Day 12: How the Economy Works: The Merry-Go-Round

Yesterday, I invited a couple of real estate agents to perform an appraisal to our house. After two years of home-ownership, they told us that the house value has increased by 27%. Well, actually that’s our conservative number. They predicted a more upbeat number of 35%. So there we were, woke up one morning, and … Continue reading

Day 3: The Investment Review: Time for the Truth

All this time, I consider myself to be financially literate but in reality I’ve been too scared to review my investment portfolio. I haven’t always been like that, the GFC has made me a wimpy investor. Today, I will brave myself and look at how my investment performs in the past 12 months. As the … Continue reading