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Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this Business Times monthly podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua.

Podcaster: Genevieve Cua

Produced by The Business Times, SPH Media Trust.

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S1E38: Family offices: More than a badge of prestige: WealthBT (Ep 38)
May 26 2024
S1E38: Family offices: More than a badge of prestige: WealthBT (Ep 38)
While having a family office has often been looked at as a status symbol, is it really all it is? Beware, it can be costly to set up. Genevieve Cua gets the ins and outs from Angie Han, head of wealth planning, Pictet Wealth Management Asia. Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. This episode is brought to you by Pictet Wealth Management. Highlights of the podcast:  02:40 Some major drivers for the decision to establish a family office 05:00 Helping families to crystallise their objectives 10:58 Does a family office replace a trust? 13:38 Single family office vs multi-family office and other structures 16:03 Size threshold for single family office 16:41 Challenges to ensure family office continuity  More about: Pictet Wealth Management https://www.pictet.com/sg/en/wealth-management Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) With Angie Han, head of wealth planning, Pictet Wealth Management Asia Edited by: Howie Lim and Lee Kim Siang Engineered by: Joann Chai Pei Chieh Executive producer: Claressa Monteiro Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: bt.sg/btwealthbt Amazon: bt.sg/wbtam Apple Podcasts: bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: bt.sg/wbSP YouTube Music: bt.sg/wbyt  Google: bt.sg/wtGO Website: bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: btpodcasts@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: bt.sg/btbrpod BT Lens On: bt.sg/btlensonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E37: This can make or break your retirement: WealthBT (Ep 37)
Apr 21 2024
S1E37: This can make or break your retirement: WealthBT (Ep 37)
What’s the secret to a successful retirement? According to Christopher Tan, founder of advisory firm Providend, it’s not just good investing and financial planning, it’s also about contentment. Christopher shares his personal wisdom with BT’s Genevieve Cua.  Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. Highlights of the conversation: 02:15 Qualities of successful investors 04:46 Christopher’s retirement roadmap 07:06 Planning approaches that work best regardless of market factors 10:33 Biggest mistakes or blind spots to avoid  12:14 What is your personal relationship with money? 13:39 How to work towards sufficiency and contentment for a more fulfilling life --- Now, we want to hear from you! Send us your questions, thoughts, story ideas, and feedback to btpodcasts@sph.com.sg. We’ll look into it for future episodes. --- Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) With Christopher Tan, founder, Providend Edited by: Emily Liu and Claressa Monteiro Produced by: Genevieve Cua & Emily Liu Engineered by: Joann Chai Pei Chieh A podcast by BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: bt.sg/btwealthbt Amazon: bt.sg/wbtam Apple Podcasts: bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: bt.sg/wbSP YouTube Music: bt.sg/wbyt  Google: bt.sg/wtGO Website: bt.sg/wealthbt Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: bt.sg/btbrpod BT Lens On: bt.sg/btlensonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E36: What’s next when shielding of Special Account is barred? WealthBT (Ep 36)
Mar 24 2024
S1E36: What’s next when shielding of Special Account is barred? WealthBT (Ep 36)
Some CPF members feel stopping the practice of “shielding” the Special Account is unfair, because they have lost the opportunity of a higher interest rate. But investing your CPF savings is more important than ever. What does this mean for your CPF returns? BT’s Genevieve Cua gets insights from Samuel Rhee of Endowus. Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. Highlights of the conversation: 02:33 Does Endowus have a conflict of interest as CPF digital adviser? 05.35 Closing the shielding loophole: impact on confidence 08:36 Tradeoffs of not investing the Ordinary Account 11:54 How challenging is it to outperform the SA 4% rate? 14:59 Overcoming the biggest hurdles to investing Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) With Samuel Rhee, chief investment officer, Endowus Edited by: Emily Liu and Claressa Monteiro Produced by: Genevieve Cua & Emily Liu Engineered by: Joann Chai Pei Chieh A podcast by BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: bt.sg/btwealthbt Amazon: bt.sg/wbtam Apple Podcasts: bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: bt.sg/wbSP Google: bt.sg/wtGO Website: bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: btpodcasts@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: bt.sg/btbrpod BT Lens On: bt.sg/btlensonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E35: Private debt: A golden age? WealthBT (Ep 35)
Feb 25 2024
S1E35: Private debt: A golden age? WealthBT (Ep 35)
