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Is there a roadmap to financial freedom?

I glanced the time on my iPad, and knew that I may have to skip lunch if my meeting didn't end soon. In a while, I managed to take a quick dash across the road for a sandwich, before my next meeting started.

Now, as our job offers us with the stability of an income, it also binds us into a never ending rat-race. In western economies (which are now largely failing), there are provisions for welfare. It comes in the form of elderly care, healthcare, housing benefits, etc; but in eastern economies we have effectively none. Most of us are working in an age where retirement is a myth. I often worry about my future 10 years down the line, in terms of financial well-being. At that age, it would be really hard for me to find a job in Singapore.

"There must be a better way to wealth, than just a job".. my mind kept thinking, as I sipped a hot milo during the quick lunch. Such few minutes of thinking-nuggets are the only pockets of time I get with myself now. "There must be a…