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What is Overemployment

What is Overemployment

What is overemployment? Overemployed or overemployment is loosely a concept where people hold 2 or more full-time jobs (preferably remotely) to generate higher income in the same amount of time they would otherwise have if they had only held 1 full-time job. I recently came […]

Tax Matters Part 1: Did you know that you can defer taxes on your ESOP for up to 5 years

Tax Matters Part 1: Did you know that you can defer taxes on your ESOP for up to 5 years

Although tax filing season for individuals in Singapore is over, this post may come in handy in the future. With taxes ingrained in our everyday life – think goods & service tax, electricity and water tax, airport tax, electronic road pricing (ERP), income tax, and […]

The Rise of Card Trading as Alternative Investments

The Rise of Card Trading as Alternative Investments

I first got exposed to alternative investments in 2016 when I did my internship as a fund of hedge funds summer analyst. Subsequently, I landed a role in a Private Equity firm which further broadened my horizon in the world of alternative investments. These days, […]

Concept of Wealth

Concept of Wealth

Lately, I was doing my evening run and the concept of wealth popped up in my head. What is wealth to me I thought? I have always focused on money in the absolute sense of wealth, but I realized that this concept is fundamentally flawed. […]

Diversification is Not a Magic Elixir

Diversification is Not a Magic Elixir

Diversification is not a magic elixir. These are the words mentioned by Howard Marks, co-chairman of Oaktree Capital Management, and one of those widely regarded in the investing community, in his latest podcast. The link to this 34 minutes podcast is given here, but I […]

Takeaways from the Book The Ride of A Lifetime by Bob Iger (Disney)

Takeaways from the Book The Ride of A Lifetime by Bob Iger (Disney)

The Ride of A Lifetime – Lessons Learned From 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company by Bob Iger is the fourth book that I’ve read this year and I must say, it is one of the best books I’ve ever read. It […]

Why tech is too big a sector to ignore

Why tech is too big a sector to ignore

I had my early venture into tech stocks during my undergrad days when I knew nothing much about it. In 2014, I bought Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) and flipped it for a USD 500 profit. Bear in mind that I knew nothing about the valuation and […]

Always have an exit plan

Always have an exit plan

Lately, I was reflecting on my investing mistakes and life in general, and realized that one of my biggest weakness is not having an exit plan. Having an exit plan is important both in investing and in a career as well. Also, these days through […]

Takeaways from the Book Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Takeaways from the Book Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Happy Chinese New Year everyone! Hope the pandemic is not dampening the festive season. I’m trying to make it a personal goal to read more books this year as I believe it can positively affect the way I think about things. Hopefully, it will help […]

PropNex: Riding the Wave

PropNex: Riding the Wave

The Singapore residential real estate market has been buoyant despite the pandemic which left a dent in most sectors of the economies last year. Despite the circuit breaker,  real estate activity was still very healthy with developers selling 10,024 private housing units in 2020, surpassing […]