• Stock Market

    Is the Trillion Dollar Company Here to Stay?

    Reading Time: 4 minutes  Howdy there fella! Whatcha up to? Stopping by for the latest fix of TheFrugalSamurai? I don’t blame ya! But bear with me a little please, it’s the morning after of the buck’s party for my friend Bubu. Mind you, after the passing of my Grandma recently, I wasn’t quite in the mood for excessive celebrations and called an early night. But that’s not to say that we didn’t have a great get-together. Between all the drinking and cheering and light misdemeanours – I managed to have a few words with a couple of the guys about investing and the markets in general. “Yeah, I prefer Vodka myself…

  • Life

    4 Things My Late Grandma Taught Me (RIP)

    Reading Time: 5 minutes  RIP Grandma. Early yesterday morning, the beloved mother of my mother slipped peacefully into the next life. She was surrounded by her loved ones and in a way, I am glad that my mother was able to rush back home from overseas, to share in her last moments. I think as we reach a certain age, the mortality of our parents becomes an increasingly conscious thought, but the finality of the situation never really sinks in. Last year my Grandpa passed away, which was the catalyst for starting this blog – you realize that time is the most precious resource of all, that there is more…

  • Life

    Father’s Day Special

    Reading Time: 4 minutes  Hai Guyz! How’d your weekend go? Did you spend it with Dad (or at least share a moment with him)? MrsFrugalSamurai and I certainly did, having dinner with our respective parents as they regaled us with stories from the old country. I’ve heard many of those stories before of course – yet I often reminisce and wonder what would have happened if we had stayed in the country of my birth. Certainly life would have been very different. However as a second generation migrant, myself – like so many others, are now blessed to call Australia home. It was very different growing up for I remember my…