Money Week 2012 Episode 35
Taiwanese Street Food- Big Business in SingaporeIn recent years, Taiwanese street delicacies have gained enormous popularity among Singaporeans through regular exposure in various TV shows. Sensing great market potential, many local F&B companies have raced to set up their own Taiwanese F&B labels and brought in Taiwanese franchises. Even though this particular market segment has huge potential, Singapore and Taiwan markets are still highly differentiated, be it in the customers’ taste buds or operating environment. How do Singaporean companies face up to the challenges on their way to make it big? Financial Planning 101: Endowment vs Investment-Linked PolicyThe simplest way to accumulate a sum of money over 10 to 20 years would be through regular savings in a bank account but the current low interest rate has been a major drawback for many. Some may consider putting their monthly savings into an endowment policy or investment-linked policy, which has the potential to reap relatively higher returns. Is this really a more viable option? What are the differences between these two insurance policies?