Dividends (and Others) to Show …

What a tumultuous start to the new investment in year! With a blink of an eye, 2 months have passed. My key takeaway so far are: (1) My equity portfolio lost 6% in value. Mainly in my Growth portfolio, which has the more risky and volatile companies. I had also done some switching out of … Continue reading Dividends (and Others) to Show …

Composition of My Index Portfolio

As of today, the Bonds : Equities : Gold : Reits ratio is 34% : 42.5% : 5% : 18.5%. very close to my target ratio of 35% : 40% : 5% : 20%. There is a request for me to share the composition of my index portfolio, so here's it goes ... the main … Continue reading Composition of My Index Portfolio

Index Portfolio ensures I stay invested in the market regardless

"Index Portfolio Delivering its Value" was the last time I wrote about my index portfolio many months ago. Then in the dark days in Dec 2018, my index portfolio stayed solid and was above the water when everything else seemed to be sinking. So fast forward to today, I thought I will do a write-up … Continue reading Index Portfolio ensures I stay invested in the market regardless

Giving MoneyOwl a Try

Another disheartened day at work made me yearned for FIRE* even more today than yesterday. My blog yesterday prompted many good feedback and opinions from fellow financial bloggers who offered different perspectives. They also offered a good dose of encouragement to me, of which I am very grateful for. It also bumped up the number of … Continue reading Giving MoneyOwl a Try

Q1 has been a good quarter; I have benefited from it too and gameplan is on track

I like to first apologise to my subscribers for not being active in the last few weeks. Work and family matters have taken up a lot of my time and attention lately, leaving very little energy left in me to blog and share my thoughts. But time waits for no man and silently, first quarter … Continue reading Q1 has been a good quarter; I have benefited from it too and gameplan is on track

Index Portfolio Delivering its Value

Some of you who have started following my blog earlier may remember that I have an Index Portfolio (modeled after a permanent portfolio concept) alongside my Growth/Income Portfolio. It has been a long time since I last spoke about it, so I thought I will do it today. While I was actively managing (aka trading) … Continue reading Index Portfolio Delivering its Value

Uncover my Index Portfolio (Q2’18)

There have been a few requests from readers to reveal the details of my index portfolio following my previous blog around the performance of my index portfolio that outperforms my growth and income portfolios combined. As mentioned previously, compared to end Q1, I made a one time purchases of Gold ETF and Lion Philip S … Continue reading Uncover my Index Portfolio (Q2’18)

My Index Portfolio outperforms Growth & Income combined

First, let me welcome 16 new subscribers in the last one month. With your support, the total number of subscribes have breached the 100 mark. Thank you very much. It has been a long while since I blogged about my index portfolio. This article is to share my investment approach via the index portfolio in … Continue reading My Index Portfolio outperforms Growth & Income combined