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My Feb view

My Feb view

Expect the unexpected, I guess all the investor should aware of this. Just like we are roaring ahead with the new year. Obama's proposal to regulate US banks and potential China tightening have brought the long overdue correction. The once high flying IndoAgri food...

madam sabrina tan

madam sabrina tan

Photo by Tony the MisfitST ONLINE FORUM - Hit Hard by insurance policy termination I BOUGHT three policies from Prudential for my children 15 years ago. Recently, due to a need for cash, I decided to terminate one of the policies. To my shock and disappointment, the...

Endowment plan option for education fund

Endowment plan option for education fund

I was here and there discussing endowment plan, as a viable option to save up for child's education, with a few other bloggers. I had already shared my views in my previous posting here, so I would just like to substantiate with actual benefit illustrations. I would...

Trading Report Card – Jan 10

Trading Report Card – Jan 10

My trading goal that I set for this year is to make an average of S$2,000 every month. Please do note that trading income is never consistent, and it can vary greatly month to month. Although I use the word “average”, it may mislead to I aim to attain S$2,000 every...

Applying Sun Tzu’s Art of War to Trading

Applying Sun Tzu’s Art of War to Trading

Sun Tzu’s Art of War is a classic piece of work that is widely read and applied to many fields, due to it’s fundamental nature that is highly adaptable to many areas of our lives. In this post, I extracted parts of the work and applied to trading and in doing so, hope...

What is a junk Will?

What is a junk Will?

When comes to Will writing, some people either do a DIY Will or get a lawyer to do it. Most of the time the Will is either invalid or is valid but practically useless. Why? A Will is merely a tool. If the tool is used wrongly, it is a rubbish tool. An analogy is like...

What Is A Good Company?

What Is A Good Company?

I like to keep things simple. So when I look at a company, 5 characteristics that I focus on to determine a relatively safer company to invest in: 1. A Simple Business: The fewer things in motion, the fewer things that can go wrong. Businesses that focuses on...

Begone idealistic youth!

Begone idealistic youth!

When I was younger, I was quite idealistic. This kind of idealism must have come from a limited world view due to underexposure to reality, or simple a sheltered kind of environment. As I get older, I realised that things don't always go according to what I think....

Capital is key to Profitable Trading

Capital is key to Profitable Trading

Today, I finally took action and made a step out of my comfort zone. I think it started from my trading goals (guess by now some of you know about my trading goals for 2010). And this is why we must set goals. At first, we may not have a clue on how to achieve our...

Portfolio Updates

Portfolio Updates

My portfolio of invested amount went up slightly to breach the $400k mark last week when I took the opportunity to invest as STI fell. If you have read my post here, you would have realised that I need to invest $66k annually from 2010 and acheive return of 7.1%...

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