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Seedly Personal Finance Festival 2020 + 50%-off Tickets

Be Part of Singapore's Largest Personal Finance Festival - The Seedly Personal Finance Festival 2020!

  • Event: Seedly Personal Finance Festival 2020
  • Venue: Suntec Convention Hall 405 & 406, 1 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039593
  • Date & Time: 7th March 2020, Saturday, 9am to 6pm
  • Promo Code for 50%-off All Ticket Types: EARLYSEED50 for 50% off within the first 24 hours (Only valid till 3 Jan 2020, 12pm)

The ONLY event which brings together Singapore's best in order to present actionable personal finance knowledge in a simple, accessible manner.

No selling. No product-pushing. Only actionable knowledge.

Get inspired by our line-up of experts, industry titans, and leaders from Singapore's personal finance space.

This year, ProButterfly.com co-founder Tam Ging Wien and resident REIT expert will be sharing about The Secret To Finding the Best REITs on the main Stage A at 4:10pm.

Last year, the Seedly Personal Finance Festival attracted an audience of over 1,200 attendees in just one hall. This year, they have decided to double the seating capacity taking up two halls instead targeting an audience size of over 2,500!

If you think that the event is still far away and you have plenty of time to get the tickets later, think again! Last year's Seedly Personal Finance Festival sold out all their tickets in just under 30 hours!

 So be sure to sign-up immediately with the promo-code EARLYSEED50 for 50% off within the first 24 hours! In other words, this special one-time promotion is valid for all ticket types till 3rd January 2020, 12pm.

In addition, the first 1,000 ticket signups will get a free Goodie Bag worth $55!

This year packs an excellent line-up of experts, industry titans, and leaders from Singapore's personal finance space. Take note that this year there are two stages, Stage A and Stage B. Stage A is the main stage with live-streaming of some of the Opening and Closing address to Stage B. Do check out the comprehensive agenda below.

STAGE A

0900

REGISTRATION

1000

OPENING: Welcome to Seedly Personal Finance Festival 2020!

By Kenneth Lou & Chew Tee Ming, Founders, Seedly

  • Discover a simple framework to manage your money better
  • Learn how Seedly's suite of tools and products can help you

1020

KEYNOTE: Become a Millionaire by 65

By Loo Cheng Chuan, Founder, 1M65

  • Adopt the right mindset towards CPF
  • Learn CPF hacks and tips

1050

LUCKY DRAW 1

  • Lucky draw at Stage A

1110

KEYNOTE: What Type of Insurance Do Young Adults Really Need?

By Christopher Tan, CEO, Providend

  • Understand what types of plans to consider
  • Understand how much coverage to get
  • Learn how to help your parents with their insurance needs

1140

PANEL: How to Avoid Common Personal Finance Mistakes

By He Ruiming & Goh Wei Choon, Founders, The Woke Salaryman

and Xu Yuanduan, Content Lead, The Simple Sum

(Moderated by Rachel Yeo, Content Strategist, Seedly)

  • Debunk personal finance myths
  • Learn about the common personal finance mistakes which Singaporeans make
  • Unearth the reasons why Singaporeans are so obsessed with money

1210

LUCKY DRAW 2

  • Lucky draw at Stage A

1220

BREAK

1250

KEYNOTE: Charting Your Career Direction With the Right Mindset

By Felicia, Coach, Engage & Grow Singapore

  • Find out if you're in the right career
  • Learn about the right mindset to have when planning your career
  • Learn how to maximise your income accumulation years

1320

KEYNOTE: Should You Leave Stock Picking to Chance?

By Chong Ser Jing, Editor, The Good Investors

  • Get tips on how to set up your portfolio for success
  • Learn a step-by-step way to analyse your first stock

1350

LUCKY DRAW 3

  • Lucky draw at Stage A

1410

KEYNOTE: Is FIRE the New Dream for Singapore's Millennials?

By Christopher Ng, Author, TreeOfProsperity

  • Discover what does Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE) truly mean
  • Learn how to achieve FIRE

1440

KEYNOTE: Bulletproof Your Portfolio During a (Possible) Recession

By Alvin Chow, CEO, Dr Wealth

  • Learn to identify the signs of a potential recession
  • Learn how to prepare your portfolio for a recession
  • Get tips on actions to take during a downturn

1510

LUCKY DRAW 4

  • Lucky draw at Stage A

1530

KEYNOTE: How Saving $11 a Day Can Make You a Millionaire

By Adam Wong, Editor-In-Chief, The Fifth Person

  • Why anyone can save and invest to a million dollars (or more) before they retire
  • Why you don't really need ultra-high returns to be a successful investor
  • How much you need to get started investing right now

1600

LUCKY DRAW 5

  • Lucky draw at Stage A

1610

KEYNOTE: The Secret to Finding the Best Performing Singapore REITs

By Tam Ging Wien, Founder, ProButterfly

  • Learn about Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Learn how to select your first REIT
  • Learn how to assemble a portfolio of diversified S-REITs

1640

FIRESIDE CHAT: Is Being the Last Sandwich Generation a Dream?

By Timothy Ho, Co-Founder, DollarsAndSense

(Moderated by Yeap Ming Feng, Head of Growth, Seedly)

  • Understand what it means to be the Sandwich Generation
  • Learn how you can become the Last Sandwich Generation
  • Learn how to perform legacy planning for future generations

1710

LUCKY DRAW 6

  • Lucky draw at Stage A

1730

CLOSING

STAGE B

0900

REGISTRATION

1000

OPENING: Welcome to Seedly Personal Finance Festival 2020!
  • Livestream from Stage A

1020

KEYNOTE: Property 101 - How Do You Know If You Are Ready to Buy Your First Home?

