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“I Deserve It” Mentality: Dealing With this Harmful Money Mindset

Published: September 17, 2019 | Mindsetting, Money Saving Tips | 1 Comment

My friends often say it. Sometimes, I read it on social media as a status. And at other times, I overhear it from unsuspecting strangers seated among friends at an adjacent table in a coffee shop. “It’s been a long day, I deserve to go out and drink tonight!” “It was a stressful week, I […]

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Avoid this Common Spending Mistake That Leads Most People into Debt

Published: September 11, 2019 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 1 Comment

Over the years, I’ve helped people fix their budget to improve their finances. Most of the time, the primary cause of their high spending is when they use money to fix a problem that money can’t fix. Money is a tool. And we can use it to help solve a lot of things. You don’t […]

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How Much Money Do You Need To Be Considered Rich?

Published: May 3, 2019 | Mindsetting | 1 Comment

Everyone I’ve met wants to retire rich. But when it comes to financial planning, “to retire rich” is not an acceptable goal because it’s vague and subjective. Why so? Ask yourself this question: At least how much money does a person need to have to be considered rich? Is it 1 million? 10 million? Or […]

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Let’s Get Honest About Our Money Problems

Published: April 20, 2019 | Mindsetting, Personal Finance | No Comments

Struggling to budget and manage finances is common — but talking honestly and openly about it isn’t. Why do we hide our problems around money? In this thoughtful, personal talk, author Tammy Lally encourages us to break free of “money shame” and shows us how to stop equating our bank accounts with our self-worth. Enter […]

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The 3 Secrets Of Highly Successful Graduates

Published: March 27, 2019 | Inspirational, Life Lessons, Mindsetting | No Comments

I graduated during the month of March. So even though colleges and universities now have different graduation months, March will always be “that time of the year” for me. Maybe that’s the reason why I feel a bit nostalgic today. And likewise, the reason why I feel it’s important for me to share this piece […]

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What is Imposter Syndrome and How Can You Combat It?

Published: March 22, 2019 | Mindsetting | No Comments

On more than a few occasions, I’ve met talented people who can’t seem to realize their full potential. But not because there’s lack of opportunities for them, but because they often doubt themselves and think they’re not good enough. Take my friend as an example, who has a magnificent voice. In fact, she’s won a […]

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How to Start, So You Can Change Your Life

Published: February 21, 2019 | Mindsetting | 1 Comment

How do you start investing? What are the steps to start a business? How do you start at online freelancing? What should I do to start a blog? A lot of people ask me ways on how to start something. And I’m often generous enough to give them the first few steps to take. However, […]

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How to Make Money While You’re Young

Published: February 11, 2019 | Mindsetting | 1 Comment

Whenever I give a talk to college students, there’s always someone who will ask me this question. How do you make money when you’re still young. I understand where they’re coming from because when I was a college student, I also wanted to earn extra income to augment my allowance. Interestingly, this is also a […]

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How Do You Achieve Work-Life Balance?

Published: January 28, 2019 | Mindsetting | 3 Comments

I first heard of the term work-life balance when I was a high school student. Our school’s guidance counsellor told us during a career orientation seminar, that college and life after will be challenging. And above most things, it’s important to maintain proper work-life balance. He emphasized that it’s not good to spend too much […]

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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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A Strategy to Improve How You Learn from Experience

Updated: June 29, 2019 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 1 Comment

They say that experience is the best teacher. That’s why when we fail or make a mistake, the optimistic view is to learn from that experience. I was once deep in credit card debts. It came to a point when collectors started calling my house and harassing my parents to pay my debts. That was […]

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