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It Was Almost Our Dream House, Until…

I was staying in the state of Arizona, the USA after the 9/11 incident in 2001. My wife was working for Intel and I was a self-employed musician. When we went back to Penang in 2002, the first thing we did was hunting for our first home. The property is about double the price on…

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A September to Remember (to check out InvestSmart Fest!)

I recently wrote about investing like a pro. If you remember, Tom had asked Jerry on where would be the best place to start learning about investing, and Jerry recommended that Tom check out InvestSmart, an investor empowerment initiative by the Securities Commission Malaysia. So, have you checked out www.InvestSmartSC.my? Have you started investing? If…

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How to Invest in Stocks like a Pro

Recently, Tom bumped into Jerry (his college mate) while strolling in a shopping mall. They decided to have coffee together. Here is how their conversation went. Tom began with, ‘Hey bro, what brings you here?’ Jerry replied, ‘Annual General Meeting (AGM), bro. I was attending the investor’s AGM for ABC Bhd. It was held at…

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3 Simple Steps to Shop for the Best Credit Cards and Personal Loans Deals Safely & Conveniently

Last Tuesday, I was having lunch with cousin Tim. We started to chat while waiting for our meals to be served. It was then. My phone rang and I answered. ‘Good afternoon, I’m Mike from XYZ Bank. May I speak to Mr. Lau, please?’ I replied, ‘Yes, I’m Lau. Anything?’ Mike continued, ‘Lau, the reason…

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Follow These 3 Quick Steps To Like What You Are Doing

Many people clock in and out every day, working on a job they feel they don’t like. To some extent, some said they hated what they are doing. When asked, many said it’s not easy to change and so they just hang in there even though they don’t like it. The interesting fact is if…

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Why Cash Flow Matters … Even if You Invest Only for Capital Gains!

College mates Ian and Tim recently met up at a coffee shop, when their discussion turned to investing. Here is how their conversation went: Ian started off with the usual, ‘Hey man, what’s up?’ With enthusiasm, Tim replied, ‘The stock market, bro! I’ve just started to do some trading.’ Knowing Tim’s almost non-existent investing habits,…

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Location, Location, Location – The Mantra of Real Estate Investors

Ask any real estate investor what is the most important aspect of a property investment and the first thing they will tell you is ‘Location’, because location is not just important for getting to work in the least time possible; it is also important for businesses where employees and international visitors can get to their…

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The Story of Warren Buffett and His Path as a Billionaire

This is the story of a boy born in a middle class who started investing with a few thousand dollars and become the world’s richest investor still living today. Imagine getting more than US$500 million MONTHLY passive income! This is Warren Buffett. – He made his first stock purchase in 1941 when he was just…

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How Mike Pocketed RM500 from Applying UOB Personal Loan, Astro IPTV & a Brand-New Standard Chartered Credit Card With CompareHero.my

Sponsored post by: CompareHero.my Mike, a close friend of mine, was hosting a small gathering to watch the Euro 2016 Final Match between Portugal and France. Both Mike and I were excited as it was a game not to be missed. I arrived at 2 a.m. in the morning, which was an hour before the…

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Why I Ran Away from Singapore? Money there good what???!!

Today we would like to feature a story from James (not real name), a loyal reader of our blog about his experience working in a so called land of opportunities, Singapore. No doubt that the grass is always greener in on the other side but James, through his experience has a different view of working…

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