Renewing rental property contracts

Every 2 years, I have to renegotiate the property lease with the tenant.  If the tenant was good, I usually extend their lease – it’s pretty much a no brainer, unless they’re lowballing me. Costs to factor in when you […]

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Hotel Review: JW Marriott Phuket

As I travel quite often for work, I’m going to keep a record of all the hotels I’ve stayed in, to serve as a reminder of what works and what doesn’t. It’ll make future bookings much easier. Location: Situated on […]

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Renting out a room in our spare apartment

We have a spare apartment in the Northeastern end of Singapore for my parents to stay when they visit, and it’s empty about 90% of the time. To gain some extra income, I decided to rent out the 2 rooms […]

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Hotel Review: Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral

As I travel quite often for work, I’m going to keep a record of all the hotels I’ve stayed in, to serve as a reminder of what works and what doesn’t.  It’ll make future bookings much easier.  Forgot to take […]

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BCIP: Banks in a rising interest rate environment, US-China trade wars

I started building my child’s college fund when she was 6 months old. All her 红包’s are channeled straight into this OCBC account, and I registered for their Blue Chip Investment Plan (BCIP). It’s a monthly investment scheme into a […]

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Hotel Review: The Athenee Hotel Bangkok, a Luxury Collection

As I travel quite often for work, I’m going to keep a record of all the hotels I’ve stayed in, to serve as a reminder of what works and what doesn’t. It’ll make future bookings much easier. I forgot to […]

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BCIP 2018 – Singtel, Capitamall trust

I started building my child’s college fund when she was 6 months old.  All her 红包’s are channeled straight into this OCBC account, and I registered for their Blue Chip Investment Plan (BCIP).  It’s a monthly investment scheme into a […]

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Hotel Review: Le Meridien Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Golf Resort & Spa

As I travel quite often for work, I’m going to keep a record of all the hotels I’ve stayed in, to serve as a reminder of what works and what doesn’t.  It’ll make future bookings much easier. Location: Near Suvarnabhumi […]

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Hotel Review: Westin Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok

As I travel quite often for work, I’m going to keep a record of all the hotels I’ve stayed in, to serve as a reminder of what works and what doesn’t.  It’ll make future bookings much easier.  Forgot to take […]

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Why I will be investing in the Astrea IV private equity Class A-1 bond

Astrea IV is a wholly owned subsidiary of Azalea Asset Management Pte. Ltd, which is wholly owned by Temasek Holdings. They are issuing bonds for their private equity funds, so this is the first time the retail market has access […]

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