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Invest X Congress: A letter and more photos.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

I was very touched by this email and I think I got a bit teary eyed, both from reading the email and laughing at the photos. Thank you, SH.

Hi AK,

It was definitely a pleasure to hear you speak last Saturday at the Invest X Congress event.

I brought my mom, your fervent supporter to the event and she enjoyed herself a lot. The only reason she attended the event was because of you. We took the front row seats and of course, I took many pictures of you. Not as professional as the photographers at the event but still, not bad lah.


I would like to thank you for being so generous with the information in your blog. My mom reads your blog everyday and ever since she introduced me to your blog, I began to be interested in investing too! That was the turning point that made me decide to go into a career in Finance even though my degree was in Science. Guess whose blog I read before my interviews? Yes, your blog! You've definitely made a very positive impact in many peoples' lives. :)

Aiyoh, too high tech liao.

Strike a pose! Can put on a pedestal or not?

Can audition for "Grease" or not?

Head itchy, how to scratch?

AK making a point. Nah, maybe he was just pointing.
AK swatting a fly?

Pesky fly!

That's it lah! Caught the fly!

OK, no more ice cream!

AK scratching himself?

AK scratching... er... I don't think you want to know.

AK giving directions. "This way to financial freedom."
Er... Look out for the longkangs hor.

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Gary said...

Hahaha! SH is very good at piecing into story!

AK71 said...

Hi Gary,

The captions are my effort! Hahaha... ;p

cindy tan said...

I couldnt stop laffing ... Hope to c u at the event next year cos I miss it this year.. :)

Singapore Man of Leisure said...


You doing your Broadway musical thing?

If we photoshop the background and turn it into Getai, you got fight with Ong Lei with your getup and dance moves ;)

AK71 said...

Hi Cindy,

When I looked at the photos, I found them quite amusing and the comic in me just took over. The captions just jumped out at me! ;p

I am not sure whether I would be invited to next year's event because I don't know what personal finance stuff I could share that I have not already blogged about here. -.-"

AK71 said...


Hahahaha... 7th Month coming somemore. Photos are just in time to be added to my portfolio, you think? ;p

I think the spirits won't be in good spirits after my talk on financial freedom though. -.-"

SnOOpy168 said...

Good leh. Your fan club letter & picture.

I think it will be the envy of other bloggers & financial service consultants (whatever).

AK71 said...

Hi SnOOpy168,

I hope not. My intention is not to make anyone envious. I just want to share a letter which I found touching and photos which I found amusing. I never had a problem laughing at myself. ;p

I didn't think that they would result in any negative emotions for some. :(

Gary said...

Oops! Sorry! But I must say that it is a good one! =)

coconut said...

john travota saturday night fever??

wow AK haha.....

AK71 said...

Hi Gary,

Thank you. Maybe, I can think of a second career as a captionist, if there is such a thing. ;p

AK71 said...

Hi coconut,

Aiyoh, I would probably end up really breaking a leg then. -.-"

SMOL smiling liao. ;)

Mr. IPO said...

LOL.... AK, I really have to give it to you... i really thought you will appear live and not as a "ninja". did you bring an extra set of clothings to change post the conference so that you will not be recognised by your fans?!!? hahahaha

AK71 said...

Hi Mr. IPO,

Hahaha... Of course, I won't tell you. That is for me to know and for you to find out. ;p

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