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8 Things That Happen When You Stay Too Long In Your Comfort Zone

Posted September 19, 2016 under Inspirational, Mindsetting | No Comments
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The comfort zone is a beautiful place. It’s where your life feels familiar and easy. There’s low anxiety and stress in your daily routine. It’s normal to never want to leave this state of mind. When life is comfortable, why would you want to change anything, right? Personally, I like being in my comfort zone. […]

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How To Prioritize Financial Goals and Gain Perspective

Posted July 20, 2016 under Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 3 Comments
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All of us have financial goals — buy a car, own a house, start a business, save for a child’s college education, and retire comfortably are perhaps the most common. When there’s so many goals that we want to achieve, how can we optimize our cashflow and investments so that we can reach all of […]

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Sometimes, A Change in Perspective is All You Need to Succeed

Posted July 14, 2016 under Mindsetting | 3 Comments
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One of the factors that help people become successful is their ability to get things done. Some call this grit, or having the unyielding courage to do what’s necessary despite hardship or danger. Is that characteristic something they’re born with? No, it’s not. You too, can learn how to harness that power and start achieving […]

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15 Reasons Why You’ll Remain Poor Your Whole Life

Posted July 1, 2016 under Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 4 Comments
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Billionaire Bill Gates once said, “If you are born poor it’s not your mistake, but if you die poor it’s your mistake.” And that’s a kind of mistake you don’t want to take to your grave, and burden your family and loved ones after. Fortunately, there are easy-to-recognize signs, which can help you see if […]

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Wealth Starts With Learning and Doing This One Habit

Posted June 20, 2016 under Mindsetting, Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 3 Comments
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Let’s admit it, everyone wants to be rich. Unfortunately, only a few would achieve wealth — most would struggle financially their whole life, while some would simply become financially stable and live a modest life. So why does this happen? Why can’t everyone achieve financial freedom and retire rich? Of course, there are many factors […]

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Be Careful on Who You Learn About Money From

Posted June 17, 2016 under Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 1 Comment
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A person’s financial success is mostly dependent on their values and behavior rather than their skills and knowledge about money. We can spend a lot of time learning about financial concepts and investing strategies, but ultimately it will be our mindset, particularly our courage to apply those knowledge, which will determine if we can reach […]

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How To Stop the Tyranny And Embrace the Genius

Posted May 30, 2016 under Mindsetting | 3 Comments
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Is it better to invest in real estate or in the stock market? Should I stay in my good-paying job or quit to start my dream business? Should I save for an emergency fund or pay my debts first? Where should I invest, UITFs or mutual funds? Over the years, I’ve been asked these questions […]

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10 Signs That Change Is Coming To Your Financial Life (And Will Get Better Soon)

Posted April 21, 2016 under Inspirational, Mindsetting | 9 Comments
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Think about who you were last year. Where were you? What were you doing? What were your worries? How about five years ago? Is who you are now the same as the person you were back then? Day after day, we seem to live our lives the same way; but pause for a moment to […]

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What Role Does Money Play In Your Life?

Posted April 14, 2016 under Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 2 Comments
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The buyer counted the money in front of us, and then he was off with his purchased second-hand smartphone. My friend, who is now P30,000 richer, puts the money in an envelope and inside his messenger bag. “That was a smooth transaction,” I commented as we walked out the coffee shop. “Yes, it was,” my […]

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Are You a Specialist or a Multipotentialite?

Posted April 9, 2016 under Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 3 Comments
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In my speaking engagements, I normally share the story of how I used to be a civil engineer who decided to become an entrepreneur, and later on a financial planner. And whenever my audience are college students, one of the questions that I am always asked is why did I take up engineering in the […]

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Three Things That You Should Never Waste

Posted February 26, 2016 under Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 9 Comments
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We all know it’s bad to be wasteful of anything because almost everything has a limit. We conserve water because there’s only so much fresh water on our planet. In fact, while the Earth is 70% water, only less than 1% of it is fresh and usable by humans. It’s also for the same reason […]

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When You Feel Stuck or Lost In Your Life

Posted February 3, 2016 under Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 7 Comments
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“Aren’t we supposed to be great by this time?” asks Mace in the Palanca Award-winning screenplay and movie, That Thing Called Tadhana. The film had a lot of hugot lines about love, which resonated in many. But this line was the one that struck me most and my favorite moment in the movie because I […]

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