You’ve have probably heard the quote “You’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” The 5 people I associate with through books, articles and social media are:

As I waddle my way through life, these 5 individuals have provided me the framework and mental models on these areas I’m deeply passionate about – Personal Finance, Investing and Living a Purposeful Life.

I have long been interested in value investing. And thanks to books and the plethora of excellent resources on the internet, I’ve been able to absorb an incredible amount of knowledge over the years by studying ideas from successful investors. After taking up Banking and Financial Services in Ngee Ann Poly, I continued to pursue my interest and graduated with a degree in Business Admin (specializing in finance & management) from the National University of Singapore (NUS).

The purpose of writing this blog is to organize my thoughts and further my learning, as an extension to a journal that I keep in hard copy. And hopefully, my experiences will be able to benefit readers as you develop your own investment process or framework to life.

I think it’s far more important to write well than most people realize. Writing doesn’t just communicate ideas; it generates them. If you’re bad at writing and don’t like to do it, you’ll miss out on most of the ideas writing would have generated.

Paul Graham’s essay on “Writing, Briefly

In the process, I’m hoping to connect with like-minded individuals so that we can share ideas and learn from each other. Life and investing are similar, it is a marathon and the key is to get better one day at a time.

P.S. I also love sports, basketball, in particular. You can read about my life as a basketball here.

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