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Apology and Forgiveness

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“What if I’m not survived?” This thought constantly lingered on my mind when I did a self-isolation at home. I got positive for COVID-19 in early July—when the second wave hit Indonesia horribly. It was such a roller coaster condition, emotionally. My parents had it first but thanks to completed doses of vaccine, we only had mild symptoms. My mind was wandering to every corner of possibility, including the thought of me not being survived and left me with no chance to apologize to people whom I did wrong in the past. I knew I will be fine and recover soon but I couldn’t lie that I’m afraid at that time. What if I suddenly have hard breathing then die? I realize the psychological aspect is an important coping mechanism to prepare when a person gets the virus. It was draining. One of the people I feel guilty about is my ex from college. And I know the universe has set up something when I suddenly met him a week ago. It’s been a very long time. 8 years ago! We parted not in a good w

Tiga Digit

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“Kalo dia mah (investasinya) udah tiga digit.” ucap Kinan pada teman kami pada suatu hari empat tahun lalu. Saat itu gua nge- freeze sambil mikir dalam hati, Wait, wait, wait… tiga digit maksudnya SERATUS JUTA? Hah, tabungannya udah sebanyak itu? Kok bisa? Ke mana aja gua??? Inilah kalimat yang jadi titik balik di hidup gua untuk mulai bebenah keuangan. Ya, empat tahun lalu, gua akui gua belum melek finansial. Saat itu gua sedang bekerja di pelosok, sedangkan teman yang udah punya aset tiga digit ini bekerja di ibukota. Sempet mikir, apa karena kerja di Jakarta ya, gajinya pasti lebih tinggi. Tapi, ternyata bukan itu. Pengetahuan dan kemampuan mengelola keuangan adalah hal mutlak. Gaji besar bisa saja habis dalam sekejap kalo gak dibarengi sama ilmu yang mumpuni. 2015, jaman YOLO tapi literasi keuangan ZERO Oke, jadi gua mau berbagi cerita perjalanan membenahi keuangan, sekaligus update perkembangan investasi yang pernah gua ceritain di sini: 3 Investasi untuk Anak Muda . Disclaime