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I am a beginner planning to invest a starting amount of 2k instead of leaving it in a bank account, I am also able to set aside about $100 every month. My question is go for STI ETF or Robo-Advisor?

With $2k, should I go for STI ETF or Robo-Advisor?

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      Sudhan

      Sudhan

      24 Nov 2020

      Level 10·Seedly-fied at Seedly

      Hi Melvin, it depends on your investment objectives really.

      If you are looking for income, the STI ETF has a historical distribution yield of 4% (source: https://www.ssga.com/sg/en/individual/etfs/fund...), which is impressive amid the low interest rate environment.

      The STI is not that bad after all and I feel investors are seriously overlooking it. I penned my thoughts here: https://blog.seedly.sg/investors-overlooking-st...

      However, if you feel there's better growth with a US index (or other indices) and you don't need the income for now, going the robo path might be better.​​​

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          Pls dont buy sti, super terrible index. rather go with robo

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              Given that you just started investing, I highly recommend you going with Robo-advisors with a global...

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