Investing with a Heart by Understanding Vision and Mission

In this post, I would like to share an idea, a philiosophy which I have been thinking about recently which is on top on Value Investing Criteria which can serve as a way to start finding businesses to evaluate. When we purchase a share of a company, we become a part owner of the business, therefore, shouldn’t we invest in businesses in which we support the “cause”. Let me give …

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INVESTMENT 101 – Lessons we can learn from Peter Lim

An interview with Peter Lim, former remisier king. Source of article is unknown – found in one of the forums. WHEN the Singapore stock market took a sharp dive last week, it wiped out more than $100 million of his stock’s value. But former remisier king Peter Lim did not lose sleep over it. Why? ‘I’ve been a stock broker for all my life – I’ve seen all the crashes, …

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INVESTMENT 101 – Value Investing Video Channel

What is the potential returns when you invest in your financial education? The answer: Infinity. Great news for all readers as we have launched our Value Investing 101 Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/ValueInvesting101 There are great videos uploaded regarding the Value Investing. Learn more about What stocks to Buy, When to Buy, When to Sell and how to create passive income via the stock market. Also learn why Value Investing Academy is the …

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INVESTMENT 101 – The 4 Phases to becoming a Successful Investor

Most people want to make a fortune from the stock market but only a few are willing to go through what i call the 4 phases to becoming a Successful (and rich) Investor. So what are the 4 phases? The faster you understand and go through these phases, the faster you will see yourself become a successful investor. 1) Believing The 1st first is to believe that it is possible …

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INVESTMENT 101 – The 4 Pillars of the Buffettology

Warren Buffett is the richest investor in the world. You have probably heard of him, perhaps studied him or even dream of becoming as rich as him (or as wise as him). But have you heard of the following: 1. Benjamin Graham 2. Philip Fisher 3. Charlie Munger 4. John Burr William According to The Warren Buffett Way, these four figures influenced Buffett’s investing methodology and made him one of …

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INVESTMENT 101 – The Best Time to get Rich Safely!

On 5th August, one of the Participants posted an article “Stocks You Can Now Buy Cheaper than Warren Buffett” on our facebook group. People from Value Investing Academy went into a frenzy as the stock market takes a dip… not because we are fearful, but because we have been trained to move into the market with style in times of such opportunity and since 2008, this has got to be …

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INVESTMENT 101 – Difference Between A Value Investor and a Speculator is NOW

We may be soon facing a Global Recession! When US sneeze, the entire world catches a cold!!!! My question for you is this: What is your response to the current economic climate? I heard a lot of “Oh no!”, “This is BAD News!”, “I got to cut my losses fast!” These are sounds of fear and panic. For a trained Value Investor, we are not fearful of bad times. In fact, …

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INVESTMENT 101 – 50% a year… I guarantee that

In 1999, Warren Buffett openly said, “I think I could make you 50% a year on $1 million. No, I know I could. I guarantee that.” In 2005, A University of Kansas student asked Buffett about this: “Question: According to a business week report published in 1999, you were quoted as saying: “It’s a huge structural advantage not to have a lot of money. I think I could make you 50% …

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The Types of Business A Value Investor Wants to Buy

When choosing businesses to buy, one of the ratios we look at will be the Return on Equity. Return on Equity measures the rate of return on business owner’s interest or equity. Return on Equity =        Net Income Share Holder’s Equity Each time a business makes profits, it can use it in a few ways. Issue profits out as dividends Retain the profits which adds to the Shareholder’s Equity Reinvest …

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Buy Businesses at Sensible Price!

I remember there was a speaker who said this on stage, “There are 3 types of people in the world. Those who can Count and those who cannot Count.” I think we Singaporeans are very fortunate to be able to count relatively effortlessly. Most of us probably have taken this for granted and although i am not very keen on commenting on the current educational system we have, I am …

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