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Smart Thinking On Investing – May 21

05/21/2016 |

Smart Thinking On Investing – May 21 Defining Your Investment Relationship Entering into investing and the world of finance is a lot like online dating. Navigating through profiles, trying to work out what type of person you want to be with. Asking yourself: do I want to spend my life with someone spontaneous and thrilling…

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Why Should I Invest at All?

09/25/2015 |

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 want to invest for your retirement? Are you investing for your child’s college fund? Would you like to invest to be able to afford a new home or a…

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

08/21/2015 |

[dropcap background=”” color=”” circle=”0″]L[/dropcap]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 competition and select one winner who would spend full 48 hours with me, to see how I work – and how I live. This video is…

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The Cost of a US University Education

08/06/2015 |

[dropcap background=”” color=”” circle=”0″]U[/dropcap]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 about US$80,000. A parent could invest about US$2,000 the year their child was born and increase that contribution by 5% each year to make sure that…

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“The Road Less Traveled”

05/04/2015 |

[dropcap background=”” color=”” circle=”0″]I[/dropcap] 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 book taught me two major things: Discipline and Love. Play the video to watch my review, or continue reading below.

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Savings as a Source for Wealth

02/03/2015 |

[dropcap background=”” color=”” circle=”0″]T[/dropcap]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 money definitely deserves its place in a wealth-building strategy too. No matter how much you make or invest, chances are this is an area of your…

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Avoiding Big Investment Mistakes Early On

01/27/2015 |

[dropcap background=”” color=”” circle=”0″]W[/dropcap]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 mistakes may be considered part of the learning curve, but you don’t want to make unnecessary ones that can cripple your financial future.

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Showing a Clear Benefit Up Front

01/24/2015 |

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, many times, be the difference between delivering a speech that involves an engaged audience and delivering one where the audience is bored out of their minds. You’re taking the…

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Remaining Realistic about the Stock Market

01/21/2015 |

[dropcap background=”” color=”” circle=”0″]P[/dropcap]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, everyone wants to see their money grow. Unfortunately, too many people aren’t realistic about their expectations. This is an easy way to end up disappointed, but…

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Provoking Thought in an Audience

01/17/2015 |

[dropcap background=”” color=”” circle=”0″]I[/dropcap]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 thought in the audience. One of the great examples of this is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s world famous speech on feminism. The speech has garnered a lot…

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