Category: My 15 Hour Work Week

The Monk, The Warrior And The Farmers

A long long time ago, there was a province named Sophistia. The majority of the people worked as farmers, toiling from 9am to 6pm on the farms. Some of these farmers were happy. But most were not. These farmers were the…

Portfolio Update: September 2018

Inequality. It’s not just happening within society, it’s also clearly evident in the markets. While the US market surges on, almost every other market has been reeling in the past couple of months. US indices have doubled from a decade…

On Income, Expenses And Quality Of Life

This serves as a general framework on how we approach our personal finances these days. And I thought it would be interesting to pen these thoughts down and share them. Income Target: $100,000/year Pegged to Median Household Income in Singapore.…

Ask Me Anything Session On 23 Aug (Thu)

DBS NAV is very serious about improving your finances. Besides NAV Hub (where you can have a FREE one to one session with the NAV crew), there’s also NAV classes (check out the upcoming class on FA & TA analysis). And…

Portfolio Update: August 2018

I thought I could finally mention this phrase “a rising tide lifts all boats” but the Turkish Lira crisis in the past week put paid to that. Nonetheless, it’s still a good month. The entire portfolio remained quite resilient for…

Portfolio Update: July 2018

The overall stock market is finally showing some signs of stabilising after a few consecutive months of poor performance. The portfolio remained flat despite a few thousand dollars of capital injection. Injections could become even more muted going forward as…