If you’re new to the My 15HWW site, this page is a good reference to start from the very beginning of my blogging journey (still pretty short thus far) or to read specific articles that are of interest to you.
Posts are listed with the newest at the top, and you go back in time as you scroll down. Enjoy!
Why I Spent Some Time Researching On Nursing Homes
Is $1 Million Enough For A Retirement In Singapore in 2017?
Portfolio Update: November 2017
Our Recent Vacation: The Hedonic Treadmill In Full Gear?
Net Worth Update: 2017 Edition
Expenses Update: October 2017
The New DBS Multiplier Account: The Best Savings Account For Frugal Millennials
What If I Had Invested In Berkshire B For The Past 7 Years?
What If I Had Invested In The STI ETF For The Past 7 Years?
My Results After 7 Years In The Market
Portfolio Update: October 2017
3 New Local Early Retirement Blogs I Am Following
Expenses Update: September 2017
Useful Thought Experiment: Spending $15,000 In A Month
Portfolio Update: September 2017
Being “Miserly” To The Mrs
Expenses Update: August 2017
A Thoughtful Teachers’ Day Gift
Reflections On Optimisation And Benchmarking
Why I Would Refinance From HDB Concessionary Loan To POSB Home Loan
Portfolio Update: August 2017
Expenses Update: July 2017
Fixed Expenses Update: 2017
Debunking 7 Myths Of Bank Home Loans
Portfolio Update: July 2017
Ditching OCBC 360… And Moving On To UOB One?
Expenses Update: June 2017
Most Achievements Are Simple, But Not Easy
Investors Exchange 2017 (29 July)
Portfolio Update: June 2017
The Plight Of Low Income Singles Without A Home
Expenses Update: May 2017
Portfolio Update: May 2017
The Big Three: Food, Housing And Transport Costs
Portfolio Goals For The Next Decade
Expenses Update: April 2017
Freeing Up More Time And A Slower Accumulation Rate
Useful Thought Experiment: What If You Were To Die Exactly 10 Years Later?
Portfolio Update: April 2017
Can You Afford To Pay For Private Hospitalisation Plans In Your Old Age?
Expenses Update: March 2017
15HWW Origins: Illness And The Passing Of My Mum
Portfolio Update: March 2017
Expenses Update: February 2017
Learn to Optimise Your CPF
Thoughts On The Blueprint For Singapore’s Future
Why I Am Staying With OCBC 360… For Now
Pursuing Financial Independence Is A Privilege
Portfolio Update: February 2017
Thank You, My Mrs
Get Rich With… The Escape Artist
Expenses Update: January 2017
The Millionaire Teacher
15HWW Annual Investment Performance Update: 2016
Portfolio Update: January 2017
Is Freelancing Worth It?
The 15HWW Permanent Portfolio Is Live!
Hedging With 3 Different Investing Strategies
Living Till Age 100?
By The Time You “Realise” You Can Or Cannot Beat The Market, It’s Too Late?
Expenses Update: December 2016
Can You Help, Please?
My First Talk On 12 Jan 2017: Do Show Your Support!
Our First Budget In Years: $42,000 in 2017
A Review Of My Choices In 2016
Christmas Gifts And Exchanges: A Love-Hate Relationship
A Meet-Up With EarlyRetirementSG
15HWW Origins: The Inability To Conform In School
A Christmas Gift From POSB
Merry Christmas And A New Approach On This Blog In 2017
Portfolio Update: December 2016
Reviewing Workers’ Party Retrenchment Insurance Proposal
Expenses Update: November 2016
Do I Have Enough Work For 2017? Fret Or Fret Not?
Portfolio Update: November 2016
Expenses Update: October 2016
Our Net Worth – 2016 Edition
My Mistake On POSB Cashback Bonus
POSB Cashback Bonus: Not Falling For It
Portfolio Update: October 2016
Expenses Update: September 2016
Portfolio Update: September 2016
Job Analysis in Singapore: Security Officer
CPF, Oh CPF!
Expenses Update: August 2016
All The Basics About Gold And Silver
Why I Am Only Purchasing Term For Our Insurance Needs
How To Take A Career Break Without Worrying About Money
Portfolio Update: August 2016
Is Buying A More Expensive Home Always A Bad Financial Decision?
Affordable Hawker Fare At Bukit Panjang!
Expenses Update: July 2016
Getting Rich: From Zero To Hero In One Blog Post
Portfolio Update: July 2016
Fixed Expenses Update: 2016
Expenses Update: June 2016
The Rationale Behind Mrs 15HWW’s New Career Path
Learning Points From Brexit
Know The Difference Between Financial Survival, Financial Security & Financial Independence
Portfolio Update: June 2016
7 Money Lessons From Tony Robbins
Expenses Update: May 2016
About Me – Update
Make Financial Security Your First Long-Term Financial Goal
What’s Best For Me? Employee, Self-Employed, Entrepreneur or Retirement
Portfolio Update: May 2016
Is Crowdfunding Worth A Closer Look?
