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Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful personal financial tips with expert guests. Podcaster: Howie Lim Produced by The Business Times, SPH Media Trust.
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04 Dec, 2022
Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. What is wrong with cryptocurrency? Or is it the players and ecosystem? How affected were you by the collapse of FTX and is there recourse for your loss? Correspondent Howie Lim speaks to Wayne Huang, co-founder and CEO of XREX to find out.  Highlights of the conversation:  01:07 Cryptocurrency in 2022 03:37 The main issue with FTX’s collapse 08:33 How much will regulation help? 10:46 Balancing decentralisation and safety of customer assets 12:30 Recourse for customers hurt by FTX collapse Produced by: Howie Lim (howielim@sph.com.sg) and Claressa Monteiro Edited by: Howie Lim Follow BT Money Hacks podcasts every first and third Monday of the month, and rate us on: Channel: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeXe Spotify: http://bt.sg/oeGN Google podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeGP Website: http://bt.sg/moneyhacks Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice.  --- Discover more BT podcast series: BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt WealthBT at: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt PropertyBT at: http://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Podcasts at: http://bt.sg/pcOM BT Branded Podcasts:  http://bt.sg/brpod --- For more on personal finance, go to: bt.sg/moneyplaybook
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20 Nov, 2022
Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. What are the hot investment trends for 2023 and how were they shaped by one of the most punishing years for investors: 2022? Correspondent Howie Lim chats with Kelvin Tay, UBS global wealth management's regional CIO and adjunct associate professor at the Wealth Management Institute, NTU. Highlights of the conversation:  01:23 No surprises: few sectors did well 02:25 Growth vs Value investing 04:58 Loss making tech stocks bore the brunt 07:00 Do investors abandon ‘the plan’? 09:05 The ONE piece of advice for 2023 10:53 Bright spots for 2023 Produced by: Howie Lim (howielim@sph.com.sg) and Claressa Monteiro Edited by: Howie Lim Follow BT Money Hacks podcasts every first and third Monday of the month, and rate us on: Channel: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeXe Spotify: http://bt.sg/oeGN Google podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeGP Website: https://bt.sg/moneyhacks Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice.  --- Discover more BT podcast series: BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt WealthBT at: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt PropertyBT at: https://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Podcasts at: https://bt.sg/pcOM --- For more on personal finance, go to: bt.sg/moneyplaybook
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06 Nov, 2022
Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. With everyone staring down the barrel of inflation these days, how can we protect our portfolio returns? What should we be investing in to beat inflation? Correspondent Howie Lim speaks to co-founder of the Smart Investor, David Kuo to find out. Highlights of the conversation:  01:18 Who benefits from inflation? 05:05 Focus on stock market and companies which can increase prices 06:53 Continue to invest 09:01 Inflation and recession should NOT change your strategy 13:05 How to outperform inflation Produced by: Howie Lim (howielim@sph.com.sg) and Claressa Monteiro Edited by: Howie Lim Follow BT Money Hacks podcasts every first and third Monday of the month, and rate us on: Channel: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeXe Spotify: http://bt.sg/oeGN Google podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeGP Website: https://bt.sg/moneyhacks Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice.  --- Discover more BT podcast series: BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt WealthBT at: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt PropertyBT at: https://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Podcasts at: https://bt.sg/pcOM --- For more on personal finance, go to: bt.sg/moneyplaybook
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16 Oct, 2022
Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. How can you make sure you don’t suffer ‘lost earnings’ from having to take time off work to recover from an illness? And how affordable is critical illness coverage in this inflation-riddled environment? For more insights, correspondent Howie Lim speaks to Colin Chan, managing director for group marketing at Great Eastern. This episode is brought to you by Great Eastern. Highlights of the conversation:  01:53 The concerning critical illness insurance gap 04:44 The lingering misconceptions debunked 08:31 Affordability of C.I. plans 09:56 C.I. coverage continues to evolve 12:19 How to reframe the message Produced by: Howie Lim (howielim@sph.com.sg) and Claressa Monteiro Edited by: Howie Lim More about: Great Eastern https://www.greateasternlife.com/sg/en/about-us.html Critical Illness Coverage https://www.greateasternlife.com/sg/en/personal-insurance/our-products/health-insurance/great-critical-cover.html How to donate www.giving.sg/campaigns/SCS_Return_to_Role_Programme Follow BT Money Hacks podcasts every first and third Monday of the month, and rate us on: Channel: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeXe Spotify: http://bt.sg/oeGN Google podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeGP Website: https://bt.sg/moneyhacks Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice.  --- Discover more BT podcast series: BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt WealthBT at: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt PropertyBT at: https://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Podcasts at: https://bt.sg/pcOM --- For more on personal finance, go to: bt.sg/moneyplaybook #BTPodcast
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02 Oct, 2022
Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. Wines’ clear capital preservation across the pandemic and its outperformance in 2021 may mean wine could very well be your hedge against inflation. But how’s it been doing so far in 2022 and will these volatile times have an adverse effect?  Correspondent Howie Lim speaks to Anthony Zhang, co-founder and CEO of Vinovest to find out. Highlights of the conversation:  01:53 Collectible, age-worthy and investment grade wines 06:20 A ‘wasting’ asset? 08:08 Collecting for passion vs. profits 09:09 Wine prices outpacing inflation 12:12 Outlook for wine investing is good Produced by: Howie Lim (howielim@sph.com.sg) and Claressa Monteiro Edited by: Howie Lim Follow BT Money Hacks podcasts every first and third Monday of the month, and rate us on: Channel: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeXe Spotify: http://bt.sg/oeGN Google podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeGP Website: https://bt.sg/moneyhacks Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice.  --- Discover more BT podcast series: BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt WealthBT at: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt PropertyBT at: https://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Podcasts at: https://bt.sg/pcOM --- For more on personal finance, go to: bt.sg/moneyplaybook
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18 Sep, 2022
Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. Which collectibles don’t suffer in higher-inflation regimes? Many have become lucrative in recent years but only some are good hedges against inflation. For more insights, correspondent Howie Lim speaks to Nannette Hechler-Fayd’herbe, Chief Investment Officer for the EMEA region and Global Head Economics & Research of Credit Suisse. Highlights of the conversation: 02:04 Collectibles not just for the wealthy 03:30 Impact of inflation on collectibles 06:35 Importance of categorisation; some categories don’t respond to inflation 11:23 Invest for passion or profits?  Produced by: Howie Lim (howielim@sph.com.sg) and Claressa Monteiro Edited by: Howie Lim Follow BT Money Hacks podcasts every first and third Monday of the month, and rate us on: Channel: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeXe Spotify: http://bt.sg/oeGN Google podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeGP Website: https://bt.sg/moneyhacks Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice.  --- Discover more BT podcast series: BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt WealthBT at: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt PropertyBT at: https://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Podcasts at: https://bt.sg/pcOM --- For more on personal finance, go to: bt.sg/moneyplaybook
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04 Sep, 2022
Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. Rare and collectible cars are growing in value, with indices in an all-time high territory. But can you actually make money off of your ‘old jalopy’ and are cars good hedges against inflation? For more insights, correspondent Howie Lim speaks to Julian Kho, editor at Sgcarmart. Highlights:  01:38 Investing in cars a double edged sword 04:40 Trends in the space: modern classics taking off 06:39 What investors can do to maintain value of car 09:57 Do NOT drive your investment; mint condition is key 12:06 What exactly to invest in Produced by: Howie Lim (howielim@sph.com.sg) and Claressa Monteiro Edited by: Howie Lim and Claressa Monteiro Follow BT Money Hacks podcasts every first and third Monday of the month, and rate us on: Channel: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeXe Spotify: http://bt.sg/oeGN Google podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeGP Website: https://bt.sg/moneyhacks Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. --- Discover more BT podcast series: BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt WealthBT at: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt PropertyBT at: https://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/mktfocus BT Podcasts at: https://bt.sg/pcOM --- For more on personal finance, go to: bt.sg/moneyplaybook
