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  • Calvin Yeo { Hi Patricia, yes I do realize that as I have been really busy!! Will be holding a talk to discuss my portfolio with my ex students tomorrow so will put ... } – Sep 22, 11:05 AM
  • Calvin Yeo { Hi SY, I just double checked, only $155k gets transferred to RA, the rest of your OA and SA will stay as it is. } – Sep 22, 11:04 AM
  • Calvin Yeo { Hi sw, yes that's correct. But it will be at a different rate. See http://mycpf.cp s/Gen-Info/Con- Rates/ContriRa. htm } – Sep 22, 11:02 AM
  • Patricia { hello Calvin you have stopped updating your investment portfolio for us (readers) to have a that share prices has gone north, I find it challenging to buy into any ... } – Aug 28, 6:30 AM
  • SY { Let's say in a scenerio as follows: Age: 54 OA: 150K SA: 150K At age 55, OA and SA will close down and 300K will be transferred to RA to ... } – Aug 27, 11:58 AM
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Archive for the ‘United States’ Category

Introduction to Gold Investment

11.11.2012 · Posted in United States

When you are going about setting up a personal finance strategy, you will likely find a great deal of advice regarding different means of investment and savings. The fact is, there are nearly innumerable things to do with your money, and different people and experts would advise different strategies.  However, unless you understand some of ...

My US Stock Portfolio Mid Aug 2012

08.21.2012 · Posted in Dividend Stocks, United States

This is an update to my US stock portfolio. The last one was more than six months ago, in End Jan 2012. I have not changed the portfolio constituents at all and just tweaked the allocations. The portfolio remains very consumer focused as I believe that this will be the most defensive sector given the ...

Investing in American Depository Receipts (ADRs) on Singapore Exchange (SGX)

02.29.2012 · Posted in Dividend Stocks, Singapore, United States

For people who are interested in investing in international stocks, there is another alternative available on Singapore Exchange (SGX) that many are not familiar with. Instead of accessing foreign stock markets directly, investors can trade American Depository Receipts (ADRs) on the SGX just like any normal local listed stock. With ADR trading, investors can easily ...

My US Portfolio End January 2012

This is an update to my US Portfolio, which I haven’t done so since October 2011. The reason for this was simple, my portfolio simply did not change much during November and December. However, during the bull run this year, many of my stocks were called away. I have decided against using covered call strategies ...

My US Stock Portfolio End October 2011

It’s already past mid month and I have not even updated by US Portfolio yet! Well, better late than never. My US stocks have the lowest turnover among all my stocks as I have always held them in anticipation of growing dividends. However, I have decided to be more aggressive and target candidates which are ...

My US Stock Portfolio End September 2011

Following the summaries of my Singapore and Malaysia Stock Portfolio, I thought it would be a good time to introduce my US Stock Portfolio. Again, this is just a guide for those interested in building safe, growing Passive Income Portfolio using US Stocks. My portfolio as a whole generates an estimated 4% gross dividend yield ...

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