Posts tagged ‘financial goals’

It’s Hard to Hit a Target That You Cannot See (Episode 14)

Published: April 9, 2020 | Investing, Personal Finance, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 14 Summary of Episode 14: As a financial planner, it’s important for me to know your financial goals before I can confidently give you advice on what you should do with your money. (3:17) Mentioned study: The origins of the S.M.A.R.T. Criteria The definition of having S.M.A.R.T.E.R. goals. (5:54) Specific Measurable Attainable […]

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Practical Financial Goals For Every Decade of Your Life

Updated: July 31, 2020 | Personal Finance | 1 Comment

What financial goals should you strive for in your 20s, 30s, and until you retire in your 60s and beyond? Here’s a list that can serve as your guide. In your 20s Build an emergency fund Ideally, this should be at least 6 months worth of your necessary expenses. If you achieve this, you would […]

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The 5 Emotional Phases of Financial Freedom

Updated: November 10, 2019 | 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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How To Overcome The Obstacles That Are Stopping You From Chasing Your Dreams

Updated: October 20, 2020 | Mindsetting | 1 Comment

What are your dreams? What are the big goals that you’re hoping to achieve in your life? When you’re alone and imagining your future, what do you see yourself doing? I asked these questions to a few friends, and I got different answers. Some mentioned working on their dream job, while others are running their […]

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To Have More Money, Should NOT Be Your Goal

Updated: July 12, 2020 | Mindsetting | 21 Comments

It’s important to have goals, especially financial goals. And more valuable than simply having these goals is to have the right mindset and purpose. Below are the most common financial goals that people have, and why they’re poor and insufficient in the grand scheme of things. Is your goal to have more money, to earn […]

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How To Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Goals

Updated: June 15, 2019 | Mindsetting | 6 Comments

We all have goals. Goals, which motivate us to do the things we do everyday. Some people want a big house, some want to go on their dream vacation. Some people want a job promotion, so they can achieve their goal of owning a car. We all have goals. However, reaching our goals is not […]

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How Much Is Your Investment Worth In The Future? Here’s a Calculator

Updated: June 24, 2018 | Investing | 12 Comments

Most people invest because they want to grow their money, but have very little idea if they’re investing enough. They just invest and invest, hoping that they’ll reach their financial goals in the future. Take my friend Charles, for example. Last year, he invested P300,000 in a Balanced Fund, and has been regularly investing an […]

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Take This Simple Quiz and Instantly Become a Better Investor

Updated: March 24, 2020 | Investing | 5 Comments

I asked a friend to take this quiz, and I’m sharing his responses below. But before you read his replies, make sure that you answer the questions yourself first. Are you ready? Which is the best investment? Let’s say that you have P1M and you are given three investment options. Investment A can earn 4% […]

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The Easy, One-Step Guide To Becoming a Successful Long-Term Investor

Updated: February 28, 2020 | Investing | 13 Comments

Imagine that you have a magical money jar. It’s magical because each day, money appears inside it. More specifically, P1,000 worth of coins appear inside the money jar every 24 hours. Yes, that’s P1,000 passive income every single day. Wouldn’t it be great to have this kind of money jar at home? I’m sure it […]

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How Much Money Do You Need To Feel Rich?

Updated: May 30, 2019 | Mindsetting | 13 Comments

We all want to be rich, but like beauty, its definition is also in the “eye of the beholder”. Ask yourself, what’s the minimum amount of money you need to say that you’re rich? Is it 1 million pesos? 5 million? 20? Or is it 100 million? Once you arrive at the specific amount, imagine […]

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Your Five Financial Stages and Investment Goals

Updated: February 23, 2020 | Investing | 2 Comments

At what age should you start investing? The answer is as early as possible. Doing so not only maximizes your investment earnings, but more importantly, it brings you closer to the end of the finish line, which is achieving financial freedom. Furthermore, it’s important to realize that investing is a skill. Thus, you need to […]

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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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