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Good Girls Talk About Money
26 minutes | Aug 22, 2022
Should You Use a Multi-Currency App When You’re Travelling?
This month, The Good Girls talk about whether it makes money-sense to use a multi-currency app when preparing for travelling abroad. Do you use a multi-currency app or wallet before you travel? Or, do you still visit money changers at places like The Arcade and Chinatown hoping to score a good exchange rate? Debs also shares why you should never change currencies during a weekend, so be sure to stay right to the end to get the secret.
45 minutes | Jul 29, 2022
What Pocket Money Teaches Us About Money
This month, The Good Girls talk about pocket money and how their attitudes towards money were shaped by how they managed their allowances. What are the values parents can teach their children through pocket money? Is there an easier way to help children? How can family members talk about financial issues with one another without the accompanying awkwardness? Tune in as Debs and Huiyu navigate the seemingly straightforward but potentially complicated issue called Pocket Money.
33 minutes | Jun 12, 2022
Should You Panic if You’ve Deviated from Your Investment Strategy
This month, Huiyu assures Debs that she's not "finished" just because she's cashed out on her investment, instead she talks about how one can get back into investing after taking a hiatus. Debs then shares 2 platforms she's tried out in the past month and how they're working out for her. If you are leery about the low interest rates banks give for their savings accounts, you might want to find out more.
18 minutes | Apr 8, 2022
Will our money be safe with Safe Haven Assets?
This month, The Good Girls interview Deepak Khanna — Head of Wealth & Trading at Revolut Singapore. Deepak has over 2 decades' of experience in wealth management and prior to joining the global financial super app was Head of Wealth Products and Journeys at HSBC. In this episode, Deepak explains what safe haven assets are, why they are enjoying a moment in the news these days, and how to get started if you are keen to put some of your money into safe haven assets like gold and silver.
40 minutes | Mar 28, 2022
Hot Spot on Fire Insurance
With the recent news of apartments catching fire, we turn the heat up on Fire Insurance this month. What should you look for in a fire insurance policy? What does fire insurance actually cover? Mandy Liaw from Allianz Insurance Singapore talks to the Good Girls on the finer points of this type of insurance product.
31 minutes | Feb 7, 2022
Much Ado About Inflation?
In this episode, the Good Girls discuss inflation — a topic that is undoubtedly on everyone's minds these days. What causes inflation? And, what should you do to protect your money from the effects of an inflation run? If you are not ready to take advantage of the market right now, what can you do to get your money to work just that tiny bit harder?
34 minutes | Jan 17, 2022
Becoming an Angel Investor: What is it about and what does it take?
In Season 2's first episode, we dive into the world of angel investing and where exactly can you learn to become one. Our guest is Tanya Rolfe, co-founder of Sophia (sophiawomen.com). Tanya’s 15-year legal career at some of the world’s largest law firms has honed her ability to influence and collaborate with people from diverse disciplines and backgrounds, She spent 7 years in Real Estate legal teams before moving into legal team management. Tanya then spent 8 years in Corporate M&A at both Simmons & Simmons and Norton Rose Fulbright in London. Tanya founded the Ladies Investment Club in Singapore and grew a team of 40 female investors which enabled female investors to build their investment portfolio and credentials, while providing hard to access funding to female founders. She went on to launch a venture capital fund for women entrepreneurs and during her time at the fund, discovered the need for both more women investors and women entrepreneurs to be supported. Tanya believes in tapping into the largely untapped capital held by women through education and empowerment to both increase wealth held by women and to drive more capital towards diverse founders. Sophia was built to facilitate both of these things through it’s platform. Outside of Sophia, Tanya is an avid cyclist and yoga enthusiast. Tanya also advises two start ups and mentors young founders.
26 minutes | Nov 20, 2021
Do You Know What Fund Is?
Don't know your mutual funds from your hedge funds? Well, you are certainly not alone. This month, The Good Girls explain what the differences are between mutual funds, index funds, hedge funds, and ETFs (exchange-traded funds). As usual, this conversation should not be taken as financial advice and you are strongly encouraged to speak with your financial advisor before making any investment decision. The Good Girls will be interviewing an expert in trading in 2022. If you have any question on how to start investing in the stock market, email it to email@example.com.
