Monthly Archives: June 2014

Returns on Life Insurance Participating Funds – 2013

If you have bought Life insurance policies, participating in form of bonuses depends to a great extent on performance of Life Participating Funds of your insurers. The table below shows the performance of these funds by three big Life insurers, … Continue reading

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ROE of companies with year ends other than 31 December 2013

This a follow-on of an earlier blog written on 6 March 2014. I added companies with year-ends other than 31 December 2013. (mainly with 31 March 2014 year ends) Return on equity (ROE) is a financial ratio which is hard … Continue reading

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Medishield Life comparison to Medisave-approved Integrated Policy – To switch or not to switch?

With the announcement of Medishield Life on 5 June 2014, will I drop my Medisave-approved Integrated Policy (IP) with Aviva? I took up Aviva IP Myshield Plan 2 that covers my in-patient stay in any Government/Restructured Ward which allows me … Continue reading

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Taking profits on unit trusts

I decided to realise some gains from owning two unit trusts, namely First State Bridge Fund and First State Regional China Fund. The redemption of some units in these two funds was to withdraw the gains over initial costs and … Continue reading

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