Why can’t we make enough money?

why can't we make enough money?

Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit-George Carlin According to Greek mythology, Sisyphus, a king in Corinth, was punished by Death due to his deceitfulness to push an immense boulder up on a steep hill. He found the… Continue Reading

Physicians’ Untold Stories #3

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“A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” This Facebook post was first published HERE on 22 February 2021. You can read other physicians’ untold stories HERE and HERE. The Year 2016 “ Doctor, I don’t want your diabetic medications!” “ Why?” “Because… Continue Reading

Monthly Financial Update Jan 21

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“I have an income nearly sufficient for my wants (no one’s income is ever quite sufficient, you know).”-Anthony Hope Yes, I am saving as usual to achieve my financial independence but the month of January is always depressing because I don’t get any dividend from any of Malaysian or Singaporean… Continue Reading

You just need to be consistent to be a pro!

You just need to be consistent to be a pro!

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” – Dwayne Johnson I used to help my uncle to plant pineapples when I was 11 years old. He paid me MYR 1 (USD 25 cent) weekly to help him on his pineapples… Continue Reading

How to avoid a scam like my first investment scam?

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“Show me a universal life manual and I will show you a ready-made scam.Life is spontaneous. Live and learn.”– Magnus Nwagu Amudi Always remember the number one universal rule for investment- never lose your money! And yes- rule number two- remember rule number one. As I have written in my previous… Continue Reading

Why do I think simplicity is king in investing?

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“Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls-Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.” If you are my regular blog reader, you should have known by now I invest regularly in ETFs via Interactive brokers. My investing strategy is simple, I hold… Continue Reading

Physicians’ Untold Stories #2

Physicians’ Untold Stories #2

“Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day’s work absorb your entire energies and satisfy your widest ambition.” — Sir William Osler, FRS, FRCP This Facebook post first posted in my Facebook on 21/01/2021 HERE. You can read another physician’s story HERE. The year 2013 11:00am… Continue Reading

Why do I think less is more in life?

less is more. Be a minimalist

“We really must understand that the lust for affluence in contemporary society is psychotic. It is psychotic because it has completely lost touch with reality. We crave things we neither need nor enjoy.” -Richard Foster Over the years working as a doctor, I realize that the most important commodity in life… Continue Reading

Monthly Financial Update Dec 20

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“The reason that man is seldom satisfied with his salary is that when it increases, he increases his expenses.” Yes, finally the year 2020 came to an end, it was a tough year for many of us. 2020 also provided us a chance for deep reflection what has gone wrong… Continue Reading

What I teach my sons about money

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“Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.”Ayn Rand I am going to tell you a truth, it is certainly better to be wealthy than poor. Your friends might tell you that wealthy people have a lot… Continue Reading