Meeting with my accountant friend

6 months ago JCprojectfreedom 1
I met up with my accountant friend whom I have known during my first job 11 years ago. He is 42 years old this year and he has 3 children who are still young. His CFO needs him to do all the work. One day, he was looking through online job portal and realize that Read More

Hutchison Port Holdings Trust 30 June 2018

6 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Operating profit is deteriorating to HK$1599.6 m in 1H2018 compared to HK$1663.9 m in 1H2017. Profits drops to HK$894.2 in 1H2018 compared to HK$937.6 m in 1H2017. Interest and other finance costs increases by 19.1% to HK$481m in 1H2018 compared to HK$403.9m in 1H2017. Earnings per share is HK 3.62 cents in 1H2018 compared to Read More

Power Assets 2018 Interim Results

6 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
According to Power Assets’ chairman’s statement, the first half of 2018 has delivered solid results. The Group’s unaudited profits for the six months ended 30 June 2018 amounted to HK$4,120 million compared to HK$4,024 million which is an increase of HK$96 million (2% increase) over the same period of last year, increase mainly contributed due Read More

Searching for Meaning in Life

6 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
He who has a WHY to live for can bear almost any HOW. Life is not a quest for pleasure or a quest for meaning. The greatest quest is to find meaning in life. The possible sources for meaning: in work (doing something significant), in love (caring for others) and in courage during challenging times. Read More

NASDAQ:IBKR Interactive Brokers Group Inc

6 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Business Overview  Interactive Brokers Group and LLC (hereby known as IB) are rated investment grade by Standard & Poor’s, it has more than 40 years of history as a broker dealer with equity capital of more than $6 billion. IB utilizes technology to provide liquidity, compete on price, speed, size and diversity of products and Read More

Updates on Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc NASDAQ: WBA – Amazon buys PillPack

7 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Retail and pharmacy and drug distributor stocks are hit this week after Amazon’s announced acquisition of online pharmacy startup PillPack.  PillPack delivers medications in pre-sorted dose packaging plus handles refills and renewals. Walgreens Boots (NASDAQ: WBA) was down about 10% at about $60, CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) was down about 10%,  Cardinal Health (NYSE: Read More

NYSE:USNA USANA Health Sciences Inc.

7 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Introduction and Business Model of USANA Usana is the brain child of Dr. Myron Wentz who wants a world free of disease. He believes with proper nutrition, it can help to solve a lot of health issues.  They have products specialized in: Nutrition: This includes vitamins, minerals and antioxidant. Diet and Energy: This includes protein Read More

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc NASDAQ: WBA

7 months ago JCprojectfreedom 1
I met my MBA friend and we both agreed that other than working in your day job, you need to spend additional time to work for yourself and build another source of income. I commit my time to look at an individual company’s financial reports everyday and if it is worth a second look, I Read More

How and what CPF can be used for?

7 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
The choices that you make with your CPF savings will have an impact on how much you have for retirement. Make informed financial decisions when you are younger for a worry-free retirement. How to buy your first home? Mortgage repayments should not exceed 30% of your monthly household income. When it comes to buying your Read More

Should you quit your job to realize your dream?

7 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
I chanced upon this video on Facebook by Rob Dial’s “Why you should quit your job!”. It set me thinking whether quitting your job to pursue your dream is a worthwhile cause. Is pursuing financial freedom the only goal you should have? Here is the transcript of Rob Dial’s video. In case you did not Read More
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