How to build your trading plan

Why having a trading plan is important? And what is a trading plan? Let’s discuss these two important questions. First, a trading plan can be seen as the set of rules that will tell you exactly what to do in any situation. It is like having a recipe for a cake....

Why you should stop complaining

Complaining is one of the activities that most of us can do very well. It seems natural to complain when things do not work the way we wish. And we feel better by doing that, in the short-term. Yes, only in the short-term playing the victim may have some benefits....

How to invest in REITs step-by-step

Are you looking for a step-by-step guide on how to invest in REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) in Singapore? Are you confused after attending many workshops and reading books that give you just a lot of theory? Do you want to finally get a practical set of steps...

How to identify a potential financial scam

What is a financial scam? Even if you are not familiar with this term, you have probably seen many of them, for example as ads when surfing on the Internet. They can assume many forms, but the underlying idea is that someone is offering you a sure way to get quickly a...

Should you listen to the news in the market?

Should you listen to the news in the market to decide what to do? Social media, TV, Internet… we are surrounded by so-called experts telling us what is going to happen next. The question is, is there any benefit in listening to them? Or should you be better off...

The price of financial education

What is the price of financial education? Imagine this situation. You are 70 years old and you have invested all your savings in a bond of a company because your financial advisors said it was safe. You believe you are close to your objective of retiring comfortably...

When things go wrong

Here is the one million question: what to do when you are losing money in the market? Sooner or later, it will happen. So it is better to think about it in advance to avoid pain in the future. If you are trading, you should have your stop-loss in place. Hence, in this...

Those who can’t do, teach…

Financial education is a complex topic. No, I am not speaking of a degree in finance or a related field from a University. Rather, I want to focus on the vast amount of educators, trainers, gurus… that are out there to sell you the courses you need to succeed....

The risks of using ETFs for long term investing

An ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) can be a great investment option because it allows diversification even with a small capital. Consider for example the SPY, an ETF tracking the S&P500 index. Since you cannot invest directly in an index, how can you replicate the...

What goes up…

What goes up… must come down. All of us have experienced that, it is called gravity. When you throw a ball in the air, you expect it to come down. The same principle applies to the market, but we tend to forget it.I have posted a few articles on how our mind and...