[Ask FH] When should you use a Robo Advisor? And some thoughts about day trading…

I love hearing from readers. My readers mean everything to me, and if any reader is prepared to take the time to write me...

Top Reads this Week (17 Sep)

A couple of readers have commented that the previous layout of "The Weekly Horse" wasn't sufficiently intuitive, as it was a mixture of my...

Which is the Best Robo Advisor in Singapore? Review Royale!

Following my previous articles on StashAway and Autowealth, a number of readers have asked me to do a review on Smartly and OCBC RoboInvest....

Questions from a Budding Young Investor

Hi there! I wanted to drop you a note to let you know that your articles have been invaluable to someone like me who is...

Why I will not invest in Silverlake Axis Ltd

To be really honest, I actually never heard of Silverlake Axis Ltd (5CP.SI) until a couple months ago. At the recent Financial Horse giveaway,...

The Weekly Horse: How should NSFs invest their money?

I recently received the following question from an NSF reader (published with consent): “Hi Sir, I chanced upon your blog while trying to grow my wealth....

3 Key reasons why I will not invest in Gold

I recently came into possession of a solid gold bar (it’s a long story). With the personal interest on the line, I figured this...

The Weekly Horse: Dilemma of a 40 year old REIT investor

For the past week, I've been conversing with a reader with a very unique financial situation. I've summarised the key points below (keeping his...

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...