Category Archives: Investing

My bet on Softbank, so far so good – but will it last?

SoftBank Group Corp closed at 4735 JPY on 17/04/2020, up 6.88% from the previous day and showing a very strong and swift recovery from its 2687 JPY low on 19/03/2020. I bought in at 3294 JPY which puts me up … Continue reading

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Trading FX

I have been trading FX for 3 years now and as I am starting to become profitable in my trades, I would like to share with you some of my findings to help newer traders avoid some of the common … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Getting Ripped-Off on your Currency Exchange

Before I get started, please note that I am not affiliated with any of the products mentioned in this blog. I am just an individual who was fed up of getting bad exchange rates and decided to do some research … Continue reading

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Reviewing your Asset Allocation and Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

Recently I’ve been looking at my asset allocation and thought it would be a good opportunity to talk about exchange traded funds (ETFs). Just like common stocks, ETFs are traded on exchanges and allow you to invest in funds managed … Continue reading

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Furusato Nozei (Hometown Tax Donation Programme) in Japan

If you live and work in Japan, you should definitely be taking advantage of this benefit. Furusato Nozei or Hometown Tax Donation Programme is a system that was introduced by the Japanese government in 2008 to bring back and to … Continue reading

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