Category: My 15 Hour Work Week

Portfolio Update: October 2018

There’s a spike in volatility during the past week. Most markets registered significant single-day declines, whether it’s the US indices, HK/China indices or the local one. 2018 is proving to be a “not so good” year for Asian markets as…

Financial Decisions For First-Time Parents

Yeah, I know, the title’s a bit click-baitish. But nope, sorry to disappoint, but there’s nothing to announce with regards to a potential new member to the 15HWW household (at least not yet). What’s happening though is that both the…

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…