Prudent Investing

2 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Prudent Investing Do you buy stocks based on what your friends, relatives or stock analysts recommend? Prudent investing is a mindset and philosophy of investors. Successful investing is accumulation of shares in a good business. The business grows or deteriorate on a daily basis but the share price tickers will fluctuate on a daily basis more than the actual business condition. This is what Read More

Rebalancing

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Rebalancing is a powerful strategy Rebalancing is the process of buying and selling to bring your portfolio back to your target allocation. Your portfolio’s components will change overtime due to market forces, some will do better than others, those that done well will take up a higher percentage of the portfolio. You need to readjust Read More

Margin – Double Edge Sword

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Introduction Investment using margin is also known as leverage. Leverage is always a double edged sword and it can bring you faster to attain your financial goal or it can lead to your financial downfall. Margin is a high risk strategy that can yield huge return if executed well. However, if you do not know Read More

Your house is not an asset

2 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Is your house an asset? People think that owning a house is an asset. As rich dad poor dad author Robert Kiyosaki pointed out in his book Rich Dad Poor Dad a house is a liability until it is fully paid for then it becomes an asset.  Some thinks that the only to save money is to park it Read More

Ponzi Scheme 101

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What is a Ponzi Scheme? It is a scheme which investors are paid from money collected from new investors. This continues to work as long as there are new investors keep coming in to feed the previous batches. Ponzi schemes are honoured after Charles Ponzi, an Italian who promised investors in the US and Canada that his Read More

Record of My Career Change

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14th February 2016 Recently, I signed up with Udemy and subscribed to Prof Chris Haroun’s  An Entire MBA in 1 Course. He kept emphasizing that you need to have passion with what you are doing, life is too short to be doing something which you do not enjoy. Personally, I feel that if you are Read More

Euphoria and Depression

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Shoe Shine Boy In 1928 in New York City, John D Rockefeller was having his shoes shined. The shoe shine boy does not know who Rockefeller was, he started to give him stock tips. John took his shoe shine boy’s advice but decided that it was time to exit the market. He decided that if a shoe shine boy Read More

Value Investing is the sure way to Wealth

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Value Investing is the sure way to Wealth In this section, we intend to provide a short course to value investment, the first step is to help you understand your present financial situation and your financial goals. We will need you to consider whether you are ready for value investing. Introduction They are two friends – Read More

Take profit 03032016

3 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Due to recent letter from my big boss to further reduce headcount, I am terrified. I am fully invested and do not have much cash in the bank.Today, I sold 29,000 of ThaiBev at 0.76, 5000 SingPost 1.53 and 1000 Singtel 3.8. I took back about 33k cash. This should tide me through for a Read More

Regroup and rethink

3 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
It has been a long week as I was away on a business trip since Tuesday till today. I took the red eye flight out on Saturday morning and I reached Singapore with a headache. I did not get to rest well throughout the flight.   I believe it is time to look at the Read More
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