I think my plans are working out okay

After a hectic week of non-stop 5 consecutive nights of conference calls with my US and European colleagues, I finally found some respite now to contribute my thoughts to our blog. In between, 8 new readers have subscribed to our blog and I thank you for your support. In the last one week, our STI … Continue reading I think my plans are working out okay

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Are we prepared for Black Swan?

As the events unfolded on Thursday night and Friday in the stock market, I couldn't help but recall these 2 articles that I read earlier this week by STE (about patience) and Brian of 3Fs (about holding cash). How timely and apt these articles were. I also reflected on my most recent post (about being … Continue reading Are we prepared for Black Swan?

Alas, a Depressing 1H 2018 But some Food for Thoughts on what we can do for 2H

The first half of 2018 has come and gone. All of a sudden, the market looks gloomier now than at the start of the year. It has been hit from many fronts including the rise in US interest rate, rise in crude oil price (aka inflation), rise in protectionism with trade war looming between US … Continue reading Alas, a Depressing 1H 2018 But some Food for Thoughts on what we can do for 2H

Glad that Net Worth is Holding On

Many things happened in the investment world in the last 3 months. I am just glad that my dividend yield target stays on track to deliver 5% return by end 2018 and my net "worth" has managed to hold on. I started tracking my net worth quarterly since Q4 last year because I came to believe that … Continue reading Glad that Net Worth is Holding On

Analysing “Go Forth” – a one-minibus business. One word sums it all “TOUGH”!

I want to do a free advertorial for a good friend who just started his own transport company with one mini-bus fitted with a hydraulic ramp specially to transport mobility challenged passengers. His mini-bus can take up to 2 persons on wheelchair, fully secured and safely. However, instead of doing a plain sales talk, since … Continue reading Analysing “Go Forth” – a one-minibus business. One word sums it all “TOUGH”!

A tough start to the year but still much optimism to look forward to

First, I like to welcome 8 new subscribers to my blog since the start of this year. This brings the total subscribers to 35. Thank you everyone for your confidence. I am now even more motivated to put up quality blogs to meet your expectations. I also welcome your feedback greatly to help me improve. … Continue reading A tough start to the year but still much optimism to look forward to

9 Principles of Wise Investment

From time to time, we need reminders to nudge us back to the our original course in order to meet our objective. So is our financial investment journey. This week, I picked up an old book that traces the life of Mr Warren Buffett, explains how the "Baby Berkshires" comes about and reiterated the principles … Continue reading 9 Principles of Wise Investment