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September 25, 2015
Why Should I Invest at All-

Why Should I Invest at All?

Why Should I Invest at All? This is a fair question that I think everyone should think about. So let’s think about it now: Do you […]
August 21, 2015

How to Manage Your Day – Spend 48h with me!

ectures are always valuable, but there’s nothing like a real life experience. Touring Philippines with a series of presentations this year I decided to run a little […]
August 6, 2015
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The Cost of a US University Education

S University Education for Your Newborn Costs about US$2,000 per Year The cost of a US public university education for a child born today will be […]
May 4, 2015

“The Road Less Traveled”

read “The Road Less Traveled” when I was about 18 years old, and it is one of the top ten books that shaped my character. The […]
February 3, 2015

Savings as a Source for Wealth

here are a number of ways to build wealth. The two main methods people tend to think of are through your career and by investing. Saving […]
January 27, 2015

Avoiding Big Investment Mistakes Early On

hile it’s great that you’ve decided to start investing at a young age, it’s also essential that you avoid some especially big mistakes early on. Some […]
January 24, 2015

Showing a Clear Benefit Up Front

The need to show a clear benefit up front is important for so many reasons. Showing a clear benefit in the beginning of your speech can, […]
January 21, 2015

Remaining Realistic about the Stock Market

utting money in the stock market is always a big step, regardless of what your goals are. However, no matter what you hope to achieve specifically, […]
January 17, 2015

Provoking Thought in an Audience

f there is one thing that speakers can do to cover a variety of the necessary pillars of a great speech it is to consistently provoke […]
January 13, 2015

The Importance of Starting Early with Investing

here are a number of factors that go into successful personal investing—things like coming up with a plan, keeping it simple, writing it down, etc. However, […]
January 8, 2015

Learning From Subpar Speeches

or speakers looking to gain a further understanding of a great speech, it is just as important to evaluate and learn from subpar speeches as it […]
January 6, 2015

Keeping Your Investment Strategy Simple

veryone knows that personal investment is integral to their financial future. However, surveys have shown that only one in four people actually take the time and […]
January 3, 2015
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The Ethical Financial Advisor

s you probably already know, being a financial advisor means practicing a certain degree of ethical behavior whenever you deal with your clients. However, it’s important […]
December 29, 2014

The Importance of Simplicity

implicity is an important part of any great speech. Without it, your audience will inevitably become confused and disengaged. No matter what type of audience you’re […]
December 27, 2014

Offering a New Perspective on an Old Argument

alcolm Gladwell is one of the great authors of our time, having produced time-tested books like Blink, Outliers, and The Tipping Point. What many people don’t […]
December 23, 2014

Do You Have a Plan for Personal Investment?

o matter what you endeavor to do, success is much easier if you have a written plan. This is true when it comes to weight loss, […]
December 9, 2014
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Creating an Attractive Presentation

reating an attractive presentation is a great way to force yourself, as the speaker, to consistently stay on point and successfully drive your argument home to […]
November 28, 2014

Prepare For Anything and Everything

 strong argument is the top pillar of any great speech. Without great content, your speech is more than likely going to fall on deaf ears. Along […]
November 26, 2014
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Increasing Credibility Within Your Speech

ristotle, the famous Greek philosopher, once said that there are three different modes of persuasion. Logic and emotion were the first two, but more important for […]
November 21, 2014

What would it take a 25 year old to achieve financial freedom by 40?

t would be very challenging for a 25 year old to achieve financial freedom at 40 by investing in the stock market. They would first need […]
November 17, 2014

Evaluating Great Speakers

hile all great speakers don’t present their speeches in exactly the same way, most of them include all of the primary pillars of a great speech. […]
November 11, 2014

Principle 12: Stay invested

tay invested. “Cool heads win in the end.” Valuation expert and financial analyst Andrew Stotz’s last investing principle is something that mature investors can live with. […]
November 6, 2014

Principle 11: Be patient

as there a time when you bought something in a rush, only to realize it’s broken and needs to be returned immediately for repair? Was there […]
November 4, 2014

Principle 10: Keep balance

imilar to the ninth principle on diversification, CFA Society Thailand president and valuation expert Andrew Stotz wants us to “drive with the safety of an airbag.” […]
October 31, 2014
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10 Ways Ethics Adds Value to You

thics is something that lies very close to my heart and I have taught both CFA and university students for many years. In today’s world we […]