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Compounding Curiosity

Jul 15, 2021

My guest today is Chong Ser Jing. Ser Jing is the portfolio manager and co-founder of Compounder Fund, a long-term focused global equities investment fund. He also shares his thoughts on investing on his website, The Good Investors, and was previously a writer and analyst for the Motley Fool Singapore. In this conversation, we cover the nitty-gritty of starting a fund, fee structures, and writing about investing.

I hope you enjoy my conversation with Chong Ser Jing.


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Show Notes:

[00:00:33] - [First question] - Introduction and Background

[00:08:24] - Starting a fund 

[00:13:23] - Benefits of Ser Jing’s background

[00:14:51] - Managing others’ money

[00:19:43] - Fee Structure

[00:24:53] - Hardest part about starting a fund

[00:27:25] - Traps to avoid when starting a fund

[00:30:04] - Ser Jing’s writing process

[00:32:32] - His information diet

[00:35:30] - Investing abroad vs in Singapore

[00:36:58] - Undervalued skills or life experiences

[00:41:35] - What’s been influential in his worldview

[00:47:06] - Vision or plans for the future?




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