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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 | No Comments

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 | 1 Comment

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

Published: July 5, 2018 | 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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10 Quick Tips to Reach Financial Independence

Published: June 11, 2018 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | No Comments

How do you become financial independent? What are the keys to achieving it? What are the characteristics of people who are financially free? Reaching financial independence is a marathon. And just like preparing to run a marathon in real life, you need to understand some basic principles for success. Below are 10 quick tips, which […]

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What Are You Busy With These Days?

Published: April 5, 2018 | Mindsetting, Productivity | 3 Comments

When colleagues ask me what am I busy with these days, I always answer with work stuff. The daily grind of giving money advice and creating financial plans to clients, doing speaking engagements, and managing my businesses. However, my answer becomes a bit different when friends ask me the same question. I normally start with […]

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7 Important Life Lessons That Improved How I Live

Updated: February 2, 2019 | Mindsetting | 1 Comment

I was recently invited to share about my work as a Registered Financial Planner at a university career orientation seminar. As I also was, when I was about to graduate college years ago, the idea of “facing the real world” daunted most of the students that day. One of them bravely asked me for important […]

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Be Afraid, But Do It Anyway

Updated: December 1, 2018 | Mindsetting | 4 Comments

I had a few hours to spare before my next meeting. I planned to wait at a coffee shop, but realized that I was just several minutes away from the hospital where a friend worked. So I called him, an ER doctor, and asked if he was busy. He wasn’t but he doesn’t want to […]

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The 5 Emotional Phases of Financial Freedom

Updated: November 2, 2018 | Mindsetting | 4 Comments

When you want to finish a triathlon, then you need to train for it. Learn proper form. Develop your endurance. Practice often. When you want to become an actor, then you need to hone your acting skills. Attend workshops. Improve your empathy. Audition often. When you want to achieve financial freedom, then you need to […]

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Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities

Updated: October 20, 2018 | Mindsetting | No Comments

A question that I’m often asked is what’s a good business to put up today. This is difficult to answer because there’s so many factors to consider. Their passion and interests, among other things, will play a big role on how well they can run a particular business. For example, someone who loves to travel […]

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