Private debt offers a stable, generally floating-rate income. But credit risks are elevated as financing conditions remain tight. Defaults are expected to rise. But some types of private debt carry lower risks than others. Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. Highlights of the conversation: 01:02 The lowdown on private debt 02:47 The golden age: strong returns and inflows 05:36 Getting a handle on credit risk 09:36 Attraction of private debt 11:17 What to look out for Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) Edited by: Emily Liu and Claressa Monteiro Produced by: Genevieve Cua & Emily Liu Engineered by: Joann Chai Pei Chieh A podcast by BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: bt.sg/wbSP Google: bt.sg/wtGO Website: bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: btpodcasts@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: bt.sg/btbrpod BT Lens On: bt.sg/btlensonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E34: Investing profitably in 2024: WealthBT (Ep 34)
Jan 21 2024
S1E34: Investing profitably in 2024: WealthBT (Ep 34)
What is the outlook for interest rates and the impact on stocks and bonds? What is the outlook for Singapore and China? And is it time to exit fixed deposits and invest in what, exactly? Genevieve Cua interrogates Kelvin Tay from UBS Wealth Management. Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. This episode is brought to you by UBS Wealth Management. Highlights of the conversation:  01:47 Impact of the Fed’s funds rate on stocks and bonds  04:42 Which elections will wield the biggest impact on markets?  07:12 Outlook for economy and asset growth 11:13 China’s outlook 15:15 Risks not adequately priced in markets 17:15 Most important asset allocation calls for 2024 More about: UBS Wealth Management https://www.ubs.com/sg/en/wealth-management.html Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) With Kelvin Tay, chief investment officer of UBS Wealth Management Edited by: Howie Lim and Claressa Monteiro Produced by: Genevieve Cua & Howie Lim Engineered by: Joann Chai Pei Chieh Executive producer: Claressa Monteiro A podcast by BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: bt.sg/wbSP Google: bt.sg/wtGO Website: bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: btpodcasts@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: bt.sg/btbrpod BT Lens On: bt.sg/btlensonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E33: Positioning your portfolio for 2024: WealthBT (Ep 33)
Dec 24 2023
S1E33: Positioning your portfolio for 2024: WealthBT (Ep 33)
Markets are on a tear since the Federal Reserve signalled a pivot towards cutting interest rates in 2024. How should you position your portfolio? Here are some thoughts on bond yields; geopolitical risk in 2024; investing in value equities; and keeping faith in balanced portfolios. Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. Highlights of the podcast:  01:29 Indications of what the Fed may do next year 03:20 Bond yields are attractive and offer a return above inflation 05:19 2024 is a record year for elections, raising geopolitical risk 08:20 Opportunities in value equities 10:08 Balanced portfolios are alive and well 12:12 Reinvesting out of cash Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) Edited by: Howie Lim & Claressa Monteiro  Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: bt.sg/wbSP Google: bt.sg/wtGO Website: bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: btpodcasts@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: bt.sg/btbrpod BT Lens On: bt.sg/btlensonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E32: Powering up philanthropy for climate goals: WealthBT (Ep 32)
Nov 26 2023
S1E32: Powering up philanthropy for climate goals: WealthBT (Ep 32)
Philanthropy can be a source of catalytic and patient capital, and as such, can play a big role in the net zero transition. Blended finance is an avenue where philanthropists can join forces with public and private funds. Genevieve Cua speaks to Anthony Gao, head of philanthropy services Asia with Pictet Wealth Management for more insights.  Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. This episode is brought to you by Pictet Wealth Management. Highlights of the podcast:  02:09 Understanding blended finance 03:44 Singapore's approach to blended finance 05:55 Philanthropy in the context of climate objectives 09:54 Understanding blended finance mode 12:26 Trends and approaches in blended finance 14:45 Challenges and solutions for blended finance in Asia More about: Pictet Wealth Management Asia https://www.pictet.com/sg/en/wealth-management Responsible Investing https://www.pictet.com/sg/en/insights/re-imagining-the-future-the-case-for-engagement Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) With Anthony Gao, head of philanthropy services Asia, Pictet Wealth Management Edited by: Howie Lim and Claressa Monteiro  Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: bt.sg/wbSP Google: bt.sg/wtGO Website: bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: btpodcasts@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: bt.sg/btbrpod BT Lens On: bt.sg/btlensonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E31: Prenups - Why enter into one and who benefits? WealthBT (Ep 31)
Oct 22 2023
S1E31: Prenups - Why enter into one and who benefits? WealthBT (Ep 31)
Why are couples entering into prenups, and sometimes at the urging of their families? A prenup or post-nup may potentially be an important tool for families who have multigenerational wealth in mind. Genevieve Cua speaks to Ivan Cheong, head of the divorce and family team with Withers KhattarWong in Singapore for more insights. Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. Highlights of the podcast:  04:28 Prenups must satisfy 4 formalities; they’re not automatically enforceable 09:34 Not just for the wealthy; 3 broad objectives 12:22 Ensuring a prenup applies across multiple jurisdictions 14:27 How prenups work with trusts 17:03 Can a prenup strengthen a marriage? Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) With Ivan Cheong, head of the divorce and family team with Withers KhattarWong in Singapore Edited by: Howie Lim and Claressa Monteiro  Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: bt.sg/wbSP Google: bt.sg/wtGO Website: bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: btpodcasts@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast: bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast: bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts: bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT: bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus: bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: bt.sg/btbrpod BT Lens On: bt.sg/btlensonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E30: How responsible is your portfolio? WealthBT (Ep 30)
