A note on sensational media financial advice!

In a recent episode of Dr. Oz, he had financial experts advising on how to get debt free once and for all.  The segment opened with the question “how much would you have at the end of 30 days if you double a penny each day for those 30 days”.  The expert captivated the audienceContinue reading “A note on sensational media financial advice!”

How’s Your New Year Shaping Up?

It’s almost the end of January and by now your New Year’s resolutions would either be in full swing or long forgotten. It’s a common affliction we all face. We make plans and we have the best intentions, but then things just don’t go as we wish. Sometimes we are fortunate and it’s better thanContinue reading “How’s Your New Year Shaping Up?”

Bring on the holidays with a little What If…

The holiday season is filled with lots of merriment with family and friends. We all eat too much and spend too much over the holidays. It is that time of year where we just enjoy the moment and not worry about the consequences. We all celebrate the holidays differently. Regardless of how you celebrate, whetherContinue reading “Bring on the holidays with a little What If…”

Do you have what it takes to be taken on?

Many people today are worried about being ripped off by their financial advisor, and rightly so. It is common to read articles about charlatan advisors who gave unscrupulous advice or absconded with their client’s money. This is an indisputable fact. This is a growing industry and because the entry requirement is low, pretty much anyoneContinue reading “Do you have what it takes to be taken on?”

The Millennials to the Rescue of the middle class!

Why is it so hard for people to realize that when you help others you are also helping yourself? From a spiritual /quantum physics perspective, we are all one and by extension what I do to others I am in fact doing to myself. If that’s too esoteric, we can look at it in aContinue reading “The Millennials to the Rescue of the middle class!”

We are living in a Material World!

We have come to associate the accumulation of things that money can buy as a symbol of a successful and happy life. Materialism is the belief that everything in the universe is matter and has no spiritual or intellectual existence. Researchers define it as “a value system that is preoccupied with possessions and the socialContinue reading “We are living in a Material World!”

Money can’t buy happiness but it can buy a boat!

The first time I heard Chris Jansons’ song “Buy me a Boat” I was grinning from ear to ear. It’s both funny and true. Money and happiness are the two things we want most. Many of us believe that the more money we have, the happier we would be. The question we have to askContinue reading “Money can’t buy happiness but it can buy a boat!”

What’s the real link between time and money?

We have all heard the phrase, Time is Money. Is it really though? Time is Money means that if one is not using one’s time to make money one is losing money. This statement only makes sense if we worked ALL the time. We don’t, so Time is Money is not a phrase that isContinue reading “What’s the real link between time and money?”

The Future of Money

Technological advancements are moving so rapidly that sometimes it is hard to keep up. Both the hardware and software are continuously changing. There has been a recent advancement that has the potential to radically change the financial world-Bitcoin. Bitcoin is to the financial world what the internet was to the communications industry. Bitcoin is designedContinue reading “The Future of Money”

Schrödinger’s Cat and YOU

If you’re a  fan of The Big Bang Theory, you would have undoubtedly heard about Schrödinger’s Cat from Sheldon Copper.  Schrödinger’s Cat experiment was done in 1935 to show that the theory of quantum mechanics which postulates that the only way to know where a particle is to observe it, can lead to illogical conclusions. ToContinue reading “Schrödinger’s Cat and YOU”