“Love doesn’t put food on the table.”

Turning 35 this year, I’m appreciating that advice much more. The advice that’s often given to those who intend to get married. Love doesn’t put food on the table. Prayers and supplications do not put food on the table. “Reliance” on God to provide doesn’t put food on the table. Effort does. Being a financialContinue reading ““Love doesn’t put food on the table.””

How do I invest in a volatile market?

The last 2 years since the pandemic outbreak has been interesting for investors. As they say, “In every crisis lies an opportunity.” High growth in technology sector as well as healthcare (albeit stagnation after 6 months or so) motivated new and young investors to jump onto the bandwagon. However, it should be noted that theContinue reading “How do I invest in a volatile market?”

Staying invested with a flexible fixed income approach..

Staying invested with a flexible fixed income approach as inflation bites, an article on JP Morgan’s Income Strategy in navigating the current market environment. While it is a sponsored content, it is a good read. A flexible fixed income approach, to me, would also include a multi-asset fund(s) or portfolio. The key is to stayContinue reading “Staying invested with a flexible fixed income approach..”

Should new investors have bonds in their portfolio?

The following is my answer to a Quora question: “Should new investors, in their 20s, have bonds in their portfolio?” It is a good practice to have bonds in your portfolio. Debt instruments lower the overall risk of your portfolio, and stabilise it in the event that equities drop. Equities have the potential to earnContinue reading “Should new investors have bonds in their portfolio?”

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