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The Weekly Nibble: Dividends and a Simple Plan to Become a Millionaire

Here are some of the most popular articles that have appeared on The Motley Fool Singapore’s website over the past week.

Stop Saving and Start Investing in Dividend Stocks! My Simple Plan to Make a Million

Peter Stephens took a look at how investing in dividend stocks, instead of leaving your savings in cash, can help grow your wealth over the long term.

“Living within your means and saving money each month is always a great idea. In the long run, it can help to improve your financial position, and may even mean retirement comes along sooner than it otherwise would.

However, with interest rates being relatively low at the present time, the return that is offered by cash savings is somewhat disappointing when compared to the income prospects of other assets. As such, it may be possible to generate a larger nest egg through simply investing savings elsewhere.

Here’s why dividend stocks could be worth buying right now, and why cash savings could continue to offer a disappointing rate of return.”

3 Best Singapore Blue-Chip Stocks to Consider for Your Portfolio

Looking to invest in strong companies that belong to the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI)? Look no further. Using a stock screener, I found three blue-chips with decent earnings growth, a strong balance sheet, and a respectable return on equity. All three companies pay a dividend, too. Jump into the article to find out more about those three shares.

Which of These 3 Singapore Commercial REITs Is the Best Investment?

Using three metrics — distribution per unit frequency (DPU) and yield, year-on-year growth in DPU, and gearing level — Royston Yang pits three commercial real estate investment trusts (REITs) against each other to see which is the best investment.

The REITs discussed in the article are CapitaLand Commercial Trust (SGX: C61U), Frasers Commercial Trust (SGX: ND8U), and Keppel REIT (SGX: K71U).

2 Undervalued Growth Stocks to Buy in July

Haw Par Corporation Limited (SGX: H02) and HRnetgroup Ltd (SGX: CHZ) are two cheap growth shares that could make great additions to your portfolio. Find out why in Jeremy Chia’s article.

4 Things You Should Know About China-Based Singapore REITs Now

Here, Lawrence Nga explores four exciting things investors should know about China-based Singapore REITs.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. The Motley Fool Singapore has recommended shares of CapitaLand Commercial Trust, Haw Par Corporation Limited, and HRnetgroup Ltd. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P owns shares in CapitaLand Commercial Trust and HRnetgroup Ltd.