The coronavirus is now officially a pandemic. A serious threat not only to human lives but also to the world economy, to our health system, and yes, even to our financial system. As the virus spreads further, entire countries are closing borders, schools are closing doors, events get canceled, elections move online. People get scared … Continue reading Panic has never been a good adviser
I am sitting at Starbucks (SBUX) and listening to some old Christmas jingles. Yes, even the Starbucks in Thailand is playing American jingles as Christmas is drawing near. For many hard-working employees out there, this time of the year is not only an opportunity to spend some days with friends, family and to eat more … Continue reading What to do with your Christmas bonus?
The dream of financial independence and early retirement has gained a lot of steam in recent months. But despite the popularity of the movement, there are some important points that need to be understood and which I would like to point out. It's easy - and it's not Frugal living, saving as much as possible, … Continue reading 3 Things you should know about FIRE
Today, let me dive a little into the topic of income-investment and why I believe that every income-focused investor should have some pharma stocks in his or her portfolio. As my readers know, my goal is to escape the rat race with the help of investments in the stock market. With my eyes targeting financial … Continue reading Why investing in Pharma makes sense
A majority of people out there thinks that investing is not for everyone. A recent survey by Blackrock revealed some critical reasons across generations, and as for why people would postpone or even not consider to invest at all. In my last two posts, I have covered the top 3 reasons from that list. Time … Continue reading 4 Reasons not to invest – Being afraid of losing everything
A majority of people out there thinks that investing is not for everyone. A recent survey by Blackrock revealed some critical reasons across generations, and as for why people would postpone or even not consider to invest at all. My previous post was about the no. 1 topic from that list, the access to and … Continue reading 4 Reasons not to invest – Having no money
...how would you run it? Many people dream of being their own boss. Making their own decisions. Dedicating their available time solely to their purpose, their passion and to their own, full benefit. But is this indeed the reality for an entrepreneur? Well, as it is with everything, it depends. It depends on the type … Continue reading If you had your own business…
If you are just about to enter (or new to) the workforce, thinking about retirement seems very far off. Not that it's not somewhere in your head, it just seems very, very far away. But even if you already worked for a few years, you might still not be spending much time thinking about your … Continue reading When is the best time to retire?
I like to keep my blog neat and simple. I like to write articles with text only, I seldom use pictures or videos. But every now and then I might encounter an interesting infographic that is worth sharing. When it comes to the topic of money, the best place to find interesting graphics is in … Continue reading The fastest way to get your first million
Like in every profession, the world of investments is filled with abbreviations. One of the most popular, and dare I say most important ones, is called "DRIP". DRIP is an abbreviation for a Dividend Re-Investment Program which banks may offer their customers when they purchase certain stocks. The idea behind is very simple: When a … Continue reading DRIP it another way – DIY