Jan 3, 2017

Cory Diary : Summary of 2016 and Record Dividend


We have Trump elected and Stock up. Continuing Oil crisis but a pickup of the Banking sector. Survived a retrenchment exercise and have a larger team. We have a shock during Bre-EXIT but market climbed back quickly erasing all the losses. Oil Price moves above $50 due to OPEC Agreement. We have weaken Gold Price of $1159. S$ weakened to support internal factors which is really good news at current scenario for Singapore.

Every year I have an investment plan for next. This year is different. I have yet thought through.
I need to read and travel more to think about it I guess :)

On Personal front for 2016,

Dividends Income
Dividends Income hits $36,025. Averaging $3,000 monthly. Actual new high. It will be nice to maintain this level for 2017 at minimum. People who are interested in my dividend increase journey can follow-up on my page link http://corylogics.blogspot.sg/p/portoflio.html

Bonds
This year also mark my first foray into SSB of roughly 2% effective returns. This does lower my overall investment yield but gives a broader income base to complement my fixed deposits and loan repayment redundancy needs. For now, this works well as long as I am working.

Equity
XIRR is 4.3% which is lower than my earlier months mainly due to lower share price in a number of blue chips. While this still beats STI negative returns largely I feel my investment can do even better. Nevertheless I did well in avoiding major losses. Notably two of them are Starhub and MTQ.

Salary and Bonus
Nice adjustment this year and a relatively strong bonus. Nothing to shout about but again thankful for what has been given as they don't come free and easy.

Despite all given, what I am most grateful is that my team members are in Good Health and Happy.

Thank you God for all the Blessing.
Happy 2017 !


Cory
20170103

15 comments:

  1. Nice solid dividends new high.

    Congrats Cory!!!

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  2. Cory,

    Happy New Year greetings from Singapore!

    Didn't realise you are a man of the cross too ;)

    Peace be with you!

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    1. Wah SMOL, I Buddha you no hew me right
      Will I kenna Crossed ? ;)

      Cory

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    2. Aiya forgot. HAPPY NEW YEAR !

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    3. Cory,

      I'm agnostic. But I like to banter and discuss spirituality with people of faith.

      Cross, wheel, crescent, also boleh!

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  3. Cory,

    Dividend income looks solid. Grats!

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    1. Hi Unintelligent Nerd, there is still more work on the Portfolio. Thanks for your comment !

      Cory

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  4. Amazing dividend income, something I am looking to achieve in the next 10 years as well. Can ask how long you have been working to achieve your portfolio size?

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    1. Hi Max, here's the link :)

      http://corylogics.blogspot.tw/p/portoflio.html

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  6. Hi Cory,

    Congrats on your solid dividends. New High!

    Cheers.

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    1. Thanks Friend ! Something I am still learning. :)

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    1. Thanks SR. I observe you are doing well.

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