Episode 21: The Price of Wanting Quick Solutions

Christopher Tan

We are living in a world where patience is no longer a virtue. We like quick fixes and fast results. But speed comes at a price which we may not be aware of.

In this episode, I reflect on how foolish my decision would have been if I followed the “popular and easy” approach that many embraced after the 2008 market crash.

Important note: In the long run, our economic systems that support businesses remain stable and rational. If you do not believe in it, there is no point investing at all.

View the full list of podcast episodes published here.

The host, Christopher Tan, is Chief Executive Officer of Providend, Singapore’s first fee-only wealth advisory firm and author of the book “Money Wisdom: Simple Truths for Financial Wellness”.

Learn more about the book here.

Music courtesy of ItsWatR.

For more related resources, check out:
1. In Crisis, Do the Right Thing
2. In a World That Values Speed, Slow Down
3. Conversation with Our Client, Richard Hong

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