In Part 1 of this series, I explained and showed that Irish Domiciled ETFs are more tax-efficient for Singapore investors. However, dividend withholding tax is not the only cost in investing. In part 2, I will explore the other costs associated with investing and compare between US-domiciled ETFs and Irish domiciled ETFs to find out which is… Continue reading Are Irish Domiciled ETFs More Cost Effective For Singaporeans? Part 2
We love our dividends - well, most do. The Singapore stock market is one of the highest yielding stock markets in APAC and among other developed countries. However, there is one crucial factor to take note when it comes to dividends from international stocks - foreign withholding tax. For example, a non-US tax resident investing… Continue reading Are Irish Domiciled ETFs More Cost Effective For Singaporeans? Part 1
Dimensional funds are quant-type funds focused on capturing the risk premium of small-cap, value and profitability. However, Dimensional funds are only accessible by financial advisors or roboadvisors here in Singapore. I offer ETF alternatives to build a portfolio similar to Dimensional funds.
There are three key principles in passive investing. They are keeping costs low, diversification and lots of patience. Here are some ideas of implementing it via index investing in Singapore
Syfe's new Equity100 portfolio is a multifactor portfolio tilted to growth, large and low volatility. How does this compare to MoneyOwl and Endowus which offers Dimensional Funds which tilts againts value, small and profitability?
Is it worth adding stocks or indices from emerging markets to your portfolio? The high GDP growth of emerging markets does not necessarily result in higher stock returns. So, you might be taking on more risk for the same returns as developed market stocks.
The S&P 500 has been the poster child for index investing. Its stellar performance was nothing short of ordinary. In this post, I will examine how the S&P 500 is constructed and why it has been outperforming most indices.
Should you invest in real estate or REITs? Although fundamentally they both invest in real estate, they are very different from each other. Let us examine a few key areas where they differ.
How would Syfe REIT+ compare with the three Singapore REIT ETFs? The comparison is not apples-to-apples as the Syfe REIT+ is structured more like a unit trust. It does offer additional benefits of a roboadvisor on top of just being a fund.
Mutual funds have many benefits which the investor can take full advantage of. From potentially becoming passive income to merely being a strong investment to place your savings in, these funds have huge benefits for investors, both young and old. What is a mutual fund? Mutual funds are currently the most popular way for investors… Continue reading Mutual Funds: The Investment Decision You Won’t Regret