Inside the Powerful Mind of an Investor

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago” – Warren Buffett  A few years ago, I googled the richest men on the planet. A few names popped up: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim etc. The whopping huge figures of net worth made me momentarily lose control of my jaw…

Your Beloved, Generous Neighbourhood Bank

“Perhaps the only people that are hated more than lawyers… are bankers”. – Anonymous            How you do view your consumer bank? The beloved, caring and effective wealth partner? Or the blood-sucker, charger of high interest rate loans to poor students, giver of pathetic interest rate returns, provider of poor customer…

Buying an Apartment – Mind the Finances!

“Property is organized robbery.” – George Bernard Shaw Property is organized robbery. I cannot concur with the above statement more. When I told my family and friends that the 110 sqm flat that I just purchased costs slightly lesser than SGD$400,000 (USD $322,000), most actually exclaimed that the price of the flat is cheap and…

Every Single Dollar Counts!

“I do appreciate every single dollar I earn”. Miranda Lambert  One single dollar. Or even two. It seems like a trivial amount, too insignificant to notice and pay much attention to. Don’t you think? What significance could it have on one’s finances? Yes! I used to think so! Didn’t care about: The dollar coin that I…

Building More Sources Of Income!

“How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case” – Robert G Allen Upon graduation from University 2 years ago, I pondered over what was going to happen next….. Securing a 9-6 job….and work over-time as and when needed by my company. Look forward to…

How I Started Investing

“It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction”. – Warren Buffett Influenced by negative news of people losing their fortunes due to the stock market, I have always frowned upon the idea of putting my savings into this area…