Category: My 15 Hour Work Week

Portfolio Update: June 2017

The 15HWW portfolio reported good and steady increase for yet another month in this slowly rising market. The organic growth contributed about $2,000 with monthly savings responsible for the remaining $4,000. Standing at $412,000, maybe, just maybe, I might have…

Expenses Update: May 2017

We spent about $6,700 in April and the bulk of it, $3,500 was due to vacation expenses. After including this month’s expenditure, our average expenditure this year has risen to about $4,655.  And seriously, due to a quite unexpected bumper year in terms…

Portfolio Update: May 2017

I am just back in Singapore after a week long vacation and it’s nice to find out that it’s another “slow and steady” month on the portfolio front. The 15HWW portfolio increased by $6,000 to reach $406,000. The bulk of…

Portfolio Goals For The Next Decade

Ok, I know, I know. Systems are all the rage these days and goals are so passe. Not to mention that investment returns are largely out of our control. In a bull market, it’s really hard for a portfolio to…

Expenses Update: April 2017

We spent about $3,470 in April and it was actually below the monthly budget of $3,500!  After including this month’s expenditure, we have managed to lower our average expenditure this year to $4,150.  The expenditure on categories like food, groceries and clothes…

Portfolio Update: April 2017

  This could be considered a pretty good month for the portfolio. Firstly, even though the STI retreated slightly, there were gains even after excluding the capital injection from savings. Secondly, the total value of the portfolio finally managed to breach…