Aside from the food, blackjack and family reunions, my favourite part of Chinese New Year includes receiving my annual ang baos (red packets filled with money – a Chinese New Year tradition in Singapore). After all, who doesn’t like free money?!
With the wedding just around the corner, this year’s CNY visitations were particularly significant as it marked the last time I can get my ang baos. After we’re married, we’ll need to start giving out ang baos instead – so that means every CNY henceforth will be an immediate deficit in our wallets.
Seeing all the children get so much in ang bao money made me wonder – what if they had savvy parents who knew how to invest their money for them, so that they never had to fork out a single cent for future ang baos after they get married in the future? …Read the full article →