By Stuart Chng, Co-Founder, Navis Living Group

  • Understand the different property types available
  • Understand what you can really afford

1050

LUCKY DRAW 1

  • Livestream from Stage A

1110

KEYNOTE: Can You Afford to Play the Rental Game in Singapore?

By Ryan Ong, Content Editor, 99.co

  • Understand the rules and requirements of renting
  • Learn how to win at condo ownership and maximise rental income
  • Listen to the confessions of a landlord

1140

PANEL: BTO vs Resale vs EC vs Condo in Singapore

By 99.co

  • Get insights from actual owners and their experiences
  • Learn how to upgrade from HDB to a Condo
  • Understand the pros and cons of each property type

1210

LUCKY DRAW 2

  • Livestream from Stage A

1220

BREAK

1250

KEYNOTE: How To Avoid Overpaying For Your Property Loans?

By David Baey, CEO, Mortgage Master

  • Find out what are the considerations before getting a home loan
  • Learn how to get a good credit score (with actual case studies)
  • Understand the difference between HDB Loan vs Bank Loan

1320

PANEL: Short Term vs Long Term Investing

By FSM, IG, & POEMS

(Moderated by Sudhan P, Content Strategist, Seedly)

  • Find out if you're a Short Term or Long Term investor
  • Learn about the pros and cons of each investing method
  • Pick up basic investment strategies for beginners

1350

LUCKY DRAW 3

  • Livestream from Stage A

1410

PANEL: Is Cryptocurrency a Fad or Future of the World of Money?

By TenX & MCO Crypto.com

(Moderated by Rebecca Liew, Content Strategist, Seedly)

  • Learn about cryptocurrency: What is Bitcoin? What about Ethereum?
  • Understand the pros and cons of getting into cryptocurrency after The Crash

1440

KEYNOTE: The Costs of Starting a Family in Singapore

By Dawn, Editor, SG BudgetBabe

  • Find out how much it costs to have children in Singapore
  • Learn about the grants available for young parents

1510

LUCKY DRAW 4

  • Livestream from Stage A

1530

FIRESIDE CHAT: What Does the Future of Insurance Look Like?

By Andrew Yeo, CEO, INCOME

(Moderated by Kenneth Lou, Co-Founder, Seedly)

  • Learn how to plan better for retirement
  • Learn how to use technology to make better protection and investment decisions

1600

LUCKY DRAW 5

  • Livestream from Stage A

1610

KEYNOTE: Intro to Miles, Points and Credit Card Hacks in Singapore

By Aaron Wong, Editor, The MileLion

  • Discover the world of credit card rewards
  • Get practical tips and tricks on how get the most out of your spending
  • Learn which combination of cards helps you earn miles the fastest

1640

PANEL: Alternative Investments Beyond Stocks, Bonds, and Funds

By Vikas Jain, Senior Director, Funding Societies and Dhruv Arora, CEO, Syfe

(Moderated by Kenneth Fong, Editor, Seedly)

  • Discover alternative tools and platforms
  • Learn about P2P lending and robo-advisors
  • Understand the pros and cons of alternative investment vehicles and platforms

1710

LUCKY DRAW 6

  • Livestream from Stage A

1730

CLOSING

  • Livestream from Stage A

Positioning to Ride the Recovery

Opportunities and Risk Post-COVID-19 Pandemic in the S-REIT Sectors

The COVID-19 crisis has brought about an unprecedented economic shock to many sectors, and yet it has also generated opportunities in others.

The tech sector has been a major beneficiary and along with that, S-REITs exposed to the Data Centre sector such as Keppel DC REIT and Mapletree Industrial Trust gained phenomenally.

But are the investment opportunities in REITs now gone? Personally, we do not think so. There are still many REITs below their pre-COVID-19 levels poise to recover strongly in the coming quarters – and now it is the best time to prepare to capture the post-COVID recovery.

Join us as we discuss the opportunities and risk in the S-REIT space sector-by-sector as we try to uncover recovery opportunities for FY2021 and beyond. Real estate sectors that we will be covering include the Retail, Hospitality, Offices, Healthcare, Industrial and Data Centres.

Our speaker Tam Ging Wien will be sharing his knowledge and experience including:

  • Part 1: A Survey of the REITs Landscape Around The World
  • Part 2: Key Metrics in Identifying Strong REITs
  • Part 3: Real Estate Sector Review Amidst the COVID Crisis
  • Part 4: Screening for Opportunities
  • Part 5: Q&A

Some key highlights that will be covered includes:

  • Real estate sector-by-sector review on COVID-19 impact and recovery opportunities. Sectors covered include the Retail, Hospitality, Offices, Healthcare, Industrial and Data Centres.
  • Opinion on which sector will continue to stay resilient and which are poised to recover quickly post-pandemic
  • The right metric to use when screening for high quality REITs
  • Case studies of REITs which are considered high quality
  • Step-by-step demo of how to screen for high quality REITs on your own

During the sharing session, various Singapore-listed REIT examples will be used.

There will also be a Q&A so that members of the investing community may engage in open dialog and discussions in order to deepen their understanding of REITs. Do prepare your writing materials for note taking.

Please note that the duration of the on-site seminar is 7pm to 9:30pm Singapore Time (GMT +8).

The details of the event are as follows:

  • Seminar: Positioning To Ride The Recovery
  • Date: 20th January 2021 (Wed)
  • Time: 7:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Venue: RNN Conference Centre - Osaka Training Room (Level 5), 137 Cecil Street, Cecil Building #05-01, Singapore 069537
  • Fees: S$10.00
  • Sign-up Link: http://reitessentials.eventbrite.com/

To learn more about REITs, we recommend the article: What are REITs?

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