Devotion and Awareness in Investments

In traditional Eastern spiritual practice, it is said that there are two paths to enlightenment. One path is Devotion, the other is Awareness. Devotion means to devote oneself entirely to a set of teachings and practices. For example, if the Guru say meditate, the student must meditate. Eat vege? Be sure to EAT VEGE. There … Continue reading Devotion and Awareness in Investments

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Mr-Stingy.com

Recently a friend recommended me to check out this financial blog and I'm delighted to find that the writer is actually quite good. The articles are fun, interesting and personal. And the design of his website, definitely miles better than mine ;P What I connect to most is his philosophy of relating personal finance to … Continue reading Mr-Stingy.com

Why Is It So Difficult to Impart Financial Knowledge?

Many new advisors start out fresh from Financial Planning School with knowledge of the latest investment theories and insurance calculations. We know our graphs and how it enhances people's personal finance. So why is it so difficult to impart financial knowledge? Rationally, we know money is important in this world where having more money means … Continue reading Why Is It So Difficult to Impart Financial Knowledge?

The two most important financial percentages – examples

In my last blog we talked about the two most important financial percentages which guide us in making financial decisions.This blog will discuss some practical applications and also to highlight some considerations when making those decisions.I have received a call from my XXX bank officer offering me a 5% personal loan. Should I take it … Continue reading The two most important financial percentages – examples