Happy 54th Birthday to Singapore!

How our country “retire early” from a 3rd world country into a world class city is a lesson for all of us who pursue financial freedom!

1. Invest in education Our government under the late PM Lee invested a lot in education, firmly believing that education is the fastest way out of poverty for its citizens. Even China is pursuing this strategy to become a superpower nation through education (see propaganda pic below) Similarly, in your pursuit for financial freedom, you have to first invest in your own financial education. A degree is probably the first “door” you would need to open to get a decent paying job, followed by opening other “financial wisdom” doors that allow you to invest and achieve financial freedom.

2. Save hard for the future  Our forefathers is “clean and not corrupt” and saved for the