Monthly Archives: April 2007

Dads torn between work and family – Stressed out Asian fathers

In the current issue of TIME Magazine (16 April 2007), the article by Liam Fitzpatrick highlighted the dilemma of Asian fathers who are tugged in opposite directions by responsibilities at work and at home. The numerous academic studies have the … Continue reading

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Things We can do to help slow down Global Warming

TIME Magazine (9 April 2007) carried the main story on Global Warming. We can help to cut carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) into the atmosphere in 51 ways as recommended in the article. Here are some ideas: 1. Change your lightbulbs … Continue reading

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Working Out is GOOD for your BRAIN

The current issue of Newsweek, 9 April 2007, carried articles on EXERCISES and how it can boost brainpower besides building muscles and preventing heart disease. Scientists have coaxed the human brain into growing new nerve cells by simply putting subjects … Continue reading

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Selling unit trusts is not like selling stocks

When you sell stock on the stock exchange, you can transact at unit price you wanted at a specific day. However, when you sell your unit trust, you only know the indicative price at the time of transaction. You will … Continue reading

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Leave sentiment aside when deciding to sell unit trusts

There is no place for sentiment if you are into investments. You have to review your unit trust investment portfolio and assess whether your unit trusts are outperforming the benchmarks set by the funds managers. If the unit NAV (Net … Continue reading

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Create a Watchlist of stocks you are tracking

If you trade on-line on your own through your brokerage house’s on-line system, the system normally allows you to create a watchlist of stocks you are tracking. This will save you time each time you sign into the system to … Continue reading

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