A Goal-based Approach Investing Strategy Uncle8888 has adopted a Goal-based Approach investing strategy by setting for himself a 10-year progressive Goal Targets to be achieved for each year from 2012 to 2021. Our investing journey is not Horse Race or Rat Race where we compete against others. No! It is our investment Marathon Race where we set our own pace and compete against ourselves to win our own race. Year 6: 2017 Result for Tap No 3 (Cash Flow from Investment Portfolio) Achieved 45.0% against 54% of 2021 Goal Targets. Without Mr. Bear; Cash is not King!
Investment Portfolio XIRR Track, Measure and Visualize! Without doing it; how to revise investing strategies and to improve year-on-year investing performance? Investment Portfolio's XIRR includes all investable cash plus the current stocks value at market closing price as on 30 Jun 2017. Since one year ago: +12.4% Since 1 Nov 2008: +2.0% Since 1 Jan 2003: +7.3%
Since 1 Jan 2000 inception : +6.8%
The reality of riding market cycles of Bull and Bear
Until we master the Art Of Market Timing to optimize our gains; we will be riding up and down the market cycles without real significant gains.
Building Sustainable Retirement Income For Life Across Future Market Cycles Real Taps. Real Money! Tips for newbies/young ones: The bulk of our net worth comes through our saving from our hard earned incomes from our jobs and our investment portfolio will be the Accelerator to become wealthy or reach financial independence earlier when we get it right.
Stop day dreaming from Get Rich Fast scam or 30 minutes a day effort to get rich!
I am 61 yrs old uncle living in HDB heartland who has achieved financial independence @ 56 and retired @ 60 from full-time job as employee.
Single household income since 1995 with three children. Eldest son and daughter are now working and youngest son still in his 2nd 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.
Last updated: 3 Sep 2017
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