monthly updates

What Have We Done This Month Towards Our Financial Goals – January 2020

So January has came and gone now. While everyone else is doing a monthly portfolio update, we thought it is more meaningful to document what we have done this month towards our financial goals. Mr BudgetPosition Added: MNACT, Syfe, CPF SA Take Profit: N/AMrs BudgetPosition Added: N/A Take Profit: N/A Here’s a graphical representation of …

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Of Wuhan Virus, Syfe’s New Real Estate Portfolio, And CPF.

Hi guys, Mr and Mrs Budget has been away last week for our honeymoon, hence the lack of articles. But we are now back with our regular scheduling.  The biggest news this past week is definitely the Wuhan virus which has gotten many people worried. The Mrs and I are equally worried too and we …

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We Care Less About CPF Life’s Rate Of Return, More As A “Forced Savings” For The Compound Interest

Recently Mr Budget received a comment from a reader (thank you! We love reading them!) commenting on the CPF scheme. Ronald shared his views that I should do a calculation on the CPF Life annuity scheme to see if it is a fair deal before committing so much into CPF, after all CPF contribution is …

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Baby Steps For Our Retirement Planning – Regular Top Up Of Our CPF Special Account

One of the many stuffs that Mr and Mrs Budget set out to do this year is to top up our Special Account via the Retirement Sum Topping Up Scheme.  With the receipts from the wedding angpaos recently, Mr Budget has used the receipts and went ahead to top up S$7,000 to his Special Account. …

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7 Things To Check On Our Financial Check List Before The Year 2019 Ends

With 2019 coming to a close in less than 6 weeks time, it is time to take stock on our financials. This is probably one of the most favourite time of the year for the both of us, as with everyone else.  End of the year usually means less hectic days, holidays to look forward …

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4 Important Financial Questions To Ask And Discuss With Your Partner

With the end of the year coming, Mr Budget tend to reflect towards what has happened over the year and see if there are any aspects in life which we can improve on.  Of course, it is still a bit early for that as we have 2 more months before the end of the year. …

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