Author Archives: Dave

Oct 2017 – Expenses Update

October is the month when we celebrated our 5th wedding Anniversary and we went for a family day out at River Safari. Ally enjoyed free admission with each accompanying adult for the month of October. This is the third time we went to River Safari with Ally and she is so excited about it that […]

What are you passionate about in life?

Recently, I attended an inspirational talk by Grant Rawlinson¬†(aka Axe) who originated from New Zealand and is currently based in Singapore. He is a professional speaker, adventurer and explorer.¬†He used to be a professional 7 – side rugby player during his younger days (did that for around 25 years) but it ended after an injury. […]

Interview Series – Minimalist who wants to step foot on all Seven Continents before the age of 35

This interview is about a friend of mine, Yong Sheng, 30 who aspires to travel to the seven continents before he reaches the age of 35. He is also a practicing minimalist with a keen interest in investing and photography. Currently, he is working as an operation executive in a logistic firm. I’m very impressed […]

THE BIG PLAN – Counting down with 1000 more days to FI

THE BIG PLAN Exactly 5 years ago, I came out with a big plan to aggressively save a considerable portion of our combined income to invest and grow our stock portfolio with a focus on dividend stocks. The objective is to have enough dividends generated from our stock portfolio to cover our annual expenses in […]

Sept 2017 – Expenses Update

  September is the month where we celebrated Ally’s birthday and also my sister’s wedding. Ally also transited from half day to full day child care where she will be attending additional enrichment classes like speech and drama. We believe she will be able to adapt to it and enjoy it. My sister’s wedding was […]

August 2017 – Expenses Update

This month we have a couple of birthday celebrations with our immediate family members and Ally ‘s early birthday celebration. We ate out for Kate’s father birthday and celebrated my mum, my grandma and Ally’s birthdays together where we feasted at home with home cooked food courtesy of Kate’s wonderful culinary skills. Everybody enjoys eating […]

Routine is the enemy of time

Have you ever wonder the purpose of your existence in this world? Is it to go through the so called “holy template” of leading a fulfilling life by doing the following; study hard when you are young, get a good job, save some money, start a family, have kids, buy a house, work hard then […]

July 2017 – Expenses Updates

This month is the month where we pay our yearly income tax and it is also the month where most people will have their cash outflow. This is a norm for almost everyone in this world when they start getting their pay cheques and I guess most people grew quite accustomed to it. For me, […]

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