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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 […]

ComfortDelgro: Why my thesis does not hold true anymore

ComfortDelgro: Why my thesis does not hold true anymore

Investing is personal. It is hard to determine whether one’s decision is right or wrong. Because, how sure can we be? I am a person where I have to at least like or love the company to some extent before I buy it. And when […]

Why going through a market downturn early in your career is one of the best lessons ever

Why going through a market downturn early in your career is one of the best lessons ever

2020 was the first year I experienced a major market downturn. Stock prices slid rapidly, and I saw my paper gains quickly turned into paper losses. As much as I can be reminded of Warren Buffett’s quote of “Be greedy when others are fearful, and […]

A Look Back on Year 2020

A Look Back on Year 2020

What a year 2020 has been. There were lots of ups and downs, but ultimately, there were many things to be grateful for. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about some positive things in me such as re-shaping the way I think about work, sharpened my […]

Why I think being a generalist is better than a specialist

Why I think being a generalist is better than a specialist

If you had a choice, would you be a portfolio manager who knows a bit of every sector and ultimately make the final decision to allocate money, or would you be an equity analyst specializing in healthcare? If I had a choice, I would rather […]

Finance and Toast: First Portfolio Review

Finance and Toast: First Portfolio Review

I am proud to present the first series of Finance and Toast’s portfolio review! It is an exciting topic for me as I share what my holdings are like and at the same time bounce investment/portfolio management ideas with people. I struggled internally for a […]

Why taking a real estate course is one of the best decisions of my life

Why taking a real estate course is one of the best decisions of my life

At some point in our lives, we all have to buy a home to live in. Buying a home can be a stressful process given that it will be one of the biggest purchase of your life. Hence, the more you understand about real estate, […]

Why equity research is one of the most useful courses in Business School

Why equity research is one of the most useful courses in Business School

I believe at some point in our lives, everyone will have to invest, simply because having one income stream from our day job is not enough. Hence, the earlier you learn how to invest be it in individual stocks or ETFs, the more beneficial it […]

Day in the life of a RFP writer at an asset management company

Day in the life of a RFP writer at an asset management company

Some of our readers have told us that they enjoy reading our series of “A Day in the Life of a …” after we published our first post here. So here we are with another series of: A day in the life of a RFP […]

Easy steps to open your CPF Investment Account (with illustration)

Easy steps to open your CPF Investment Account (with illustration)

There are numerous articles out there talking about CPF Investment Account and CPF Investment Scheme. But most do not show step-by-step on how to open a CPF Investment Account. At least not when I was researching on how to do so previously. Hence, I’ve decided […]