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Cashing in on Lunar New Year: BT Money Hacks (Ep 162)

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It’s that time of the year again, where time-honoured tradition lines our red packets (and pockets) with cash. What’s the best way to make the most of our ang-bao money? Howie Lim finds out. 

Synopsis: Every first, third and fifth Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips.

Highlights of the conversation: 

03:08 Importance of planning your finances

04:16 Saving is not sufficient

05:37 Understanding your needs versus wants

06:49 Step-by-Step guide to using your ang-bao money

07:46 Saving, spending and investing have to coexist

09:41 Where to start investing for a beginner

Hosted by: Howie Lim (

With Mey Wong, head of client experience at StashAway

Edited by: Claressa Monteiro

Produced by: Emily Liu

Engineered by: Joann Chai Pei Chieh

A podcast by BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media

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