Active investing equals financial independence? BT Money Hacks (Ep 149)
Published on 20 Aug, 2023

Salary independence, active investing, FIRE. How can we be sure any of them work to get us to financial independence? Howie Lim gets the skinny from Sabrina Gan, Fidelity International’s Head of Southeast Asia and Country Head of Singapore.

Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips.

Highlights of the conversation: 

01:48 Passive vs. active investing debate moot?

03:02 Is active investing required to retire well?

05:06 How active investing better enables financial security

08:03 Goals determine mix of assets and strategies

10:37 More wealth building hacks 

Written and hosted by: Howie Lim (

With Sabrina Gan, Fidelity International’s head of Southeast Asia and country head of Singapore

Edited by: Howie Lim & Claressa Monteiro

Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh

Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media

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