7 Remedies to a Wafer-Thin Bank Account

Do you often complain about why you don’t seem to have enough money in your bank? And yet there can be others who ALWAYS seem to have more than enough? Is there something THEY know that we don’t? Check out these short slides to discover the 7 remedies! Advertisements

7 REASONS TO $AVE MONEY.

This is the time of the year in Singapore where fresh graduates are just only embarking on their corporate journey. There will be many challenges and questions that lie ahead of these graduates. One of the most niggling issues will be that of accumulating money. Why is there so much pressure to save money? Why is … Continue reading

SOME TIPS BEFORE YOU START INVESTING…

Found a good article in The Business Times. Enjoy!

IS THERE AN ALTERNATIVE TO PROPERTY INVESTMENTS IN SINGAPORE?

With all the new property cooling measures popping up (read here, here, and here!), is property investment still a valid investment vehicle in Singapore? Maybe we should ask ourselves what are the alternatives to investing in property in Singapore. What are the perks of looking elsewhere in the region to buy properties? Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, … Continue reading

RECENT PROPERTY MEASURES ARE CALCULATED AND STRATEGIC.

Channel News Asia reports that National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan said the latest property cooling measures were not meant to crash the market: He described them as “calibrated”, “targeted” and “pre-emptive”. Mr Mah was speaking to reporters at a community event on Saturday. Explaining the government’s rationale for the recently announced property cooling measures, … Continue reading

RECENT PROPERTY MEASURES HIT PRIVATE PROPERTY MARKET.

Joanne Chan from Channel News Asia reports that the latest round of property cooling measures which kicked in Friday appears to have caused a knee-jerk reaction from the private property market: Channel NewsAsia understands that some sellers even rushed to close deals before midnight to avoid the new rules. Others pulled their properties from the … Continue reading

MORE PROPERTY MARKET MEASURES REVEALED.

Mustafa Shafawi from Channel News Asia reports that the government in Singapore has announced more measures to maintain a stable and sustainable property market: From Friday, the holding period for imposition of Seller’s Stamp Duty (SSD) will be raised to four years from the current three. The SSD rates would also be raised while the … Continue reading

FURTHER MEASURES REQUIRED TO CONTROL SINGAPORE HOME PRICES

Jo-Ann Huang of Channel News Asia reports that despite the cooling measures introduced by the government in August, many home buyers feel that Singapore properties are still expensive. This is according to the latest survey by property listings site PropertyGuru.com.sg. Steve Melhuish, Chief Executive Officer, PropertyGuru.com.sg, said: “One of the things that came out in … Continue reading

CHANGES TO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY ACT IN SINGAPORE PASSED.

Satish Cheney of Channel News Asia reports that changes to the Residential Property Act were passed in Parliament on Monday: It restricts foreign ownership of landed residential properties, including strata landed housing and land meant for residential development. To prevent speculation, approved purchasers are allowed to buy only one property, which cannot be sold within the … Continue reading

PRIVATE PROPERTY SALES IN SINGAPORE REBOUND IN OCTOBER 2010.

Ryan Huang from Channel News Asia reports that private property sales in Singapore appear to rebound in October: Private home sales in the suburban area dropped 25 per cent in October as they appear to have taken a knock with the return of executive condominiums (ECs). However, growth from other areas lifted overall October sales … Continue reading