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FOMO: Before chasing, let’s see the price first…

Valuations First a bit of a context where valuations are now at. Let’s start with the US Stock Markets. S&P 500 The mean and median PE ratio for the S&P 500 is 15.82 & 14.83 respectively. On 2 Sept 2020, … Continue reading

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The Index vs Main Street

I was reading some of Howard Marks recent memo and articles and given at how fast the markets changed these days, the tone of the memos do differ and have changed over the past few days. a)  ‘The world is … Continue reading

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I finally have some time alone to write a post. It has been a busy week. Not easy when you have 2 kids with no domestic helper. You can’t really have much alone time to surf the internet. I came … Continue reading

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What motivates you in your quest for financial freedom? 4 persons who have screwed up big time financially, only to bounce back up.

The recent market correction in the US is perhaps a wake-up call for some of us. Well, some may think to themselves looking at the sea of red, “Hey, investing in stocks is actually kind of risky. I can lose … Continue reading

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Love People & Use Things because The Opposite never works

Love People I came across the below post in Seedly Personal Finance Facebook group: Should I make my bf pay me rental fees? A “social-financial” cohesion problem. “Dear Seedly Community, My bf and I are both in our late 30s … Continue reading

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What is at Stake? Does it matter?

Actually, some might say that how we view the recent crash is a matter of perspective. After all, there are many who are rich and doesn’t have a huge stake in the stock market. They can afford to be sanguine … Continue reading

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The Unequal world of Interns

      Well, you know, things aren’t always what they seem to be. What can I say, cosmetics does wonder.   The ZERO dollar Trainee I do believe that law graduates get paid higher than most other graduates from other … Continue reading

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Work is better when you don’t need the money

I first came across the above statement when I was watching this talk by Frugal Guru Pete Adeney (from Mr. Money Mustache blog). All my life after graduation, I have been in a job. In my 20s and early 30s, I … Continue reading

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That feeling…

You know the feeling when you have the money but nothing good to buy? I don’t know – I have been waiting at the sideline and occasionally seeing fellow bloggers purchasing stocks. But that feeling to buy just isn’t there. … Continue reading

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Old Chang Kee

As stated in my earlier post, Old Chang Kee trailing dividend yield was at 3.45% on 12 March 2017. It isn’t a very high yield (esp. as compared to the business trusts and REITs). So you may be scratching your … Continue reading

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