January 2016 archive

Second Takeaway from Value Investing Summit 2016: Invest in your circle of competence

My Circle of Competence

In my first takeaway from VIS 2016, I wrote about the idea that it’s never too late to start investing or to start anything. I hope for those who have not yet started in their investment journey, it has ignited the motivation in you to begin your journey today. In several seminars that I went to, …

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First Takeaway from VIS 2016: It’s never too late to start investing

There were several takeaways from the Value Investing Summit (VIS) 2016 which I attended on 23 and 24 January. As I am no investment guru, I would not be dispensing investment advice. Instead I would like to share the takeaways from the investment presentations that are also applicable in other areas of life. The first …

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Five Takeaways from NTU 37th Distinguished Alumni Forum, Drive your Online Business

Drive your Online Business

I attended the forum “NTU 37th Distinguished Alumni Forum, Drive your Online Business” 2 days ago wanting to learn how I could build more intensity into an online business. The forum focused little on how to drive an online business. However, there are a few takeaways which I feel would be essential for anyone who …

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A Free Ebook for Investment Newbies By the Financial Bloggers in Singapore

A free ebook where the financial bloggers in Singapore candidly shared how they would start investing if they were newbies to investment and had a sum of $20,000 to start their investment journey. Without any restrictions, they provided their perspective of what and how they would invest. A few others decided to not touch on …

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Diversify Your Identity

Diversify – this is usually a word we use with regards to investments. When we invest, people always say “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Diversify your investments”. Recently, I came upon a website by Mark Manson who wrote an article elaborating an idea he heard from Timothy Ferris (Yes, the guy who wrote …

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