Is a house a burden or an asset or is it more than that?

Yesterday, I had an insightful discussion with a very percipient person whom I admired a lot. After our discussion, I reflected on what he said about the issue of housing prices in Singapore and understood a deeper implication on why we need to keep our housing price affordable in Singapore. For many years, I used to … Continue reading Is a house a burden or an asset or is it more than that?

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SPH Reit: Is Declining Occupancy starting to Bite?

The headlines from their latest Media Release last week screamed “SPH REIT delivered steady distribution. 1Q 2019 DPU held steady at 1.34 cents. Figtree Grove Shopping Centre – yield-accretive acquisition in New South Wales, Australia”. As an income investor, I am naturally happy. But is everything so rosy for SPH Reit? I somehow didn’t feel … Continue reading SPH Reit: Is Declining Occupancy starting to Bite?

SG : A Great place for Dividend Seekers

If you are a Singapore resident and hoping to rely on dividends as a main form of your passive income, you don't have to look overseas, our Singapore market is a great place to help you do so. Finding that difficult to believe ... just read the following: STI ETFDon't know how to choose stock, … Continue reading SG : A Great place for Dividend Seekers

Simple Reflections on 2017 Investment Journey

With a few business hours to go before we close 2017 and welcome 2018 investment year, I don’t expect any drastic change in investment values. With a bit of time on my side today as I am on leave, it would be timely to do a bit of reflection on my investment journey … frankly … Continue reading Simple Reflections on 2017 Investment Journey

Q3 dividends declared by SReits so far are all lower – a sign of what to expect?

Q3 2017 results release season for Singapore listed company has started. Yesterday, SPH Reit reported its Q3 result that was within expectation. For SPH Reit 1.37 cents per share dividend was declared, slightly lower than Q2 of 1.40 cents Dividend yield is ~ 5.5%, in the middle of its historical yield range of 5.0% to … Continue reading Q3 dividends declared by SReits so far are all lower – a sign of what to expect?

New Features: Favourite Bloggers, Useful Links, Permanent SSB & Warriortan Portfolio

Contributed by: Warriortan, #investforyourself Just to keep everyone informed, I have added a few new features on my blog sites. They are: A list of my favourite bloggers A list of useful links for the convenience of our readers A permanent feature of SSB to encourage more readers to understand SSB better Added an accumulation … Continue reading New Features: Favourite Bloggers, Useful Links, Permanent SSB & Warriortan Portfolio