Sep 24 2023
S1E30: How responsible is your portfolio? WealthBT (Ep 30)
Learn about key themes like circular economy, biodiversity, energy transition and health in responsible investing as Genevieve Cua discusses with Evelyn Yeo from Pictet Wealth Management Asia. Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. Highlights of the podcast:  02:03 Climate impact in 2023 05:46 Connection between climate risks and markets 09:59 Elements to ensure investments have impact 11:58 Responsible investing themes 16:06 Key elements in responsible investing process More about: Pictet Wealth Management Asia https://asia.group.pictet/ Impact Investing https://perspectives.group.pictet/sustainability/the-rise-of-impact-inv… Philanthropic capital https://perspectives.group.pictet/sustainability/better-together---alig… Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) With Evelyn Yeo, head of Asia investment, Pictet Wealth Management Asia Edited by: Howie Lim and Claressa Monteiro  Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: bt.sg/wbSP Google: bt.sg/wtGO Website: bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: btpodcasts@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: bt.sg/btbrpod BT Lens On: bt.sg/btlensonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E29: Insurance par plans: Still attractive? WealthBT (Ep 29)
Aug 27 2023
S1E29: Insurance par plans: Still attractive? WealthBT (Ep 29)
Insurance par funds last year chalked up their worst returns over the past five years. But not all insurers reduced bonuses and your par plan’s bonus may still be intact - for now.  Are par savings products still worth your while?  Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. Highlights of the podcast:  01:04 Smoothing and par plans’ worst returns in 5 years 05:15 Market conditions vs the long run 08:05 Staying invested is a must 10:34 Par plans vs portfolio of market assets Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) Edited by: Claressa Monteiro  Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: bt.sg/wbSP Google: bt.sg/wtGO Website: bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: btpodcasts@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: bt.sg/btbrpod BT Lens On: bt.sg/btlensonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E28: Market impacts of scarcity and how to position yourself: WealthBT (Ep 28)
Jul 23 2023
S1E28: Market impacts of scarcity and how to position yourself: WealthBT (Ep 28)
Amid market volatility, it helps to distinguish between market noise and major trends. Scarcity of resources, labour and trust is already evident and will continue to drive markets. What are the impacts over the long run and how you can position your portfolio? Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. This episode is brought to you by Pictet Wealth Management. Highlights:  01:00 Why long run matters 05:17 Track record of forecasts 06:38 Overarching themes 09:20 Major asset class expectations and drivers 11:34 Implications of most important themes 13:30 How to position yourself Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) With Dong Chen, head of Asia Macroeconomic Research for Pictet Wealth Management Edited by: Howie Lim & Claressa Monteiro  Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media More about: Pictet Wealth Management https://www.pictet.com/sg/en/wealth-management Alternatives and private assets https://www.pictet.com/sg/en/insights/markets/alternatives — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: http://bt.sg/wbSP Google: http://bt.sg/wtGO Website: http://bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: btpodcasts@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: http://bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: http://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: http://bt.sg/btbrpod BT Lens On: http://bt.sg/btlenson #BTPodcastSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E27: Best-kept secret to multi-generational wealth: WealthBT (Ep 27)
Jun 25 2023
S1E27: Best-kept secret to multi-generational wealth: WealthBT (Ep 27)
Why do wealthy families grapple with the challenges of how to enhance their wealth for generations and still keep close family ties? Families who have figured out the purpose of their wealth and their role as stewards take the first step towards a long-lasting legacy.  Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. Highlights: 02:05 Insights on enhancing family ties and wealth for generations 05:24 Conversations on the purpose of money  07:26 Important questions to ask on the purpose of wealth 09:42 Anthonia’s experience on setting up her own impact portfolio 14:08 How families can get started on purposeful capital Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) With Anthonia Hui, founder and Singapore head of a multi-family office Edited by: Howie Lim & Claressa Monteiro  Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: http://bt.sg/wbSP Google: http://bt.sg/wtGO Website: http://bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at:http://bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: http://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: http://bt.sg/btbrpodSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E26: Are returns in private debt still attractive? WealthBT (Ep26)
