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Older, but none the wiser

Reflections for the day: True wealth was never about the accumulation of money but a way of life. There is no point in comparing yourself...

July 4, 2024

June 25, 2024

A great way to fly again

On 24 June, Singapore Airlines completed the full redemption of all its outstanding MCB (mandatory convertible bonds) that had been...

May 31, 2024

Perspectives... from an older friend

Had catch-up drinks with a much older (more than 12 years) friend that I hadn't seen in nearly two years. Our common experience of having...

May 14, 2024

Never stop learning

I have been teaching financial modelling for over 5 years now. But at the first ever class held in July 2018, the delivery was so badly...

April 15, 2024

For Gen Z, greed isn't always good

“They talk about work-life balance. That’s a term I didn’t even know when I was their age. Work-life balance. When I was their age, if...

June 19, 2024

The good money comes later in life

The concept of ‘retiring early’ has always eluded me. Only recently did I decide to look at this from a quantitative and slightly whimsy...

May 21, 2024

Pivot, change, adjust

Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.

May 3, 2024

The Avocado Bell Curve God

It just goes to show that even seemingly intelligent humans, when desperate, gullible and possibly even bored enough, will believe nearly...

April 11, 2024

Musings from a few interesting people

Words from a few folks which I had whiskey with today: A lot of investment firms out there have earned themselves a reputation for doing...

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