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Let’s Talk About The Kurot Principle (Episode 10)

Published: March 12, 2020 | Mindsetting, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 10 Summary of Episode 10: Announcement of the 10 winners for the Financial Fitness Forum Promo (0:50) Note to all the winners: Please wait for the confirmation email that will be sent on or before March 15. The email will have more details and instructions on how you can claim your complimentary […]

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Focus on What You Can Control (Episode 9)

Published: March 5, 2020 | Mindsetting, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 9 Summary of Episode 9: About the Financial Fitness Forum (0:40) Learn more about the event, go to: https://financialfitnessforum.org/ To join the FFF 2020 promo, go to: http://bit.ly/fff2020promo Credit card debts are a common problem. (3:15) About the Debt Snowball Method (4:40) Read the blog article: How To Get Out Of Debt […]

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8 Wrong Beliefs About Money (Episode 8)

Published: February 27, 2020 | Mindsetting, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 8 Summary of Episode 8: If you believe that having too much money will cause bad things to happen to you, then subconsciously, you’ll avoid becoming rich. (2:10) We want to be happy. And if you believe that money cannot buy happiness… subconsciously, you won’t make financial success as a goal and […]

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The Infinite Number of Shades of Gray (Episode 7)

Published: February 20, 2020 | Mindsetting, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 7 Summary of Episode 7: Ipon o Travel? Why this is a difficult dilemma for a lot of people, especially young urban professionals. (1:35) “People often think spending money on an experience is not as wise an investment as spending it on a material possession. They think the experience will come and […]

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Remember to Run Your Own Race (Episode 5)

Updated: February 20, 2020 | Mindsetting, Podcast | 3 Comments

Listen to Episode 5 Summary of Episode 5: The story of a young doctor I met for a financial consultation. (1:30) “We spend money that we do not have, on things we do not need, to impress people who do not care.” –Will Smith (5:55) The story of how I got into trouble with credit […]

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The 7 C’s of Success by Thomas Morris

Published: November 13, 2019 | Mindsetting | 2 Comments

Who is Thomas Morris? He is an American philosopher and author of more than 28 books, most of which are about entrepreneurship and philosophy. In fact, he’s well-known as a motivational speaker, who applies philosophical themes and concepts to business and professional life. Recently, I stumbled upon an interview of him by Ryan Holiday of […]

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Go Ahead! Spend Your 13th Month Pay The Way You Want It

Updated: November 13, 2019 | Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 3 Comments

The emails and direct messages have started to come. People are now asking me where they should spend their Christmas bonus and 13th month pay. Some already have a good idea where they’ll put the money. And they’re asking for my opinion if that’s a smart move. Meanwhile, some are confused and conflicted. They’re lost […]

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5 Elements of Emotional Intelligence and How To Use It To Save Money

Published: October 20, 2019 | Mindsetting, Money Saving Tips | No Comments

What is emotional intelligence? It is a person’s ability to recognize their own emotions and those of others. It involves discerning between different feelings, and using this information to guide their thoughts and actions. More often, this requires managing and/or adjusting one’s emotions to adapt in various situations; and to help oneself achieve personal goals. […]

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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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