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Upcoming Personal Finance Webinars and Events In Singapore You Should Attend In 2021

Start your personal finance journey with these webinars.


This article was originally published on 20 January 2021 and updated to reflect the latest events and webinars. 

After a tumultuous year in 2020, 2021 is turning out to be another eventful year. The announcement of enhancing safe management measures for the month of May shows that we cannot let up against the pandemic even with the vaccine.

After a tumultuous year in 2020, many of us are realising the importance of having an emergency fund. The stock market rallies and even the surge in bitcoin have also piqued many people’s interest in investing and trading.

As the world grapples with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there is no better time now than to start learning more about how to manage your finances and/ or start investing.

To help you on your personal finance journey, we have curated a list of personal finance webinars and events in Singapore to help expand your knowledge and confidence. Take charge of your personal finances this year and make 2021 a better year ahead.

#1 [11 May] Navigating The Markets: Q2 2021

When: 11 May 2021

Time: 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Registration: Free. Register here.

In tumultuous times, the market can be more volatile and challenging to navigate than it was already.

As a digital wealth management platform, Syfe will be having their team of professionals, Ritesh Ganeriwal (Head of Advisory), and Nick Walker (Head of Investment Products) to share their insights and outlook of the markets.

In addition, they would be discussing on how to safeguard investments and strategies to invest when markets are down.

#2 [15 May] FSMOne – ETFestival 2021

When: 15 May 2021

Time: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Registration: Free. Register here.

FSM ETFestival 2021 is a one-day virtual investment conference with a panel of financial professionals providing personalised tips for investors.

Analysts from iFast and FSM will take us through how to build a functioning portfolio, to help us kickstart our ETF investing journey. Opportunities to get global exposure through ETFs, including China, will be discussed. Diversification opportunities in other investment types such as Regular Savings Plan or fixed income ETFs that can allow us to better navigate the unpredictable markets will also be featured.

#3 [18 May] SGX Webinar – The Basics Of Investing

When: 18 May 2021

Time: 7.30pm to 8.15pm

Registration: Free. Register here.

Part of SGX’s ongoing investment education series, this webinar will give you an overview on the basics of investing.

The webinar will provide a quick introduction to various investment instruments suitable for beginners, such as blue-chip stocks, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs).

#4 [19 May] PhilipCapital – New To Investing

When: 19 May 2021

Time: 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm

Registration: Free. Register here.

Investing can be daunting and difficult especially when we are just starting out. Philip Capital would be taking on this introductory webinar to help guide us for our investment journey.

The webinar will be covering the basic of investment for beginner investors. The session covers how to fund our investments as well as the different investment products from equities to bonds.

This webinar is part of POEMS’ investor education programme to expose current and new investors to the latest financial updates from industry experts.

#5 [20 May] Zoom Webinar: Key Essentials for Self-Employed Persons Talk

When: 20 May 2021

Time: 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm

Registration: Free. Register here.

The webinar covers the introduction of Contribute-As-You-Earn (CAYE) for Self-Employed Persons. For the self-employed, there are also CPF tools for us to plan for retirement adequacy. CPF would also be sharing insights on how to utilise CPF system to build medical safety net for us and our families.

This webinar is part of CPF education programme to educate public members about CPF.