A month has already gone by in 2017. We are left with 11 months to achieve what we have set out to achieve for the year. How many of us are still keeping to our new year’s resolutions? What’s your theme for the year? Mine isn’t about losing weight or having a 5.0 GPA in … More 2017 Theme – Storytelling
The date was 1 January 2016. Never had I known that the decision I made that night would make such a big difference to my whole year! I recall it was an absolutely random decision on that day to go countdown at Clarke Quay with my friend. Not knowing exactly what we were going to … More How Resolute Are You On Your Resolutions?
I’ve never really fully comprehended about the importance of putting ourselves out there until a myriad of opportunities actually happened to me. I hope this writing serves as a message to youths to put themselves out there and reap the benefits of standing up for something and to be passionate about something at least once … More Putting Ourselves Out There
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