Friday, May 12, 2023

Maximizing your Retirement Pot: How to purchase T-bills using CPF

OCBC recently allows the user to apply for T-bills using CPF on the OCBC website. 

In this article, I will show a step-by-step guide on how to do just that. 

Log in to your OCBC account, and select "Singapore Government Securities":

Click the 'Buy' button under TBills:

Enter the details below, agree to the T&Cs, and click the 'Preview' button at the bottom right:

Once you submit the application, you will get a confirmation such as the one below:

Finally, on the issue date, you will get an email from OCBC that specifies the allotment amount, and deduction amount from your CPF.

Happy investing!

Friday, May 5, 2023

Dividends for Apr 2023 [Financial Independence]

Here are my dividends for Apr 2023:

So I collected $784.79 in dividends for Apr 2023. 

In case you are wondering, some stocks are repeated because I have 2 brokerage accounts. 

Here are my monthly dividends over the last 5 years:

Here are the dividends I collected every year until the current day: