Asian stock markets had a tough January so far: Indexes around the region have been falling and our Singaporean Straits Times Index is below 2,600 points at the moment. Now we should all panic and run around with our heads on fire, right?
What an eventful year 2015 was! Now it is time to look back: did I achieve my goals for 2015?
The internet is full of personal finance blogs, but not all are created equal. What makes a personal finance blog interesting? The answer to this question is always subjective, but for me it is: Good and personal stories, helpful advice, solid analysis and fresh new ideas presented in a clear format without too much intrusive advertising.
Being fat and broke used to be two of my key challenges in April 2013. I happily spent my entire paycheck each and every month and always wondered why I could not lose weight or why I was always broke at the end of the month. Curiously I tackled both problems successfully in the same way…
Who would have guessed that October would turn out to be the best month for my small portfolio this year?
September was a month for emerging market bears. Stocks remained under pressure and the overall mood is getting worse with lots of negative news crowding the headlines while our little island is covered in persistent, unhealthy haze. How did my portfolio develop in these tough times?
August probably was the most turbulent month in the short history of this blog. How did my portfolio do in times of falling share prices and wide-spread concern about China’s economy?
Yesterday I set out to hunt some vampires in my house. Not the undead, blood sucking kind featuring long fangs and strange capes, but the energy sucking type. Let me explain!