You might be a genius at managing other people’s money, but personal finance is quite another kettle of fish. Ringgit & Sense puts a clear mirror in front of you so you understand personal risk profiles, realistic investment horizons, retirement planning and the all-important education loan and health insurance plan, and the explosion of myriad personal finance products.
Your First Credit Card
Are you planning to get a credit card? Or do you already have one? Why do you have? These are the questions we'll be pondering on this episode of Ringgit and Sense with Hann Liew of RinggitPlus. Sim Wie Boon and Hann discuss the considerations when getting your first credit card, how to choose the right one for you, the benefits and drawbacks of having a credit card.
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Charlie Munger, The Abominable No Man
Charlie Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, is often overshadowed by his colleague Warren Buffett. But if you're an ardent follower of the two, you'll know that the investment philosophy employed by Buffett and Berkshire can be attributed to Munger's influence. Rajen Devadason of Manulife Investment Management Malaysia Berhad, CEO of the consultancy RD WealthCreation tells us who Charlie Munger is and what are the lessons we can learn from him.
What To Do When The Markets Are Volatile?
Whether you’re new to investing or have been in the market for years, you may feel a little bit like you are lost at sea looking for a safe harbour in 2022.
With a war going on in Europe, supply chains still going haywire and central banks hiking interest rates, markets have been going gangbusters.
Sim Wie Boon speaks to Steve Lim of Affin Hwang Management to get his take on how to approach such volatile markets.
Protecting Yourself From Investment Scams
Over the years, thousands of Malaysians have lost millions of ringgit to investment scams. So how exactly do these scams happen and what can you do to protect yourself from losing your money? Jawahar Ameer Ali from the Securities Commission Malaysia shares some tips on how to spot these scams and what you can do to protect yourself from them.
Hedging Against Inflation With REITs
If you haven’t already noticed, inflation is here and everything is getting more expensive. What does it do to your savings and investments? And how do you protect it? Ng Chze How of Manulife Investment Management shares some thoughts on how REITs and Shariah funds can be a hedge against inflation and protect your savings and investments.
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What To Do When Everything Is Getting Expensive?
Covid-19, the stock market crashing, rising interest rates, inflation, and everything just getting more expensive. These are some of the things that can cause many of us to sweat buckets especially when you look at your investment portfolio or savings account. What do you do when everything is in the red and your daily expenses keep mounting? How do you protect your savings and navigate your investments? Annie Hor of Harveston Financial Group shares some tips.
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