Archives - 19 March 2017, Sunday

  • Believe in yourself

    thefinance.sg 19 Mar '17, 10am

    I recently took profit on 2 stocks which I invested in 2 years ago. The reason was because only now are they in the black therefore I quickly cut off ties! I still have a few investments from 2 years back which are still in the red despite dividends so it is frustrating and also shows...

  • Taking care of my own busyness

    thefinance.sg 19 Mar '17, 10am

    It happened again. I had lunch with an ex-colleague back from that phase in my life when I served my corporate duties and built up the foundation of my finances. TACOMOB: “How are you?” CORPORATE WARRIOR (CW): “Busy.” TACOMOB: “Busy with what?” CW: “Busy with work, what else?” TACOMOB...

  • Give Your Child Fish Or Teach Your Child How To Fish

    thefinance.sg 19 Mar '17, 1pm

    As parents we set real life examples for our children to learn from us and hopefully they will follow the right thing from us. Does it make sense to use CPF to be a long term endowment for your kids? One participant asked 2 questions a long the lines of: could we contribute more to ou...

  • Lesson from Ezra Bankruptcy: Asset Rich, Cash Flow Poor

    thefinance.sg 19 Mar '17, 1pm

    By now, some of you would have read Ezra’s filing for bankruptcy protection in the United States. Previously a billion dollar company, Ezra’s fall from grace was due to the fall in oil prices. Nevertheless here are a few things we can learn from it. 1) Cash/Cashflow is key One reason ...