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Rental condos, brick exterior style in Vancouver and Alberta

Tale of Risk Taking: Career Paths and Real Estate

Three Students Choosing Different Careers and Investments Buddy A: Bought a Vancouver condo for $400,000 even in 2014, with 10% down. Rented it out and…

Conspiracy Theory of Competition

The usual accepted social norm is to party, make a side (or complete) career out of chasing dumb girls thirsting and daydreaming for lonely men…

Tears From Vancouver to Alberta

It has been almost 4.5 years since I threw all my stuff in my car and drove away from Vancouver to Alberta, not looking back.…

“Maybe at the End of your Career”

Once I was taking a walk with a woman (one who went to university for a traditional white-collar career) and I casually showed her an…

Defeatist Attitudes

“Getting a Ferrari is unrealistic though.” “Some peoples’¬†families are just rich.” “They’ve just¬†had connections.” “They were just [academically] smart.” So common are quotes like the…

Stereotype of Asians and Money

“Most jump to the conclusion that if you are Asian and you look like you have money, your family must have money. I’m the odd…

Theory of Making Mistakes

“You often think it’s all over once you fuck up. But then you know now you won’t be doing that ever again.” Risk takers and…

The Achilles’ Heel to Success

Resistance to public scrutiny is often the achilles’ heel to success- from lifestyle choices to financially sound decisions. You can often tell a Asian person’s…

The Downfalls of Real Estate

For the average person with limited cash, financial literacy, and earning power, real estate is often the first investment avenue of choice next to a…

Common Fallacies of Real Estate Investing

Whatever you invest in, do your due diligence and research using multiple sources… or advisors, if you like people. You’d be surprised at the conflicting…