Noteworthy Things I’ve Read In The Past Week (5th Dec 2022)
By Turtle Investor  •  December 6, 2022
A selection of noteworthy things that I’ve read in the past week, for your reading pleasure.

Death of the 60/40 balanced portfolio

How things have changed in the past two years. Not that long ago, back in March 2021, The Straits Times headline said the following – “Death of 60/40 portfolio makes returns tougher for wealth funds“. In the article, Lim Chow Kiat, chief executive officer of GIC said – Thanks to the declining returns of bonds, the model 60/40 portfolio may eke out real returns - after inflation - of just 1 per cent - 2 per cent a year over the next decade. That compares with gains of 6 per cent - 8 per cent over the past 30 to 40 years. Fast-forward to last week, this article on The Business Times caught my eye : “Is the 60/40 balanced portfolio dead? Not quite“. But calling the death...
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By Turtle Investor
Hello there! I’m Kevin. My investment journey started towards the end of 2012, when I picked up a copy of Andrew Hallam’s Millionaire Teacher. Andrew Hallam, being an English Teacher, is gifted with the ability to write clearly and concisely, making the topic of investment rather easy to understand. That’s when I finally decided to take action and dive into the exciting world of investment ...

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