UOBAM Muses for January

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We believe we can help you navigate beyond dollars and sense. As we keep up in a world of constant change, learning and reading can spark joy.


Digest literature that expanded our horizons this month. In the spirit of the new year, we cast our focus on articles that encourage viewing issues from fresh perspectives.


Presenting an alternative to traditional product development approaches, author Nir Eyal argues that the economic value of businesses is a function of the strength of the habits they create, and that the question of whether the product or service materially improves the lives of customers should lie at the heart of the development process. (HOOKED: How to Build Habit-forming Products by Nir Eyal)


It is increasingly clear that investing for good and good investing are now one and the same. But being successful at responsible investing requires investors to rethink how capital is deployed. (Spear's)


From sustainable investing to sustainable workforce performance, this article makes a case for strengthening the integration of employees' social consciences and personal sense of value with the organisation's culture in order to keep them engaged and productive. (Forbes)


Robo-advisers are not new to the market, but they have now become an integral part of the investing landscape. If you have yet to acquaint yourself with the robo-advisory phenomenon, here's a quick video primer. (Investopedia)


When it comes to managing finances, it pays to stay attuned to the views of those who keep a keen and constant eye on the space. This updated list of the top finance blogs and websites in Singapore is as good a place to start as any. (DollarsAndSense)


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