### The End of the Engineer by Tom Gillis

A very inspiring article. I personally felt the sentiment as an engineer. If we do not continue to evolve ourselves from our “boxed-in” engineering perspective, we will be ‘obsoleted’.

A very inspiring article. I personally felt the sentiment as an engineer. If we do not continue to evolve ourselves from our “boxed-in” engineering perspective, we will be ‘obsoleted’.

01/08/2011
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The concept of diversification in investment can mean in terms of asset class or sectors. To simplify things, let’s take local mutual fund as an example. Funds classified as “Mixed

01/08/2011
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The time value of money formula is one of the financial foundation in personal finance. Approximate this by calculating the Future Value, FV using financial calculator or excel. Say, GSC movie

01/08/2011
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So you always read about the inflation rate reported in the news, such as here. How those numbers are computed anyway? Every month, the Department of Statistics will actually publish

01/08/2011
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What is bond, really? How does bond work? Bond is a fixed income securities. If issued by private sector, it is known as corporate bond whereas government bond is also

01/08/2011
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Is our salary keeping up with inflation rate? Say, if your annual salary increment is 10 percent, and inflation rate is at 4 percent, then the ‘effective salary increment’ is

01/08/2011
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Inflation – there are 2 types, cost-push and demand-pull. Let me explain. Inflation is inherent to any financial concepts and money issues around us. I can assure you that you

24/07/2011
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Overnight Rate or Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) Refers to the interest rate at which a financial institution lend liquid funds (immediately available money) to another financial institution overnight. This overnight rate

23/07/2011
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Rate of return – what is it? Rate of return is also known as the average annualized return or geometric mean of return, a potentially confusing term in the mathematics

21/07/2011
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