Markets misconception: Markets always corrects to normal

“Wall of Ignorance or Bridge of Understanding,We can’t choose what others build for themselves,But we can choose what we spend our time on. “ There have been a few misconceptions about the financial markets which has been bothering us. Things we tend to pick up because it is our favorite subject. The answers are always … Continue reading Markets misconception: Markets always corrects to normal

Process-oriented vs Goal-oriented

After speed reading thru a child psychology book gifted by a client, I was struck by the recommendation to treat parenting as process-oriented rather than goal-oriented and I can see the similarities to sensible management and investment approaches. The book gave the example of a baby repeatedly putting on and taking off her sock on … Continue reading Process-oriented vs Goal-oriented

Popular Searches

I was wondering about what sort of information people want to read so I check the stats of my site.  Apparently "Dr Strange" + "Philosophy" ranks very highly in the search results. 😂 So people like their philosophy from films.  Not surprisingly, the last article about financial advisory ranks pretty lowly. I could have put … Continue reading Popular Searches

Why do people take high risks even though they might lose their money?

Lately I've been grappling with a financial conundrum:" Why do people take high risks even though they might lose their money?" Just last week I learnt about something called the "Money Game" among the Chinese speaking community in Malaysia. It's a ponzi scheme, everyone acknowledges it as such, everyone who went in the scheme goes … Continue reading Why do people take high risks even though they might lose their money?