Me & My Money

She sees mistakes as lessons on investing better

Ms Wendy Yeo, director of equities and exchange-traded funds at iFast Financial, prefers to invest in companies for the long term, as she does not always have time to monitor her investments actively.
Ms Wendy Yeo, director of equities and exchange-traded funds at iFast Financial, prefers to invest in companies for the long term, as she does not always have time to monitor her investments actively.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

Wealth management executive also does her own homework on companies she's keen to invest in

One of the key messages wealth management executive Wendy Yeo drums into her two teenage daughters is that building up a store of savings lets you start growing your money and tides you over unexpected crises.

Ms Yeo, the director of equities and exchange-traded funds at iFast Financial, has set up investment accounts for her daughters.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 24, 2020, with the headline 'She sees mistakes as lessons on investing better'. Print Edition | Subscribe