SCHD ETF Review (2023)- Should you buy?

In my existing income portfolio, I have invested in Singapore banks, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Singapore Saving Bonds which have provided a steady income stream over time. The idea of diversifying further into dividend-paying stocks from the US market through dividend ETFs seemed like a logical step to explore next. Recently, the Schwab … Read more

Alternative Income Update – Q3 2023

It’s that time of the year. Time for Q3 alternative income update. Let’s go. Total income for Q3 came up to SGD$2,831.62. This time round, most of these sources of income are passive income from TradFi sources. USD FD/Bank Interest As usual, because of the high interest rate environment, I have been parking my idle … Read more

July 2023 Portfolio Update

It’s time for the half a year portfolio review. I love doing reviews on a green week. And what a difference 6 months made. You can check out my previous update here. There are basically 3 components to my portfolio. Income Portfolio I went crazy with the income portfolio these past 6 months. I bought … Read more

Alternative Income Update – Q1 2023

New year, new quarter, let’s go. Yep, total alternative income came up to SGD $7,879. Unfortunately, I still made most of my alt income from crypto. These only included amounts that I have cashed out to my bank. Crypto This will most likely just be a one time occurrence. I cashed out 70% of my … Read more

How I am buying my Crypto bags (Feb 2023 Update)

February was an interesting month. We had the BUSD FUD, which in turn led to a Binance FUD again. It’s all so tiresome, so I had fun transferring assets in and out of Binance again. And I am still bot trading using Bitsgap (read about my bot trading experience). This is my result for Feb. … Read more

How I am buying my crypto bags (Jan 2023 update)

I wrote about how I am buying my crypto bags this crypto winter. I stopped doing that when the Binance FUD happened last month. Now that the dust has settled, and Binance seems to be still operational, I have restarted my bot trading using Bitsgap (read about my bot trading experience). This time round, there … Read more