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…

8 Feng Shui Tips to Improve Your Home and Life

Our home is a reflection of our inner subconsciousness and aspirations. The home is viewed as a single functional unit where all rooms of the house work together in Feng Shui.  Much like our physical bodies which have separate parts, the rooms in our homes are like the organs in our body, inter-connected and interdependent but working together.   Feng shui is the art of establishing harmony in our home by promoting a better flow of chi. We can think of chi as similar to the flow of blood in our…

Wallace D. Wattles: The Science of Getting Rich (Annotated Summary)

Wallace D. Wattles wrote “The Science of Getting Rich” in the early 1900’s, almost one century plus two decades has passed since then and the book has found its resurgence into our present time as people rediscovers his teachings. Wallace had made swift declarations in his book that this is the ONLY book one needs to get rich. He even goes into saying that one should not read other books but simply focus their energy on the ‘energy work‘ that this book requires. In many ways, Wallace is true to his…

8 Tips to Become a Smart Spender

We work hard to earn our money so we definitely deserve to spend it whichever way we want right?   Perhaps, but we should think ahead and learn to become smart spenders of our money.  We learn how to be a smart spenders in order to keep more of the money we earn. When we become smart spenders we are able to keep more of what we earn so we can save for rainy days, invest in stocks, or have enough to pay our expenses such us our mortgage.

8 Lessons from the Richest Man in Babylon (On Wealth Building)

In 1926, George Samuel Clason published a series of pamphlets written in parables that was set in the ancient city of Babylon.  The book became known as The Richest Man in Babylon and has become a classic in financial literature.  I first encountered this little book when I graduated college and was blown away by the simplicity of the story and by the tried-and-true lessons it presented for accumulating wealth.