Considering risks and rewards a priority in making investments

Undergraduate Dick Huang believes that only through investing with your own money will you be able to develop the psychology of an investor. With actual money on the line, you understand your risk appetite better and can assess how susceptible you ar
Undergraduate Dick Huang believes that only through investing with your own money will you be able to develop the psychology of an investor. With actual money on the line, you understand your risk appetite better and can assess how susceptible you are to behavioural biases and correct them, he says.ST PHOTO: YEN MENG JIIN

NUS undergraduate Dick Huang has always believed in investing as a way to generate an alternative source of income.

The second-year business student says: "The turning point for me was joining the NUS Investment Society, where I was able to meet many like-minded peers who have an interest in investing."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 13, 2018, with the headline 'Considering risks and rewards a priority in making investments'. Print Edition | Subscribe