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My Three Simple and Basic Rules of Investing

Published: November 15, 2018 | Investing | 2 Comments

“I want to start investing. What should I keep in mind? Are there basic rules?” A friend recently asked me those questions. And I’m sure several more would in the coming days. Why? Because it’s the end of the year, which means it’s 13th month pay and Christmas bonus season. So are there any basic […]

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Is It Smart To Borrow Money to Invest in the Stock Market?

Published: November 6, 2018 | Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

A friend asked me if it’s a good idea to take out a personal loan and then use the money to invest in the stock market. He shares that he can borrow money at 1.2% interest from his bank. And since the stock market earns more than that, then he can pay for the loan […]

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How To Make Better Investing Decisions and Find the Best Investment

Published: October 19, 2018 | Investing, Mindsetting | 1 Comment

It’s common for people to ask me what’s the best investment today. I find this to be a difficult question, because I believe there’s no good way to give a straightforward answer to this inquiry. There are thousands of investments out there. Each one has a level of risk, potential return, and other important features […]

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Understanding the Rule of 72 and How It Applies to Investments

Published: October 10, 2018 | Investing | No Comments

What is the “Rule of 72” and why do many financial advocates use it to convince people to invest? Today, we’ll take a closer look at this concept. The Rule of 72 is used in personal finance as a shortcut to calculate how many years an investment will double in value, given a fixed annual […]

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The Story of Mr. Super Investor and Mr. Super Saver

Published: September 24, 2018 | Investing, Money Saving Tips | 4 Comments

In recent years, as more and more people seek financial advice from me, I’ve come to realize one important lesson about saving and investing. And that is: It’s better to maximize the amount you save first, before optimizing your investment returns. Truth be told, people ask me “What’s the best investment?” more often than “How […]

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Guide to Investing in Fixed Income Instruments

Published: July 2, 2018 | Investing | No Comments

An investment can do three things: capital preservation, capital growth, and/or give regular income. This means it can protect the value of your money, significantly increase it, and/or provide cashflow, respectively. Investments can have other unique benefits, but all of them will definitely have one or two of these as its main feature. Additionally, an […]

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How Many of These Types of Income Streams Do You Have?

Updated: June 4, 2019 | Business, Freelancing, Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

In wealth circles, it is often mentioned that millionaires have an average of seven streams of income. This means they have around seven sources of cashflow. Think about your financial situation and ask yourself, how many sources of income do you have? If you’re like most people, then you probably have two. The first would […]

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Secure Your Family’s Future: Investment for Young Parents

Updated: May 1, 2019 | Guest Posts, Investing | 2 Comments

Starting a family is no joke. Everything costs a lot of money, from giving birth to raising kids and sending them to school. Household expenses also keep piling up. Can you relate? You’re in that life stage when you’re earning a high income, yet you’re struggling with the increasing costs of supporting your family. You […]

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10 Red Flags that Show Something is Probably a Scam

Updated: April 8, 2019 | Investing | 4 Comments

When Bitcoin started making headlines, many wanted to get in and make money from it. And as always, there will be some who will take advantage of this opportunity to scam people. Recent months have shown several companies and individuals that were shut down and arrested for running ponzi schemes and investment scams. And it’s […]

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3 Intriguing Investments That Aren’t So Mainstream

Updated: March 18, 2019 | General Information, Investing | No Comments

Investing in things that aren’t mainstream could yield some surprising benefits. There’s the joy of learning something new. Or even a chance of becoming a recognized authority, if you happen to become exceptionally good at it. And of course, the pleasure of earning a highly rewarding ROI. When it comes to specializing in lesser-known investment […]

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