I came to America as an 8-year old refugee from the Vietnam War, along with my five brothers, my parents, and my grandmother. My parents were broken in spirit, but still retained enough pride to refuse food stamps and welfare assistance from our new homeland. They reminded us often that we have the … [Read more...] about Asian Philosophy and Retirement Planning
Maureen and I were big fans of the hit TV show “Downton Abbey”. Now the series has recently hit the big screen with a featured film. This British drama series follows the lives of the Crawley family and its servants in the family's Edwardian country house. The series begins with the 1912 sinking … [Read more...] about Downton Abbey – What is your part to play?
This week’s post is a book review. The book is called “Factfulness - 10 reasons We are Wrong about the World - and Why Things are Better Than You Think”. The book was written by Hans Rosling and completed by his son and daughter-n-law upon Hans’s death in 2017. The book deals with quite a bit … [Read more...] about Factfulness – 10 Reasons We are Wrong about the World
The recent failed Initial Public Offering (IPO) of the office sharing space company WeCo. gives great insight into how the capital markets decide on the “fair” price for company shares. This post will highlight how this process works, as it is a mystery to most on how the price of any company is … [Read more...] about WeWork Pricing Insights
Have you ever thought about writing your life story? And if so, how would you write it? Would you start at the beginning, where you didn’t have a say in how things were done? Where much of your story involves luck in having the right people around you making the decisions? Would you … [Read more...] about Sharing Your Life Story
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher. What is the benefit for taking the time to envision and plan for the future you desire? That is what each prospect consciously or subconsciously thinks about before … [Read more...] about Securing Your Dignity in Retirement