Month: August 2022

  • Emotional Mastery

    Emotional Mastery

    Do you know of some people who are extremely resilient and stoic, able to handle any problem life throws at them? Ever wondered how they are able to stay calm most of the time and handle the situation in the best possible way? How about people who are highly motivated and work very hard to […]

  • Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) – Does It Work?

    Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) – Does It Work?

    In a commentary written by Keith Yap published by Channel News Asia on 16 Aug 2022, he says it is increasingly common to hear millennials talking about FIRE – Financial Independence, Retire Early. It is a movement which is supposedly able to help millennials retire by their 40s, or even 30s. Is it possible to retire in 10 years using this formula? To find out, I have reverse-engineered the math behind those claims.

  • How to do Keyword Research

    How to do Keyword Research

    “I want to start a business but have no idea what industry to be in and what type of business it should be. Where do I start?” I get this question very often, so I have decided to write an article on it. One great method is keyword research. The purpose is to see how many people are searching for your product using certain keywords in your chosen market.

  • MAS $7.4B Loss – It’s Either that or Higher Inflation

    MAS $7.4B Loss – It’s Either that or Higher Inflation

    The loss of S$7.4 billion announced by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) seems to have gotten a lot of Singaporeans excited. How did that happen, and why is it a necessary trade-off to fight inflation?Macroeconomics is a super complicated subject. The politicians may have been factually correct in what they say, but I feel they haven’t done a good job at explaining it to the public.In this article, I will try to simplify everything, with layman examples, so that it can be understood by the layman.

  • A Depressing Day – I Quit Amazon FBA

    A Depressing Day – I Quit Amazon FBA

    Being a self-declared motivational blackbelt, one advice I always give to people who feel down is to talk about it and get it off their chest. I’m going to follow my own advice now and tell you about my depressing day.