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More CPF flexibility under study: Minister

More CPF flexibility under study: Minister

Option of varying savings, payouts raised ahead of review panel's report. -ST
New SGX trading rules: What you need to know

New SGX trading rules: What you need to know

Regulations meant to curb speculation and level playing field. -ST
Gold still a golden investment, but...

Gold still a golden investment, but...

It is not necessarily a safer haven than other assets. -ST
Stop spending your money to impress others

Stop spending your money to impress others

High-end brands often just ways to show off and unlikely to rise in value. -ST
Singapore SMEs are settling bills faster

Singapore SMEs are settling bills faster

Local companies are paying their bills seven days faster than they were in the first quarter of 2014. -BT
More CPF flexibility under study: Minister

More CPF flexibility under study: Minister

Option of varying savings, payouts raised ahead of review panel's report. -ST
CPF returns attractive versus risk: Institute of Policy Studies

CPF returns attractive versus risk: Institute of Policy Studies

20-year returns of 5.7 per cent per annum similar to portfolio of 60 per cent equities and 40 per cent bonds, but with lower risk. -BT
S Korea reforms FEZs to take on HK, Singapore

S Korea reforms FEZs to take on HK, Singapore

South Korea is restructuring its free economic zones (FEZs) through deregulation and reform, and is poised to surpass Hong Kong and Singapore in terms of FDI attraction. -China Daily/ANN
The business of retirement

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?

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
Majority unprepared for retirement: Survey

Majority unprepared for retirement: Survey

Many hope to retire comfortably but only a minority are actually taking tangible steps to meet that goal, the survey of 1,000 Singaporeans and permanent residents. -ST
Enhanced report to help consumers understand credit status

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
Top 10 richest in Indonesia

Top 10 richest in Indonesia

In comparison, the Ng brothers from Singapore who top the nation at US$12.8 billion, don't even come close to the Hartonos'. -AsiaOne
Caught in moneylenders' web of late fees

Caught in moneylenders' web of late fees

Borrowers lured by 'cheap' loans get stuck in debt spiral. -ST
Caught in spiral of card credit

Caught in spiral of card credit

Gambler who used more than 10 credit cards to settle debt had to borrow just to pay minimum sums. -ST
Rich S'poreans prefer to stash their wealth in cash

Rich S'poreans prefer to stash their wealth in cash

Poll shows more than a quarter of assets in cash and deposits, followed by stocks. -ST
Tech stocks are cool again with Alibaba listing

Tech stocks are cool again with Alibaba listing

Besides big names like Apple, local tech firms have potential too. -ST

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