Time flies, half of 2018 is over. As usual, its time for another portfolio update. Performance Indicators / Dividends YTD Time weighted return: -2.20%Dividends collected: $1,475.06Upcoming Dividend Receipts: Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust: SGD 103.50 SingTel: SGD 652.70 Bank of America: USD 16.80 Visa: USD 11.76 Commentary The battle between … [Read more...] about Portfolio @ June 2018
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Over the weekend, Channel NewsAsia published an article on the Hengs - a family with 7 kids and living on less than $3,000 per month. The article's comments section largely revolved around the view that having that many children, and still wanting to have more if he were to do it again, was a irresponsible thing to do. The debate intrigued me. As a topic vaguely related to … [Read more...] about Is it responsible to have many kids?
I've mentioned previously that I had some money on the crowdlending site MoolahSense. Not very significant, but still a sum of money. I had hoped to peacefully experience the platform, learn the ins and outs and most importantly, get my money back. One thing I've learnt through my career is that - Life never goes as planned. Of my initial investment of $2,000, I … [Read more...] about P2P lending tuition fees
Regular followers of my portfolio would know that I am vested in Keppel Corp since the oil crash of 2015. I have divested some this year, but it still remains a part of my portfolio. The general perception of Keppel Corp is that it is mainly a company that constructs oil rigs and is highly correlated to the fate of the oil industry. Less is talked about its property or … [Read more...] about Scuttlebutt Report: Tianjin Eco City Visit
Greetings from Tianjin! I've been busy these 2 weeks as I'm currently on a work trip, so no regular content last weekend. Chilling in my hotel room at the moment so I decided to give a quick update on my portfolio. The Frasers Logistics and Industrial Trust PO results are in! As expected, I didn't get all the excess rights I subscribed to: Total units … [Read more...] about Frasers L&I Trust preferential offering results
Before I begin with my regular portfolio review, I would like to welcome the 7 email followers who subscribed after my last post on CPF Hacks. That single post garnered over 10k views, almost doubling the blog's lifetime views over the course of a few days. Thank you for your support of this tiny blog and letting me know that I'm writing something worth reading. Here's … [Read more...] about Portfolio @ May 2018