Savings & Investments

Dollar-cost averaging: How you can use a regular investment plan to grow your long-term wealth

Dollar-cost averaging: How you can use a regular investment plan to grow your long-term wealth

Aviva May 18, 2018 0

By regularly investing a fixed amount, investors can gain market exposure while limiting their downside risk and market volatility to build long-term wealth. In recent years, the term dollar-cost averaging (DCA) has become increasingly

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8 ways to save money for your tax

8 ways to save money for your tax

Aviva March 22, 2018 0

The clock is ticking for taxpayers with the April 18 filing deadline getting closer by the day, so it’s time to knuckle down to the task. About 2.25 million taxpayers would have received a

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Current US scenario: a case of history repeating itself?

Current US scenario: a case of history repeating itself?

Aviva February 7, 2018 0

Last time I wrote, I compared the US Administration’s economic policy as “throwing the kitchen sink” at the US economic malaise. In fact, the US has done just that. A tax package that benefits

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Singapore: 2018 Macroeconomic Outlook

Singapore: 2018 Macroeconomic Outlook

Aviva January 19, 2018 0

The global economy has been on an uptick for close to 10 years now, will 2018 continue to be a good year for investors? As we begin 2018, it feels like the Singapore economy

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7-year-old but already in debt

7-year-old but already in debt

Aviva December 27, 2017 0

My husband and I had offered him advances on his pocket money for toys and this unwittingly led to him spending beyond his means.   My son is seven years old and, for a

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How much spending power will you have during your retirement? Here are 7 factors that will determine this

How much spending power will you have during your retirement? Here are 7 factors that will determine this

Aviva December 21, 2017 0

A lot can happen between now and when you finally retire. To bolster your spending power in retirement, here are 7 things you should pay particular attention to. For many, retirement can feel like

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The savings prison

The savings prison

Aviva October 26, 2017 0

When there’s no end in sight to putting money aside – it’s a drag. We’ve all been there.  We get a sudden surge of motivation to plan for the future and start checking out

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But my life is the one I’m living now!

But my life is the one I’m living now!

Aviva October 25, 2017 0

It’s hard to plan for a faraway future when the best times to be had are in the present moment   Many people don’t like to think about the future. This can be due

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The magic of compound interest

The magic of compound interest

Aviva October 24, 2017 0

Because you don’t need save S$1 million to get S$1 million   The notion of having a million dollars has always ignited people’s imaginations. It used to be because it signified something rare of

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Don’t lock it up until you’re grey

Don’t lock it up until you’re grey

Aviva October 24, 2017 0

Yes, you can withdraw your money from some retirement plans!   Many people have the misconception that retirement insurance plans means locking away your money until it’s time to retire. Of course, there are

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