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Why Make Your Life So Difficult?

Before you get angry with my question in the headline, allow me to explain why I ask this question.
According to Warren Buffett, my value investing role model and world’s richest investor, he once claimed in his famous article, “Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville”, written in 1984

“There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult” – Pg 15, Reprinted from Hermes, the Columbia Business School Magazine,

In summary, what he meant was investing can be very simple and easy.
Contrary to many popular trading belief, you do not need to watch the stock market daily.
In fact, you do not need to even watch or plot any charts or uses any options or CFDs.
The secret to investing is to “search for discrepancies between the Value of a business and the Price of small pieces of that business in the market.”
In essence, Price is what you pay and Value is what you get.
If you master this knowledge, you can just sleep peacefully at night and your investment return will just compound passively and consistently!

Need proof?

Take a look at my latest CPF (Pension) investment account for the month of August.
The portfolio has grown easily from $39k to surpassing $120k in less than 7 years.
And if I include in all the dividends collected, it would be more than $150k!


This simple portfolio survived the Subprime Crisis, Europe Debt Crisis, Japan Tsunami in 2011, QE Tapering, US Government 16 days Shutdown and many other earth shattering news or crisis.
But hey, it is still growing. Generating a simple net investment return of +285% WITHOUT DOING ANYTHING, averaging +40% simple return annually for the past 7 years.
And this is the second time I generated such result using my CPF doing value investing since 2003.
How much are you generating currently in your CPF (for Singaporeans) or EPF (for Malaysians) or Pension Fund?
In fact, if you refer back to my first article on my CPF investment written almost 2 years ago.
You can see back then, it was only $88k.

All these achieved with no trading, no charts, no news and no options/CFDs.
It is as easy as sleep, wake up and my money grow.
Oh yes, I love to collect more cheques than bills in my mailbox.
Take a look at the pure passive income I collected in the month of Aug alone. This passive income sponsored my family’s trip to Tokyo. 🙂





Instead of feeling helpless and frustrated with the rising cost of living (aka inflation) and regular change of ‘goal post’ positions in CPF (referring to the minimum sum), you can choose to learn and take a different action which lead to a happier outcome like me. I will guide you step-by-step and show you, with iron concrete proof, how I turn $16k CPF money into $400k net profit in our upcoming 1-day event, Value Growth Workshop.

Join us at our usual SOLD OUT event, Value Growth Workshop (Lunch and workshop material will be provided) at $20. Details are as follow:

To register and find out more about Value Growth Workshop (Singapore), click here.
To register and find out more about Value Growth Workshop (Malaysia, KUALA LUMPUR), click here.

P/S: So are you one who like to make easy things difficult or do you prefer to make money while you sleep? I will see you on Value Growth Workshop. 🙂

Earning Disclaimer
“Please note that the material here is provided to you for general information and illustrative purposes only, or as descriptive case studies on how our value-investing principles may be applied. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as any form of general or specific financial advice. For the avoidance of doubt, we do not recommend or provide opinions on how or what you should or should not be investing in, and you should always do your own research and independent assessment before making any investment decisions, taking into account your own specific circumstances. If you require any financial advice on investments or any other financial matters, please consult the relevant professional financial advisers.”

About The Author

Ken Chee
Business & Investing Firebrand

An award-winning entrepreneur, author and savvy value investor, Ken Chee co-founded 8 Investment in 2008 during the Lehman Brothers crisis, with the purpose of creating sustainable value through investment, business & education. Driven with that in mind, Ken transformed 8 Investment from a private investment business with $0 start-up capital, into a public-listed company [8I Holdings Ltd (ASX)] with a market capitalization in excess of S$150,000,000 within 6 years. Today, 8I Holdings is a highly successful investment and education entity, enriching the lives of countless individuals and empowering their growth financially, emotionally & mentally. Ken is also the founder of JM Asia Pte Ltd (2003) which continues to operate today as a branding and marketing agency in Singapore. For his achievements and outstanding results, Ken was awarded the Spirit of Enterprise, Honoree Award in 2005 by the President of Singapore. A multi-millionaire, Ken has achieved his dream of being financially free before the age of 34 by applying his unique investment style of value investing from various mentors and modelling the investment strategies of Warren Buffett. He has been featured on national TV, radio, online & print media such as The Straits Times, The Sunday Times, My Paper, Reader’s Digest, Smart Investors, Shares Investments, 938LIVE and 958FM. Ken believes in paying it forward and dedicates his efforts to educating the public in value investing & taking charge of their financial future.

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