• Yes, Go On, Take That New Job

    Yes, Go On, Take That New Job

    A Singaporean perspective on why we should not feel guilty about job-hopping in today’s working environment. A lot of the people we talk to about job-hoppers speak about them with great contempt. These people are described as failures, dysfunctional and inherently defective.  They are further dismissed...

  • The Case For A Singapore Poverty Line

    The Case For A Singapore Poverty Line

    There has been prominent discussion lately pertaining to whether or not Singapore should have a poverty line set in place. Our government has suggested that a “kueh lapis” approach is preferred and more relevant than an actual poverty line in place. This is surprising considering that a poverty line, i...

  • The Different Asset Classes Available for Active Investors

    The Different Asset Classes Available for Active Investors

    A look at the various instruments available for an active investor. Previously we introduced two forms of investing: Passive investing vs Active investing. If you are not too sure about the differences between the two, take a read on the previous article first to determine which is most suitable for you. ...

The One Crucial Mistake Almost Every Investor Will Make

The One Crucial Mistake Almost Every Investor Will Make

Back then when I first started investing in equities, I remember I would be fixated on the stock price charts to check whether my stocks had gone up or down in price whenever I had an extra two minutes to spare. Little did I know how damaging this mindset was.  It went on to cause many unnecessary mistakes and took me through a see-saw of emotions with the slightest change in price. I believe many average-Joe inv...

22 Jul 12:31 PM 27 Read Moore...
Why You Pay More For Magnum Ice Cream sticks In Singapore?

Why You Pay More For Magnum Ice Cream sticks In Singapore?

A Magnum ice cream stick costs SGD$1.50 right across the Causeway in Malaysia but Singapore residents have to pay close to SGD$4 for it. So why do we have to pay more than double for the same product? We take a quick look at some fundamental economic reasons for why this happens. If you are an avid ice cream lover and a frequent traveler to Malaysia, you will have realised the significant price disparity of the c...

15 Jul 11:00 AM 78 Read Moore...
Young Singaporeans hate what is going on because we care about Singapore

Young Singaporeans hate what is going on because we care about Singapore

Our financial district boasts a beautiful skyline and speaks volumes of the successes and achievements of our forefathers who bore the weight of progressing this nation on their backs.  Today, Singapore owes much of its prosperity to her many citizens who worked tirelessly and sacrificed so much to build this country and paved the way for her future generations. The time has come for our parents to pass the baton...

30 Jun 11:04 AM 19 Read Moore...
Never book another flight on Tiger Air!

Never book another flight on Tiger Air!

 Save yourself the hassle, skip Tiger Air, choose a better airline, and enjoy your holiday peacefully. Here’s how the author found out.   I’ve heard of a bad flying experience, delayed flights, and poor customer service standards. But never in my life have I ever encountered an airline with a service standard so poor, it spoilt my entire night, or rather, my entire honeymoon plans. And I’m not alone, I k...

19 Jun 11:23 PM 3583 Read Moore...
FIFA 2014 World Cup Subscription – Why We Are Paying More Than The Rest Of The World

FIFA 2014 World Cup Subscription – Why We Are Paying More Than The Rest Of The World

Blow by blow account on how Singapore became the world most expensive country to watch the World Cup, and how football became a luxury in the homes of Singaporeans.  1. You are first and foremost paying for SingTel to increase their market share.  There is no better way to put it. Singaporeans are paying for SingTel to increase their market share. StarHub used to be the omnipresent logo to all our footballin...

16 Jun 11:00 AM 130 Read Moore...