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    2014

  • Top Fund Picks

    3 November 2014 – The Edge

    Investments have been volatile over the past few weeks, with global equity markets plummeting. However, various investment experts – including GYC's William Cai – believe this to be merely a correction, and provide recommendations of promising funds in the current market downturn.

  • How the Rich Invest

    28 June 2014 – Channel News Asia

    This episode of MoneyMind investigates the investment practices of the rich – do they do it differently from other investors? One of the financial experts interviewed was GYC's William Cai. Click on the link to find out more!

  • CPF rate debate

    9 June 2014 – The Edge

    Singaporeans have recently brought up worries about CPF interest rates, asking if they would be enough to compensate for inflation and give them enough for retirement. Several independent financial advisers – including GYC's William Cai – share their views.

  • 2013

  • Henderson launches a global property income fund

    15 April 2013 – The Edge

    Henderson Global Investors launched a global property income fund that invests in real estate investment trusts (REITs) and listed property securities around the world. The fund's objective is to achieve stable dividends and give investors a gross yield of more than 5% per annum. AIA Singapore and GYC Financial Advisory are its distributors.

  • Growth-led inflation a boon to Reits: Expert

    14 April 2013 – The Sunday Times

    Fund manager Patrick Sumner believes that real estate investment trusts (REITs) in Singapore and the region will keep doing well in an environment of growth-led inflation. He sees a bullish outlook for global property markets and a continuing demand for property. Sumner believes that REITs are one of the most efficient means of having a diversified portfolio that provides investment income.

  • Henderson Global gets the Reit connections

    10 April 2013 – The Business Times

    Henderson Global Investors has launched an income fund comprising 75% real estate investment trusts (REITS) and 25% other listed property securities from around the world. The fund will be invested in retail properties, office, industrial, healthcare, and residential, and is meant to cater to the strong global demand for real estate assets.

  • Personal wealth: Top fund picks

    5 March 2013 – The Edge

    The Edge presents some of the top fund picks, incorporating advice from investment experts including GYC's William Cai.

  • Grow your wealth wisely

    29 January 2013 – The Straits Times

    Several industry experts including GYC's William Cai share their thoughts regarding five new investment products.

  • Asian bonds offer stability amid volatility

    3 January 2013 – The Edge

    Asian bonds have done well over the last few years, and experts think this stability is likely to continue. GYC's William Cai is quoted.

  • 2012

  • Opt for Term Plans

    26 September 2012 – The Business Times

    Term plans provide a cheaper alternative for the under-insured, but come with inflation risk.

  • CPF Fund Investing

    6 September 2012 – The Edge

    The Edge discusses investing CPF funds. GYC's William Cai is quoted.

  • Global Bear Market At Our Doorstep?

    6 June 2012 – The Business Times

    William Cai discusses the warning signs that signal a bear market is ahead. This article was published in The Business Times.

  • Making the best of leveraged investing?

    14-15 January 2012 – The Business Times

    William Cai discusses the pros and cons of leveraged investing, and how to minimise damage when loss occurs. This article was published in The Business Times.

  • 2011

  • The fallacy of buy and hold

    9 October 2011 – Professional Adviser

    William Cai discusses the myth of buy-and-hold being the ideal investment strategy, and how a market-timing strategy would instead have produced better results in the last decade. This article was published in Professional Adviser.

  • Fund play on S-REITs

    29 August 2011 – The Edge

    The Edge discusses Singapore-listed REITs and if it is a good time to invest. GYC's William Cai is quoted.

  • When Blue Chips Give You The Blues

    13 Aug 2011 – The Business Times

    William Cai discusses blue chip stocks, and cautions against picking them based on dividends while ignoring price. This article was published in The Business Times.

  • Estate Planning for the Wealthy

    (Part 1 | Part 2) 9 May 2011 – Professional Adviser

    William Cai discusses why advisers and clients should be actively engaged in estate planning, as well as the potential conflicts that arise in estate distribution.

  • 2010

  • Emerging markets guru Mobius struggles outside Asia

    21 December 2010 – Reuters

    Mark Mobius' Templeton Asian Growth Fund has seen much success in Asia, but less outside the region. GYC's William Cai weighs in.

  • IFA Market Going Strong

    13 September 2010 – MoneyMind

    The independent financial advisory market is thriving, with more and more high net worth individuals and the mass affluent seeking out financial advice. The article mentions GYC as one of the larger IFA firms in Singapore.

  • The case for actively-managed funds

    13 September 2010 – The Edge

    William Cai questions the amount of active work done by managers of actively-managed funds.

  • Top ETF Plays

    16 August 2010 – The Edge

    Independent financial advisory firms and brokers provide recommendations on the best index-tracking funds to invest in. The article quotes William Cai from GYC.

