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In this fortnightly podcast series on Mondays, The Business Times breaks down actionable financial tips.

Podcasters: Chris Lim and Ernest Luis

Produced by The Business Times, SPH.

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In this fortnightly podcast series on Mondays, The Business Times breaks down actionable financial tips.

Podcasters: Chris Lim and Ernest Luis

Produced by The Business Times, SPH.

    Basics of loyalty programmes: Money Hacks Ep 65

    Basics of loyalty programmes: Money Hacks Ep 65

    Money Hacks Ep 65: Basics of loyalty programmes

    9:06 min

    Synopsis: In this fortnightly podcast series on Mondays, The Business Times breaks down actionable financial tips.

    In this week's episode, we talk about loyalty programmes, what they are and how they can work for the investor. Adam Reynolds, CEO Asia Pacific, Saxo Markets, tells us more about Saxo Rewards.

    1. Should investors even care about loyalty programmes? (1:09)

    2. How common are loyalty programmes in the online brokerage industry? (1:56)

    3. Does Saxo expect other brokerages to launch competing loyalty programmes? (6:07)

    4. Don't just trade for the sake of racking points up (7:03)

    Produced by: Chris Lim and Lee Kim Siang

    Edited by: Adam Azlee

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    Do note: Any financial or investment information in this podcast is for use in Singapore only and is intended to be for your general information. Any particular investment or decision should only be made after consulting with a fully qualified financial adviser.

    Thank you for your support! ST & BT Podcasts picked up a silver medal for Best Digital Project to engage younger and/or millennial audiences at 2019 Asian Digital Media Awards by Wan-Ifra: https://str.sg/Jw5T 

    • 9 min
    Demystifying managed portfolios: Money Hacks Ep 64

    Demystifying managed portfolios: Money Hacks Ep 64

    Money Hacks Ep 64: Demystifying managed portfolios

    9:42 min

    Synopsis: In this fortnightly podcast series on Mondays, The Business Times breaks down actionable financial tips.

    In this week's episode, we take a look at managed portfolios: what exactly are they and how are they managed? We have Christophe Marciano, head of discretionary portfolio management, DBS Bank, to tell us more about DBS Bank's digi portfolio solutions.

    1. What is a managed portfolio? (0:25)

    2. What is the process like? (3:12)

    3. What are the pros and cons of DBS Bank's global and Asian digi portfolio products? (4:27)

    4. Which ETFs (exchange-traded funds) are available in these portfolios? (6:41)

    Produced by: Chris Lim and Lee Kim Siang

    Edited by: Adam Azlee

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    Website: http://bt.sg/moneyhacks

    Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg

    Do note: Any financial or investment information in this podcast is for use in Singapore only and is intended to be for your general information. Any particular investment or decision should only be made after consulting with a fully qualified financial adviser.

    Thank you for your support! ST & BT Podcasts picked up a silver medal for Best Digital Project to engage younger and/or millennial audiences at 2019 Asian Digital Media Awards by Wan-Ifra: https://str.sg/Jw5T 

    • 9 min
    What are vehicle protection services? Money Hacks Ep 63

    What are vehicle protection services? Money Hacks Ep 63

    Money Hacks Ep 63: What are vehicle protection services?

    15:13 min

    Synopsis: In this fortnightly podcast series on Mondays, The Business Times breaks down actionable financial tips.

    How different are vehicle protection services from car insurance? To help us with that is Manfred Schmoelz, president of the Asia-Pacific region for Assurant.   

    1. What should consumers look out for, when buying a new car? (4:00)

    2. What about some Singapore car owners who only intend to keep their cars for 3 to 5 years? Do they need to consider different approaches when choosing a vehicle protection service? (6:02)

    3. The changing profile of the Asian consumer. (9:10)

    4. How AI adoption - combined with human supervision and compassion -  helps make claims and turnarounds faster and more efficient, and reduce fraudulent cases. (10:22)

    Produced by: Ernest Luis and Lee Kim Siang

    Edited by: Adam Azlee

    Follow more Money Hacks podcasts and rate us on:

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    Playlist: http://bt.sg/btpodcasts

    Website: http://bt.sg/moneyhacks

    Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg

    Do note: Any financial or investment information in this podcast is for use in Singapore only and is intended to be for your general information. Any particular investment or decision should only be made after consulting with a fully qualified financial adviser.

    Thank you for your support! ST & BT Podcasts picked up a silver medal for Best Digital Project to engage younger and/or millennial audiences at 2019 Asian Digital Media Awards by Wan-Ifra: https://str.sg/Jw5T 

    • 15 min
    What is a robo-advisory? Money Hacks Ep 62

    What is a robo-advisory? Money Hacks Ep 62

    Money Hacks Ep 62: What is a robo-advisory?

