How to start a Financial Blog in Singapore

Over the past few weeks, a couple of readers have reached out to let me know about the blogs that they have started. I...

The Weekly Horse: Review of StashAway’s new “High Risk” Portfolio

In my previous review of StashAway (Part I and Part II), I commented that one of my main gripes with StashAway was their heavy...

M1: The best of the 3 telcos?

Part I of this trilogy focused on SingTel, Part II on Starhub. To complete the series, Part III will look at M1. Basics: M1 Much like...

INVEST Fair 2018

The folks over at ShareInvestor (a subsidiary of SPH) recently reached out to me regarding the marketing of INVEST Fair 2018. As readers may...

The Weekly Horse: “Smart” Money trades of 2018

I recently had the privilege of attending an investment talk hosted by a private bank for their clients. The talk was given by a...

Starhub Ltd: 9.4% Dividend Yield but still not a buy

Following my previous article on SingTel, a reader suggested to me that I should do a follow up article on Starhub and M1. When...

The Weekly Horse: Replacing Standard Chartered Online Trading with Saxo Markets (Half year update)

Financial Horse x Saxo Affiliate Link If you’re keen on opening a Saxo account, Financial Horse has partnered with Saxo for a special affiliate promotion: Financial...

What to do with S$800,000 En-Bloc Proceeds at age 25?

  Following my previous En-Bloc article targeted at a home-owner in her 60s, I recently received this question: Hi Financial Horse, I am in a similar...

The Weekly Horse: Top Links for the Week

The story of the week has got to be Facebook's 20% drop in one day. I am sure everyone has their own take on...

Why I am skipping the Nikko AM SGD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF

In my recent Astrea IV Bond article, I had a theory that MAS/Temasek was trying to expand the retail bond market in Singapore, with...

The Weekly Horse: Is the Yield Curve still a reliable indicator of recessions?

Over the past week, I have heard the yield curve being mentioned 3 times. The first was for a board meeting for a listed...

Singtel: Finally time to buy this 5.3% yielding telco?

In the recent Financial Horse Giveaway, I invited readers to make submissions of companies they wanted Financial Horse to review. Singtel was the first...

The Weekly Horse: Are Singapore Companies still competitive today?

As members of the Facebook Group will know, Financial Horse was in Europe for a holiday the past week, which is why there was...

Investing your way to a condo downpayment

I recently received this query from a reader (published anonymously with consent): Dear Financial Horse, I am writing to request for further assistance to building a...

Where I get my Financial and Stock News from

Being a successful long term investor requires an intimate and broad based understanding of how the world works. However, this is easier said than...

Lessons learnt from Micron

Financial Horse is on the road this week, but I managed to find some time to hammer out this article. It’s a topic that’s...

The Weekly Horse: Preparing for the next market crash

As many of you are aware, the US Federal Reserve recently raised interest rates by 0.25%, and projected another 2 rate hikes for the year. At...

Guide to Dividend Withholding Tax for Singapore Investors (Updated 2020)

When I first started investing in US stocks, withholding tax was one of the concepts that befuddled me. It didn’t help that there are...

The Weekly Horse: Debrief on Astrea IV Bonds

Debrief on Astrea IV Bonds For those who are not aware, the retail offering of the S$121 million Class A-1 Bonds was 7.4 times oversubscribed....

Mapletree Logistics Trust vs Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust

REITs have been getting a lot of flak recently due to the rising interest rates. A lot of investors out there have been swearing...

The Weekly Horse: Responding to Criticism on Temasek’s Astrea IV Bonds

Criticism on the Astrea IV Bonds Given the massive debate over Temasek's 4.35% p.a. Astrea IV Class A-1 Secured Bonds that is raging on this...

Temasek’s 4.35% p.a. Astrea Bonds: A free lunch in investing?

Unless you've been living under a rock the past week, you've probably heard of Temasek's 4.35% p.a. Astrea IV Class A-1 Secured Bonds. In...

The Weekly Horse: Should you sell your Jurong Property?

All Financial Horse does in his free time during the week is read financial news. With this new initiative, hopefully some good can come...

Ideal Asset Allocation by Age for Singaporeans

The very first article I wrote for Financial Horse was on the ideal net worth allocation by age for Singaporeans. Many times, we as...

The Weekly Horse: An Angry Email from AutoWealth and thoughts on FAANG

All Financial Horse does in his free time during the week is read financial news. With this new initiative, hopefully some good can come...