Read? Consolidating My New Chapter of Life Can we measure happiness purely from the perspective of money? I was told that there was a blogger telling people not to start a family until one is FI. If this is told on my face, I would ask the person to go and fly kite, because human being may go into existence for that reason. How many people can give birth in the 40s or 50s? Old man marrying young wife? Perhaps. But, that ruler of measuring a relationship by money itself is a joke. Read? Our Life: The Past is not the Present. The Present is not Future!
It is far better to find your spouse when you are poorer. At least you reduce the probability of your money attracting the wrong spouse. Real Story. Real Person! Uncle8888's older relative has successfully started his family based restaurant business in US, expanded his restaurant business and became rich. When his son wanted to find his spouse; his son came to Singapore to work as factory worker in one of electronic companies where there were many female workers. From there; he began to beo the right woman and courted her. He finally found that right woman and married her and went back to US to continue with his family restaurant business. That man who was willing to take time off and disguise himself as poor working class to look for his spouse. What is the Moral of the Story?
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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