The year of the rooster

January 2017: Monthly update

So, the year of the rooster is here and I am still sticking to updating this little blog in the search for financial independence. Work has boring me a bit lately and I often find myself dreaming of pursuing other interests once I am financially independent. How much closer did I get?

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2016 in review

2016 in review

An eventful year has come to an end. How did my investment plan and portfolio do? Did I achieve my goal for 2016? Read on for the full review including the monthly update for December.

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July 2016: Monthly update

July just passed rather quickly without too many things happening. Stocks miraculously (to me) recovered after the “Brexit” shock and things seem back to normal. How did my portfolio fare in July?
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how to ear more investable income

How to give yourself a raise

Many of my friends are complaining this year: some got only tiny salary increases and for others their salaries even stayed flat. Gone are the days when companies in Singapore had to fiercely compete for good people and nowadays firms embark on cost cutting and optimization while cutting employee benefits.  The only solution: we need to give ourselves a raise.

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Monthly update for June

June 2016: Monthly update

June was a rather weird month featuring Great Britain’s exit from the European Union, a decision that might just be remembered as an historic blunder for the country. Only time will tell. How did my investments fare in this turbulent month?

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