Author: SG Young Investment

A Good Break Before My New Work Starts And A Random AMA session

Time flies… just like that, its my last day of work in my second job of my career. I stayed in my first company for 6 years and move on to my current role for close to 2 years before moving to another new role again. This is a job I am quite looking forward to as it will be meaningful from what I heard during my interview. However, I also expect it to be stressful as this is a newly set up department and I’m the first one to be hired for this new role. I will have...

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Reaching This Savings Amount Will Enable You To Stop Saving For The Rest Of Your Life

Saving the first $100K is a hurdle that once we achieve it, our life gets easier because of the compounding effect. There is another savings target which if we achieve that early in our lives, we can actually stop saving for the rest of our lives and still be able to retire quite comfortably. So what exactly is this amount? In this post, I will show why saving that amount will enable us to stop saving indefinitely and how we can save up that amount in the first place? Let’s start off with a chart which gives an overview...

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Reaching This Savings Amount Will Enable You To Stop Saving For The Rest Of Your Life

Saving the first $100K is a hurdle that once we achieve it, our life gets easier because of the compounding effect. There is another savings target which if we achieve that early in our lives, we can actually stop saving for the rest of our lives and still be able to retire quite comfortably. So what exactly is this amount? In this post, I will show why saving that amount will enable us to stop saving indefinitely and how we can save up that amount in the first place? Let’s start off with a chart which gives an overview...

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The Regrets Of Saving Money For FI vs Spending To Get Happiness

Have you ever struggled with the thought of saving more money for financial independence vs spending to get happiness now? For people like me who are on the journey to financial independence, we often think that if we don’t spend more on some items we wanted to, then we can achieve financial independence earlier. Its always a trade off for saving money vs spending to get happiness. In recent weeks, the conflict of saving money vs spending to get happiness right now is constantly on my mind. It went on into a state of confusion and anxiety as well....

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The Regrets Of Saving Money For FI vs Spending To Get Happiness

Have you ever struggled with the thought of saving more money for financial independence vs spending to get happiness now? For people like me who are on the journey to financial independence, we often think that if we don’t spend more on some items we wanted to, then we can achieve financial independence earlier. Its always a trade off for saving money vs spending to get happiness. In recent weeks, the conflict of saving money vs spending to get happiness right now is constantly on my mind. It went on into a state of confusion and anxiety as well....

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INVEST Fair 2018 – Coming Soon In August 2018

This article is written in collaboration with ShareInvestor. All views expressed in this article are the independent opinion of SG Young Investment INVEST fair has been a yearly affair ever since I started investing 8 years ago. I attended my first ever INVEST fair at Suntec City many years back and it really opened me up to the world of investments as there are many free talks and also booths around for me to ask any questions which I might have on finance and investment. This year, INVEST fair is back again at Suntec City which will be held from...

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INVEST Fair 2018 – Coming Soon In August 2018

This article is written in collaboration with ShareInvestor. All views expressed in this article are the independent opinion of SG Young Investment INVEST fair has been a yearly affair ever since I started investing 8 years ago. I attended my first ever INVEST fair at Suntec City many years back and it really opened me up to the world of investments as there are many free talks and also booths around for me to ask any questions which I might have on finance and investment. This year, INVEST fair is back again at Suntec City which will be held from...

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The Nail Of Life – How I Got Out Of Painful Situations in Life

I’ve not been writing much about my life lately as many things happened and I wanted to at least wait for things to settle down before I pen my thoughts down. This will probably be a short post to summarise my life in general. Life is full of ups and downs as always. Readers would know I had a bad year end in 2017 where I saw how fragile life was. It was a struggle for me to understand and digest and accept what happened. You can read about what happened last year here. The start of the year...

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The Nail Of Life – How I Got Out Of Painful Situations in Life

I’ve not been writing much about my life lately as many things happened and I wanted to at least wait for things to settle down before I pen my thoughts down. This will probably be a short post to summarise my life in general. Life is full of ups and downs as always. Readers would know I had a bad year end in 2017 where I saw how fragile life was. It was a struggle for me to understand and digest and accept what happened. You can read about what happened last year here. The start of the year...

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Looking More Closely At Singtel – Is Singtel A Good Investment?

Singtel is really a big company. Its market cap is worth $50 Billion with over 650 Million mobile customers in 21 countries. Singtel was the first stock which I purchased when I started investing. That was probably 8 years ago now. The telecommunication industry is facing some headwinds and all 3 listed telcos share prices have fallen significantly. Singtel took the hit too and many investors added to their position hoping to get good value investing in a stable blue chip company with more than 5% dividend yield. In this article, I will dissect Singtel’s businesses so that we...

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Looking More Closely At Singtel – Is Singtel A Good Investment?

Singtel is really a big company. Its market cap is worth $50 Billion with over 650 Million mobile customers in 21 countries. Singtel was the first stock which I purchased when I started investing. That was probably 8 years ago now. The telecommunication industry is facing some headwinds and all 3 listed telcos share prices have fallen significantly. Singtel took the hit too and many investors added to their position hoping to get good value investing in a stable blue chip company with more than 5% dividend yield. In this article, I will dissect Singtel’s businesses so that we...

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Ascendas Hospitality Trust – An Opportunity To Invest Again

Share prices of various stocks have come down significantly in the past few weeks and this include Ascendas Hospitality Trust (AHT). This has been one of my favourite hospitality trust investment which I bought back in 2014. It has been a 4 years investment now. AHT made some significant developments in the past 1 year which they have summarised in their recent AGM last friday. I wanted to make a trip down but was too busy at work so I couldn’t take time off for this AGM. Nevertheless, I managed to get the slides presented during the AGM which...

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Ascendas Hospitality Trust – An Opportunity To Invest Again

Share prices of various stocks have come down significantly in the past few weeks and this include Ascendas Hospitality Trust (AHT). This has been one of my favourite hospitality trust investment which I bought back in 2014. It has been a 4 years investment now. AHT made some significant developments in the past 1 year which they have summarised in their recent AGM last friday. I wanted to make a trip down but was too busy at work so I couldn’t take time off for this AGM. Nevertheless, I managed to get the slides presented during the AGM which...

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More Financial Assistence For Those Severely Disabled And Additional Information on Careshield Life

Eldershield has been renamed Careshield life with additional enhancements to provide for better long term care financing in the event of disability. I have got some additional information from MOH which I will share in this article. To read up more on the basic of what Careshield Life is about, you can refer to a previous article I wrote here.  This article will focus on:  The premium structure for those who are already on Eldershield and;  Financial assistence for those who are currently disabled and do not have any Eldershield at all. Why the need for the disability income?...

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More Financial Assistence For Those Severely Disabled And Additional Information on Careshield Life

Eldershield has been renamed Careshield life with additional enhancements to provide for better long term care financing in the event of disability. I have got some additional information from MOH which I will share in this article. To read up more on the basic of what Careshield Life is about, you can refer to a previous article I wrote here.  This article will focus on:  The premium structure for those who are already on Eldershield and;   Financial assistence for those who are currently disabled and do not have any Eldershield at all.  Why the need for the disability income?...

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