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Can you retire with RM1mil?

October 31, 2012

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A MILLION ringgit is a lot of money. In the past, it was always considered “the benchmark” in terms of a person’s success. After all, having RM1mil officially makes you a millionaire. However, realistically, is RM1mil big enough to survive on today, especially once you retire? According to official statistics, the average Malaysian male has […]

Key Strategies for investing in uncertain markets

August 11, 2012

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Five ways to handle the volatility oF the Financial markets. In an uncertain market, one thing is certain: market declines are an inevitable part of investing. Here are five strategies for riding out the bumps: Stay Calm and Get Professional Advice • Don’t make any quick moves on your own. Instead, meet with your unit […]

Projection on achieving target of RM150K in 15 years with RM200 monthly

April 22, 2012

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This was calculate using Financial Calculator at cimb-principal.com.my Initial Investment is at RM8,325.40         http://www.cimb-principal.com.my/financial_calculator.aspx

Investment Goal

April 21, 2012

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One of the keys to successful investing is identifying your investment goals, and the time frame over which you will invest. Investing for a specific goal When investing money, many people have a specific goal in mind. If this is the case for you, you need to decide what time frame is attached to that […]

The Secret to Wealth

April 21, 2012

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Whether you want to invest in shares or across a broad range of asset classes, unit trust funds provide you with one benefit that can be very hard for individual investors to achieve – diversification. Many people invest but only some become wealthy. Why? The mistake many people make when investing is that they treat their […]

Unit Trust Buying FAQ

April 21, 2012

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1. Are the Funds’ returns guaranteed? No, returns of funds are not guaranteed as they invest in assets (for example, shares and bonds) which fluctuate in value on a daily basis. The price of the Funds’ investments will rise and fall and consequently cause unit prices to rise and fall. Therefore, we cannot guarantee fund […]

General Risks of Investing in Unit Trust Funds

April 21, 2012

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Any investment carries with it an element of risk. Therefore, prior to making an investment, prospective investors should consider the following risk factors. Returns Not GuaranteedInvestors should be aware that by investing in a unit trust fund, there is no guarantee of any income distribution, returns or capital appreciation. General Market RiskAny purchase of securities […]