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We'll tell you how to make the most of your money but also why money is not an end in itself and connecting financial goals to your life goals is really what you should be doing. Of course we will also still continue to provide tips for investors, business ideas for businessmen and comments on the economy, markets, companies, financial products, and trends.

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Previous Episodes

  • To b+e or not to b+e

    The odds are as close as the toss of a coin when Britons vote on June 23rd whether to stay in the European Union. What are the implications of a vote to "Remain" or "Leave" for not just Europe but also Asia and the rest of the world? Jonathan Peeris finds out if fears of BREXIT are justified.

  • A tasty investment

    Roti Prata, Hainanese Chicken Rice, Nasi Lemak and Laksa. These are some of Singapore’s best-loved dishes. But did you know that besides spending money on food, we can make money from eating it too? Chor Khieng Yuit looks at how food opens up a menu of investment opportunities.

  • Nurul aini

    Investing does not have to be difficult. One of Malay television’s biggest actresses, Nurul Aini, started investing in her youth with a small investment in her own blogshop. Since then, she has dabbled in different types and even got burned along the way. But that’s not stopping her from looking for new ways to grow her money.

To b+e or not to b+e

Jun 18, 2016

It may be a big risk to take but a shock referendum result on June 23rd could see Britain leave the EU. We examine the implications. And, Singapore’s vibrant food sector throws up new investment opportunities. Plus, TV star Nurul Aini lets us in on how she invests her money.

  • Passion For Profit (Part 2)

    In the second part on Passion Investing, we look at supercars, football clubs and super yachts – three unique investments that offer more than just status and glamour. Their price tags may be in the millions, but their returns can sometimes surprise us.

  • Hospitality Reits: Buy, Hold or Sell?

    Last year, Singapore tourism receipts fell for the first time in six years and hospitality REITS took a drubbing from the slowdown in tourist spending. But with a steady improvement in tourist arrivals since the start of the year, Chor Khieng Yuit finds out if you should reassess your investment views on Hospitality REITs.

  • Up close with binod chaudhary

    From political instability to a devastating earthquake, Nepal has endured some tough times. But one man wants to transform this image of suffering and poverty and show the world a land of opportunity and untapped potential. He is Nepal’s golden son – businessman and philanthropist, Binod Chaudhary – Nepal’s first and only billionaire, as listed by Forbes magazine.

The Big League

Jun 11, 2016

From super yachts to football clubs, which Investments of Passion are hot now? And, Singapore's hospitality industry appears to be picking up based on Q1 tourism numbers. So, is it time to pick up hospitality REITS? Plus, Nepal's only billionaire, Binod Chaudhary, built his fortune across many countries, but he's looking homeward to build the future.

  • Should compliance have a bigger role?

    Swiss banks have a reputation for high standards of discretion. Singapore, as a top financial hub, is well known for its strict regulatory regime. So, when Swiss bank BSI had its Singapore banking licence revoked, it raised many eyebrows. Chor Khieng Yuit looks at how a bank’s compliance safeguards and internal controls can be bypassed when collusion is involved.

  • Digital disruption

    Technology moves so quickly that it's sometimes very hard for businesses to keep up. At the recent Broadcast Asia 2016, there are 4K TV screens, virtual reality, digital multimedia and many other technologies that are set to disrupt most industries. Jonathan Peeris catches up with some industry players and asks them how businesses can collaborate to survive this digital disruption.

  • Jack & rai

    We kick off a new Coffee Chat series which looks at how Singapore celebrities manage their money and personal investments. This week, Investing can mean different things to different people, but the lessons learned are just as important. That’s the case with Singapore’s musicians turned entrepreneurs Jack and Rai. 

Dirty Money

Jun 4, 2016

How can Singapore stay clean when banks play dirty for wealthy clients? We drop by CommunicAsia to find out how companies can collaborate in a digitally disruptive world. And, Singapore band, Jack and Rai, reveal their investing secrets in a new personal investment series.

  • Passion For Profit

    People a piece of art for many reasons – to add a touch of class to their home or perhaps for their own personal enjoyment. But increasingly, people are now looking at art and other luxury items as ”Investments of Passion”. So how will these investments pan out? Jonathan Peeris speaks to some “passionate” experts about luxury investments.

  • Young And Successful

    Mark Zuckerberg was just 20 when he co-founded Facebook in 2004. Bill Gates was the same age when he co-founded Microsoft 30 years earlier. So what did they, and other entrepreneurs like them, do right to achieve success at such a young age? Charmaine Jacob speaks to 3 young entrepreneurs at the recent “Forbes’ 30 under 30 Asia Summit” in Singapore.

  • Office Reits: Buy, Sell or Hold?

    Singapore-listed office Real Estate Investment Trusts or REITs took a hammering in 2015. 2016 didn’t start out well either. But just last week, the sector has been abuzz with the listing of an office REIT with US assets. Chor Khieng Yuit takes a deeper look and finds out if it’s time to pick up office REITs.                 

Passion For Profit

May 28, 2016

We are passionate about jewellery and art but can you also invest in it to make money? And is youth an asset or liability in business? Plus, the risks and rewards of office REITS with overseas assets. 

  • Financial Flashpoints In A Marriage

    A wedding in Singapore can leave a couple with a huge financial hangover, with wedding banquets costing around $1,400 to $2,000 per table. These big wedding bills and other financial issues may even make or break a marriage. Chor Khieng Yuit asks experts for tips on how couples can better manage their finances and avoid conflicts.

  • Shophouse Investment

    From old dry goods stores to high tech offices, shophouses remain a solid investment in the commercial property space. But while transaction volumes remain small, there are gains to be had for the savvy investor. Jonathan Peeris finds out more.

  • Renter's Market

    If you’re looking for a place to rent in Singapore, you’re in luck. It’s a renter’s market and in an over-supply situation, you hold the upper hand in terms of choice and bargaining power. But if you are a landlord, the best you can do right now is to find ways to make your property more attractive to lease, in the face of a host of other landlords also looking for tenants. 

Money Matters

May 21, 2016

Money issues are key in a marriage and is often the reason why couples break up. And, we look at investing in shophouses. Plus, how home staging makes your property more attractive to lease or sell.

  • Say No To Scams

    Quite regularly we read or hear of investors falling for investment scams. Chor Khieng Yuit examines how con artists work and looks at how investors can better spot and protect themselves from investment fraud.

  • Global Risk Factors

    The risk of an unsteady global economic recovery is what financial markets are most fearful of. As one of the top concerns on the minds of investors – Frederick Lim consulted a panel of experts for their views on global outlook.

  • Rise Of Robotics

    The use of robots has been on the rise in the last five years as technological advancements have enabled them to adapt to almost every industry.  Jonathan Peeris takes a closer look at how robots are getting closer to doing what humans think only they can do..

Taking It Easy

May 14, 2016

Investment scams play on personal greed - we profile victims who try to go for easy money but end up as easy prey. And, is the global economic recovery faltering? Plus - the more that work processes can be automated, the more it can be done by a robot. Money Mind Saturday 10.30pm (SIN/HK) on Channel NewsAsia.