Posts tagged ‘Personal Finance’

How To Prepare For Retirement When You’re in Your 20s

Published: November 26, 2020 | Investing, Personal Finance, Reader Mail | 1 Comment

It’s common for me to receive messages from people asking for personal finance advice. Most of the time, their questions are about my thoughts on specific investments that they’re considering. But once in a while, I’ll get something quite unexpected, such as what I received a few days ago. From Mr. C Hi, Sir Fitz. […]

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3 Psychological Tricks to Help You Save Money

Published: November 5, 2020 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | No Comments

We all know that it’s important to save money, but why can’t everyone do it? This is the question that behavioral scientist Wendy De La Rosa has been trying to answer for years. And in her study, she’s found effective ways that can help people improve their financial well-being by simply changing the way they […]

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Alex Javier: On Makeup, Beauty, and Kindness (Episode 42)

Published: October 19, 2020 | Business, Inspirational, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 42: on Spotify on Apple Podcasts on Google Podcasts Dell Technologies: This podcast episode is in collaboration with Dell Technologies. For entrepreneurs, check out Dell Vostro laptops, which are built exclusively for small businesses. Each Vostro laptop offers the right features, services, durability, and resources to serve the special needs of a […]

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How to Do Retail Therapy Without Going Broke (Episode 41)

Updated: October 19, 2020 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance, Podcast | 1 Comment

Listen to Episode 41: on Spotify on Apple Podcasts on Google Podcasts Episode Sponsor: Shopback Shopback is Asia-Pacific’s number 1 pre-shopping destination. Get a portion of your money back when you shop online. Download the FREE app today at bit.ly/thankyoushopback Episode 41 Chapters: 01:08: The Benefits of Retail Therapy 05:15: Retail Therapy Tip #1 06:01: […]

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The Income Efficiency Plane: How Good Are You In Generating Income?

Published: October 13, 2020 | Income Opps, Personal Finance, Productivity | 2 Comments

I’m an advocate of creating multiple sources of income because I believe that it’s the key to achieving financial security. In recent weeks, I’ve been planning to start a new personal project and it seems that my biggest hurdle is finding the time to doing it. So, I took a look at how I’ve been […]

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6 Ways to Improve your Relationship with Money

Published: September 2, 2020 | Personal Finance | No Comments

Taking control of our personal finances can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be says Thasunda Duckett, Chief Executive Officer of Chase Consumer Banking. In this TED video, you can watch Thasunda Duckett as she gives tips on how to minimize shame around money and start having honest conversations about how to save. Or […]

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How to Deal with Slow Financial Progress (Episode 34)

Published: August 28, 2020 | Mindsetting, Personal Finance, Podcast | 2 Comments

Listen to Episode 34: on Spotify on Apple Podcasts on Google Podcasts Summary of Episode 34: The story of Joel. (1:01) The two reasons why financial progress feels slow. (2:53) Sometimes, our financial progress feels like doing two steps forward and then taking one step back. And we tend to focus more on the setback […]

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14 Quick Tips for First-Time Credit Card Holders

Published: August 26, 2020 | Personal Finance | 2 Comments

A credit card is a double-edged sword. If you use it responsibly, then you’ll reap a lot of financial benefits; But if you’re careless with it, the consequences can leave you in a financial disaster. Today, I’m giving you 14 quick tips on how to be a good and responsible credit card user. Especially if […]

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How to Survive an Economic Recession (Episode 32)

Published: August 14, 2020 | Personal Finance, Podcast | 1 Comment

Listen to Episode 32: on Spotify on Apple Podcasts on Google Podcasts Summary of Episode 32: What is GDP? What is a recession in layman’s terms? (1:08) How does an economic recession affect ordinary citizens? (3:10) Mentioned podcast episode: How to Cope with Losing Your Job (Episode 21) Invest and trade global markets: Sign up […]

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Recession vs Depression: A Primer on the Economic/Business Cycle

Published: August 10, 2020 | Business, General Information, Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

The economy of the country shrank by 0.7% in the first quarter of 2020. And recently, the GDP numbers for the second quarter show that we experienced a massive 16.5% contraction. When the economy shrinks for two consecutive quarters, it’s called a recession. And thus, the Philippines is now officially in a recession. And in […]

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The First Step to Becoming Rich is to Avoid Becoming Poor

Published: July 8, 2020 | Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

“Instead of asking how to become rich, ask how you can become not poor.” I wrote this line on my ‘ideas notebook’ several months ago. I can’t remember anymore exactly where I heard it, but I’m pretty sure it’s from one of the podcasts that I listen to. What I do remember though, is how […]

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Should You Invest Even If You Have Debts?

Published: June 29, 2020 | Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

That online business you’re doing is starting to make good money, and you now have some extra cash. It’s tempting to spend the money and buy yourself something nice. However, you’re financially smarter now, and understand that it’s important to pay off your debts first before spending on non-essential wants. But then you ask yourself, […]

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