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Whether you’ve befallen into sudden wealth, or your company just got acquired and you’ve won the startup lottery, or you’re confident with how you’ve built your portfolio but just want to get a second opinion, or you’ve built up a nest egg through several years of steady, disciplined saving, here are 3 tips to keep … Continue reading "3 Tips When Seeking a Human Financial Advisor" ...
Posted: Mar 20 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Honestly, nothing much, especially if you live in a major coastal city with even more expensive housing. What you do with your nest egg is often dependent on your age, location, life stage, and family situation. For a single millennial, it might mean fancier vacations, or staying at a nicer airBnB. For feelings of normalcy … Continue reading "What happens after the 1st million and no debt'" ...
Posted: Mar 16 2018 @ 7:00 AM
On my spare time, I enjoy watching old interviews of the Fortune 500 tycoons before they were rich and famous -the grassroot days, and the story of their journey. One particular phrase I really took to heart is Jeff Bezo’s Regret Minimization Framework in his decision to leave his career to start an online bookstore. … Continue reading "Regret Minimization Framework" ...
Posted: Mar 15 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Traditional Employee Stock Options – the dwindling relic gem Stock options are probably one of the few and far between employee benefits that increasingly less workers enjoy today. As such a lot of people may not understand it fully. Today I’ll share with you how employee profit sharing works whether this will help you understand … Continue reading "Company Stock Options: Public vs Start-Up" ...
Posted: Mar 14 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Help! It rains 6 months of the year where I live! How can I spend those dreary wet days indoors and NOT spend' So you want to spend LESS and save MORE. Well, the best thing is to spend the free time EARNING and you’ll certainly have less time to spend. But, hey, we need … Continue reading "15 Frugal Rainy Day Weekend Ideas to Help You Save" ...
Posted: Mar 13 2018 @ 7:00 AM
I left the next morning and headed to my favourite Taiwanese bakery that opened in Temple City. I wolfed down 3 buns and had an oreo milk tea with no sugar thanks to last night, then drove to Huntington Library in San Marino. For those who are unaware, San Marino is often referred to as … Continue reading "LaLaLand Day 3&4 – Discovering the Garden of Eden  " ...
Posted: Mar 09 2018 @ 8:00 AM
The next morning, the host had breakfast laid out for me in the kitchen with carefully spooned cantaloupe balls and whole grain bread. I ate outside in the deck overlooking the ocean and must have drifted off for an hour or so. Before I departed, the host gave me a handmade card with a photo … Continue reading "LaLaLand Day 2 – Infamous LA traffic and highway madness" ...
Posted: Mar 08 2018 @ 8:00 AM
I did a short 4D3N excursion to socal for some R&R. Vitamin D certainly does wonders! Last year I bought tickets to Napa for my birthday celebration. Big plans included lounging around a fancy hotel in the vineyard, wine&cheese, and watching sunset from a hot air balloon in Santa Rosa. Unfortunately, many will recall the … Continue reading "LaLaLand Day 1 – A taste of upper middle class Malibu" ...
Posted: Mar 07 2018 @ 8:00 AM
Be an Artist and Raise Kids with Recurring Income ...
Posted: Mar 06 2018 @ 8:00 AM
The Minimalist's Kitchen Gadget that Saves $1000s Per Year ...
Posted: Mar 05 2018 @ 8:00 AM


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