Monthly Archives: June 2015

How much is my transport cost?

I wanted to know how much I had been spending on transport costs each month on average. The situation is that I do not commute to work anymore after retirement. But I still go to places using either public transport … Continue reading

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LionGlobal Singapore Dividend Equity Fund (SGD)

This fund was launched on 2 June 2015 by LionGlobal Investors. For details of this fund, you can go to their webpages at http://www.lionglobalinvestors.com This fund’s mandate is to “invest in high dividend-paying large and mid-cap stocks listed on the … Continue reading

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One day, we will get old

I am in reflective mood. When I was younger (20s to 30s), moving up the corporate ladder seems a lot easier when compared with others much older. You climbed quickly because you are valued for your youth, dynamism and willingness … Continue reading

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“Reflections of Life” by Richard de Roza – A Book Review

I bought this book recently at the Bright Vision Hospital’s FUNdraising Charity Carnival 2015. Richard de Roza is a staff at the hospital and had released this book for sale on that day as part of his effort of raising … Continue reading

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Fear of stock falling, but instead it jumped

When DBS fell 45 cents on 2 June 2015 to $19.85, would you dare to go in and pick up the counter? The counter rose in the next 2 days and then fell again on 5 June and 8 June … Continue reading

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“Be Careful What You Wish For” by Jeffrey Archer – A Book Review

This is the fourth volume on the Clifton Chronicles. The story continues for Clifton and Barrington families with the answer to whether Sebastian Clifton was killed in a car accident or his friend Bruno Martinez suffered the fate. It is … Continue reading

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Sell in May, a right decision?

The Straits Times Index (STI) continued to decline today. It was now 3,295.13 points. This is now down 2.0% since the start of this year. If investors sold off STI component shares on 28 May (when the STI was still … Continue reading

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