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Strange Marketing

Just a while after I blogged about professionalism in the financial industry, I read about this marketing campaign allegedly started by an insurance company to spread the message of life’s uncertainty (and naturally the accompanying importance of insurance). While the underlying message is rather meaningful if not cliché, the marketing campaign itself was strange to say the least.

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Types of Financial Advisers

People not familiar to the local financial advisory scene may not know about the different types of practitioners available. This is forgivable since such details are not presented well to the public. The thing that I find laughable is that many people in the industry themselves are confused over the types of financial advisers available.

Hence I hope to clear the air regarding the types of financial advisers that one may engage for his or her financial needs.

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Professionalism in the Financial Industry

Chartered Financial Consultant Mr. Wilfred Ling comments on the state of professionalism within the financial industry in Singapore.

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How I Ruined My Father’s Insurability

This is a topic that is close to my heart and also explains the motivation behind what I do.

My dad fought and thankfully won a critical illness back when I was still a young boy, a time when managing my finances meant putting away coins into a piggy bank. Back then, both my parents were in their prime and provided a lifestyle for my sister and I which was, by most standards, a very comfortable one.

We were too young to know why Dad left his stable job, or the reason behind the abrupt resignation of my mother from her illustrious insurance career. It was much later did I realise how my parents have been sheltering us from worry and distress.

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