Posts tagged ‘financial freedom’

The 5 Stages of Financial Wellness (Episode 29)

Published: July 24, 2020 | Mindsetting, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 29 Summary of Episode 29: An Olympic triathlon. (0:55) The road to financial wellness is an emotional journey. (2:23) Stage 1: Inspiration. (3:10) Stage 2: Self-doubt. (4:00) Invest and trade global markets: Sign up for eToro here Check out these podcasts on Spotify: FirstMetroSec ParenTeam podcast Are you a podcaster? Use 80PERCENT […]

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10 Quick Tips to Reach Financial Independence

Updated: June 5, 2020 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 1 Comment

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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The 5 Emotional Phases of Financial Freedom

Updated: November 7, 2020 | Mindsetting | 5 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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Why Financial Freedom is Hard To Achieve

Updated: September 14, 2020 | Reader Mail | 12 Comments

It’s been a while now since I began selling my book, The Ready To Be Rich Guide To Investing, and I’m thankful to all those who wrote me to say that they found it very helpful. Recently, I got an email from someone who told me his thoughts and realizations after reading it, which I’m […]

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On Caramoan Islands and The Trip That You’re Meant To Take

Updated: May 20, 2019 | Life Lessons | 13 Comments

I’m officially back from my beach vacation after spending almost a week in Caramoan. While most of my friends are enjoying #Laboracay, I’m down east in Camarines Sur and island hopping in this beach paradise. Honestly, the photo above does not capture the whole beauty of the place. And it’s really hard to describe the […]

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It’s Wrong To Be Happy During Payday, and Here’s Why

Updated: March 14, 2019 | Mindsetting | 14 Comments

Are you happy during payday? If I were to answer this question years ago, when I was still an employee, I would definitely say “Yes”. In fact, during those years, “happy” would be an understatement to describe how I felt every 15th and 30th of the month – “profound joy” would be the more accurate […]

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To Become Rich, You Only Need To Do Three Things

Updated: October 24, 2020 | Personal Finance | 7 Comments

I’ve been writing in this blog for almost six years now. And if I were to summarize all the articles here, then I’d only need three sentences to do so. Personal finance and the journey towards financial freedom is not a complicated undertaking. It’s a straightforward, three-step process, that everyone can do with enough determination […]

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How Financial Independence Changed Me

Updated: May 16, 2020 | Life Lessons | 20 Comments

Most people change over time, some for the worse and some for the better. How a person changes depends on his or her decision. But I also believe that the circumstances that happen in one’s life is a big factor on affecting that change. For example, I’ve been out of the corporate world for ten […]

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How Do I Get My Cross Over Point?

Updated: July 5, 2012 | Guest Posts, Personal Finance | 15 Comments

How much do you need to invest to be financially free? That’s the question that our guest blogger for today, Anthony, tries to help us with. Below, he gives us an illustration of how you can calculate the amount you need to save, and then invest, so you can live a financially independent life. A […]

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The Financial Independence Days of Our Lives

Updated: June 12, 2020 | Mindsetting | 5 Comments

The Philippines is celebrating its Independence Day. And when you’ve lived decades after the end of colonial occupation, it’s normal that you take this day for granted. And see it as just one of those holidays where you don’t have to go to work. However, closer to our hearts are what I call financial independence […]

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Achieving Financial Freedom and Mobility

Updated: September 24, 2014 | Guest Posts, Mindsetting | 7 Comments

Why do I want to achieve financial freedom? It’s not because I want to live a super swank life with all the “bling” I can afford. But as I’ve said in my life story – it’s because I simply wanted more TIME for myself and to do the things I love. And this is a […]

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