Personal Finance

How To Make Better Money Decisions

When it comes to handling your finances well, there is a plethora of information available online and in the nearby library. Educating ourselves and widening our financial literacy is the first step to making better financial decisions. Often, there is no single path that will lead us to the “right” decision. Instead, we must walk the path using different strategies and methods to come up with the best financial decision. Start with these steps. #1: EDUCATE YOURSELF Gather as much

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Things To Expect When Meeting A Financial Adviser For The First Time

You have decided that 2019 is the year that you are going to meet a financial adviser. Many Singaporeans can casually start a conversation about sports, fashion, and travel. However, discussing about money is another story. The mere act of reaching out to a financial adviser brings you a step ahead towards your money goals. That being said, here are the practical things that you can expect when meeting one. 1. YOUR CURRENT FINANCIAL SITUATION WILL BE ASSESSED A competent

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When Shall You Ask Your Parents For Financial Help?

I cannot deny the fact that there is a wealth of financial information available in the Internet. However, the most underused financial support may be located at the comfort of your own home. Admitting you need the financial help of your beloved parents is not a simple task, but it is crucial in specific cases. Know when to ask your parents for financial help and when not to. DO’S: DO ASK FOR MONEY WHEN YOU ONLY NEED A RELATIVELY SMALL

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Brightest Financial Nuggets From Acclaimed Dads

A man who exercises parental care over other people and acts as a protector or a provider – that is the textbook definition of the word FATHER. But the real nature of a father and his child is more complex than that. My father was the first person to tell me that my dreams are valid. He taught me how to deal with difficult people and to laugh at life’s problems. He worked hard to ensure that I finish my

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Must Read: Best Financial Advice From The Experts

If a financial expert is out of your reach, the next best thing is to read about their nuggets of wisdom. 1. GEORGE KINDER George Kinder’s professional background is impressive. He is a financial author, a certified financial planner, and a founder of The Kinder Institute. He surely know what he is talking about when he said: “It’s about the meaning, not the money. If my investing is not really deeply tied to what I think is most important in

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