Posts tagged ‘money’

Be Careful on Who You Learn About Money From

Posted June 17, 2016 under Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

A person’s financial success is mostly dependent on their values and behavior rather than their skills and knowledge about money. We can spend a lot of time learning about financial concepts and investing strategies, but ultimately it will be our mindset, particularly our courage to apply those knowledge, which will determine if we can reach […]

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10 Signs That Change Is Coming To Your Financial Life (And Will Get Better Soon)

Posted April 21, 2016 under Inspirational, Mindsetting | 9 Comments

Think about who you were last year. Where were you? What were you doing? What were your worries? How about five years ago? Is who you are now the same as the person you were back then? Day after day, we seem to live our lives the same way; but pause for a moment to […]

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What Role Does Money Play In Your Life?

Posted April 14, 2016 under Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 2 Comments

The buyer counted the money in front of us, and then he was off with his purchased second-hand smartphone. My friend, who is now P30,000 richer, puts the money in an envelope and inside his messenger bag. “That was a smooth transaction,” I commented as we walked out the coffee shop. “Yes, it was,” my […]

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Three Things That You Should Never Waste

Posted February 26, 2016 under Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 9 Comments

We all know it’s bad to be wasteful of anything because almost everything has a limit. We conserve water because there’s only so much fresh water on our planet. In fact, while the Earth is 70% water, only less than 1% of it is fresh and usable by humans. It’s also for the same reason […]

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A Two-Year Financial Plan for Beginners

Posted October 15, 2015 under Personal Finance | 12 Comments

When you reach that point in your life where you realize the need to be in control of your finances, how do you start and make the change? For most people, it’s as simple as spending less and growing their savings. For others, getting out of debt becomes the focus. While for some, this means […]

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On Health, Wealth, and Focusing on the Basics

Posted October 5, 2015 under Personal Finance | 6 Comments

I get asked for investment advice often. Usually, those who consult me are people who recently received a large amount of money and don’t know where to put it. It’s easy to just recommend the stock market or pooled funds to them but I don’t, because I believe such financial decisions should be based upon […]

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10 Vital Financial Concepts That Every Adult Should Know

Posted August 24, 2015 under Investing, Personal Finance | 11 Comments

Money is an essential part of every functioning adult’s life, and learning how to manage it starts in understanding some of its vital concepts. Here are ten financial terms that you should know if you’re hoping to achieve financial independence someday. These are not necessarily your textbook definitions, but more of a practical guide in […]

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12 Signs That You’re Doing Good Financially Even If You Don’t Feel You Are

Posted May 18, 2015 under Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 19 Comments

Financial freedom is a long journey, and sometimes it can feel as though you’re not making any progress at all towards achieving this goal. It’s normal to feel uncertain about your future, and be doubtful of your financial progress. That’s why it helps to remind yourself once in a while, of how much you’ve actually […]

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All About Money – Living The Life You Can Afford

Posted April 13, 2010 under News and Events, Personal Finance | No Comments

Financial freedom all starts with being able to live within your means because once you do, everything else will follow. You’ll have savings which you can use for financial emergencies, you’ll be able to control your debt and most importantly, you’ll have extra money to invest. And that’s why the first step to becoming truly […]

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The Benefits of Investing Early

Posted June 12, 2009 under Investing, Mindsetting | 32 Comments

When I first started working and making my own money, it never occurred to me to invest my earnings. At best, I would just put a portion in my savings account and spend the rest however I want. Looking back, if given the chance to relive those times, I would have chosen to allot another […]

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Easy Budgeting Strategies For Beginners: Try Creating This Simple Spending Plan

Posted May 17, 2009 under Personal Finance | 9 Comments

What are the things you spend your money on? If you’re already in the habit of tracking your expenses, then I’m sure you could tell me exactly where your money goes. However, if you’re someone who is not used to budgeting and creating a spending plan, your answer might be a random litany of your […]

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Become A Millionaire Using The Doubling Method

Posted November 13, 2008 under Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 15 Comments

I was waiting in line at the bank the other day when a thought came into my mind. How fast can one peso turn into a million through doubling? Yes, the geek in me came out and I decided to while away the time doing some mental math. And so I counted each step: 1, […]

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