If you could turn back the clock to 5 years ago...what would you do?

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If you could turn back the clock to 5 years ago...what would you do?

Post by abbby » Thu, 01 Jul 2021 12:54 pm

....I would buy a few properties knowing they could go up so much. :D :D
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Post by malcontent » Thu, 01 Jul 2021 1:30 pm

Singapore non-landed property price index rose from 167 five years ago to 204 today. That is around 4% p.a. but that excludes stamp duty, ABSD, commissions, maintenance costs, management fees and property taxes.

By comparison, the S&P500 index rose from 2,100 five years ago to 4,300 today. That is 15% p.a. and excludes dividends which would add at least add another percent, even after considering commissions, fees & withholding taxes.
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Post by PNGMK » Thu, 01 Jul 2021 1:34 pm

I'd have quit my miserable corporate job and switched to freelance which I enjoy so much more.

I'd buy into Saxo MOAT funds much earlier as well.
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Post by tiktok » Thu, 01 Jul 2021 2:09 pm

I'd have bought TQQQ
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Post by Wd40 » Thu, 01 Jul 2021 2:09 pm

Ignoring financial gain opportunities stuff(bitcoin anyone?) for me 5 years is too short and I think I would do the same thing again, as I havent discovered anything new that I could have done, even 10 years for that matter.

But if you wind back the clock long enough may be 15 years ago, I would have done things differently, especially careerwise.

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Post by bro75 » Thu, 01 Jul 2021 2:18 pm

Bitcoin, Tech Stocks

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Post by midlet2013 » Sat, 31 Jul 2021 3:36 am

Exactly. We actually bght tech stocks instead of a house and while we would have done better, it was a wiser decision .

However , I would change two more things. One is good and Health. I would stop eating most of Indian food which is carb rich.

I would also focus on mental health and develop more optimism and positive thinking.

Cuz for me money/career , health n sound mind r the three pillars of good life.

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