Seedly Personal Finance Festival 2022

Seedly Personal Finance Festival 2022

Ask me for advice on how to take care of your personal finances and all I can tell you is to spend within your means. As someone who considers not reaching $0 by the end of the month an achievement, I wouldn’t necessarily say that I have all the money management skills.

Managing finances can be a headache when you don’t know where to start. If this sounds like you, you can attend the Seedly Personal Finance Festival. Back for its second iteration, the virtual event will take place from April 23 and 24, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m..

You’ll learn more about managing finances, from the basics like how to budget your salary, to more advanced tips like investing in ESG companies. Are here 5 investment tips you can learn at the Personal Finance Festival:

1. Minimize risks by diversifying your portfolio

We all know that we should not put all our eggs in one basket. It is good advice that not only applies in the kitchen but also in investing. Is named diversifying your portfolio and it involves separating your money into various investment options. This helps minimize any potential loss tied to a single action.

You may already know that you need to diversify your portfolio, but knowing what type of asset to invest in is usually where novices and even seasoned investors stumble. Learn more about the investment themes for the year ahead with Catherine Wood, CEO of Ark Invest. There will also be a panel discussion on how to optimize your investment portfolio.

While no magical list of stock investing tips will be delivered, these talks will at least give you a better understanding of how to diversify your portfolio.

Investment themes in 2022
Date: April 23, 2022
Weather: 10:40-11:10

Optimizing your investment portfolio for 2022
Date: April 23, 2022
Weather: 12:40-13:10

2. You can grow your portfolio by being green

Props for you if you already use reusable products like metal straws and bring your own containers when dapao-ing meals at home to help reduce your carbon footprint. But going green doesn’t just save the earth, it can help grow your wallet, too.

esg investing
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You can make money being green when invest in ESG companies. These are brands that defend environmental awareness, social responsibility and promote corporate governance in their operations. By buying shares in them, you’ll be contributing to greener practices, as well as funding R&D for better products and services that can help the planet.

Whether you’re actively trying to live a sustainable lifestyle or not, you can learn more about the relevance and impact of investing in ESG companies in a panel discussion at PFF. As well as learning more about this investment strategy, the talk will also cover ways to identify ESG companies and how to invest in them in Singapore.

ESG and investing in sustainability
Date: April 23, 2022
Weather: 13:20-13:50

3. Understanding web3.0 can help you prepare for cryptocurrency investments

It’s 2022, so common cryptocurrency terms like memecoin and NFT are likely already part of your everyday vernacular. Behind all that is blockchain technology, the building blocks of web3.0. It is considered the third generation of the Internet and its applications extend far beyond cryptocurrencies.

web 3.0 cryptocurrency

As more Internet users embrace web3.0, you’ll want to pay attention to what this could mean for the future of personal finance. Web3.0 enables things like more secure transactions and the ability for widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies. Knowing this can help you understand which area of ​​crypto would be more suitable for your investment portfolio.

Hear from’s own COO Eric Anziani on the implications this has for future investing. In addition to sharing on web3.0, he will also talk about how the cryptocurrency market will evolve in the coming years.

The future of money, cryptocurrencies and NFTS
Date: April 24, 2022
Weather: 10am-10.30am

4. Investing in properties does not mean just remodeling a house

Whenever there is news of an HDB condo selling at an astronomical price, like this $1 million jumbo condo in Yishun, it’s tempting to think that you can easily make a profit just by selling a house.

property investment

Buying and selling property, or even making money renting out rooms and houses, is just one small aspect of real estate investing. There are also real estate investment trusts (REITs) to deal with. It’s when you invest money in real estate developers who do exactly the same thing, without you needing to get involved in the nitty-gritty.

To get a piece of the pie in the booming real estate market, first do your research on the industry with Property investment in Singapore. In addition to covering the basics of property investing, you’ll also get additional tips on how the new measures will affect your portfolio in the near future.

Real estate investment in Singapore: how to benefit from the market
Date: April 24, 2022
Weather: 14:00-14:30

5. Having an investment style helps set expectations about risk and loss

You have researched what to invest in, now comes the difficult part of choosing how to invest. Do you go with a robo advisor, trade heavily in the stock market, or passively invest a portion of your income through a broker? With so many options available, it can be overwhelming for the amateur investor to know which route to take.

investment style

That is why experienced investors recommend having an investment style. It’s not as simple as taking a quiz from a magazine that will tell you what style you are based on the number of A’s you’ve checked. It’s an assessment of your commitment to invest in areas like time and effort, risk appetite, and even psychology.

But once you’ve mastered his style, you’ll be able to set expectations about risk and loss when making investment decisions. Dawn Fiona, founder of SG Budget Babe, goes through the process of discovering her style in her PFF keynote. She will even share how a single investor can have multiple styles and how to use that to her portfolio’s advantage.

Choose your investment style
Date: April 24, 2022
Weather: 11:20-11:50

Investing tips to learn at Seedly’s Personal Finance Festival

These 5 tips are just a scratch on the surface of the investment lessons you can learn at Festival of Personal Finance. There will also be many other topics under discussion, such as optimizing rewards when shopping and how to get started with the FIRE (financial independence, early retirement) movement.

seedly personal finance festival 2021
Seedly Personal Finance Festival 2021.
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That’s a lot of content to cover over a 2-day period, but ticket holders will have access to all talks for 30 days after the event ends. Feel free to look back at parts to take notes, or catch up on the ones you’ve missed whenever you can.

If you can tune in to the festival live, keep an eye out for the multiple giveaways taking place on both days. There is more than $60,000 in prizes to distribute, including 6 stays in hotels such as Ritz Carlton, Andaz and Fullerton Hotel. Plus, you may also be lucky enough to walk away with a device like an Apple Watch, Airpods Pro, or Kindle Paperwhite.

Tickets for the Festival of Personal Finance start at $10/person, but there is good news for TSL readers. If you use the promotional code you’ll get 20% discount the price of the single ticket. Or, could you jio a friend, and you will only have to pay $8/person.

As Warren Buffet said, “the best investment you can make is an investment in yourself,” and a ticket to the Festival of Personal Finance is a little capital to better manage your money.

Sign up for the Seedly Personal Finance Festival here

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