Screening For Dividend Stocks On 2nd October 2018

This is not a recommendation to buy or sell. The stock market seems to have picked up this week and as the stock price of certain stocks I am watching goes up, I knew I might not be able to catch a good deal in the short term. One good example is Frasers Commercial Trust whereby the stock price has gone up to my estimated price of S$1.47 from S$1.42.

I need some ideas on what to buy or add to my watch list. What do I do next? Answer: I ran the Stocks Cafe Stock Screener.

Below are the ten stocks that was identified, sorted in descending order based on their current dividend yield. Ascendas Reit was top in the results with a current dividend yield of 8.836%. Read More

November 2018 Singapore Savings Bonds is 2.48%

It is the start of a new month again. As usual, I shall be allocating a portion of my monthly salary into safe haven. Singapore Savings Bonds acts as a form of emergency fund when the need arises. This month, the effective interest rate for November 2018 Singapore Savings Bonds (GX18110Z) if you held it for 10 years is 2.48%.

If you didn’t know, Singapore Savings Bonds pays out interest every 6 months. Thus, if you have subscribed for November 2018 Singapore Savings Bonds, the next payout will be May 2019 and November 2019 respectively. If you own a DBS Multiplier Account, you can also apply the hack to earn a higher monthly interest from your DBS Multiplier Account. Read my previous post here on how to earn higher interest with your DBS Multiplier Account. Read More

Funan Opening Ahead of Schedule in 2Q2019

Time really flies and I remembered I wrote about Funan DigitaLife Mall being closed for redevelopment in the year 2015 (Read more: Funan DigitaLife Mall Closing for Redevelopment). There is a piece of good news for CapitaMall Trust share holders. Funan is opening ahead of schedule in 2Q 2019. The retail as well as its office components are now slated to open in 2Q 2019, instead of the earlier announced 3Q2019.

The opening of lyf Funan Singapore, a coliving serviced residence component within Funan, managed by The Ascott Limited, has also been brought forward from 2020 to 4Q 2019. Read More