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The current property market is like a dose of white arsenic sprinkled into a wedding cake.

Posted on Apr 28, 2018 in Articles by 0 Comments

Take a bucket of piss and call it granny’s peach tea – For six years since Q3 2012, my views on the current state of the private property market remains what it is.

The scent of money in the water often leads to a feeding frenzy. Buyers go in like a lion and come out like a lamb – always.

I’m not going to bore readers (and potential buyers) with painted numbers and showroom statistics to prove a point. Has the current property market taken its toll on my realism? No. I’m still realistic. I just keep it safe behind a carapace of scepticism.

8 Common Mistakes by Property Investors

Posted on Feb 20, 2017 in Articles by 2 Comments

Even the savviest of us make mistakes with investing – trading too often, refusing to sell losing stocks or chasing past performance. These errors, and many more, are common among investors.

The next time you are at the casino I want you to count how many times you hear the words “Good Luck.”

Whether you are checking into your room, cashing in some chips, or simply getting a drink, you will be pleasantly told, “Good Luck.”

Are you stuck in the rut or do you have freedom of life choices?

Posted on Feb 8, 2017 in Articles by 0 Comments

There is a big difference between working hard and being a slave.

True hard work - allows you to keep at least some of your production for yourself, whereas the made-up idea of hard work in our society is nothing but a code word for dedicated slavery.

Dedicated slavery - working 60-hour-work-weeks to produce for others above his or her pay-grade and to make others richer; always looking forward to weekends and holidays hoping to escape the dreaded crucibles; and perhaps a big fat year-end bonus to feed the latest BMW and a big condo mortgage.

All You Need To Know About HDB Loan Vs Bank Loan

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 in Articles by 0 Comments

By Ted Chong (Guest Contributor)

Buying a HDB flat for the first time can be an intimidating experience. It’s probably the first big ticket purchase in your life that will take the next couple of decades to pay off, so you’d definitely want to rake in as much savings as you can.

Perhaps you have not really thought about what kind of loan to take up. If you don’t already know, you have a choice between taking up a HDB or bank loan, as long as you are eligible for them.

Live Your Own Life (Invest) On Your Own Terms!

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 in Articles by 0 Comments

Ignore Everything Else!

As always, the journey to both or either financial and time-freedom begins with three magic words: ”Enough is enough”. Stop comparing yourself with what others have and what you don’t have.

When you say those words with your heart, you are ready to continue your life-long investment journey, which includes 8 basic steps.