Expenses Update: April 2016
5 Revelations From A Vacation
Portfolio Update: April 2016
4 Simple Steps To Financial Freedom Before 45
Expenses Update: March 2016
The Mortgage Conundrum
Why Singaporeans Need To Be Given First Consideration For Jobs
My 25 Hour Work Week
Portfolio Update: March 2016
The Car Conundrum
Expenses Update: February 2016
Insights From Mr Money Mustache
I Don’t Hate Working; I Just Hate The Office!
Portfolio Update: January 2016
The Mindset Change Needed To Beat Poverty
15HWW New Investment Strategy: Part II – My First 3 Guiding Principles
15HWW New Investment Strategy: Part I – Why I Am Not Picking Individual Stocks Anymore
Expenditure Update: January 2016
Investors Make The Best LOSERS!
Health Or Wealth? How About Both?
15HWW Annual Investment Performance Update: 2015
Everything You Need To Know About The (Lack Of) Poverty Line!
Passive Income Update: December 2015
My $100K Emergency Fund
Expenses Update: December 2015
Investing Your First $20,000!
A Review Of My Choices In 2015
Saving Money With The Big Value Bag!
Passive Income Update: November 2015
Quarter Retirement Before 30
Am I Blogging For the Right Reasons?
Should I Become An Uber Driver Or A Taxi Driver?
Expenditure Update: November 2015
3 Hacks You Need To Know To Own A Brand New BTO
Passive Income Update: October 2015
Hedging Against A Short Life
How We Saved $250,000 At Age 28
Expenses Update: October 2015
Reflections: 9 Completed Trades, $35,000 Profits
5 Observations I Made From PM Lee’s Speech On Tripartism At NDC
How I Buy Physical Gold In Singapore
Passive Income Update: September 2015
Mrs 15HWW Needs Your Help!
Why I Haven’t Bought Books Or DVDs In A Year
Our Net Worth – 2015 Edition
Off-Peak Lunch Last Friday!
Expenditure Update: September 2015
Some Thoughts On The First Issue Of SSB
Luxury Items: It’s Not Just About The Sticker Price
Passive Income Update: August 2015
3 Investing Lessons I Learnt From The Recent Haze
Why I Am Relieved At The Landslide Victory For PAP
Why CPF Should Not Be Returned At Age 55?
Expenditure Update: August 15
Weekend Reading: 29 August – 4 September 2015
Singapore Savings Bonds: Get Ready To Pump Your Emergency Funds!
Experiment: Wasting $1,000 in Singapore Instead Of Travelling
Weekend Reading: 22 – 28 August 2015
3 Reasons Why I Do Not Want The Stock Market To Crash
What’s Our Real Cashback % From The OCBC 365 Credit Card
Weekend Reading: 15-21 August 2015
Getting To Know Chan Chun Sing
Passive Income Update: July 2015
Weekend Reading: 8-14 August 2015
The 15HWW Definition of “Work”
Lee Kuan Yew & Warren Buffett: 5 Glaring Similarities Behind Their Success
A Controversial Take On Income From Blogging
Expenditure Update: July 15
Happy 2nd Anniversary to My15HWW!
How Financial Assistance Might Be The Most Important Investment In My Life
Passive Income Update: June 2015
Fixed Expenses Update: 2015
Hindsight Insights Into the STI
Expenditure Update: June 15
Top 10 Posts… For Now!
Comprehending The Ambition Monster
Lacking Ambition… Maybe Not?
Passive Income Update: May 15
Rising Interest Rates…Any Regrets?
Expenditure Update: May 15
Yearly Investment Performance Update: 2014
My First Ever Bond Purchase
Passive Income Update: April 15
OCBC 360 Account: A Heavy-Hearted Update
Expenditure Update: April 15
Passive Income Update: March 15
Thanks For The Easy $200, SAF!
Expenditure Update: March 15
Singapore Savings Bonds: A.K.A LKY Bonds
My Life Under Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore
Where Did $59,000 Go To In 2014?
Should You Build A Singapore Permanent Portfolio?
Passive Income Update: February 15
Expenditure Update: February 15
If I Had A Million Dollars
Passive Income Update: January 14
Expenditure Update: January 14
Passive Income Update: December 14
Stocks VS Properties: Painting An Equivalent Scenario
Expenditure Update: December 14
Passive Income Update: November 14
Why It’s Possible For Me To Take A 6-Month Sabbatical
Presenting The Case For Buying “A Little” Bullion
Expenditure Update: November 14
When I Had My First ……
Could We Retire Today?
Passive Income Update: October 14
Weekend Reading For Novice Investors
The Infatuation With REITs
Divestment Of SIA Eng
Expenditure Update: October 14
Retiring In A Cheaper City?
Asset Enhancement & Its Negative Consequences
“The New Good Life”
Exit From Phillip Capital ShareBuilder Plan
Get Rich With… Patience!
