Latest Articles

The Acme of Value Investing

The Acme of Value Investing

I have been thinking about this for a while. Some time back, Warren Buffett started buying over mum-and-pop businesses that have grown tremendously over a long span of time from its original owners. These owners have painstakingly built their empires over the years,...

Tips for young people

Tips for young people

I wrote the book, Practical Guide on Financial Planning to educate young people who has just started work, about the importance of savings and the need to invest the savings in a liquid form so that they can be withdrawn without any penalty for urgent cash needs. You...

Lessons Learnt as a Trader (so far) Part 2

Lessons Learnt as a Trader (so far) Part 2

Learning is a continual process, not only because knowledge is limitless, but the environment always changes. I think it is important to capture and consolidate what I have learnt as a trader. So I will be starting a series of “Lessons Learnt as a Trader (so far)” to...

Another way to beat inflation

Another way to beat inflation

I was looking at Adrain Khiat's column in the straits times this morning. Wow, he made it to the newspaper already, especially after he revamped his blog. I wouldn't say I'm a fan of his, but I do read his posting on and off. I stopped because there is just to much...

First deserve, then desire

First deserve, then desire

It's been a long while since I returned to CNA forum (I linked it up in my blog, near the header). I used to go there everyday in the past just to read some of the entertaining banter that goes there. I stopped around 1-2 yrs ago because there isn't anybody there...

Extending Dependents’ Protection Scheme

Extending Dependents’ Protection Scheme

mr david kwok's letter on extending the dps (dependents' protection scheme) appeared in the st forum last wednesday: Dependants' scheme 'The DPS should be extended to age 80 and beyond.' MR DAVID KWOK: 'The Dependants' Protection Scheme (DPS) is a low-cost insurance...

Commonly Forgotten Tax Reliefs

Commonly Forgotten Tax Reliefs

This post comes a bit late as most of you probably would have filed your income tax. From what I noticed of people filing taxes, 3 areas are commonly forgotten by taxpayers. I can share my observations: 1) Rental Expenses Rent received from the letting of property in...

A Super Return Fund?

A Super Return Fund?

There was a report on Wednesday’s (13th April) edition of The Straits Times about the staggering returns that a novice fund produced in 2009 (Novice investment fund outperforms big guns). I decided to check out that fund’s website. According to the article, the fund...

Hedging

Hedging

As the market marches on and ever upwards, we've to start thinking whether to cash out some profits or to ride it further. I've posted here that STI shows signs of weakening already, so it's always prudent to take some profits off and to have more cash in hand to snap...

One Account for Stocks and Forex?

One Account for Stocks and Forex?

I trade both stocks and forex. Currently, I have 2 separate trading accounts with different brokers. I use MFGlobal for stocks and CityIndex for forex. Both are Contract for Difference (CFD) brokers. It has come to a point to decide whether I should merge the accounts...

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter


Share This