Finally, I managed to enter a bookstore this afternoon and quickly went to the “New Arrivals” section and grabbed Goh Eng Yeow’s Small Change, a new financial book. I have read in the newspapers that this book costs $15 and hence I expect to see a thin book. My expectations prove me right as the book is a thin book, but I think it should not undermine the great contents covered in the topics. I opened the contents page and there they are: thirty golden nuggets of financial advice in equal number of chapters. As an avid bookworm, I glanced quickly through the book so as to give a quick review of the book.

The foreword of the book was written by the Chief Executive of SGX and the back cover of the book gives a summary of Eng Yeow’s career and financial background. As I have shared in …