Mindblown: a blog about Singapore.

  • How to beat your Singapore banks interest rate with Investment Linked Insurance Policy

    Investment-Linked insurance is often suggested to us by insurance agents as one of the best investment tool available out there – it combines investment and insurance into one product. But, is it really as good as they claim it to be? What is an Investment-Linked Insurance Policy (ILP)? It is an insurance product that contains […]

  • CPF Lease Buyback Scheme

    Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS) Lease Buyback Scheme is one of the schemes offered by the Singapore Government to aid its elderly to cope with their retirement. It aims to provide the elderly with a monthly income stream while allowing then to continue living in their current flat. Basic Idea/Concept You sell part of your flat’s […]

  • Top 5 Foreign Investors for Singapore Properties

    As we all know, nowadays people are very fond of for buying the properties. Also in Singapore, people showing their interest in buying the properties and most of them are foreigners. In 2012, foreigners were pulling back themselves from the residential property market due to the implementation of the additional buyer’s stamp duty but now […]

  • Should you Invest in Crypto or Trade in Crypto?

    The Cryptocurrency market is in pandemonium. In one corner it’s been touted as the next oil and in the other corner it’s been called the biggest over-escalation of price since the dot com bust. This quora answer got 12,800 upvotes. In this answer Bitcoin hasn’t been called a fad, but a straight-up scam. Invest or […]

  • March 2018 Cryptocurrencies Bumpy Journey

    Since last month, there has been a lot of changes and updates in the cryptocurrency market. This post is mainly to update you on the important but also the quirky news that is shaping the cryptocurrency market. 1. Weiss Ratings issues investment grades on cryptocurrencies, unleashing a cyber attack and hatred. Weiss Ratings, a rating agency […]

  • What is FIAT Blockchain

    In a capitalist society it’s hard for monopolies to exist. There are a few monopolies here and there, but they are the exception and not the norm. There’s one aspect of the economy that has been a monopoly for centuries and that is currency. Currency came into existence to bring order to a disorderly world […]

  • How Singapore Stocks perform vs CPF returns

    In our previous article, we compared Gold to CPF. The results show that while gold provides a slightly higher return than CPF, the risk (price swing) associated with gold is also much higher. As such, gold should be invested only if investors can buy and keep for a very long time (think 10 years or […]

  • ICO vs IPO: A reality check and whats the difference?

    Even today, people really don’t know much about the associated differences between ICO and IPO. ICO is the abbreviated form of Initial Coin Offering, while IPO stands for Initial Public Offering. Those who have a close association with stock markets & wall street generally know about the IPO’s. When it comes to blockchain technology, ICO […]

  • Buying Bitcoin on eToro Vs Coinbase – What is the difference?

    Cryptocurrencies are the hot affair right now in 2017! The market signs show that 2018 is going to be the year where major companies are going to make the transition to accepting and dealing with cryptocurrencies. The rise of cryptocurrencies was something that no one ever predicted. It started with the king of all cryptocurrencies, […]

  • Why Travel Insurance is a MUST for a typical Singapore traveller

    Ever thought about what could happen if your holidays didn’t go as smooth as they were expected? While planning for long vacations you do take care of everything that is necessary to take along. You are quite excited about experiencing new things and enjoying the aura of the new place. But, there are very few […]

  • Cryptocurrency: Where to buy if your based in Singapore?

    In this technologically driven era, the digitalisation of currency is not a thing of the future. Digital currencies have become an integral part of economies all around the globe. With the advent of mobile wallets, credit cards, debit cards and internet banking systems, innovation has not been known to take a step back. One of […]

  • Lets talk about Cryptocurrency and whether they suit your Investment Portfolio

    Blockchain, the new technology that is getting a lot of attention, coverage, and hype from around the world. There have been many claims over how this new technology can revolutionise, or even disrupt many industries, including the new economies – the sharing economy companies like Grab, AirB&B, etc. One popular example of this technology is […]