Once again, the market behavior defies my expectations. Thankfully, a significant portion of my investment has been automated. The Solidarity Budget basically "double-confirmed" that shit has hit the fan, but the market persists in going up. I wonder why the big boys have been selling? Raising cash to support their portfolio companies or expecting worse times to come? An … [Read more...] about A Look At My Circuit Breaker Life
Random thoughts that doesn't quite fit into any of the core topics of my blog. A candid look into my thoughts and things happening around me.
Time for a short story - Everybody wants to get a pay raise, right? Once upon a time ... I was working in the hospitality sector as part of a 3-man IT team. Prior to that, I was jaded and burnt-out from programming plus constantly being sandwiched between clients, users and my company in a role I excelled in but didn't like. This pivot meant that a large part of my work was … [Read more...] about How I Turned A Crisis At Work Into A 63.5% Pay Raise
Sick of all these news coverage of the Wuhan coronavirus as the days go by. Figured I'll write about something else that is potentially a slow but silent killer - cholesterol, and my use of CholesFree to maintain healthier cholesterol levels. It was back in 2017. One of those regular blood tests threw up some unexpected results. As in, the bad kind of … [Read more...] about CholesFree (Eu Yan Sang) Lowered My LDL Cholesterol
You Need A Budget When it rains, the poorly designed shelter doesn't help much against the rain and water splashes onto my metal gate + front door of my HDB apartment. Water literally pools at the entrance of my home when it pours. Made a complaint feedback but HDB refuses to budge. The crappy door knob eventually broke at two places and fell … [Read more...] about Of Budgeting, Doppelgänger and Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust
Last month, Ministry of Manpower released their annual report on income growth in Singapore. Their 2019 figure for Median Gross Monthly Income From Work (Including Employer CPF Contributions) was $4,563 :) Read : MoM Report Read : CNA Report Wait! Let's not get ahead of ourselves. It is important to understand the definition they used, so that we can make meaningful … [Read more...] about The Lost Trio