Ep 14: Financial Fortune Cookies

Today’s Debate:

Think about those fortune cookies you crack open at the end of a Chinese dinner as you await that small bit of wisdom inside. We always apply those fortunes to our life, but what if we took those and used them for financial guidance?

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Key Takeaways From This Episode:

Don’t you always enjoy the simple pleasure of breaking open a fortune cookie and finding out what great wisdom awaits you?

We’re going to crack open another episode of the Financial Forum podcast and read six different fortunes. Let’s call them financial fortune cookies. Each of these nuggets of wisdom can be applied to our financial planning to give us the guidance to make proper decisions and wise investments.

Next time you go out for Chinese, don’t be so quick to discard the message inside your fortune cookie. That next big financial lesson could be at our fingertips.

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[0:17] – What we do for lunch around the office and why it relates to our topic.

[1:48] – First fortune: Crisis is opportunity riding on a dangerous wind.

[3:47] – Next fortune: A feather in the hand is better than a bird in the air.  

[5:27] – Next fortune: Accept something that you cannot change and you’ll feel better.

[6:47] – Next fortune: The greatest danger could be your stupidity.

[8:10] – Next fortune: A foolish man listens to his heart.

[9:46] – Next fortune: Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.


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