Friday reads – volume 9

And here are the goodies… It’s Time to Kick the Bucket List (Wall Street Journal)  “Bucket lists often become obsessive, expensive, painful. They create the impression that life is not so much something to be lived and enjoyed as a series of onerous obligations to be checked off.” Bucket list seems to be something of…

Of cars and cuppa

Previously, we have discussed how car ownership in Singapore is astronomically high. Even though there are individuals who justify the cost of owning a car here, the general consensus is that it is still a pricey item to maintain. And I totally respect those individuals who have a car for various reasons. And I don’t…

Friday reads – volume 8

And here are the goodies for this week… Want to retire early? Make lots of money and don’t have kids (Think Save Retire)  “Yup, earning big money and not raising children is a fast track plan for financial independence and early retirement. It gets you there faster and completely streamlines the process. Funny how a…

Meet the HENRYs

Today, I will like to introduce you to the HENRYs. Yes, it’s a common name, and I know quite a few of them. In fact, I think you might know them too, although they might not be the same people. And depending on the definition, they could be much more common than we thought. Ok,…

Friday reads – volume 7

And here are this week’s lineups… 1000 Days Without A Paycheck (Mr. Tako Escapes)  “Just like learning to swim, you fear the water until you’re experienced enough to know that you won’t drown. It takes time and practice to become a good swimmer, and feeling comfortable with financial independence is like that too. You have…

June 2018 – Monthly Update

June is the month where the World Cup fever comes raging coupled with all the sleepless night (although it has already been pretty much sleepless on most nights with Ashton). Kate is also quite a soccer fanatic herself so I am glad that we got to spend some quality time together as a couple over…

Friday reads – volume 6

And here are the lineups for this week… I retired a millionaire at 30 — and now I know why everyone is so unhappy – Business Insider  “I just want to feel a peace. I want to feel calm and present. I want to feel alive. I want to feel at one with the world…

Friday reads – volume 5

We had skipped the Friday reads last week as our laptop was down and it was difficult to blog without one. I did try to do so on our ipad but it was a fairly painful process (good for watching videos but not so if you need to write an article). Figured that I should…