02 Dec '11, 9pm

Charting your financial goals: By following the six-step process, you will be able to develop a feasible investm...

Every one of us has financial goals but not many of us know how to go about achieving them. We often lack investment knowledge or expertise to design an investment plan that optimises our savings. Consequently, we adopt the default approach of leaving all our savings in bank deposits. By doing so, we have already made an asset allocation decision, one that is very conservative. Over time, we soon realise that this conservative investment plan is simply not working as our savings are not compounding fast enough to keep up with inflation. We need to invest more wisely so that our savings earn sufficient returns to pay for grocery bills, holiday trips, as well as our retirement. IMPORTANCE OF ASSET ALLOCATION Research has shown that a key determinant of returns from investments is asset allocation. An influential study by Brinson, Singer and Beebower found that asset allocati...

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Webinar: Reaching Your Goals with Analytics

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A Beginner’s Guide To Setting Goals In Google Analytics

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