Posts under Mindsetting

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

Published: February 22, 2018 | 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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On Love, Depression, and Success

Updated: September 2, 2018 | Inspirational, Mindsetting | 4 Comments

One of the subjects that we study as kids in school is Language. It is during these years that we learn not only the definition of words, but their synonyms and antonyms as well. We learned that if something is beautiful, then you can also say that it is pretty. To be intelligent is also […]

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10 Important Differences Between a Businessman and an Entrepreneur

Updated: July 28, 2018 | Business, Mindsetting | No Comments

The terms, businessman and entrepreneur, are often interchanged in use today. Anyone who owns a business and makes money passively is often referred by any of these names. But there are subtle, but important differences between the two. And knowing them can significantly change how one will start and eventually run their business. Below are […]

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That Feeling of Emptiness and Why We Buy Meaningless Stuff We Don’t Need

Updated: June 3, 2018 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 8 Comments

I once attended a seminar, where the speaker asked the audience to be honest and raise their hands if the statements he’s going to say applies to them. “Have you ever laughed at someone who accidentally slipped while walking?” “Have you ever hidden snacks from others because you don’t want to share?” “Or have you […]

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