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How to Become a Millionaire

Some of you may wonder, how exactly can I become a millionaire? One route is to have a fabulous income. Rock stars, movie stars, or famous athletes may have no trouble achieving this status the first time they get their paychecks. Those that fall into this category achieved their success through a …

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Asset allocation

9-11 Portfolio

The week ending 9-11 was somewhat catastrophic as global equities and emerging-markets tumbled by at least 2%. Dow Jones index was down by 394 points, while the S&P 500 fell by 53 points. It was the biggest rout since Britain voted to secede from the European Union. The previous two months have been …

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Retirement

400 Weeks

Coming up with a successful pre-retirement strategy involves detailed planning. For starters, you need to list down some goals. For us, the ultimate financial goal is to retire comfortably by age 60, which is 800 freaking weeks from now! This obviously is NOT a FIRE (Financially Independent, Retire in your …

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About me
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About This Blog

Thanks for stopping by Millionaire Before 50. I hope you enjoy your stay. Some facts about me… I’m a Filipino-American software engineer who moved to the U.S. during the dot-com boom and eventual bust, which caused many layoffs in the tech industry. While the recession did not necessarily leave me in financial …

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