Syfe partners with Manulife to co-create innovative new digital MPF advisory tool

Many people have difficulty managing their MPF investments. Everyone is different, but with so many investment options available it can be challenging to choose the right ones for you. In fact, research by Manulife found that 71% of its members had problems managing their MPF investments and 53% felt they lacked enough knowledge in MPF portfolio management.

Teaching kids about money: when and how to do it

It’s never too early to teach kids about money and financial discipline. By doing so, we help them develop healthy financial habits and set the stage for a secure financial future.

Investing At Every Age: Tips For Your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and Beyond

Whether you’re just starting your first job, married with two kids, or planning to retire, investing should be part of your financial plan. But the same strategy shouldn’t be used for every stage of your life.

5 Reasons China’s Recent Stock Market Rally Could Be Fundamentally Different

China’s government is buying Mainland stocks to stabilise the domestic stock market and influence stock market indices. In the past, government buying was done discreetly without much publicity, this time China is being much more public with its stock purchases.

How to Invest like Warren Buffett? Key Takeaways from Berkshire Hathaway’s 2022 Letter to Shareholders

Buffett spotlighted Coca-Cola and American Express as examples of great investment decisions he made. Having finished his seven-year purchase of over 400 million Coca-Cola shares in 1994, at the cost of US$1.3 billion, the investment went on to pay its dividends – literally. In 1994, the dividend income from the investment was US$75 million. In 2022, the dividend income from the original investment they made is now US$704 million. 

How does currency impact investment returns?

Fluctuations in exchange rates can affect your portfolio.

S&P 500 bear market: What that means & how you can be smart about it

A bear market is when indices like the S&P 500 sink 20% or more from their most recent all-time high.

The S&P 500 Just Hit All-Time High. Should You Still Invest?

From a valuation standpoint, stocks appear expensive. As of the end of May 2024, the S&P 500’s latest 12-month P/E ratio was at 24.7X, dating back to just the end of last year and an 11.5% increase from the previous year. This might have left many wondering if it’s now too late to get in the game of investing.

June FOMC Update: The Fed Signalled Just One Cut This Year 

The widely watched June FOMC meeting concluded on Wednesday, 12 June. Again, the Fed kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged at 5.25% to 5.5%. The Fed officials signalled just one interest rate cut this year and projected another four cuts in 2025.

Weekly Kick Start |04 March 2024

In a week marked by significant market movements, Bitcoin emerged as the standout performer, surpassing key milestones and fueling renewed investor interest in the digital asset space.