17 Jul 2013
Endowment policies are insurance products offering dual objectives of savings and protection against unforeseen circumstances. Before taking up one, do assess if it suits your needs. Always shop around and compare products. Read this article to find out more about the features and risks of an endowment policy before committing to one.
03 Jun 2013
Staying healthy throughout our lives is important. Poor health can affect quality of life as well as be a huge drain on our finances. Health insurance can be an effective solution, depending on the coverage of the policy. Read this article to learn how health insurance can play a part in your financial planning.
11 Apr 2013
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10 Apr 2013
Have you heard of Traded Endowment Policies (TEP)/Traded Life Policies (TLP)? They are sometimes known as “second-hand” policies. TEPs/TLPs are fairly complex assets with a different set of risks for policy-holders and investors. Read on to learn how TEPs/TLPs work.
29 Jan 2013
The new MoneySENSE website was launched in June 2012 to provide you with basic information about money management and financial matters. As part of our ongoing efforts to improve the website and serve you better, we would like to hear your views and experiences thus far. Do participate in this survey to share your views with us now!
24 Sep 2012
Tempted to join a scheme or seminar that offers exceptionally attractive returns over a short period? But have you wondered how some of these schemes or seminars work and what are the risks involved? Before deciding whether to jump in, be careful and ask two key questions - “how are the returns generated and what are the risks ? ” and “are the products or schemes regulated?
30 Aug 2012
Some of us are quick to purchase financial products without seeking more information from our financial adviser. Read this article for the five key questions you should be asking your bank or insurer representative before purchasing a product. It pays to understand what you are really investing.
07 Aug 2012
Have you heard of gold buy-back schemes? How much do you really know about them? Before you dive in, find out about gold buy-back schemes as well as other ways to buy gold. Make sure you understand the risks associated with such schemes.
17 Jul 2012
The MoneySENSE-Singapore Polytechnic Institute for Financial Literacy has just been launched. The Institute will offer free talks and workshops to help consumers develop capabilities to make financial decisions that directly affect them and their families.
05 Jul 2012
Do you want to enjoy merchant promotions offered by credit cards without having to make purchases on credit? If so, debit cards would appeal to you. But beware of attached risks. Find out how debit cards work, what the risks are, and what you can do to reduce the risks.