The CPF scheme was originally conceived as a Government assisted retirement contribution scheme. However, over years of reading blogs, you come across interesting ways people use it to achieve certain outcomes. Here's a collection of my favourite CPF Hacks that I feel everyone should know about. Credits: Some of the ideas originate from A Singaporean Stocks Investor (ASSI), a … [Read more...] about CPF Hacks you should be aware of
Archives for May 2018
I have always maintained that I suck at trading and timing the market. That said, from time to time, intense short term pain in the markets sometimes compel me to think about making a high percentage trade. Recent volatility in the Singapore stock market presented some opportunities for me to do just that. This blog covers mostly the actions I did take, so a story of how I … [Read more...] about Don’t Freeze
In the wake of the tsunami that swept the Malaysian opposition alliance Pakatan Harapan and Dr Mahathir to power, the iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF promptly tanked 6% in US trading to close near to its 1 year low. The investor in me started to click into gear. Putting aside all the political rancor and name calling, what does this earth shattering election mean for Malaysia … [Read more...] about Malaysia Boleh, Malaysia stocks Tak Boleh?
I have been pretty busy the past few weeks as work started to ramp up. This is due to my company's restructuring process starting to reach it's conclusion and the organisation starting to click back into gear. It is partly why I only post on weekends now. While I am happy to report that I still have a role in the company, I am saddened to see the amount of experience being let … [Read more...] about A frontline view of Corporate Restructuring