    10:15 min

    Synopsis: In this fortnightly podcast series on Mondays, The Business Times breaks down actionable financial tips.

    Robo-advisers are becoming more common in Singapore, but just what is a robo-advisory and how is it different from traditional investing methods?

    We speak with Evy Wee, head of financial planning & personal investing at DBS, who explains the basics:

    1. What is a robo-advisory? (0:24)

    2. Are robo-advisers easier for people who are starting their investing journey? (1:16)

    3. What kind of fees are involved? (4:20)

    4. Equities vs ETF portfolios: what are the basic considerations? (7:57)

    Produced by: Chris Lim and Lee Kim Siang

    Edited by: Adam Azlee

    Follow more Money Hacks podcasts and rate us on:

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    Playlist: http://bt.sg/btpodcasts

    Website: http://bt.sg/moneyhacks

    Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg

    Do note: Any financial or investment information in this podcast is for use in Singapore only and is intended to be for your general information. Any particular investment or decision should only be made after consulting with a fully qualified financial adviser.

    Thank you for your support! ST & BT Podcasts picked up a silver medal for Best Digital Project to engage younger and/or millennial audiences at 2019 Asian Digital Media Awards by Wan-Ifra: https://str.sg/Jw5T 

    Watch a video of Podcasts on the rise in Singapore: https://youtu.be/aGJ4cbch6eQ

    • 10 min
    Getting the most out of cashback/rewards cards: Money Hacks Ep 61

    Getting the most out of cashback/rewards cards: Money Hacks Ep 61

    Money Hacks Ep 61: Getting the most out of cashback/rewards cards

    10:03 min

    Synopsis: In this fortnightly podcast series on Mondays, The Business Times breaks down actionable financial tips.

    Most Singaporeans have either a cashback or rewards points credit card, some even have both; but are we getting the most out of them?

    We speak with Mark Cheng, media sales lead at financial comparison site MoneySmart.sg, who shares his insights with us:

    1. What are some of the basic things you need to consider? (0:31)

    2. Things to take note of when redeeming air miles/points (5:07)

    3. What if my spending is not consistent enough to maximise the benefits? (6:19)

    Produced by: Chris Lim and Lee Kim Siang

    Edited by: Adam Azlee

    Follow more Money Hacks podcasts and rate us on:

    Spotify: http://bt.sg/oeGN

    Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeXe

    Google podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeGd

    Playlist: http://bt.sg/btpodcasts

    Website: http://bt.sg/moneyhacks

    Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg

    Do note: Any financial or investment information in this podcast is for use in Singapore only and is intended to be for your general information. Any particular investment or decision should only be made after consulting with a fully qualified financial adviser.

    Thank you for your support! ST & BT Podcasts picked up a silver medal for Best Digital Project to engage younger and/or millennial audiences at 2019 Asian Digital Media Awards by Wan-Ifra: https://str.sg/Jw5T 

    Watch a video of Podcasts on the rise in Singapore: https://youtu.be/aGJ4cbch6eQ

    • 10 min
    Maximising air miles and credit card usage: Money Hacks Ep 60

    Maximising air miles and credit card usage: Money Hacks Ep 60

    Money Hacks Ep 60: Maximising air miles and credit cards

    9:04 min

    Synopsis: In this fortnightly podcast series on Mondays, The Business Times breaks down actionable financial tips.

    Singaporeans love to get out of the country at every opportunity and this episode focuses on understanding credit cards and air miles better. We speak with Mark Cheng,  media sales lead at financial comparison site MoneySmart.sg

    He breaks down the various options:

    1. Which card is better, those that accrue miles or points? (1:17)

    2. What misconceptions are there? (2:00)

    3. What to consider before redeeming your air miles (4:08)

    4. How do you maximise your air miles? (5:06)

    Produced by: Chris Lim and Lee Kim Siang

    Edited by: Adam Azlee

    Follow more Money Hacks podcasts and rate us on:

    Spotify: http://bt.sg/oeGN

    Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeXe

    Google podcasts: http://bt.sg/oeGd

    Playlist: http://bt.sg/btpodcasts

    Website: https://bt.sg/moneyhacks

    Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg

    Do note: Any financial or investment information in this podcast is for use in Singapore only and is intended to be for your general information. Any particular investment or decision should only be made after consulting with a fully qualified financial adviser.

    Thank you for your support! ST & BT Podcasts picked up a silver medal for Best Digital Project to engage younger and/or millennial audiences at 2019 Asian Digital Media Awards by Wan-Ifra: https://str.sg/Jw5T 

    Watch a video of Podcasts on the rise in Singapore: https://youtu.be/aGJ4cbch6eQ

    • 9 min

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