8 Ways to Practice the Art of Stealth Wealth

Our current society revels on excess and ostentatious boastfulness. Social media networks such as Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram is a platform for everyone to show off what they own and what luxury experiences they are having at the moment. On TV and in movies, we are bombarded with the display of wealth and luxury goods, flashy cars and big McMansions on display. In reality, the person who displays their wealth is often not what they seem. In the book “The Millionaire Next Door,” Thomas J. Stanley and his team studied…

8 Important Questions To Ask Yourself to Become a Master of Your Money

    Asking these 8 important questions will shed light on whether we are masters of our money or we have a lot to learn (or fix) in our personal finance. These questions focus our attention on our current financial state and help us figure out a plan to help become masters of our money. These questions focus our thinking about money and personal finance. By continually asking ourselves these questions, it is my hope that we can accomplish our financial goals. I hope you become masters of your own…

Spiritual Reflections on “The Four Noble Truths” by Gautama Buddha

There were many ascended masters that have come and gone. There was Jesus of Nazareth, Lao Tzu, Saint Germaine, and countless other prophets and truth-sayers. One of these ascended masters was Gautama Buddha. Though many of the ascended master have not written their teachings, preferring instead to voice their teachings to their disciples. And no medium of recording (audio or video) existed then, therefore many of their teachings, written and re-translated, could have become detached or veered from the true essence of their master’s intention. The Four Noble Truths is…

8 Tips To Becoming Smart About Money (and Personal Finance)

Schools mold us to become model employees. Sooner do we start our careers as working professionals do we realize we have no clue how to manage our hard-earned money. Personal finance was never taught in schools. And perhaps our parents were never great role models for good money management. The task of learning about personal finance is left up to us.     This is a guide to nudge those who are willing to learn. It is a kick-starter to a journey of self-learning to how to manage money. Did you…

The Power of Slowing Down (A Mindfulness Practice)

New York City is a metropolis filled with tall skyscrapers, home to wealthy elites, major finance corporations, and technology startups. One word describes this city: “fast.” Every day there is a sense of rush in the air. The energy moves quickly. This same energy can be felt in most major large cities similar to New York. On the other end of the spectrum, I can compare growing up in a quaint farm of my childhood. On the outskirts of the Pacific Ocean in Southeast Asia, I lived in a village…