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14 Aug, 2022
Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. Which wealth management models are outdated and how can the mass affluent ‘move with the times’ and get the proper advice we deserve? Correspondent Howie Lim speaks to Adam Reynolds, CEO, Saxo Markets Singapore to find out. Highlights of the conversation:  01:29 Which wealth management models are obsolete? 04:21 Why an individualised plan is important 05:16 How feasible the ‘individualised’ model is 08:08 Drawbacks of robo advisors 09:55 Outlook for 2H 2022 Produced by: Howie Lim (howielim@sph.com.sg) and Claressa Monteiro Edited by: Howie Lim Follow BT Money Hacks podcasts every first and third Monday of the month, and rate us on: Channel: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeXe Spotify: http://bt.sg/oeGN Google podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeGP Website: https://bt.sg/moneyhacks Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice.  --- Discover more BT podcast series: BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt WealthBT at: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt PropertyBT at: https://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Podcasts at: https://bt.sg/pcOM --- For more on personal finance, go to: bt.sg/moneyplaybook
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31 Jul, 2022
Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. The art market consistently returns 7.6% to investors and contemporary art investments have outperformed the S&P 500 over the last 25 years. But investing in fine art carries big risks. Artwork does not generate any ongoing cash flows, like interest payments or dividends. So is art investing now a good hedge against inflation? For more insights, correspondent Howie Lim speaks to Wendy Fang and Yi Ziwei, specialists, 20th & 21st Century Art Department, Christie’s Asia Pacific  Highlights of the conversation:  01:51 Why art investing is challenging 02:51 Major trends in art investing 07:44 Blue chip art and artists 09:24 Fractional art investing 11:48 NFTs the most lucrative? Produced by: Howie Lim (howielim@sph.com.sg) and Claressa Monteiro Edited by: Howie Lim Follow BT Money Hacks every first and third Monday of the month, and rate us on: Channel: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeXe Spotify: http://bt.sg/oeGN Google podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeGP Website: https://bt.sg/moneyhacks Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice.  --- Discover more BT podcast series: BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt WealthBT at: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt PropertyBT at: https://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Podcasts at: https://bt.sg/pcOM --- For more on personal finance, go to: bt.sg/moneyplaybook
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17 Jul, 2022
Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. Studies have shown over and over again that actively managed funds almost always underperform passive investments in the long run. In this episode, we’ll try to settle the long debated argument of ETFs vs Mutual Funds, although we’re well aware there’s no straightforward solution to this and joining us with his insights: Samuel Rhee, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Endowus. Highlights of the conversation:  01:38 Important differences between ETFs and mutual funds 05:36 Why accessibility and income generation the most important factors 08:00 Have macro factors changed the game? 10:29 Not a zero sum game between competing products Produced by: Howie Lim (howielim@sph.com.sg) and Claressa Monteiro Edited by: Howie Lim Follow BT Money Hacks: Channel: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeXe Spotify: http://bt.sg/oeGN Google podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeGP Website: https://bt.sg/moneyhacks Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: All analyses, opinions, recommendations and other information in this podcast are for your general information only. You should not rely on them in making any decision. Please consult a fully qualified financial adviser or professional expert for independent advice and verification. To the fullest extent permitted by law, SPH Media shall not be liable for any loss arising from the use of or reliance on any analyses, opinions, recommendations and other information in this podcast. SPH Media accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever that may result or arise from the products, services or information of any third parties.  --- Discover more BT podcast series: BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt WealthBT at: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt PropertyBT at: https://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Podcasts at: https://bt.sg/pcOM BT Market Focus: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus --- For more on personal finance, go to: bt.sg/moneyplaybook
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