The Book That Started Me off on This Journey…

My journey into the world of personal finance and investing started around October 2007 when I was in National Service (NS). I was 19 years old then. I was just promoted to be a Third Sergeant and wanted to learn how to budget my extra allowance prudently to prevent overspending. I made a trip to … Continue reading The Book That Started Me off on This Journey…

FFN’s Stock Watchlist for 2012

The clock has struck midnight! Happy 2012! May this year brings lots of happiness, blessings and wealth to you! For this year, I'm watching a few stocks keenly and waiting for Mr Market to get maniac depressant to bring the price of these stocks down further. Those stocks are: ARA SIAEC Raffles Medical Cerebos Super Group Goodpack OKP … Continue reading FFN’s Stock Watchlist for 2012

Lessons learnt from Aug – Oct 2011

The period from August 2011 to October 2011 was an eventful one for investors worldwide. US credit rating got downgraded, Europe was reeling into a recession (and still might be), talks of hard landing in China, among others, covered the financial pages of newspapers everywhere. The VIX index (measurement of volatility in the S&P 500 … Continue reading Lessons learnt from Aug – Oct 2011