Expenses report from bloggers are hardly exciting. I have been compiling this since 2014, so this year will be the 4th consecutive year that I been doing this. They say you should get your income up rather than prioritize optimizing your expenses. There is only so much you can optimize. Getting your income up, now […]
Category: Investment Moats
We went through some policies such as Aviva’s MyRetirement Choice and OCBC PremierLife Generation showing the projected returns the policy holder could potentially get. Through the article, the biggest determinant of the policy performance is in the investment return of the participating fund. So how is the reality versus projection. We take a look at […]
A Dual Income Couple Should Live on Single Income (And Why Dual Income is Not Always More Financially Stable)
There is a topic that is taboo among men. And their wife often brings up to them. “Can I be a stay at home mom?” “Can I enjoy a Tai Tai lifestyle?” To men, a lot of times this is out of consideration. Except for the rare few that actually considered it seriously, planned it, […]
Back when ComfortDelgro’s share price was around $2.04, I wrote a comprehensive analysis about it. In the article, I went through a few rounds of discounted cash flow to see at current earnings, cash flow scenario, what is the estimated intrinsic value given the growth rate and the discount rate. I also did a reverse […]
Assuming an individual has $200,000 in investments and it is generating 5% dividends a year. Is it right to simply assume that the person will receive $10,000 of passive income a year which amounts to $833.33 a month ? Or should the calculation be more complex than this?
Fraser Commercial Trust, together with parent FCL, makes its maiden entry into UK with the purchase of Farnborough Business Park. The acquisition is yield accretive, and likely to be finance with debt and equity.
Some Stock Portfolio Tracker Problems and How to get Your Singapore Prices Updated in your Spreadsheet
For the users of my Stock Portfolio Tracker, you might notice that there are some issues getting the end of day Singapore prices. You would notice a “#NA“, where it says failed to fetch data. I am puzzled why this happened. I investigated for 2 days and realize its a combination of: How my web […]
The Aviva MyRetirement Choice is an insurance savings endowment that allows you to accumulate your wealth, than distributes your wealth in retirement. I help my friend compute the projected performance if you consider only the guaranteed monthly income, and the performance if we include the non guaranteed income.
ComfortDelgro purchases a 51% stake in Lion City Rental and collaborates with Uber. Here are my initial thoughts on whether this deal will benefit CDG or is it value destructive
I have been answering some of my reader’s questions lately and this time it is a question about life planning. More people are more aware that they cannot make too much mistake, and would like to know a good guided path going forward. One reader sent in this question: Hello Kyith, I came across your […]