Just recently; Uncle8888 has repeated this to someone who was having Kopi-O kosong with him. It is especially true when you have a nice salary and stable job; and not having to worry about getting retrenchment for the next one to two decades. You can then spend more time & energy to focus on personal investing to accelerate your wealth building to reach F.I.R.E. You win liao!
Last updated : 15 Sep 2018
I am 62 yrs old uncle living in HDB heartland who has achieved financial independence @ 56 and finally retired @ 60 from full-time job as employee on 1 Oct 2016.
Single household income since 1995 with three children. Eldest son and daughter are now working and youngest son still in his 3nd year Uni in SUTD.
I have been doing long-term investing and short-term trading in Singapore stock market only since Jan 2000 so I am that Panda or Koala in the investment world; but I am still surviving well in the wild.
I am now executing my Three Taps solution model to maintain sustainable retirement income for life till 2038.
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