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KC Lau - Malaysia’s Personal Finance Pioneer

June 3, 2021

KC Lau - Malaysia's Personal Finance Pioneer 

KC Lau is one of the earliest bloggers in the personal finance space, offering valuable tips and advice to promote financial literacy since the mid-90s. 

Listen to his journey and life principles here 

#personalfinance #financialliteracy #FIRE

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CONTENTS 

01:20 - The Early Years 
02:47 - No Money For an Overseas Education .. And Music Was a Passion! 
05:47 - Studying Music and Playing Professionally Part Time 
06:58 - No Regrets But Also No Surrender! 
08:11 - The Transition To Personal Finance 
10:39 - Young Enough For a Career Change 
12:00 - A Real Job - Insurance Agent! 
12:58 - The Business Model: 100% Online 
14:28 - KC Lau's Business Metrics 
16:00 - How Many Weekly Webinars? 
17:47 - What Is a Lifestyle Business? 
18:59 - The Work-Life Balance 
20:06  - My Father Was a Lumberjack ..
21:50 - Going to America .. WHY 
23:20 - Expanding in America? 
24:22 - Portland is Beautiful  
26:29 - Going to Taiwan! 
27:46 - Reflections / Lessons From America 
29:24 - Buying Property in America 
30:00 - Is Moving to America a Good Idea? 
31:09 - Initial Impressions - Taiwan 
32:00 - Taiwan Cost of Living? 
33:03 - Staying in Taiwan For Some Months a Year? 
35:40 - KC's Personal Investments 
36:15 - Properties and Businesses (Stocks) 
38:30 - Pros and Cons: Properties vs Stocks  
40:07 - Local or Foreign Stocks? 
40:35 - Stock Selection: How? 
41:51 - When to Start Enjoying Life? 
44:53 - Advice on Retirement 
46:44 - Leave Money for Children? 
48:38 - How to Deal with Uncertainty 

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URL: https://kclau.com/
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IG: https://www.instagram.com/kclaumoney/?hl=en 
LinkedIn: https://my.linkedin.com/in/kclau 

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