It is not necessarily a safer haven than other assets. -ST

Wheel of Fortune turns against Five Star boss

Today, Ken Lim is like any other odd-job worker, serving drinks at a coffee stall. -My Paper

Stop spending your money to impress others

High-end brands often just ways to show off and unlikely to rise in value. -ST

Traders need to be nimbler, says forex expert

Without definable trends, there will be many "false breakouts". -ST

Rising Middle East tensions scare traders

Rising geopolitical tensions in the Middle East have unnerved investors to the point that turnover plunged yesterday to its lowest level. -BT

Singapore investors 'cautiously confident'

Concerns about higher interest rates, slowdown in Chinese economy not dampening sentiment. -ST

Spending more does not make you happier

As we earn more, we spend more, but it's better to acquire experiences instead of things. -ST