Freddy Lim Co-founder and CIO

Freddy Lim

Co-founder and CIO

17 years experience in cross-asset investment and portfolio management, and ping pong expert

CIO Insights

The “Art of the Deal” Strikes Again

The “Art of the Deal” strikes again

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The Markets Are Paying Attention to the Wrong Things

Trump and China’s back and forth over the last week are a picture-perfect example of how the markets can so easily react to meaningless noise.

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Green Shoots Sprout After an Erratic 2018

The entirety of 2018 and the beginning of 2019 can’t paint a better picture as to why you need to stick to your investment plan.

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Boeing is the Latest Lesson in Diversification

Any great company, even one operating in a duopoly, can face unforeseeable events and see its stock price plummet suddenly.

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The Latest Market Rebound Proves Why You Can't Time the Market

The markets are back up. Now what?

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Reviewing 2018 and Anticipating 2019

We're prepared for another volatile year, and want to equip you with the information you need to feel confident next year.

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Market Volatility Isn't the End of Growth

In short, a strong economy and market volatility are not mutually exclusive.

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Don’t Overreact. The Economy is Strong!

Don’t Overreact. The Economy is Strong!

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Whatever You Do, Ignore the FOMO

Don't buy, and don't sell. Stay the Course.

Money Management

Dollar-Cost Averaging: Are you doing it right?

Buy low, sell high, right? It’s not that easy.

Money Management

Long-term versus Short-term Investments

Your investment timeline matters for your strategy

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Fear of a Yield Curve Recession: Is it real or hype?

And what's a yield curve anyway?

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Are We in a Bond Bubble?

And what does it mean for equities?

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The US-China Tension is a Whole Lot More Than Trade

It's the US responding to China’s imperialistic behaviours.

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The Economy Trumps Trade Tensions

The Economy Trumps Trade Tensions

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All Signs Point to This Just Being a Correction

(And it's almost over)

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CIO Insights: March 2018

More like trade barks than trade bites

Our Approach

ERAA® and Valuation Gaps

What's a valuation gap, and why does it matter?

Our Approach

ERAA® and the All-weather Portfolio

What happens when all economic data are uncertain?

Our Approach

Is StashAway an active or passive manager?

Well, it's not a straight-forward answer.

Our Approach

StashAway: 2008 Backtest

How would ERAA have done in the 2008 Financial Crisis?

Our Approach

When StashAway Re-optimises

Reoptimisation is a key feature of ERAA, but what does it even mean?

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Looking at 2018... Through Data

We’re not in the business of forecasting markets or the economy.

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CIO Insights: February 2018

It's not over 'til it's over.

Our Approach

Why We Focus on Asset Allocation, Not Securities Selection

Asset allocation is responsible for between 80% and 96% of a portfolio’s return profile.

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CIO Insights: January 2018

Regardless of what has happened, it’s critical for long-term investors like ourselves to put these events into perspective.

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CIO Insights: November 2017

Stop paying so much for growth.

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CIO Insights: October 2017

Equity markets are outperforming, but they're overvalued.

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CIO Insights: 3rd Quarter 2017

It's been an eventful 3rd quarter. How are you diversified?

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CIO Insights: August 2017

Reflections on a wild August.

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CIO Insights: July 2017

The global economy is fine. It’s just being modest.

Our Approach

How Does My StashAway Portfolio Change Over Time?

We manage your portfolio for the middle-to-long term. Here's how.

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CIO Insights: June 2017

Do presidential impeachments actually affect global markets?

Investment Advice

Achieve Long-term Wealth with Goal-based Investing

Goal-based investing encompasses your unique financial situation so you can reach your goals on your terms.

Our Approach

Our ETFs: Taxes, Net Returns, and Tracking Errors

There is a lot more to consider than dividend taxes and fees when it comes to electing “the right ETF."

Investment Advice

Earn More with a Monthly Investment Plan

A monthly investment plan gives you the simplicity, tools, and discipline to work towards whatever it is you want to achieve.

Our Approach

Fractional Shares at StashAway

We use strategic investment tools to enhance and personalize your investment portfolio. Here’s how.

Common Investing Terms

How Compound Interest Works (And Why It Matters)

Did you know that the earlier you start investing, the more money you will have thanks to the power of compound interest?

Our Approach

How StashAway Can Charge Low Fees

Top-quality investment products don’t have to be expensive to be effective.

Our Approach

StashAway's ETF Criteria

We use a comprehensive set of criteria to choose the best ETFs for you.

Our Approach

StashAway’s ERAA® (Economic Regime-based Asset Allocation)

At StashAway, we deploy a sophisticated regime-based asset allocation strategy to build intelligent portfolios for each of our customers.