A couple of days back, I received a phone call from an old lady who introduced herself as representing HSBC bank, trying to convince me to sign up for a credit card. It’s just normal everyday marketing, but for some reason, I decided not to hang up immediately and say that I wasn’t interested. Instead, … More My Rant on Credit Cards
It’s always good to talk about dreams and goals with someone who shares the same passion as you do. Recently this thought struck me while I was having a discussion with my friend. “Why are people so afraid to fail?” What is the price of failure? I feel that too many of us do not … More A Letter To Youths: The Price Of Failure
While it’s true that opportunities lie everywhere, especially in the stock market, I write this to remind myself to stop passing up opportunities when I see a good deal come by. Today marks the day I broke the momentum of watching the ships sail by! Awhile back I actually did extensive research on companies, seeking … More The Investing Sin Of Omission
Yup, I did. Technically. I got my M.BA for free. I thought it would make for an interesting post, so I’ll share how it all came about! Someone reading this might just benefit from this post as well! (I’m hoping it’s you!) Instead of visiting relatives on this festive season, here I am, scrolling through … More How I Got My M.BA For Free
Since I last wrote What’s Your Valuation? I begun thinking deeper and started getting more inspirations to continue to write on the idea that we should view ourselves as assets as well, and not just stocks. This led me to think about how to better improve myself. Previously I wrote about how must focus on our … More If You Were A Stock, Would You Invest?
With the recent beating of the markets, I’m sure your portfolio isn’t the only thing that’s getting affected. Your self-image is as well. We subscribe to the idea that “Price is what you pay, value is what you get.” but have we failed to apply that in ourselves? Are we allowing our networth to determine what our … More What’s Your Valuation?
One of the greatest lessons I’ve personally learnt was from Rickmers Maritime. I wrote about it back in 23 November 2014 here, back when Rickmers was trading at around $0.30. Took a detailed look especially into the distribution policy, and found that dividend policy mandates that it can only distribute to the maximum of USD$0.006. … More Learning Point: It Pays To Read The Fine Prints
Everyday is the same, you have 24 hours. Since everyone has the same number of hours, why do some succeed more than others? We have 8 hours to rest, 8 hours to work, but that final 8 hours is where it all matters. What you do in that 8 hours defines your success. But, how … More Here’s Your Opportunity To Build Your Edge!
As we approach the end of the year, I feel that it’s important that we look back and re-live the moments that have transpired over the year. It’s the time of the year to re-celebrate our successes and learn from our mistakes that we have committed. Personally, 2015 has been an incredible year for me, … More Twenty Fifteen. A Retrospect
1. Timeless Guide To Fattening Your Wallet Have you ever wished to find a timeless guide to fattening your wallet? Here’s 7 lessons from 5000 years ago that is still extremely applicable today and anyone can use it. Having recently finished reading ‘The Richest Man In Babylon‘, I can’t help but to recommend this book to … More Top 5 Articles from The Little Snowball