In the fluctuating world of finance, it can be hard to keep ahead of market trends and to translate those trends into your own money-management affairs. With the newly-launched finance website, BT Invest, you can make sense of the latest market developments, as well as pick up tips on how to better manage your dollars and cents.

Launched in February, BT Invest is a personal finance website that caters to both market newcomers as well as seasoned investors. Expect clear-cut market reports and wealth management advice from the industry experts and writers who bring you the content of The Business Times.

With graphics, charts and tools such as calculators and search engines, readers of BT Invest can gain a better understanding of all things money-related while they’re surfing the site on-the-go.

BT Invest covers five main finance categories: Personal Finance, Wealth, MarketsInsurance and Property in a clean, easily navigable site layout. The home page will list the day’s top stories and highlights from the five categories, updated daily.

BT Invest

Check out the Personal Finance section for expert advice on getting the most value from your loans, credit cards, savings and mortgages. The Wealth tab also offers easy-to-digest information on tax planning, retirement planning and wealth protection so you can grow and manage your assets.

A complete greenhorn when it comes to investing? Then click on the Markets category for advice on investing in stocks, unit trusts, bonds and other alternative investment platforms.

Various insurance products such as life, health motor and travel insurance are discussed in detail under the Insurance section, so you can cut through the clutter and make an informed choice on which insurance plan suits your needs best.

Before you consider your next property purchase, you can also pick up tips from the Property section. Apart from listing the latest properties up for sale, it also provides insights on buying commercial or residential properties, both in Singapore and overseas.

BT Invest is just one of the several online initiatives that The Business Times is putting out to engage its readers beyond print. Apart from the Business Times Weekend iPad app unveiled last year, there will also be iPad, iPhone and Android smartphone apps of the paper’s weekday edition to look forward to in the coming months.

Visit BT Invest at www.btinvest.com.sg.