Three ways to grow your cash
Understand how the projected rate and returns correlate here.
- 30% LionGlobal SGD Money Market Fund
- 70% LionGlobal SGD Enhanced Liquidity Fund
None, the rate you see is the rate you get.
Principal and interest amounts are guaranteed subject to underlying bank risk.
Fixed deposit at Citibank.
Understand the risks here.
- 20% LionGlobal SGD Enhanced Liquidity Fund
- 35% Nikko AM Shenton Short Term Bond Fund
- 45% LionGlobal Short Duration Bond Fund
None, but we do not recommend less than 12 months.
How to choose between all three?
While you may be tempted to go with the highest rate, remember: optimal cash management accounts for trade-offs between liquidity, risk and returns. So which one(s) are the most important for you?
How volatile these portfolios are?
Here's how Simple, Simple Plus and Simple Guaranteed compare to each other and some other alternatives in terms of volatility.
Earns a guaranteed rate with no market volatility, however is subject to underlying bank risk.
Other options: fixed deposit.
Doesn't carry any market volatility, but the projected rate is influenced by interest rate movements.
Other options: cash funds, T-bills, Singapore Savings Bonds.
Can experience short-term volatility in pursuit for higher returns than Simple.
Other options: short-term bond funds.
Offer stable income but can be influenced by changing interest rates and market sentiment, leading to some volatility.
Other options: Flexible Portfolios.
Track stock market indexes, exposing them to the higher market volatility.
Other options: Flexible Portfolios, General Investing.
Rate before fees
Net fee charged by underlying fund managers, including quarterly rebates*
StashAway management fee
Rate after all the fees
Projected rate of 3.6% p.a.
Yield to maturity of 4.9%
A guaranteed rate of 3.6% p.a
*We return to you 100% of the rebates that we receive from the fund managers for Simple and Simple Plus
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Frequently Asked Questions
Why shouldn't I invest in these funds myself instead of having StashAway invest on my behalf?
First, with the enhanced liquidity fund, we are using an institutional share class that has lower total expense ratio (annual fee charged by the ELF's fund manager) than the retail share class available on FSM or anywhere else. So, we give you access to the ELF at a lower cost.
Second, we return all rebates from the enhanced liquidity fund and money market fund back to you. Most other platforms and fund managers don't do this.
Do I need to invest with StashAway to have StashAway Simple™?
Nope! You can have just a StashAway Simple™ portfolio, if that's what works best for your financial plan.
How is StashAway Simple™ different from a fixed deposit account or savings account?
Unlike fixed deposit accounts that require a minimum lock-up period, you can withdraw from StashAway Simple™ at any time. And unlike traditional savings accounts, StashAway Simple™ doesn't have any tiered earnings structures or account activity requirements. Also, StashAway Simple™'s rate can vary, depending on the economic environment. In addition, your Simple portfolio is made up of ultra-low risk assets, but is not insured.