Hi everyone! As some of you may know, Walt Disney Company has purchased 21st Century Fox's film, television and international businesses for US $52.4 billion. These two companies are doing it so that they remain competitive to Netflix and Amazon. I think this acquisition is necessary for Walt Disney Company to remain competitive in today's… Continue reading Podcast #12 – Walt Disney Company Bought 21st Century Fox’s Assets For US $52.4 Billion
In the last post, we talked about people could invest in stocks trading in the top ten stock exchanges in the world if they want to further diversity their portfolios. But are there any online brokerages that allow Canadians to invest in foreign market? So far, I have found two online brokerages: HSBC InvestDirect Interactive… Continue reading HSBC InvestDirect And Interactive Brokers – Where Canadian Can Buy Foreign Stocks
Hi everyone! In this podcast, I shared my thoughts on bitcoin futures and what it means for the future of bitcoin and other crytocurrencies. The first bitcoin futures contract was being traded on Chicago Board of Options Exchange last Sunday evening. The January contract price started at US $15,600 and soon jumped to US $18,850. … Continue reading Podcast #11 – What I Think About Bitcoin Futures
I guess everyone knows what it means by, "Don't put all your eggs in one basket!" In addition, I know I mentioned that I would not invest in the American stock market because of the exchange rate. However, I realized I have geographical bias (thanks Swell Swede) and understand currency exchange rates are not that… Continue reading Where Else Can You Invest Besides Canada?
Here we are again with another podcast! I have been watching The Dave Ramsey Show on Youtube and I loved how he said if you want to be wealthy you have to be weird. Dave Ramsey is an American business, radio host and motivational speaker who wrote multiple books including The Total Money Makeover. After I… Continue reading Podcast #10 – Be Weird Or Be Broke!
Hello everyone! I just recorded my newest podcast and I explained why I hate seeing people lose their jobs not because of their job performance. I understand companies have to stay competitive and have to generate revenue every quarter to please the shareholders. Nevertheless, not everyone can catch up with the necessarily skills to stay… Continue reading Podcast #9 – I Hate Seeing People Lose Their Jobs
Before I start this post, I would like to THANK the people who have been commenting and following my blog. YOU GUYS KEEP ME AND THIS BLOG GOING! Ok now, it is time to give you guys updates regarding my blog as well as my life (well only a little bit..haha). Since last October,… Continue reading An Update On My Blog (December 2017 Edition)
As a blogger, I am always reading other personal finance or related blogs to see what others are writing. Not surprisingly, budgeting is a HUGE attention grab and I bet over 50% of personal finance bloggers out there are blogging about budgeting in many ways. For instance, some bloggers post their excel budget worksheets on… Continue reading Having A Budget Is Great, But Being Disciplined Has More Impact Towards Financial Freedom
Hello everyone! I just posted my newest podcast and I shared my thoughts on why money management is a skill everyone should have and what people should do with their money. I came up with this topic when I was listening to the radio and this host talked about how people nowadays can buy things… Continue reading Podcast #8 – Why Money Management Is An Important Life Skill
Hi again! I have added and deleted a few stocks to make my watchlist more focused. Currently, all the stocks below have P/E ratios of less than 20 and have 30-day average trading volume above 500,000. Moreover, there is a mix of dividend and non-dividend stocks. Furthermore, I have invested in a few crytocurrencies. So without… Continue reading An Update Of My Stock/Crytocurrency Watch List (December 2017)