Time machine investing

Imagine you had a time machine. It allows you to go back in time and change 1 thing about the past. What would you do? I bet plenty of us WANT to say something like:   Put everything in cash before 2007-2008 economic crisis Convert your Ringgit to USD by end 2014 Tell Tun M…

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The lies you’ve been told about value investing practised by Warren Buffett

The lies they’ve been telling you about value investing practised by Warren Buffett & Peter Lynch

We want to start this post by understanding Alpha. Alpha, often considered the active return on an investment, gauges the performance of an investment against a market index used as a benchmark, since they are often considered to represent the market’s movement as a whole. That ‘investment’ could be an actively-managed fund or stock picking…

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Invest in the world’s best ETFs & index funds (updated 2017) vs stocks investing

This is one page summary of the best ETFs* available to you to invest in the US. If you are not residing in US, then you can still access to these ETFs through many international online brokerages like Scottrade, Interactive Brokers, Fidelity, Capital One Investing and TDAmeritrade. I would personally recommend TDAmeritrade because I have…

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Successful people always lie to you – here are 2 shocking reasons WHY

As you get older, you’ll notice how many people lie to you. And it is SHOCKING. Once you recognize these lies, you can never go back.   For example, let’s take this interview of a successful entrepreneur. In the media interview, a reporter asked him, “What advice would you give to someone who wants achieve your…

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5 Reasons why [very] smart people tend to fail miserably in investment

smart people in investment

Warren Buffett famously said – “You don’t need to be a rocket scientist. Investing is not a game where the guy with IQ 160 beats the guy with 130 IQ” Or if you have any friends who did better financially than you now even if he used to lag behind you academically in school, read…

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EPF withdrawal for unit trust investment – annual returns comparison table Part 2

Malaysia’s Employees Provident Fund (EPF or KWSP) has announced the removal of its 30% foreign fund exposure cap on Members Investment Scheme (MIS) commencing August 1 2016, permitting members to invest in unit-trust funds that are focused on overseas investments. Last updated:  Note: This must be read together with Part 1 of EPF-MIS annual comparison table…

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