Increasingly, we are able to learn important and useful personal finance information by just spending time online – either reading personal finance websites, such as the one you’re currently on, watching explainer videos, attending webinars, downloading e-books and many other ways.
This doesn’t mean there is no value to attending physical events, where you get to listen to the speaker explain his thought process, engage in Q&A sessions the specialist and interact with other like-minded participants.
On the back of our first event (which we’re happy to announce is sold out!), In The Footsteps Of Masters: Going Beyond #myfirsttrade, we thought of compiling a list of personal finance events that would be really beneficial to those who want to learn more.
# 1 ETFestival 2019
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Organised By: Fundsupermart (FSM)
Date: 4 May 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 10am to 5pm
Venue: Capitol Theatre (17 Stamford Road, Singapore 178907)
Tickets: Free (You can register here)
Targeted at investors who want to build their investment portfolio through exchange traded funds (ETFs), this event allows investors to hear from the company’s analysts, as well as industry investment specialists from Nikko Asset Management, State Street Global Advisors and S&P Dow Jones Indices.
In a nutshell, ETFs are funds that are listed on the stock exchange. They enable investors to diversify their portfolio across numerous regions and sectors and provide a high level of liquidity, while saving on cost. Even investors who are at the beginner level or just starting out can leverage on ETF investments to build a stable and strong investment portfolio.
If you want to find out more, you should attend this event to gain deeper insights at this ETF-centric event. To help you get started, you can also open an FSMOne account, ask questions at the panel discussion and take part in lucky draws that credit funds to your investment account!
# 2 In the Footsteps Of Masters: Going Beyond #MyFirstTrade
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Organised By: DollarsAndSense and Investing Note
Date: 11 May 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 8.30am to 1pm
Venue: Big Picture Theatre (Capital Tower, Level 9, 168 Robinson Road Singapore 068912)
Tickets: $38 (Sold Out; Read more about the event here)
Presenting some of Singapore’s most prominent investment and trading specialist, this event gives you a sneak peek at some of their early mistakes and how to avoid them, as well as what you should be doing today to become better investors and traders.
This event brings together the two distinct ways to make money from the markets – investing and trading. Participants can expect to learn more about both topics via 4 jam-packed and content-filled hours with the speakers and interact with them more closely during the panel discussions.
Speakers present at the event include David Kuo, from prominent investing website Motley Fool Singapore, Collin Seow, who created his own proprietary trading system – The Systematic TradersGPS, Terence Wong, who set up his own fund management firm, Azure Capital, after spending several years as a stock analyst, Jonathan Tan, an IT-employee-turned-full-time trader, and others.
# 3 REITs Symposium
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Organised By: ShareInvestor and REITAS
Date: 18 May 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 9am to 5.45pm
Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre (Marina Bay Sands, Level 4, Roselle Simpor Ballroom, Singapore)
Tickets: $15 to $24 (You can register here)
This annual REITs symposium partners more than 30 REITs listed in Singapore. Attendees can interact directly with the REITs and their teams at their booths, listen to some of the management team and ask questions while they discuss their REITs during the talks and panel discussions.
For those of you who don’t already know what REITs are, they are Real Estate Investment Trusts, and comprise properties in Singapore (and anywhere in the world). By investing in REITs, you are essentially the property owner, and you can expect to receive regular “rental” via distributions that are paid out by the REITs.
Read Also: Complete Guide To Start Your REITs Investing Journey In Singapore
While tickets are being sold for between $15 to $24, ShareInvestor has partnered with DollarsAndSense exclusively to give away 50 tickets to our Telegram community. Join our Telegram channel today and look out for the ticket giveaway details in the Telegram channel later this week!
# 4 Personal Finance Essentials (With DollarsAndSense, autopilot trading, and StashAway)
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Organised By: StashAway
Date: 29 May 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 7pm to 8.30pm
Venue: WeWork Anson (60 Anson Road, Mapletree Anson Building, Level 17, Singapore 079914)
Tickets: Free (You can register here)
Organised by robo-advisor platform StashAway, this basic personal finance event will cover important topics such as budgeting, financial goal-setting, financial safety-nets and investing basics. As mentioned in the event title, DollarsAndSense will be there (represented by our co-founder Dinesh Dayani), as well as autopilot trading CEO, Kenneth Lou, and StashAway CEO, Michele Ferrario.
Starting your financial planning early is important, and this event will take you through some of the reasons why, and encourage you to start with basic information that can be implemented right away.
Editor’s Note: For those who are interested to try the StashAway platform for yourself, StashAway is giving 50% off in management fees for 6 months, for up to $50,000 in portfolio value. That makes it perfect for taking StashAway on a test drive and see if it is the robo-advisor for you. You can sign-up for free today to enjoy this exclusive promotion.
Read Also: Robo-Advisors In Singapore: What You Need To Know Before Investing
# 5 Research Leaders Forum – Introduction To Equity Research
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Organised By: Singapore Exchange (SGX)
Date: 30 May 2019 (Thursday)
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Venue: SGX Auditorium (2 Shenton Way, SGX Centre 1, Level 2, Singapore 068804)
Tickets: Free (You can register here)
To boost interest among investors in Singapore, the SGX has lined up a series of research initiatives for Singapore-listed stocks. This event connects you with some of the leading industry analysts from brokerage houses such as Phillips Securities, UOB Kay Hian, and CGS-CIMB.
Three leading research analysts will help participants understand the different types of research reports, how to interpret and use research reports for your investment decisions and why it is still important to look at the bigger picture – the macro-economic situation – when making your investment decisions.
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