As you know, the South East Asian (SEA) Games are upon us this week. What do the SEA Games have to do with finance? Other than the fact that the tickets to some events cost money, almost nothing! Nevertheless, didn’t we just discussed a few weeks ago about early retirement, where you could sleep a little later and engage in your favourite past-times? Well, catching the SEA Games live is also a form of living out your retirement lifestyle!

The first game I caught live was the men’s individual squash final on Wednesday night. To be honest, it was the first squash game I had ever watched in my life. I knew nothing about the game before and after it. Nevertheless, that did not stop me from enjoying the game, watching the players running all over the court to return the serve, cheering the players for recovering a difficult ball …