With a week to go, I evaluated the situation and decided that my tactic will be to apply for and hope to get as much of the May'19 Singapore Saving Bond (SSB) issue as possible. The reason is because I think the interest rate has peaked for the time being. Since I have some cash … Continue reading As much SSB as I can get
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?
It is another painful week for equity investors all around the world. For local investors, we witnessed the STI going below the 3000 points psychological support to close the week at 2972 points, 3% down from the previous week. This mirrored the S&P 500 index, which dropped 4%. What was scarier to me was the … Continue reading A painful week thankfully softened by the reliable dividends from the S-Reits’ Old Guards
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
If Warrior can do it, so can you!Regular readers of my blog will know that one of my key investment objectives is to build a portfolio that can provide 5% dividend yield annually. I try to be a bit more kia-su (i.e. afraid to lose) by adding 1% to the more convention 4% Rule. If you … Continue reading 5% Yield, I did it!
Hi, I know there are many websites and apps that provide information on results release dates and dividend distribution of our local companies. However, I can't really find one that I can customise to my needs. Hence, I have created a web page for the stocks on my watchlist. I will try to update it … Continue reading Watchlist – Result Release Jul-Sep 2018
First a warm welcome to 2 new subscribers who joined us since the last blog post. Thank you! I think it is no secret to regular readers of my blog that Singtel is my biggest holding within my portfolio. Actually it is more than what I will typically like to have for a single stock. … Continue reading Keeping Faith with my 4.86% yield with Singtel (at cost)
I chanced upon a list of "target prices" that DBS Treasury published for selected Singapore equities. I compared these target prices against the current prices of the companies in my watchlist and got the table below. I thought of sharing this table with you. It shows the biggest upsides between the current prices and the … Continue reading What stocks to consider accumulating
I know it has been a while since I last created a new post. I hope I didn't lose too many of you - my dear readers. Although I struggle to find time lately to write, I have been diligently tracking the release of results of the stocks on my watchlist and the dividends that … Continue reading Reflections on Dividends Declared in Q3 2017
Recently, I downloaded all the past years annual reports of Fraser Centrepoint Trust (FCT) and did some analysis on them. The reason was because I thought of initiating a position in FCT and I was wondering at what price I should enter. FCT has always been on my radar screen and I had bought a … Continue reading My plan for Fraser Centrepoint Trust