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
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.
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 – Median Income/Salary In Singapore (2019)
Below is a tweet that I posted quite a while back. In case you're wondering, Twitter is where I share a lot more random stuff and thoughts that don't quite belong anywhere. Follow me! https://twitter.com/turtle_investor/status/1188971634784292865 Today, something important is happening in a nearby financial hub. On a related note, I chanced upon this snippet and had … [Read more...] about Living In A Parallel Universe
Yet another reminder that life is like a box of chocolates - we cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. A little while ago, wifey and I took a basic medical screening package. For myself, I know that I have a family history of cardio/heart issues and would be genetically more vulnerable to certain medical issues. These were my results from two … [Read more...] about Bulletproof
Aaaaaaaand before we know it, October is upon us. Last quarter to go and we're toast with 2019. A sneak preview of what's to come. Things are looking good for my updated CPF Full Retirement Sum (FRS) goal of hitting FRS by the end of the year i.e. 31st December 2019. I will be turning 37 soon - it will be a nice birthday gift for myself. The last I checked, there is … [Read more...] about The Last Lap Before Saying Goodbye To 2019