A child just died as a result of Covid

Here’s a screenshot of the news I saw a few days back :


Maybe I’m starting to be bearish on Bitcoin.

Please don’t hurt me.

I still love the idea of Bitcoin, and I want it to succeed with all of my heart.

But as much as I love and want to believe in it, it doesn’t make as much sense to blindly HODL.

Let me explain my reasons for reducing my position in Bitcoin.

I‘m invested in Square

Square is a mobile payment company that offers business software, POS systems, payment hardware products, and small business services. They also own CashApp.

Investing in Square is indirectly investing in Bitcoin. Moving forward, Jack Dorsey wants to start focusing on building a business on Bitcoin. …


No businesses or side-hustles. Just a regular job and a financial plan.

a craftsman moulding a container made from clay
a craftsman moulding a container made from clay

While it’s very encouraging to read articles about start-ups and how we can achieve it on Medium, not everyone has the time or energy to make it happen. Maybe for most of us, making that much money is nice to have, but not all that important. I know that I’d rather use the time and energy for the people I love.

However, I refuse to give up on my desire to be financially free as early as possible. I truly believe that it’s possible to achieve it with a regular job and some knowledge in personal finance.

I acknowledge that…


My long-term and short-term games with volatility.

Everyone has a different take on how they are invested with cryptocurrencies, and I respect them all.

I see this asset class as an opportunity to make cash and grow my wealth in the distant future.

I love cryptocurrencies for two main reasons.

  • They contain technology of the future. Call it “the next big thing since the internet” or “the revolution of the monetary system.”
  • They have made me money. What’s not to love about that?

Here’s my approach to cryptocurrencies.

Short term goals

I’m going to keep scalping profits as I make them in the short term, as I described here:

The reason I’m doing this is because of…


A recently grown adult learning about the world.

Hello!

I’m an older-than-average college student in the US who’s recently married to the most beautiful, funny, and lovely Singaporean lady. We have been in a long-distance relationship for 3 years now, ever since I first left for the US.

Being married has shifted my priorities and view of life. Money has become a bigger concern for me since — a sign I associate with adulting.

I started writing because I wanted a platform to share my ideas. It’s not until this year that I figured maybe I should start writing as a hobby since it’s supposed to be therapeutic too…


A report on my progress 6 months into whatever I’m doing

We’ve seen people making money off this platform, and it seems like a really approachable way to make some money off it.

At least, that’s why I first decided to join the Partner Program.

While I can’t say that I’ve succeeded yet, I’m happy with the way things have turned out thus far. I’ve only intended this thing to be a hobby of mine and will probably continue to do so for the foreseeable future.

This story is meant to display the main thoughts during each month and how that affected my readership and earnings. …


How many more people will it take?

I want to start by talking about real people I’ve taken care of recently in the ICU.

Case 1

The patient was in his 40s. He has no history of illness, nor is he actively taking medication. He has a familial history of heart disease but has currently presented no symptoms of cardiac issues.

Two weeks before his admission, he complained of a dry cough and malaise. After being tested positive for Covid-19, he was transferred to a bigger hospital with better facilities to manage Covid pneumonia. However, his oxygen requirements have kept increasing since admission. In addition, he developed acute pain…


The truth about my writing.

Having 60 followers is more than I ever imagined. I honestly never expected people would actually read my content.

But thank you so much.

Unless you’ve followed me since day one on Medium, you’d probably not know anything about me yet.

So, here it goes.

I’m from Singapore, a tiny island in Southeast Asia. I’m a Junior studying Respiratory Therapy in the middle of the USA. I love being in the US, but I miss home all the time. …


I really, really hate losing.

I’m going to keep writing, but I won’t be publishing for the rest of this month.

I’m pretty sure it’s going to hurt my stats, but that’s what I kind of want.

Prolonging the unavoidable

There’s no telling which articles will do well and which ones don’t. Even though I’m simply writing as a hobby, I can’t help checking that stats multiple times a day. This of course impacts the amount of money each story makes.

Eventually, every writer will reach their maximum potential in terms of making money through Medium. …


An introduction to my publication dedicated to my journey in writing.

I’ve always wanted a platform to write about the things I think about: money, health, and sometimes, personal thoughts. I was hesitant to start a website just to blog because it would give me too much freedom.

While I would love to write about anything I felt like, ranting and going wild with words wouldn’t lead me anywhere. I thought that if I was going to write, then I should try to be the best writer I can be.

This led me to set a goal — to write about the things I have read or thought about and share…

Zikry Zhiwei

Efficiency is my thing. Respiratory Therapy Student, Associate Financial Planner. https://linktr.ee/zikryzhiwei

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