Monthly Archives: December 2006

Refresh in 2007

Year 2006 is coming to an end. Hope that it has been a good year for you. What is good is relative and you decide on how you want to view each event that happened in 2006. So, how are … Continue reading

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Invest in residential property – renting out the unit

One invests in a residential property with the hope to: 1) sell it in the future with appreciation of its value over the original cost of purchase 2) rent out the unit for monthly income that results in rental yield … Continue reading

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Invest in residential property – sufficient cash is required

Finding a right property at the right price requires you to do careful research and to view the property. Location of a property in Singapore determines its price relative to others. Similarly, factors like – near a MRT station, near … Continue reading

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Invest in residential property, if you can afford it

Residential property is an asset class that an investor can invest in. The residential property can be rented out for monthly rental income. The rental yield over the capital sum invested in the property can work out to be better … Continue reading

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Self-doubt can be debilitating, be conscious of it

Once in a while, self-doubt creeps in. If we have not performed a piece of work or assignment before, we wonder whether we can cope. Going overseas for an assignment for the first time falls into this category. After leaving … Continue reading

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The power of Smile

We know that Singaporeans do not smile as much. Perhaps, this is a social norm. We enter the lift to our flats and invariably we put on a serious look on our faces when there are others riding in the … Continue reading

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Dealing with Envy and Jealousy

This is an emotion group which is hard to avoid and ignore. Quite often, we encounter many events and circumstances that cause us to be envious and jealous. We envy someone for his/her good look, impressive job title, excellent academic … Continue reading

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