Monthly Archives: April 2015

“Small Change, Turning cents into dollars” by Goh Eng Yeow, a Book Review

This is Goh Eng Yeow’s second book after “Small Change, Investment made simple”. Book 2 with the title “Small Change, Turning cents into dollars” is a better book. It is more substantive than the first with five categories of selected … Continue reading

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Cost of driving a car

Do you know how much it cost to drive a car? I drive a 6-year old 1,600 cc car. I kept all my service bills over this period. The average cost of maintenance my car was $456 per year. I … Continue reading

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January to March 2015 Financial Results (Part 1)

Companies were reporting their financial results for the quarter ended 31 March 2015. The following table provides information on net profit attributable to shareholders for the quarter and year-on-year change between 2015 against 2014. The table is sorted by Net … Continue reading

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Return on Equity of some companies

Return on Equity (ROE) is an important indicator for investors. It tells investors how much the company is earning (profits) for the shareholders. It is net profits attributable to shareholders divided by shareholders’ funds calculated as a percentage term. The … Continue reading

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Letting go and living in the present

For ten days, I gave up my handphone and had no access to Internet, TV, radio and newspapers. I stayed in a secluded and serene place and did not venture out of it. I was cut off from the outside … Continue reading

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This blog is taking a break.

Back after two weeks’ time.

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Knowing yourself

Life is complex. I live with myself and interact with others at the same time. I have my views and habitual actions and emotions. Can I live well and be happy? It is still a learning journey for me and … Continue reading

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