Motivation

I’ve Seen The Future And It Looks So Bright

Part of creating great wealth and happiness is anticipating the future, understanding the future, betting on the future, and adapting to the future. Well I’ve seen the future and it looks so bright. With President Joe Biden in power until 2024 at least, the government will be getting bigger. Taxes will be going up and …

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Financial Samurai August 2020 Review: The Twilight Zone

To help remember the pandemic time period when I’m older, I’ve decided to do a recap of some highlights and lowlights of each month. Here is my Financial Samurai August 2020 review. I’m sure 20 years from now we’re all going to look back with wonder at all that transpired. Overall, I feel like we’re …

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Spoiled Or Clueless? Try Working Minimum Wage Jobs

Are you spoiled or clueless? Are you taking your beautiful life for granted? If you are, then try working minimum wage jobs. Better yet, work a minimum wage service job as an adult. You’ll eradicate your feelings of entitlement if you do! For many, life is on extreme hard mode now with the coronavirus pandemic. …

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2Q2020 Financial Samurai Review: To The Edge And Back!

At last, I finally experienced the longest month of my life: June 2020. I’m so glad the month and the quarter are behind us. But it’s also exhausting to think about what lies ahead in an even longer July as America experiences a second wave of COVID-19 cases. In this 2Q2020 Financial Samurai review, I …

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Never Let A Crisis Go To Waste: Three Things Every Household Should Do Now

The coronavirus pandemic is a crisis. As such, we should never let a crisis go to waste. There’s always something good to be done during difficult times. Before the coronavirus, our family of four had everything planned out. We were going to lead a simple, early-retirement lifestyle in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our three-year-old …

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When People Doubt You, Just Keep On Winning

When people doubt you, just keep on winning. If you keep on winning, people will eventually shut up and leave you alone. As a winner, they might actually start respecting you! But you don’t really care because you don’t care about prestige. After 10 years of grinding away, one of my friends sold his business …

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Create An Abundance Mindset To Grow Your Wealth

An abundance mindset is key to growing your wealth. As soon as you start believing you deserve to be rich, you will experience more opportunities. Too many people adopt a scarcity mindset when it comes to building wealth. It’s such a shame. I’m on a financial journey just like all of you. The only real …

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Career Advice For Those Joining The Startup World: Sleep With One Eye Open

Thinking about joining a startup to get rich? You’re not alone. After so many successful IPOs and media stories about employees and founders getting filthy rich, there is a growing desire to join startups. There’s been a great shift away from traditional careers like big law, medicine, management consulting, and banking towards joining startups. With …

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Freedom Is Way More Valuable Than Money: Quarantine Edition Review

I moved from annual reviews to quarterly reviews this year, but with how quickly April flew by, I just had to write another! April was supposed to be a terrible month based on the downward trajectory we were experiencing in March. It was easy to imagine the S&P 500 heading below 2,000. However, financially, April …

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