Investments

January Recap

January was a busy month for travelling, we left Malaysia early January, stayed in Singapore for a week before hopping on a 16-day South East Asia cruise. This month was definitely an exciting time for my wife and...

Index

Jack Bogle, Father of Index Investing

On January 16, 2019, John (Jack) Bogle, one of the legends in the investing world, passed away. Bogle was one of the most influential investors of the past half-century. He has influenced and impacted millions of investors, has...

Financial Independence

December Recap

Last post I wrote about Building Wealth For Early Retirement and the post prior to that was about 2018 being the start of our Early Retirement Adventure. We are now in Singapore for a week checking out the...

Building Wealth for Early Retirement

Building Wealth for Early Retirement

Happy New Year Everyone!! The last part of 2018 was definitely a wild ride, not only for the stock market but personally. I wrote about how you can deal with the crazy stock market by having a solid...

Crazy Markets

Crazy Markets, Smart Plan

Last week I wrote about the difference in how institutional money and the average investor thinks about investing (Retail Investors vs Institutional Money). The main differences being that Retail investors are focused on performance/yield and with Institutional investors,...

Investment Plan

Retail Investors vs Institutional Money

I’ve worked in the Asset Management business for the last 6 years supporting both the Institutional Investment Management business and Retail Mutual Fund Business. The Institutional business includes pension plans for both the public and private sector, medium-sized insurance...

Dividend

Intro To Dividend Investing

Dividend investing is my preferred method of building a solid portfolio. As mentioned in my previous post Finding My Investment Style, dividend investing is purchasing stocks that pay dividends on a monthly or quarterly basis. These dividends are...

Financial Independence

November Recap

November was the first full month of trading since my wife and I retired from the rat race and decided to slowly travel the world. Our journey actually started at the beginning of October but for the first...

Financial Independence Plan

Steps To Your Financial Independence Plan

There are many ways to obtain the goal of early retirement, everyone has their own unique circumstances and thus should have an individual financial independence plan. There are best practices to help you get faster results. Many in...

Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)

Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE)

I mentioned that my wife and I recently retired from the rat race to slowly travel the world. We left the corporate world in September 2018 and was on a cruise ship headed towards Asia a few weeks...

financial independence plan

Is The End Near For Pot Stocks?

Is this the end for marijuana stocks or part of a healthy correction in a continuation of a bull run? Are these stocks part of your financial independence plan? Looking at the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF,...

Investment Styles

Finding My Investment Style

Investing is a crucial component of any Financial Independence or Early Retirement Plan. It helped me pave a very comfortable lifestyle, financial independence, and early retirement. At its essence, building wealth is about reducing expenses and increasing income...