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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Endowment policy vs investing it yourself

Many bankers and insurance agents tried to sell me endowment policies.  I have never believed in this type of policy. It has got to be the worst payback vehicle ever, i think worse than Singapore savings bonds!  They sell it […]

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I stayed in my parents’ rental property for too long

I stayed in my parent’s rental property for too long. It was near the office, hence everything was so convenient, walking distance in fact.  I stayed for 7 years, and I missed out on 7 years of extra dividend income. […]

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