Financial Planning for Millennial

1 month ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Researchers use the early 1980 as starting birth years to early 2000s as ending birth years to define as millennial. The millennial is facing the fourth industrial revolution where we need to embrace artificial intelligence, IoT, fusion of technologies, robotics and 3D printing. A recent research by OCBC bank states that in Singapore 42% of Read More

JC Option Fund 03/12/2019

2 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
I did a 10 Sell Put RDS.B @ 55 expire 17 Jan 2020 for 0.79. This means I sold 10 options for Royal Dutch Shell at $55 which will expire on 17th Jan 2020 for $0.79. 10 options = 1000 x 0.79 = USD 790 option money into JC Fund. This is not a recommendation Read More

Modern Slavery

2 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
My mentor shared this theory with me years ago and recently I read the this theory from this book “Journey to Financial Freedom”, the author owns the website here. The world used to practice slavery several hundred years where masters own slaves, they control them, they enjoyed the fruits of production from their slaves. The Read More

Passion

2 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
It is coming close to end of November and we will move into a new decade. How many more decades do we have? Looking out from my window this evening, I decided to take stock of my life. I was the salaryman who was promised that after study hard, go to a good university, get Read More

Insurance Coverage

2 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Medical cost expenditure is increasing year on year according to Ministry of Health, cost of medical expenses index has increased from 2016 101.0 to 105.6, annual household medical expenses has increased from 2012/2013 4.5% to 2017/2018 5.5%. Hospital & Surgical Plan To avoid a situation of incurring out of pocket huge medical expenses, you should Read More

Sell One HDB and Buy Two Condos

2 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
“Sell one HDB unit (Public Housing in Singapore), Buy Two Condos” is the sales pitch of many property agents and it has raised the concern with the market watchers as there are potential risk in these challenging times. The proposition is to sell your HDB flat and use the proceeds to pay for the down Read More

Updates on JC Fund 17112019

2 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Recently, I am trying to stretch myself in a few directions and it has not been easy, coupled with a few weeks of downtime due to coughing and travel to Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur on a back to back trip. Equities I sold off Synchrony Financial (SYF:NYSE) from the portfolio, my rationale is credit Read More

FOMO in Singapore’s Private Properties

2 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Prices of private residential properties rose 1.5 percent quarter-on-quarter to hit a five year high. This new high was achieved despite new cooling measures in July 2018 which cause property prices to be subdued for two quarters and inventory of unsold private properties are increasing. In this article, we look into why private properties prices Read More

How Should A Financial Adviser Manage His Own Money?

3 months ago JCprojectfreedom 1
In respond to Kyith’s article “How should freelancers manage their money?”, you can read it here, using content from his article, I would like to document how I am going to manage my own money. There are many different type of freelancer or gig economy which does not have a basic salary and there is Read More

A brief look at 0868.HK Xinyi Glass

3 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Xinyi Glass Holdings is a specialist which produce float glass, automobile glass and construction class. Its customers includes large international automobile corporations such as Ford, General Motors and Volkswagen. The short selling report has argued Xinyi Glass has not remitted cash from China to Hong Kong for payment of dividends and financed by Hong Kong Read More