Category Archives: Personal Finance

Retire early with a child… beyond the math.

I read Kyith’s post below and felt that it is a well written piece. Much like his style of breaking down the numbers to show us that financially it can be done. Can You Retire Early if You have a … Continue reading

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Is the Singapore Private Education Sector “hijacked by capital”? So what if it is?

Since late last week, there was an interesting development in Chinese stocks, and for Singapore retail investors invested in listed Chinese private education companies, it was hell. China stocks tumble in ‘panic selling’ amid education crackdown (read here) To quote … Continue reading

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The dichotomy of the pandemic induced way of life vs the stock markets

Whether we like it or not, the pandemic has in many ways affected our lives. Perhaps I am by nature optimistic. Although it sometimes works against me, I often like to look at the bright sides of things. Likewise, even … Continue reading

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What is like to be in Coast FI?

This will probably be a short post. I reckon I am just not in the mood to write a long post. It could be due to long period being stuck at home due to the Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) measures. … Continue reading

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Singapore Investor Bloggers with min. 1 SGD Million Stock Portfolios

This will probably be a fun post. I reckon we always want to learn from the best, and from people with real results to show. There are many hustlers around us and not everyone is as successful as they claim … Continue reading

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What is the biggest personal finance change you have made since the pandemic?

I was reading post in Seedly titled “What is the biggest personal finance change you have made since the pandemic?” and some of the posts are pretty insightful. Read here. The post above by Elijah Lee above does struck a … Continue reading

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Don’t marry a Single Child?

I was reading the Aug 10 to Aug 16, 2020 issue of The Edge Singapore recently, when I came across this article titled “Fullerton’s Chan worries for your retirement as Singapore’s population ages”. The article is basically an interview with … Continue reading

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The 2 tales of $20k per month

I came across two recent articles online pertaining to 2 people who has the privilege of having an income of $20,000 per month. I would consider the income to be passive in both cases. 1) Case 1: The Slow and … Continue reading

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Why I dread going to a Property Showflat

There was a time when I do enjoy going to property showflats. I guess if I am single, with more free time during the weekends, I would probably make this a regular weekend thingy. Oh yes, ever since, property agents … Continue reading

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What’s next? The Grind….

I try to pen down some of my thoughts on a monthly basis. With the on-going Covid-19 induced recession and many companies which have recently released their half yearly financial report, there are many items to mull about. Singapore reported … Continue reading

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