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1st April 2017: A Giant Leap Out of my Comfort Zone

1st April 2017: A Giant Leap Out of my Comfort Zone

I learned. I unlearned. I relearned. I implemented what I have learned. And now I am sharing my learnings. Today marks an achievement. Today I was able to tick off one item from my bucket list, even earlier than my original timeline of Sept 2017. Today I conquered, I emerged victorious. Today, 1st April 2017, while TGFI is mounting the first, the most ambitious and the biggest First Financial Literacy Summit at SMX, I was also taking a giant leap…

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A Call to Step Up

A Call to Step Up

“Our Deepest Fear” is a powerful quote from Marianne Williamson’s book “A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of “A Course in Miracles”. This resonates strongly with me as I embark on bettering myself in all aspects of my life that matters to me. I have been fortunate enough this month to have attended 4 seminars that coincidentally talks about leadership, continuous improvement and striving for excellence: 5 Choices Training – seems more practical to me versus the 7…

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To Click or Not to Click?

To Click or Not to Click?

How would you feel when you receive this kind of email from your credit card company? A few years back, though I was a hard working employee with good to excellent performance, when it comes to handling my finances I was totally clueless. During that time, when I receive this kind of email from a bank I will feel happy and the first thought that comes into my mind is having instant cash (with background sound effects of “caching”).   As…

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Estate Tax = Death Tax: Burden of our Beneficiaries

Estate Tax = Death Tax: Burden of our Beneficiaries

All of us will die. It is just a matter of time. Some will go sooner and some will go later. But at the end of the day, what matters is we have everything planned and covered for the people we will leave behind. It can be in the form of a will, life plan, memorial plan for our wake and burial or cremation. But it is also important to have insurance which can be used by our beneficiaries to…

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