Do you know that Warren Buffett made over 90% of his wealth after the age of 50? Warren Buffett started investing when he was 11 years old. When he reached 30, he became a millionaire. As he continued to build on his financial prowess, he became a billionaire in his 50s. In 2022, his net... Continue Reading →
A game of Probabilities
While I used to think about investment outcome in certainty terms - is this investment going to make or lose money for me? - I have come to realize that it is more helpful to think about the range of investment outcomes in probabilistic term. The diagram above shows the growth of a $1 investment... Continue Reading →
Ladies — is investing gambling?
In one of the Singapore local banks’ reports in 2020, it was reported that women generally see investing as gambling. For a long time, despite my formal finance training, I used to fall under this category. Back in 2011, when my male ex-colleagues were taking advantage of the dip in the US stock market to increase their... Continue Reading →