  • UOBAM & GYC Launch 'All-Weather' Multi-Asset Fund

    9 August 2010 – The Edge

    UOB Asset Management and GYC Financial Advisory have jointly rolled out a multi-asset unit trust, available exclusively for GYC's clients. The Fund seeks to minimise risks and maximise potential returns through an asset allocation process that adapts to different stages of an economic cycle.

  • More Financial Products For Investors

    2 August 2010 – TODAY

    Investors trying to diversify their portfolios will have more products to choose from, one of them being the United G Strategic Fund, a joint collaboration between UOB Asset Management and GYC Financial Advisory.

  • Opportunities For Overseas Land

    26 April 2010 – PropertyGuru

    Investing on overseas land has once been dominated by the rich, but this has already been stopped by landbanking companies. GYC's William Cai is quoted.

  • 2009

  • Is It Too Late Now To Pick Up Stocks?

    25 October 2009 – The Sunday Times

    Financial experts advise buying stocks in stages rather than all together. William Cai is quoted as one of the experts.

  • Opportunities for overseas land

    13 October 2009 – PropertyGuru

    Investing in overseas land is now more accessible to individual investors. GYC's William Cai is quoted.

  • 2008

  • Invest Wise – When the bears are out

    29 May 2008 – Channel News Asia

    In this Channel News Asia segment, Goh Yang Chye, CEO of GYC, talks about bonds and how to invest wisely in the current bear market.

  • Opinions on 938Live – CPF

    938Live spoke to GYC's CEO, Mr. Goh Yang Chye, in a radio interview about CPF LIFE.

  • Eye on the US Economy

    12 May 2008

    The ability to recognise that there is a major shift of power in the years to come is important. GYC's CEO, Mr. Goh Yang Chye, comments on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's May Day rally statement about how the US economy downturn will play out. Parts of this article were later featured in The Business Times.

  • Just How Important is Investment Time Horizon?

    April 2008

    Dr. Rachael Tay talks about how time in the market, not timing the market, is key to growing one's capital. This article was published in Pulses Magazine.

  • Should you take a bite at these new offerings?

    9 March 2008 – The Straits Times

    GYC Financial Advisory recently launched the Everest Investment Portfolio, which unlike other portfolios comes with zero upfront fees or sales charges. Investors will only need to pay a 20% performance fee once the portfolio starts making money.

  • The Big B – the bottomline

    March 2008 – Wealth Magazine

    GYC's Deputy CEO, Mr. Aw Choon Hui, shares his views on what corporations expect when sending executives on training. This article was extracted from Wealth Magazine.

  • Why Unit Trusts?

    March 2008

    Dr. Rachael Tay takes a look at the advantages of using unit trusts as the sole or main allocation vehicle for equity investments. This article was published in Pulses Magazine.

  • Asset Allocation in a Nutshell

    January 2008

    Dr. Rachael Tay discusses the key considerations in allocating among various asset classes. This article was published in Pulses Magazine.

  • Me & My Money – an interview with Dr. Rachael Tay

    20 January 2008 – The Sunday Times

    The Sunday Times interviewed GYC's Director of Corporate Financial Services, Dr. Rachael Tay, in a weekly segment titled "Me & My Money", published on 20 January 2008. They asked about Dr. Tay's investment philosophies, as well as the financial and insurance planning she had done for herself and her family.

  • 2007

  • Money and Siblings

    30 December 2007 – The Sunday Times

    GYC's CEO Mr. Goh Yang Chye discusses giving loans to siblings. He was quoted in The Sunday Times.

  • Money and Parents

    23 December 2007 – The Sunday Times

    GYC's CEO Mr. Goh Yang Chye talks about why people should discuss finances with their parents before emergency situations make it necesssary to do so under stress. He was quoted in The Sunday Times.

  • Everyone can build a million dollar nest egg

    November 2007 – The Business Times

    GYC's CEO, Mr. Goh Yang Chye discusses investment strategies to build a million dollar nest egg. This article was published in The Business Times.

  • Learning to keep nest eggs golden

    June 2007 – Keppelite (Keppel Group Newsletter)

    GYC's Deputy CEO, Mr. Aw Choon Hui, led a one-hour seminar entitled "Building Your Wealth Through Safe Investing" for employees at the Keppel Group. He shared investment insights such as the importance of starting early, proper asset allocation, and creating a sustainable, long-term investment plan to serve one well in retirement.

  • Your Financial Adviser – Best Friend or Worst Enemy?

    4Q 2007 – iFAST Insight

    GYC's Deputy CEO, Mr. Aw Choon Hui discusses the traits of a good financial adviser vs a bad one, and how not to be taken advantage of by advisers who put their interests ahead of yours.

  • 2005

  • Singapore Investors Newsletter

    Oct '05 to Dec '05 – Securities Investors Association (Singapore) (SIAS)

    GYC is thanked in the SIAS President's letter for our participation in the nation-wide "Financial Planning for Families" organised by SIAS, SCI and MoneySense.

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