Category: Finance Smiths

Wife’s remuneration review outcome

I did mention a few weeks ago that my wife will be receiving her remuneration review outcome for the year 2018. And that I might post something about this when it happens. Which it has and this is why I’m writing about the topic now. It has been a tough year for my wife’s bank […]

Buying on market dips

I just updated our assets, liabilities and net worth figures for Oct 2018. It has been a bad month in terms of stock markets performance but we still managed to squeeze out positive percentage increases in every financial indicator category: Cash Funds Investment Portfolio Retirement Funds Total Assets Net Worth Savings Rate More importantly, I […]

Back from holiday and getting ready for work

We got back yesterday from a 2-week trip to Croatia (Europe) and it was great! Haha, our last long holiday was a 1-week ski trip to Austria (Europe) several months ago in Feb 2018. Not counting our recent short long weekend trip to Langkawi (Malaysia) last month in Aug 2018. We have missed our long […]

Our Reaction To 1 Aug 2018 Revised UOB One Account

Despite spending less time writing posts on my blog, I still read up on the articles by other bloggers. After all, there’s a lot of useful information to be picked up from them. Recently, I read Heartland Boy’s post on An Eye-Popping 3.88% For The Revised UOB One Savings Account. I like the analysis and […]

Investments for June 2018

Automated Investing for June 2018: S$1,300 Maybank Kim Eng Monthly Investment Plan Buy 27 units of SPDR STI ETF (SGX: ES3) Buy 27 units of Nikko AM STI ETF (SGX: G3B) Buy 96 units of Lion Phillip S REIT ETF (SGX: CLR) Buy 88 units of Nikko AM REIT ETF (SGX: CFA) Buy 67 units of […]

Investments for May 2018

Automated Investing for May 2018: S$1,300 Maybank Kim Eng Monthly Investment Plan Buy 27 units of SPDR STI ETF (SGX: ES3) Buy 26 units of Nikko AM STI ETF (SGX: G3B) Buy 95 units of Lion Phillip S REIT ETF (SGX: CLR) Buy 89 units of Nikko AM REIT ETF (SGX: CFA) Buy 71 units of […]

Investments for Apr 2018

Automated Investing for Apr 2018: S$1,300 Maybank Kim Eng Monthly Investment Plan Buy 28 units of SPDR STI ETF (SGX: ES3) Buy 26 units of Nikko AM STI ETF (SGX: G3B) Buy 96 units of Lion Phillip S REIT ETF (SGX: CLR) Buy 90 units of Nikko AM REIT ETF (SGX: CFA) Buy 71 units of […]

A series of events

I know I haven’t been blogging much recently. To be honest, the number of things that have happened so far and might happen going forward is fascinating. There are many reasons why I have been rather MIA this month and I feel like running through them just out of interest. Work I have been tasked […]

Investments for Mar 2018

Automated Investing for Mar 2018: S$1,300 Maybank Kim Eng Monthly Investment Plan Buy 28 units of SPDR STI ETF (SGX: ES3) Buy 27 units of Nikko AM STI ETF (SGX: G3B) Buy 98 units of Lion Phillip S REIT ETF (SGX: CLR) Buy 90 units of Nikko AM REIT ETF (SGX: CFA) Buy 67 units of […]

Bonus and the long weekend

My performance bonus got credited today and I was excited to see the cash injection into my bank account balance! It was a tough week at work as I struggled to adjust to the new advisory portfolio with my insufficient technical knowledge that I am still building up on. Though I’m happy with the opportunity […]