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What Would Happen If We Redistribute Wealth Equally To Everyone?

Posted July 31, 2015 under Mindsetting | 1 Comment
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Have you ever thought about what would happen if all the wealth in the world is redistributed equally to everyone? It’s an interesting scenario, which I tried to imagine a few days ago. To arrive at my conclusion, I made some assumptions. One of which is that everyone agreed to the redistribution, so there are […]

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4 Emotional Mistakes That Cause People To Remain Poor

Posted July 23, 2015 under Mindsetting | 5 Comments
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I’ve spent a good deal of time talking to people about their financial problems. In most cases, their money troubles can be traced back to bad decisions they’ve made, and continue to make unconsciously. Particularly, emotional mistakes that they repeatedly commit, which severely affects their ability to change their financial circumstances. Check yourself against these […]

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How To Turn P50,000 To P1 Million in Less Than a Year

Posted July 15, 2015 under Income Opps, Mindsetting | 13 Comments
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A blog reader recently sent an email, asking me what she can do with P50,000 to turn it into 1 million pesos in less than a year. I find this an interesting question. So instead of replying to her directly, I’m writing a blog post about it. So, how do you legally turn a few […]

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What Are You Doing?

Posted July 8, 2015 under Mindsetting | 15 Comments
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Once there was a child, who walked into a construction site. The child saw a worker, approached him and asked, “What are you doing?” “Can’t you see?” said the worker. “I’m laying down these bricks.” Then the child saw another worker nearby, who was doing the exact same thing. The child nevertheless approached the second […]

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When You Hate Your Job, But You Can’t Afford To Quit

Posted June 22, 2015 under Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 17 Comments
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“I don’t like my job anymore,” says a friend to me. “But I can’t quit because I’m supporting my family.” “Have you tried finding another job?” I asked. “I am trying to look for one,” he replied. “But those I found don’t pay as much as my salary now.” “So just keep looking,” I advised. […]

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7 Types of People You Should Avoid If You Want to Become Rich

Posted June 15, 2015 under Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 7 Comments
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There’s a saying, “Show me who your friends are and I’ll tell you who you are.” It’s true that we become the average of the people we spend the most time with. That’s why you have to be careful with whom you become friends with because they can influence your mindset and actions. Below are […]

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12 Signs That You’re Doing Good Financially Even If You Don’t Feel You Are

Posted May 18, 2015 under Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 13 Comments
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Financial freedom is a long journey, and sometimes it can feel as though you’re not making any progress at all towards achieving this goal. It’s normal to feel uncertain about your future, and be doubtful of your financial progress. That’s why it helps to remind yourself once in a while, of how much you’ve actually […]

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How To Find What You’re Meant To Do in Life

Posted May 5, 2015 under Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 17 Comments
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Last week, I was invited to give a talk about money management to College of Arts and Letters students in UP Diliman. My initial plan was to speak about financial strategies for teenagers, but later on decided to instead, share stories from my life. I told them that I was a licensed civil engineer, who […]

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If You Want To Be Successful, You Have To Choose Happiness

Posted April 27, 2015 under Mindsetting, Productivity | 7 Comments
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Did you know that there is a link between success and happiness? Of course, it is common sense to believe that successful people often lead happy lives. However, there is evidence that show the reverse is also true – that people who are happy, are more likely to succeed in life. In 2005, a team […]

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7 Ironic Things That Poor People Do

Posted April 21, 2015 under Mindsetting | 4 Comments
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“I wish I could travel as much as you do,” a friend told me one day. “You can, if you plan for it well,” I replied. “It’s easy to plan, but my budget is tight,” he shares. “Traveling doesn’t have to be expensive. Besides, you can always find ways to earn extra income to fund […]

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7 Mental Armors For Getting Out of Debt

Posted April 10, 2015 under Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 10 Comments
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I used to have five credit cards, and drowning in almost P200,000 worth of debt. It actually reached a point where collection agencies would make rude calls to me, and send fake summon letters from law firms to my address. At first, I ignored them. I was not affected because I knew those were all […]

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There is No Day Much Better Than Today

Posted April 6, 2015 under Mindsetting | 4 Comments
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It is important to have goals. Because when you set goals, you will begin to receive clarity on how to achieve them – your wishes and dreams slowly transition into reachable milestones that you can work for. However, although I put importance on having such a future-oriented perspective, your focus should nevertheless be on creating […]

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