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Future-ready Workshops: Investing for Financial Wellness

Future-ready Workshops is a series of workshops that aims to support alumni in their career development amidst a rapidly changing world.

This session is organised in partnership with NUS School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE).

12 Oct 2021
7.30pm - 9.00pm
NUS Alumni Relations
Ms Lee Siao Shuan
6601 7536

Event Details

In 2021, the average life expectancy in Singapore is 83 years. How have you been investing to provide for yourself and your family in view of our increasing longevity?

This webinar will discuss how we can leverage data and technology to make better investments decisions, as well as how to build and manage real estate wealth for the long term, and the pitfalls to avoid.

Building and Managing Real Estate Wealth
Real estate is an integral part of wealth for Singapore. Real estate assets comprise more than 40% of total household wealth in Singapore (MAS, 2020). Real estate loans have risen consistently to $207 bn as of end 2020, accounting for 41.5% of Singapore’s GDP. Given that real estate is such a large part of household wealth, how can one build and manage real estate wealth? What are the principles for sustainable long term investment in real estate? What are some pitfalls to avoid?

Speaker: Prof Ong Seow Eng (Design & Environment ’84)
Department of Real Estate
NUS Business School

Professor Ong Seow Eng holds a PhD in Finance from Indiana University and his research interests include Real Estate Investment Trusts, securitised real estate, price discovery, and real estate innovation & technology. He is also a fellow at the Weimer School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics.

Investing with Data & Technology
The enormous rise in data and technology has transformed the way we make decisions. The complexities across financial markets and instruments have increased, however, when it comes to retail investing, investors still use the same old techniques. The current scenario demands a change in investing behaviour for gaining better returns and planning for a safe future. This talk will cover the principles of investing leveraging data and technology that can lead to better decision making.

Speaker: Mr Shashank Shekhar Tripathi (Business + Computing ’19)
Certified Financial Technician (CFTe)
Instructor, Dept of Information Systems and Analytics and
Strategic Technology Management Institute
NUS School of Computing

Mr Shashank Shekhar Tripathi holds a Master of Science in Business Analytics from NUS and is an expert in System Development, Algotrading, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Automation, Risk Management, and Corporate Finance. He also has experience generating actionable insights and executing financial analytics projects related to data visualisation, blockchain, payments, web development and investing.

Terms & Conditions

  • The session will be recorded for archival and marketing purposes. NUS may use some or all of these images/videos in its print publications, digital platforms and marketing channels.
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