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Top Reads this Week (27 Jan)

Top Reads this Week (27 Jan)

Commentary: Who’s buying private property after last year’s cooling measures? (Channel News Asia) Interesting take on why property is, and will continue to remain strong after the cooling measures. Best Way to Short China? (The Macro Tourist) How to trade...

Cash back or Air miles ?

Cash back or Air miles ?

I received the online CPF statement in my inbox this week - the yearly statement with colourful charts and breakdown. I blogged about my CPF balance in 2017 here.  CPF is one of the tools which you should use for your own retirement needs. It is almost "risk-free",...

2019 Property Strategies Presentation Videos

2019 Property Strategies Presentation Videos

Last Saturday, over 100 attended the Year of the Pig Property Strategies Seminar. It is the quality rather than the quantity that we value more. We all know the difference between a paid neutral property seminar and a free sales-pitch talk: You attract participants...

Astrea Investor Day 2019 Write-Up & Thoughts

Astrea Investor Day 2019 Write-Up & Thoughts

I attended the Astrea Investor Day 2019 held at the DBS Asia Central Auditorium on Saturday morning. Earlier this year, I wrote two articles on Astrea IV: Astrea IV PE-backed bonds – 3 things you need to know before you invest 5 structural safeguards in the...

Cory Diary: Scams keep revolving around

Cory Diary: Scams keep revolving around

This time is back to Gold again ... 2000 investors. How the heck the trio managed to get so many investors to invest ? As someone (TTI) said is Darwinism at work again and their genes don't get to proliferate hopefully.  Probably it is. Maybe we should give...

A Weekend at Alpha Summit

A Weekend at Alpha Summit

Last weekend, The Fifth Person held an event, Alpha Summit for both the public and Alpha Lab members (Yes, I am a subscriber, you can find the link here).There were different speakers (Rusmin, Victor, Kenny and Jun Hao) covering their topics ranging from financial...

2019 Travel Deals: When to Book & When To Fly

2019 Travel Deals: When to Book & When To Fly

It is only January, but most of our minds are already looking at the next getaway! Most of us still can’t get enough of our year-end vacations (we can never get enough of holidays). Well, things are going to change in 2019 because you can now travel the...

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