35 minutes | Oct 6, 2021
Halloween Special: Do You Have a Money Monster in Your Wallet?
This month, The Good Girls take us into the scary world of Money Monsters! In order to get out alive, you'll need to learn some solid money management skills, which our hosts will share. Spoiler: If you are always paying for subscriptions you don't mean to maintain, Deborah has a hack using payments app Revolut. So join them in this Halloween special and find out which Money Monster is hiding in your wallet right now.
43 minutes | Sep 12, 2021
Investment Platforms that Require Little to No Minimum Sum to Start
In this episode, The Good Girls talk about a number of investment platforms that make investing just that little bit easier. Not only do they require little to no minimum sum, they often do not charge platform fees nor do they impose any lock-in periods. Deborah talks about how wealth management apps suits her personality and spending style while Hui Yu demonstrates how discipline and a growth mindset in using these platforms are essential to financial success. The information shared here should not be taken as financial advice and always remember that capital is at risk. Talk to your own financial advisor if you need more information or you may also drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
26 minutes | Aug 5, 2021
Should We Buy Into The National Dream of Striking Toto?
This National Day month, The Good Girls wonder if there is any point in buying a lottery ticket? While the majority of us probably buy a ticket every time a big jackpot comes up, just for the fun of it, there remains a group who could be addicted to gambling or even believe they could build a future as long as they strike. Tune in to see if your mindset needs a little reality check.
38 minutes | Jul 18, 2021
Buying A Home in Singapore? Here’s a Crash Course on Mortgages You’ve Gotta Hear.
In this episode, The Good Girls talk to David Baey, CEO of Mortgage Master, to learn how everyone can navigate the property market without getting swept away by your emotions. He shares with us the 3 most important questions all of us must ask ourselves when we go house-hunting. To learn more about Mortgage Master, visit https://mortgagemaster.com.sg
31 minutes | Jun 6, 2021
Understanding Pride finances in the Singaporean context
June is Pride Month and in this episode, The Good Girls decide to talk about Pride finances, the issues gay couples face when planning for their retirement, and why it's important for everyone to have the security of a legally recognised union. If you have any Pride financial-related questions for Huiyu after this episode, we invite you to drop us an email at email@example.com.
28 minutes | May 3, 2021
How to take stock of your financial health
This month, the Good Girls share a super straightforward way of assessing your financial health. Whether you're a disciplined saver, an aggressive investor, or someone with no idea of how to get your finances in order, you'll learn from this honest, straight-talking duo on how to get started.
41 minutes | Apr 4, 2021
While you were sleeping, your health insurer did this
Think you’re covered because you had the foresight to buy yourself a health insurance policy? In this episode, the Good Girls explain what about your health insurance has changed and WHY this is something we simply cannot afford to let slip.
32 minutes | Mar 11, 2021
But first, Bitcoin
The Good Girls tackle a hot topic in investment this month: Bitcoin. Whether you're a total noob in cryptocurrencies or just someone trying to decide if you should put money into them, we hope you'll feel a little less intimidated by the concept after this episode.
24 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
What on earth is "Buy Now, Pay Later"?
About 27% of Singaporeans admitted to being financially worse off due to a Buy Now Pay Later mistake so this month, The Good Girls talk about why we should be wary of such payment modes and what are some of the considerations we should bear in mind before signing up for one.
30 minutes | Dec 18, 2020
On the necessity of credit cards, SRS accounts, and the “money” book everyone should read
The Good Girls discuss at length if the credit card is still the status symbol it once was, what the SRS account is good for, and the book that’ll change the way you see money.
27 minutes | Nov 15, 2020
On budgeting, CareShield, and insuring that Rolex
The Good Girls discuss why it’s important to get into the habit of doing a budget, the importance of CareShield, and if that Rolex is really worth an insurance policy.
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