Reading Time: 14 minutes Photo by Swapnil Bapat on Unsplash What a year! What a year. Even though 2018 ended disastrously, the performance of 2019 completely made up for it. Since the major drop in at the end of last year, the market in 2019 went on to grow over 28%. Anybody who was buying into the market during … Read more
Reading Time: 18 minutes Everybody has to pay income tax, but there’s no sense in paying more than you need to. What if there’s a perfectly legitimate way to reduce your tax obligations that is sanctioned by the Singapore government, would you take advantage of it? How would you even start? Well, the Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) is one such way. In this article, I’ll be diving into the details on how SRS works, what you can do with it, as well as an example of how I will be incorporating it into my FIRE plan.
Reading Time: 10 minutes After the analysis I’ve been doing on the STI ETF and the findings that came from that analysis, it’s been making me wonder if we should be investing our CPF OA monies in the STI ETF for the better returns. If you’re not yet aware, as part of the CPF Investment Scheme (CPFIS), the Singapore … Read more
Reading Time: 8 minutes What are the rate of returns of the STI ETF look for rolling investment windows of 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 years? What’s the most likely returns you’d get based on the length of your investment and how does the length of investment affect your returns? I did the analysis and compiled the results here.
Reading Time: 9 minutes CAN WE GET OFF THE ROLLER COASTER NOW PLEASE!?!?!? Investors in 2018 (Probably) Whew! 2018 was an ‘interesting’ year, to say the least. Although the year was filled with volatility, the majority of the time, the market was moving sideways and even slightly up compared to where we were last year. That was until October … Read more