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Self-sabotaging behaviors that cause us to stumble

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These behaviors guarantee discontent and obstruct success. I have had the privilege to work with a lot of very successful people over the years. I have learned a lot from seeing how they work and...
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Are you wasting your time on Switching Costs?

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Switching costs might not be a term you are familiar with. And reading the words for the first time might not give you even a remote glimpse into their definition. Some people would think...
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Psychology of Poverty

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There seems to be a genuine belief that if you just work hard enough, dream big and go hard, you will escape poverty. If you’re poor, you just have the wrong mindset. It is quite...
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Can Any Formula Tell You How Much Money To Save?

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We are led to believe that there is a way to properly prepare for any financial disaster. But in the current (rapidly changing) economic climate, is that still true? Not too long ago I...
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The Pandemic Won’t Be Over Anytime Soon, Here’s a Financial Checklist

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It’s been eight months since countries all around the world started to impose lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. So many things have happened since then. After what seems the worst 90...
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The Price of Poverty

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There is a high price to pay for living the life of those who don’t have any resources to pay it. Most people can imagine that being poor isn't ideal. But what a lot of people...
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The Dangers of using Spending as a Reward

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“Treat Yourself.” It’s a very common phrase these days. And it can mean a variety of things. Either you should indulge because everything’s been going very badly and you deserve something positive in your...
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Fintechs FTW: Innovation in the Midst of Crisis

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Possibilities during a Pandemic - Fintech’s Positive Impact in 2020 Host Dara Tarkowski is joined by representatives from Abe.ai, Cross River and Envestnet Yodlee to discuss the fintech community’s innovation during COVID-19. The fintech community...
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The Link Between Consumerism And Productive Societies

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Why consumerism and productivity go hand-in-hand, everything has a price Consumerism is seen as a negative trend in most of today’s society. Because the behavior is associated with being pretentious, greedy, or even mindless. It...
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Passive vs. Active Income

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The notion of “your money working for you”. It is all about 3rd Party Monopoly. Most of us are familiar with the notion of; smart money. Those who do also may be aware of the...
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My ‘Rich’ Journey With A Financial Advisor – Mistakes You Should Avoid

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In my 20s, I never thought of retirement or pension. Unconsciously I trusted the pension system in each country I lived. I always thought as long as I make decent income, I will have...
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Financial Literacy for Kids: Instilling Perspective

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There's something contradictory about the role of money in our lives. It would be nice to have more of it, but not too much of it. We need just enough of it not to...