Money

This World have Not Change as much in Five Thousand Years

The Richest Man in Babylon

In 1926, George Samuel Clason, a Missourian published the first series of pamphlets on thrift and financial success using the parables set in ancient Babylon. It became popular during the Great Depression to millions of people and the most famous was the “The Richest Man in Babylon”.

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Don’t be a Tightwad. Let Go and Enjoy Life.

Life is like a Cruise|Stories to Live By

There’s a story of a woman who wanted to go on a luxury cruise. She pinched pennies and saved for years, foregoing many small pleasures in order to put away cash for her dream cruise.

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Some Guys Have All the Luck to Live in Paradise

Some Guys Have All the Luck

Meet Pete and Virginia.  At about 8am on a lovely spring day, they would set up the beach umbrellas and chairs.  Pete would carry the mattresses and lay them over on the beach chairs, while Virginia brings the umbrellas to every pair of beach chairs. Then, Pete stands the umbrella in between the beach chairs.

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How I found the courage to pursue my dreams

swim out to your goals

More often than not, we get the inspiration to pursue our dreams from the most unexpected places. We are all endowed with different sets of natural skills and abilities which; sometimes without our knowing so, are closely linked with our passions/dreams.

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The Truth about Money for Young People and their Parents

Wealth Building for Young People

It dawned on me that I was not educated very well on how to deal with money when I was young.  I can’t remember from elementary to high school that I was taught about money. In college I was a computer science major and I took some basic accounting where I learned about credit and debit. That's about it.

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Making Money Early Lessons in Life

Personal Finance, Wealth Building, Teens, Young People, Making Money

Growing up my dad always told me, "For whatever you do, the end must justify the means."  I believe he was the most honest and hardworking government lawyer/prosecutor in the city where we live in the Philippines.  He dreamed of traveling to Rome but never ever taken an airplane flight in his entire life.

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Saving Money Wisdom from the Ant and Grasshopper Story

Personal Finance, Wealth Building, Teens, Young People, Saving Money

On one beautiful sunny day the Grasshopper was singing and dancing when an Ant passed by carrying food to his nest.

Grasshopper said, “Come play, dance and sing with me.”
Ant said, “No, I’m saving food for the rainy season.  Why don’t you help me?”

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People don’t poop money. Budget to spend it wisely!

Stories To Live By | Thomas Jefferson Budget

The basic rule of budgeting came from Thomas Jefferson that never spend your money before you have it. When America was young he may have thought that the concept is simple but in today’s day and age when instant gratification is the norm in the society, he would have said “AH...

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Giving Money

kids helping kids

Several years ago my old parish needed renovation – the seats were beat-up, the floor carpet was dirty and shredding, and the walls were like century old.

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So You Want To Become A Millionaire?

Time is in your side. Invest in knowledge. Invest in your future.

Investment for young people would be difficult to understand.  At a young age I don’t expect you to trade stocks, buy mutual funds or bonds, and own rental properties.

So You Want To Become A Millionaire?  It’s not a secret, and it should to be simple. Two things:

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Go and Spend Wisely

Go and Spend Wisely

You will achieve the best in life when you apply the lessons you learn in the stories About Money, Making Money, Saving Money,

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Employees Love Your Work

The only way to do great work is to love what you|Steve Jobs

 “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” -Steve Jobs

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Rest and Recover not Rest and Peace

429 million vacation days went unused

When I came back from a vacation, there was a postcard on my desk about my employer campaign to take vacation before the end of the year. I told myself, “This is nice, and I can take another one.” Unfortunately, I already exhausted my 4 weeks’ vacation, and 1 week personal leave.  I was about to toss away the card but the red highlight that 429 million vacation days went unused caught my attention.  At lunch break, I googled “Unused Vacation” – top 3 results were:

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