We are finally into the last quarter of the year. The past month can be described as hectic – everyday is filled with challenges at work and numerous stuff to clear with tight deadlines. This will likely continue on til the end of November where I get the chance to clear some leaves.
During one of the dinner conversations with my uni friends, one of them brought up about the topic about his endless work. Being trapped in a routine that revolved around waking up to work, heading home to rest and looking forward to weekends. He has thoughts of quitting his job and enjoy the present while he is still young. However, in an asian society that we are in, quitting a job without finding another job can be seen as an irresponsible act. Many millennials like my friend dont see themselves being in this routine for the next few decades and that is why the “FIRE” movement has been popular in this age; the opportunity to escape the rat race or have options to pursue other aspirations without worrying about finances. Work is definitely a part of everyone’s life as we all need to put food on the table and save for retirement. However, work is just a part of life and there are other equally important parts like relationships, health etc. Okay enough of my random thoughts haha.
Added 400 units of OCBC. Was planning to increase my stake in UOB and DBS to make the 3 banks of equal weightage but the market doesnt seem to offer the price I wanted.
Added to both CSPX and IWDA. The price of IWDA and CSPX had been trending higher ever since my previous months purchases and a part of me felt reluctant to average up. Sticking to the plan and ignoring emotions is the key ingredient to this portfolio.
Til then, take care and thanks for reading.