Monthly Archives: December 2015

Looking back at 2015

2015 was significant for Singapore. Singapore celebrated fiftieth year of independence. It was also the year when Mr Lee Kuan Yew passed away. We had a worst case of haze caused by plantation and forest fires of Sumatra and Kalimantan. … Continue reading

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Latest Asset Allocation – 30 December 2015

Tomorrow is the end of 2015. The investment climate for this year is challenging. The world’s richest billionaires lost billions in 2015 including Warren Buffet lost US$11.3 billion and Bill Gates lost US$3 billion. People like most of us could … Continue reading

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“Nights of Rains and Stars” by Maeve Binchy – A Book Review

Four foreign tourists visited a small Greek town named Aghia Anna. They did not know each other before the trip having come from different parts of the world. I thought tourists are happy lots when they are travelling on a … Continue reading

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Know your personal income and major expenditure for the year

In the last blog post, I talked about changes between two financial positions (last year’s and this year’s). The difference between them is the result of total amount received in the year less total amount used in the year. Total … Continue reading

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Time of year to take stock of personal financial position

2015 is fast approaching to an end. It is time to take stock of personal financial assets. Do you know how much you have? What are the market values of these assets? What is the net increase/decrease when compared with … Continue reading

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“Mightier than the Sword” by Jeffrey Archer – A Book Review

This is the fifth volume of the Clifton Chronicles. The story continues for the Clifton and Barrington families. The years were set from 1964 to 1970. In 1970, Harry Clifton was 50 years old, his wife Emma Barrington was one … Continue reading

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