Passive Income Update: September 14
Block Your Calendar On 17 Jan 2015 (Sat)!
Asset Allocation And My Strategy
It’s Never Too Early To Start Investing
What Do Young Singaporeans Want For Our Future?
Expenditure Update: September 14
Experiencing “Financial Joy”!
Reflections After 3 Months Of Semi-Retirement: Part 2 – The Bad
New Addition: Stuff I Like!
Passive Income Update: August 14
Reflections After 3 Months Of Semi-Retirement: Part 1 – The Good
Why I Am In Favour Of A Minimum Wage For Cleaners
Expenditure Update: August 14
What’s Going To Happen In The Next 100 Years?!
The Lease Buyback Scheme: Worthwhile Or Not?
Our Net Worth: $0 or $500,000?
The National Day Rally And Our Retirement Adequacy
Passive Income Update: July 14
Welcome To The Future!
Expenditure Update: July 14
Fixed Expenses Update: 2014
5 Reasons Why It Might Be Easier To Retire Early In Singapore
MediShield Life And Its Likely Impact On Us – Part 1
Passive Income Update: June 14
Lessons From Madam Goh Kah Keow
Expenditure Update: June 14
Mrs 15HWW’s Take On Early Semi-Retirement
Value Investing Mastery Course With BigFatPurse
Tribute To Local Personal Finance Bloggers
Passive Income Update: May 14
Retiring From My First Job
OCBC 365 Credit Card: Annihilating The Competition?
Expenditure Update: May 14
Lessons From My Brushes With Authority
Passive Income Update: April 14
Expenditure Update: April 14
Money Mistake@19: AIA Achiever Plan
Passive Income Update: March 14
Why It’s So Hard To Quit A Job
OCBC 360 Account: An Amazing Product?!
Expenditure Update: March 14
Curbing The Urge To Compare & Compete
Passive Income Update: February 14
Expenditure Update: February 14
Passive Income Update: January 14
My Generation’s Aspirations And Concerns
Expenditure Update: January 14
Why I Prefer Not To Feast During This Chinese New Year
My Investment (Out)Performance: 2010 to 2013
Growing “My” Tree Of Prosperity
Passive Income Update: December 13
STI ETF: What Exactly Am I Buying?
“Finances, My Wife and I” – Earlyretirementsg
Understanding Your Electricity Bills
Expenditure Update: December 13
What Should Be The Appropriate Returns For My Siblings?
Don’t Let Frugality Descend Into Cheapness!!!
Passive Income Update: November 13
Frugality: It’s Not Just About Saving Money!
Why Most Singaporeans Don’t Hold Government Bonds
New Addition: All The Posts
More Government Help For Elderly Landed Property Owners?
Expenditure Update: November 13
What Does It Take To Be A Millionaire Next Door?
Get Rich With…Geographical Arbitrage in Johor Bahru
Observations of Year End Bonus For Civil Servants
International Blogs I HIGHLY Recommend
Why I Am Not Too Keen On The Supplementary Retirement Scheme
Passive Income Update: October 13
Get Rich With: Walking
Why Early Retirement Is Not Possible For Most
Why I Don’t Really Enjoy Typical Vacations
Expenditure Update: October 13
Stoicism And Its Positive Influence On My Life
Is There An Optimal Amount Of Emergency Funds To Keep?
Clarifications On My (Or Lack Of) Emergency Fund Situation
Know Your History To Predict Better
Why We Don’t Keep A Separate Emergency Fund
Passive Income Update: September 13
Book Review: The Secret Of Shelter Island
Aviva’s Term Insurance Promotion
How We Keep Our Insurance Expenses Low
Understanding The Basics Of Insurance
Expenditure Update: September 13
What If I Need The Money 3 Years Later?!
Counter-productive For Performing Students To Have Tuition?
How’s The Blog Doing So Far?
Money Bomb 2: The Renovation
Financial Behaviour That Just Doesn’t Make Sense
Get Rich With.. Reading!
3 Reasons Not To Pay Off Your Mortgage Early
Mr Fredricksen Should Have Saved More For His Trip!
Aladdin’s Choice: Superior Saving Rate Or Superior Investment Return
Passive Income Update: August 13
Expenditure Update: August 13
Our Fixed Expenses
Making HDBs More Affordable
Take Advantage Of The Volatile Market Through Dollar Cost Averaging
POSB: Our Friendly Banker Next Door
National Day Rally: Medishield Life & PSLE Changes
Money Bomb 1: The Wedding
You Won’t Want To Be Mr Average!
Holding Cash: Key To Sleeping Well At Night
Boglehead Or Buffettology? Do Both!
Reduce The Cost Of Owning A Phone
Recording Your Expenses
What’s Wrong With My 40 Hour Work Week
Why You Should Always Buy A BTO Flat – Part 2
Why You Should Always Buy A BTO Flat – Part 1
Planning For My Ultimate Goal