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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
Singapore workers falling short of retirement goals

Singapore workers falling short of retirement goals

Emerging affluent may not be able to retire on as much as they had hoped due to late start in financial planning. -AsiaOne

4 inconsiderate ways Singaporeans pressure their friends to spend money

There are many people in our midst who are pretty much oblivious to the fact that not everyone may share their carefree spending habits. -MoneySmart

Top 3 things that affect financial success

Here are 3 factors that are totally within your control and that can give you a huge advantage in your financial life, degree-holder or not. -MoneySmart

3 things that you haven't realised are affecting you financially

Sure, poring over your credit card and bank statements can help you to cut your spending, but what if there are other things in your life that are affecting you financially? -MoneySmart

1-month vs 3-months SIBOR: Which is better?

Choosing the right rate structure can impact your financial planning, and the overall long-term cost of your loan. -MoneySmart

Is the supplementary retirement scheme a waste of your time and money?

This is for people who just have way too much money and are looking for a way to set it aside in a retirement account and get something back for doing so. -MoneySmart

Do your research before buying these 4 things

Having money is no excuse for not using your brain, so here are 4 things that you should stop and do some research on before you hand over your heard-earned buckaroos. -MoneySmart

Easier access to wider range of investment funds, ETFs for retail investors

This enhancement is part of MAS' broader effort to expand the range of simple, low-cost investment options available to retail investors. -AsiaOne

Big money: 'Awfully dangerous' to take risk now

Taking on more risk in the markets, especially in company debt, could cause big losses soon. -CNBC

Singapore posts largest decline in financial literacy across Asia Pacific

Singapore was previously ranked second in the region, sliding four index points to score 68 index points in financial literacy. -AsiaOne

Global revival helps turn the tide for Grand Banks

Yacht maker order book surges to $32m; new designs draw buying interest. -ST

The ultimate MoneySmart guide to CPF housing grants in Singapore

The CPF Housing Grant can seem like quite a tricky thing to understand, but we at MoneySmart are here to make life easier for you. -MoneySmart

A sweeter way to buy plain vanilla insurance policies

New Web portal – compareFirst – shows range of similar products at a glance. -ST

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