Wave of Retrenchment

6 hours ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Life is tough as an employee in this age of disruption. I am currently working in an industry which is disrupted by shale gas. I remember I was made redundant 2017 Christmas eve. It took me close to four months before I found a job. Yesterday, there was an urgent meeting in the afternoon to Read More

Understanding REITs

1 day ago JCprojectfreedom 0
There are many different types of assets class such as bonds, equities, Unit Trusts, Exchange Traded Funds (ETF), Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), Options and others. REITs are instruments that offer investors the opportunity to invest in a professionally managed portfolio of real estates through purchase of a publicly traded investment product. Individuals invest by Read More

A brief analysis of Micro-Mechanics

1 week ago JCprojectfreedom 0
We will like to spend some time to take a quick look at whether Micro-Mechanics is worth investing and whether it should be in our watch list. Introduction to Micro-Mechanics business Micro-Mechanics started in 1983 with a small factory in Singapore, designs and manufactures high precision tools and machines for wafer fabrication and assembly processes. Read More

Things I learnt from Christopher Ng’s Retirement Masterclass Preview

2 weeks ago JCprojectfreedom 0
I attended Christopher Ng’s Retirement Masterclass Preview on 1st November 2018. He achieved Financial Independence at age 39 and stop his career in IT. I brought my book to meet the author himself and he signed on the front page. I hope he will become very famous one day and my book will appreciate in Read More

Things I learn from IQuadrant and Markoandfriends

2 weeks ago JCprojectfreedom 0
I was intrigued by the Facebook ads which show how one can own multiple properties and create passive income from them. This is the key objective when I attend not one but two workshops. The first one is from IQuadrant and the other is with Markoandfriends. Germaine Chow is the lead trainer at IQuadrant. With Read More

Global Diversification

3 weeks ago JCprojectfreedom 0
By investing in assets with lesser correlation, you can reduce volatility to your portfolio with the aim to achieve your target returns. Most of the time, countries’ economic cycles are not synchronized but they could be affected due to other countries’ economic policies. There is an opportunity for investor to construct a globally diversified portfolio. Read More

Erosion of Companies’ Moats

3 weeks ago JCprojectfreedom 0
It is becoming more difficult to find companies which can remain resilience in decades as we are in a turbulent era where technologies are disrupting traditional business at an exponential rate than a decade ago. As businesses become more globalized and economies opening up, high profit margin will attract competition. This is why highly profitable Read More

Things I learn from the Acquirer’s Multiple

4 weeks ago JCprojectfreedom 1
The Acquirer’s Multiple is written by Tobias E. Carlisle. A. Be a Contrarian In order to perform, your view needs to be different from the crowd. If you are buying into the hottest stock, most likely it will be inflated price where all the funds and retail investors are already invested. You will most likely Read More

Change is the only constant

1 month ago JCprojectfreedom 0
There are many things in life which we cannot see them coming. When we thought we have figured everything out, life has its way to throw us a spanner, spoiling our plans. All around we see perpetual changes in technology, in communications, in transportation, in economics, in government and in politics. Change is rampant in Read More

How to Exit Rat Race

1 month ago JCprojectfreedom 2
More Singaporeans will attest life-long employment is an archaic concept in this highly competitive and fast changing world, technology is disrupting almost every industries. Job security is a thing of the past. Listed companies are putting creation of shareholder value as priority, cutting jobs when revenue falls in order to make bottom line looks better Read More
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