Category: General

Getting Restless With Life

I have been thinking about my life for quite some time. I am not happy with it and I am getting restless. I am not doing what I wanted to do and doing what I don’t want to do. I have been staying stagnant for far too long and procrastinated far too much. What was the …

Closing My Standard Chartered XtraSaver Account

Standard Chartered XtraSaver Account used to be my darling account. I used it for my everyday expenses because it gives generous cashback of 2% on MasterCard transactions and 0.5% cashback on NETs transactions. It often adds up to a few dollars cash rebates each month Now I have decided to close my XtraSaver Account and put the funds …

Taking My Time To Pay Off HDB Housing Loan

To own a house in Singapore is really not cheap. Other than the HDB housing loan, the running cost of maintaining the house can really poke a hole in one’s pocket. I have just moved into my Nest not too long ago, and entered into another phase of my life. Everything needs to be done by …

My 2014 Projects

Project Nest I have finally received the keys to my BTO nest on the 4th Dec 2013. Me and my wife have diligently saved for the renovation cost for the past 3 years. For the next 3 months, we will spend lots of effort into renovation and moving into our love nest. After moving into our …

My Stocks Review 2011-2013

Today is the last day of 2013. Here is a review of my stocks journey from 2011 to 2013. Cash Remarks 2011 2012 2013 Total -1,711.90 -47.88 6,897.84 Div 232.50 980.00 2,368.50 Net -$1,479.40 $932.12 $9,266.34 CPF Total -$101.15 $2,724.53 Div $1,646.50 Net -$101.15 $4,371.03 I started my stocks journey in 2011 and the Euro crisis …

Winning With Insinc.sg

Mr Dimple is real lucky with Insinc.sg “Spin to win” game this month. He has won a total of $4 on 8 Dec and 10 Dec. His MRT fares is lesser by $4 this month! His last win is $2 on 19 Oct 13 and there is no winning in the month of November. Since the post on “Have …

Death & Money

Mr Dimple’s grandma passed away not too long ago. It is the first time he experienced death of a beloved one. He is very sad, very very sad, weeping in sleep during the first few days of the funeral as the childhood pictures came flashing back before him when he closed his eyes. That’s when he …

The 3 Lessons “The Voice of China” Taught Me

I have always liked Chinese singing contest. Since I’m a teenager, I have watched Taiwan singing contest, chasing each and every episode. It always amazes me to see so many people taking part in these type of singing contest. No matter how bad they really are or how good they think they are, they just wanted …