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Yap Ming Hui

Recent and archived articles by Yap Ming Hui

16 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Putting the wealth back in wealth management

THE wealth management industry is set to see some exciting times ahead, thanks to various forces that are reshaping the financial landscape such as technological advances and regulatory enhancements.

19 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Reimagining wealth management in Malaysia

Money & you - By Yap Ming Hui
WHEN Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone way back in 2007, it revolutionised the mobile phone industry.

Mobile phone revolution: File picture of Steve Jobs with the iPhone 4 during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco in 2010. When Jobs introduced the iPhone in 2007, it revolutionised the mobile phone industry. — Reuters
22 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

The reality of wealth management in Malaysia

Money & you - By Yap Ming Hui
WEALTH management has been defined as many things. Some parties go as far as calling it bespoke advisory service, while there are others who see wealth management as another distribution business to enable consumers to gain access to various investment products like unit trust, dual-currency investment and structured investment products.

24 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

Money game scourge

Money & you by YAP MING HUI
Poor wealth management experiences fuel money games

Easier option: Poor experience with regulated investment product providers may be the reason for investors to go for ‘alternative’ investment options such as money games.
1 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Can your unit trust portfolio survive the Trump phenomenon?

Money & you - By Yap Ming Hui
HOW many of us regard Nov 8, 2016 – the day when Donald Trump stunned the world and won the presidential election to become the 45th President of the United States – as a life changing milestone date in our calendar?

25 Feb 2017 | 7:00 AM

Losing the investment game – who’s to blame?

THE start to the year coincides with the time when fund managers are busy writing their annual notes and preparing their market outlook for the rest of the year.

Let the experts invest for you: The main benefit of investing in a fund is that the investment management decisions are entrusted to the professionals, thereby relieving the individual of such a chore. – AFP
7 Jan 2017 | 7:00 AM

The one resolution you need in 2017

NEW year greetings to everyone. A whole year has come and gone in a blink of an eye. To say time has flown by would be an understatement!

10 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

Property investing: The moment of truth is now

Money & You - By Yap Ming Hui
YOU are taking a leisurely drive around town on a Sunday morning and you can’t help but notice the numerous up-and-coming developments in almost any area of the city. At first glance, it would seem that the property market is thriving and demand must be at an all-time high, given the non-stop construction going on.

Time to take stock: Property owners who are renting out their units are facing the brunt of the weakening economic conditions especially in expat-favoured locations such as Mont Kiara and the Kuala Lumpur City Centre.
12 Nov 2016 | 7:00 AM

Cherry picking your investment basket

Money & you - By Yap Ming Hui
A SMART consumer is easy to spot. For the majority of middle-class Malaysians, smart consumer habits have become part and parcel of our daily lives. In these trying economic times where prices keep escalating, we all have to be smart consumers in order to get the most value for our ringgit.

15 Oct 2016 | 7:00 AM

Managing the financial relationship with your bank

“FIDELITY Fiduciary Bank”. Anyone who has seen the musical classic Mary Poppins will know this song too well. A century has passed since the timeline of the show but the two words, “fidelity” (loyalty) and “fiduciary” (trust) remain hallmarks of the banking system.