May 21 2023
S1E26: Are returns in private debt still attractive? WealthBT (Ep26)
Private debt has come into its own as an asset class after the 2008 financial crisis, delivering attractive returns with little correlation to stocks and bonds. The current environment poses challenges but with careful credit selection, investors can still reap equity-like returns. Goh Hui Yang, Pictet’s head of alternative investments in Asia tells Genevieve Cua more. Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. This episode is brought to you by Pictet Wealth Management. Highlights:  02:28 Popularity of private debt as an asset class 06:54 Why get an exposure 09:36 Challenge of the macro environment 11:10 Risks to watch 12:58 A realistic look at return expectations More about: Pictet Wealth Management https://www.pictet.com/sg/en/wealth-management Alternatives and private assets https://www.pictet.com/sg/en/insights/markets/alternatives Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) With Goh Hui Yang, Pictet’s head of alternative investments in Asia Edited by: Howie Lim & Claressa Monteiro  Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: http://bt.sg/wbSP Google: http://bt.sg/wtGO Website: http://bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at:http://bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: http://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: http://bt.sg/btbrpod #BTPodcastSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E25: Cancer cover in Shield plans - Is it enough? WealthBT (Ep 25)
Apr 23 2023
S1E25: Cancer cover in Shield plans - Is it enough? WealthBT (Ep 25)
Riders have become a focal point of the changes in Integrated Shield plans, which from April must get in line with the Health Ministry’s cancer drug list. With riders, you can still get cover for drugs not on the list. But are you better off with the changes? Will premiums rise? Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. Highlights (click/tap above):  01:07 Cancer drug list recap 03:16 Shield base plan and rider changes 09:29 Are you better off? 11:53 Impact on rider premiums Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) Edited by: Howie Lim & Claressa Monteiro  Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media — Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: http://bt.sg/wbSP Google: http://bt.sg/wtGO Website: http://bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: http://bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: http://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: http://bt.sg/btbrpodSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E24: Women and investing - busting pesky myths : WealthBT (Ep 24)
Mar 26 2023
S1E24: Women and investing - busting pesky myths : WealthBT (Ep 24)
Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. Is there a gender approach to financial planning? Isn’t it the case that the sensible approach really is gender neutral? Evy Wee, head of financial planning and personal investing at DBS shares her thoughts with Genevieve Cua. Highlights (click/tap above):  04:37 Tendency to rely on spouse  06:38 Gaining confidence: foundation knowledge 09:57 Overcoming fear and taking measured risk 15:34 Planning for single women 18:05 Recession proofing your investments and financial plan Written and hosted by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) With Evy Wee, head of financial planning and personal investing, DBS Produced by: Genevieve Cua & Howie Lim Edited by: Howie Lim Engineered by: Joann Chai Pei Chieh --- Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: http://bt.sg/wbSP Google: http://bt.sg/wtGO SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/ Website: http://bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: http://bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: http://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: http://bt.sg/btbrpodSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E23: Can critical illness cover be future-proofed? WealthBT Ep 23
Feb 26 2023
S1E23: Can critical illness cover be future-proofed? WealthBT Ep 23
Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by wealth editor Genevieve Cua.  Most people probably have a CI plan but the cover they have is also probably insufficient. Genevieve Cua discusses how to enhance your base CI plan by taking up a multi-pay rider, to cover you for recurrence of critical illnesses. Highlights (click/tap above):  01:54 Good news about CI: Standalone and multi-pay plans 03:34 Future-proof C.I. 05:47 Definitions and C.I. terms 12:05 Views from a financial planner 13:43 Misconceptions Produced by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) & Howie Lim Edited by: Howie Lim Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: http://bt.sg/wbSP Google: http://bt.sg/wtGO SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/ Website: http://bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: http://bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: http://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: http://bt.sg/btbrpodSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E22: Steps to enhance your portfolio in 2023: WealthBT Ep 22
Jan 22 2023
S1E22: Steps to enhance your portfolio in 2023: WealthBT Ep 22
Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua.  How can you make sure your portfolio doesn't suffer in 2023 like it did in 2022? Genevieve Cua has some ideas.  Highlights (click/tap above):  01:10 More positive macro environment 04:11 Bonds back in favour 07:36 Commit to a balanced portfolio 10:10 Scout for higher-interest options 12:16 Maximise CPF interest rates Produced by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) & Howie Lim Edited by: Howie Lim Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: http://bt.sg/wbSP Google: http://bt.sg/wtGO SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/ Website: http://bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: http://bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: http://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: http://bt.sg/btbrpodSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E21: Investment guardrails for your portfolio: WealthBT Ep 21
Dec 25 2022
S1E21: Investment guardrails for your portfolio: WealthBT Ep 21
Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua.  The pattern this year has been of hope and then a letdown. In this environment when it seems that everything is down at the same time, what can serve as investment guardrails for your portfolio?  Highlights:  0:55 The tug of war between hope and reality and why we need some investment guardrails 01:35 Cash as a guardrail. Attractive rates for fixed deposits plus capital preservation 03:54 Investing for income: dividends and bond coupons help to cushion portfolio decline 08:40 Alternative assets as a guardrail, but be prepared for illiquidity 10:26 Personal resilience as a guardrail: be vigilant for human biases Produced by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) & Howie Lim Edited by: Howie Lim Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: http://bt.sg/wbSP Google: http://bt.sg/wtGO SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/ Website: http://bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: http://bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: http://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: http://bt.sg/btbrpodSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E20: How to achieve seamless wealth transfer: WealthBT Ep 20
Nov 27 2022
S1E20: How to achieve seamless wealth transfer: WealthBT Ep 20
Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua.  Can transferring your wealth to the next generation really be easy? The bottom line is: the issue of succession or wealth transfer requires a lot of thought and planning. Genevieve Cua speaks to Angie Han, head of wealth planning for South Asia from Pictet Wealth Management for more insights. This episode is brought to you by Pictet Wealth Management. Highlights (click/tap above):  01:30 How much wealth involved in the intergenerational wealth transfer in Asia 03:10 Planning is required for wealth transfer: some considerations 06:15 How family offices help in wealth structuring and transfer 08:23 What a seamless wealth transfer means 10:03 A will alone may not suffice; role of trusts 11:50 Why 70% of intergenerational wealth transfers fail 14:45 How philanthropy helps to keep families engaged Produced by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) & Howie Lim Edited by: Howie Lim More about: Pictet Wealth Management Asia https://asia.group.pictet/ Asian Family Offices Multiplying https://www.pictet.com/sg/en/insights/asia-s-family-offices-multiply Asian Family Offices Overcoming Challenges https://www.pictet.com/sg/en/insights/asian-families-on-a-steep-learning-curve Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: http://bt.sg/wbSP Google: http://bt.sg/wtGO SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/ Website: http://bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: http://bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: http://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocus BT Branded Podcasts: http://bt.sg/btbrpod #BTPodcastSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
S1E19: ESG investments: Hype or worth investing in? WealthBT Ep 19
Oct 30 2022
S1E19: ESG investments: Hype or worth investing in? WealthBT Ep 19
Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua.  Are your investments really helping to reduce carbon emissions and alleviating social issues? Genevieve Cua deep dives into ESG investing to find out. Highlights (click/tap above):  03:41 Two reasons for ESG funds’ underperformance 06:17 Should you avoid or exclude oil & gas companies? 07:27 What do ESG ratings really mean? 09:29 Do ESG funds deliver value? 10:34 Industry shake-out due to ESG fund labels 13:17 ESG as a process vs ESG as a product Produced by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg) & Howie Lim  Edited by: Howie Lim Follow WealthBT podcasts and rate us at: Channel: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt Apple Podcasts: http://bt.sg/wbAP Spotify: http://bt.sg/wbSP Google: http://bt.sg/wtGO SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/ Website: http://bt.sg/wealthbt Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only. SPH Media accepts no liability for loss arising from any reliance on the podcast or use of third party’s products and services. Please consult professional advisors for independent advice. Discover more BT podcast series: BT Money Hacks Podcast at: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks BT Mark To Market Podcast at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt BT Podcasts at: http://bt.sg/pcOM PropertyBT at: http://bt.sg/btpropertybt BT Market Focus at: http://bt.sg/btmktfocusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.