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Who Are The Real Investing Influencers???

Walau! Receive reminder email to learn How to Invest Wisely Just anyhow hantam! ————————————- Hi Jacob, We hope that you are having a Fantastic dayūüėä. We are following up with you to see if you are interested in joining us as we are confirming guest list atm? Thank you very much and have an Outstanding Day. We hope to see you. ———————————– Hello Influencers:) Hope that everyone’s having an Incredible Thursday. My name is XXXX and i am sending this invite on behalf of XXX, my partner and blogger. I would like to invite you to a night of...

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Life Experiences : What Some Others Have Went Through Are Reflection To Others Too

Read? Consolidating My New Chapter of Life Can we measure happiness purely from the perspective of money? I was told that there was a blogger telling people not to start a family until one is FI. If this is told on my face, I would ask the person to go and fly kite, because human being may go into existence for that reason. How many people can give birth in the 40s or 50s?Old man marrying young wife? Perhaps. But, that ruler of measuring a relationship by money itself is a joke. Read? Our Life: The Past is not the Present....

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After You Are Successful; Then It Is Alright And Safe To Talk Loudly About Your Past Mistakes Without Some People Looking Down At You

Read? After Point X In Our Career or Investing Journey; This Is How We May Say It Loudly! Did you notice most successful people like to talk loudly about their past mistakes and how they have learned from these mistakes? When you are NOT yet successful and you keep mentioning or talking about your mistakes; some may laugh at you when you turned your back? Walau! This fellow never learn from his or her mistakes or this fellow chopped fingers liao. Same same as after point X on having Goals or No Goal! The way we talk is far different...

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Another Example of CPF Nomination

Read?¬†My CPF Nomination Experience Uncle8888 nominated 100% to Auntie8888 Auntie8888 nominated to her three children : 34%, 34% and 32% There is valid reason for doing this form of nomination instead of spouse nominating each other! Guess why? 34%, 34% and 32% (as 33.33% still cannot add up to 100.00% so CPF System disallow) When it is about money; we still need to count to the 2 decimal points. When we paid for services or goods; we count down to decimal points of the dollar. Right? We don’t say never mind and walk away without taking that 5 cts...

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Can We Hold STI ETF With Good Entries As Multi-bagger Over Market Cycles???

Unlike holding single stocks over market cycles; there are no shortage of multi-baggers held by some retail investors over market cycles; can we hold STI ETF into into multi-bagger Game? If you are curious and have time; you may to check on other market indices. Uncle8888 not keen in other market so he doesn’t bother with...

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Never Attend Any AGM and Don’t Read Annual Report Anymore???

Probably; Uncle8888 is one of those retirees and investment bloggers who till now never attend any AGM and don’t read annual reports anymore; BUT he follows every piece of news and quarterly announcement of companies in his watch-list closely. Like that also can survive? Retail investing is more than just analyzing. Stock Market – What is the nature of this beast? Stock Market is one of those Complex adaptive systems Complex adaptive systems are special cases of complex systems. They are complex in that they are diverse and made up of multiple interconnected elements and adaptive in that they...

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MAS: Don’t trade in binary options on unregulated platforms (2)

Read?¬†MAS: Don’t trade in binary options on unregulated platforms I am Millionaire! I am Millionaire! I am Millionaire! then get a few others to provide testimonial and chant the same … I am Millionaire! I am Millionaire! I am Millionaire! No need for any audited proof that I am Millionaire! A long line of Bei Kamping will be queuing up to be slaughtered for their millionaire dream. Uncle8888 has personally witnessed this Wow factor from his ex-colleague. Bei Kamping really exists even with the people around him day after day listening to his lunch and tea break talk on...

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Your Children University Fund. Who pays???

Read?¬†Sending Your Kid To Overseas University Education Real People. Real Story. He has gotten his flat and getting married soon; but he is financially stress as he has supported himself and paid for himself his tertiary education as his father’s CPF OA was not enough to pay for his tuition loan after using up for his elder sister’s tertiary tuition fee. While his peers are saving money; he is paying off his student loan and working hard to support himself.¬†He blamed his father for his financial stress and repeatedly reminded his father that his sister didn’t have this financial...

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Do You Invest/Trade in US Market?

This is frequent question ask : Do you invest/trade in US market? In¬†01 Aug 2009, Uncle88888 said …. I have¬†never¬†invested in any oversea market before, and also unlikely in the future as I don’t believe that with my limited investing capital, SG market cannot provide enough opportunity for me to make decent returns. There is no need to look so far away when the pot of gold is just in our own backyard. So I have escaped the CLOB saga, but my father-in-law and brothers-in-law were all badly burnt.¬† 16 Apr 2017 :¬†Even now with plenty of free time...

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Self Interest vs. Vested Interest??? (Good to refresh)

Read?¬†Self Interest vs. Vested Interest??? Remember 3Ms –¬†Method. Mind and¬†Money Management! How can “Gurus” train you effectively on your Mind to be less emotional and add on another difficulty of training you to maintain strict discipline with your Money Management regardless of market movement? What was the process that have been taught for these two factors with the respect to your personality as each of us will react differently to the same stimulus? Real People. Real Story 1. He graduated from¬†School of ChartWhatEverWin; but he was still losing money. How come? So he decided to met up with Uncle8888;...

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Why You Didn’t Use Your Medisave???

Read?¬†Financial Independence : Withdrawal??? Passive Income > Living Expenses??? (2) Today, Uncle8888 received a call from his medical insurance company asking why he didn’t submit Medisave claim form. Insurance: Why you didn’t submit your Medisave claim form? CW: Why do I need to submit Medisave form as I am paying total cash! Insurance: First 10% of medical bill is deducted from Medisave first and only 90% is reimbursed. CW: I know! No problem. I paid cash as I don’t want to touch my Medisave now. I reserve my Medisave for future. Medisave is never enough when I grow older....

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Young Asian adults likely to face cash crunch in retirement

Read?¬†Young Asian adults likely to face cash crunch in retirement Lorna TanInvest Editor/Senior Correspondent Young adults – so-called millennials – in the region are at substantial risk of a cash crunch in their later years,¬†with many expecting to carry mortgage debts into retirement or even run out of money altogether. CW8888: True man! Uncle8888’s younger peers at 54. You see that number. It is not comforting number and plus those older peers above 65. Properties as retirement asset in Singapore still look rosy and taking a bet that Singapore will continue to grow with more human import? Stock and...

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Wow! That 20% Compound Return!!! (3)

Read?¬†Wow! That 20% Compound Return!!! (2) Hobbyist investment bloggers have been around for many years and surprising investment newbies of different age group haven’t discover them. How come? Something for Uncle8888’s blogger friend, TheFinance.sg to find out why? LOL! This not-so-young man sat beside Uncle8888. Normal BAU action to know your seat neighour at seminar. CW: I retiree. You work how long? He: 17 years. CW: You invest how long? He: Just about one year. CW: All these years you put your saving in the bank? He: Yes. CW: Why you want to invest now? He : To beat...

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Give Your Child Fish Or Teach Your Child How To Fish (2)

Read?¬†Give Your Child Fish Or Teach Your Child How To Fish You DON’T believe you can really recognize¬†future market cycles. You DON’T think you can wait patiently to profit from the next few market cycles; then you should move on to become STRONGER passive savers. There is No free lunch in the world of investing! You have to trade off something for something else. For your young children’s ang pow money; how many market cycles will their ang pow money likely to go through?...

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