Everything I do with my finances is based on my own readings and self-study. I never had a mentor or a Sifu when it came to money. In similar vein, I seldom attend financial talks unless I have to give a talk myself and get to listen to other speakers on that day.

Very recently, one of my ex-NS buddies contacted me after reading about commentary at Channel News Asia and as it turns out, he now works with the Institute of Financial Literacy so he sent me an invite for a free lunch. During that event, I was very fortunate to listen to talk by Loo Cheng Chuan. Perhaps not coincidentally, Loo is also going be featured in Seedly on their next AMA session which can be found here.

On the whole, I enjoyed Loo’s presentation. It was logical, and I can relate to him because he spoke candidly …