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Money Talks - S1E6: Many of us pay too much: Insurance basics you need to know | EP 6

Money Talks - S1E6: Many of us pay too much: Insurance basics you need to know | EP 6
16 Aug 2022 08:42AM
30 mins

Everyone has insurance - often on the advice of well-meaning friends or insurance agents. But are we paying too much for too little coverage? What's the difference between whole life and term and should you start paying insurance for your children? Christopher Tan, CEO of Providend gives a clear run-down of dos and don'ts. 

Money Talks - S1E24: Using robo-advisers? Do not be trigger happy

With low service fees and easy to use apps, robo-advisers have gained popularity in recent years especially with younger investors. But the ease of use could become an issue if you are prone to over-checking and panic selling. Ferris Wee, Master Trainer at the Institute for Financial Literacy, shares tips on optimising usage on a digital investing platform. 

23/01/2023 22 mins

Money Talks - S1E23: Why women don’t invest as much as men do

There’s nothing to suggest that women aren’t good at investing, but data shows that they are not as involved in growing their personal wealth as men are. Oi-Yee Choo, CEO of private market investment platform ADDX, shares her views on how women can take better control of their own finances.  

16/01/2023 22 mins

Money Talks - S1E22: 2023 outlook: More pain ahead, but bargain hunters rejoice

2022 was volatile and with market recovery only expected towards the end of 2023, are there still investment opportunities to be had? Christopher Ng, trainer at financial education company Dr Wealth, discusses investment strategies and money lessons for the year ahead.

09/01/2023 20 mins

Money Talks - S1E21: GST hike: How to manage your money better

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is set to rise from 7 per cent to 8 per cent in January 2023. Household budgets are expected to tighten and spending habits will need to be adjusted. Sumit Agarwal, Professor of finance, economics and real estate at NUS Business School, explains why the GST hike is unavoidable, and what you can do to manage it. 

28/11/2022 24 mins

Money Talks - S1E20: A financial storm is gathering pace: How can you be prepared?

According to the latest OCBC Financial Wellness Index, Singaporeans were worst off in 2022 than 2021 and more have picked up bad habits, like rolling over credit card debt and spending beyond their means. Vasu Menon, executive director of investment strategy at OCBC Bank, shares tips on how you can achieve better financial wellness. 

22/11/2022 21 mins