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I’m Giving Away Tickets to Randell Tiongson’s ICON 2014

Yes, I’m giving away tickets to Randell Tiongson’s ICON 2014, so read on to find out how. But first, what is this event about? Now on its second year, this conference is an opportunity for you to transform from being a spender to saver to investor. My good friend and financial planning mentor, Randell Tiongson, […]

Money Smart Kids Workshop: Help Your Kids Learn How To Be Financially Smart

What do kids learn about money in school? In my case, I remember learning two things. First, that it’s good to save money. And second, that money is the root of all evil. If you think about it, these are conflicting lessons. Why would I save money, if my teacher says it’s the reason why […]

Activate Your BDO Rewards Card Online and Get 100 Bonus Points

A friend decided to be a BDO Rewards member so he can have his own BDO Rewards Card after he read my previous post on how I am able to use my points to shop in SM and other retail partners. So when I learned that he finally got his BDO Rewards Card, I immediately […]

See You At The E-Commerce Entrepreneurs Summit on Saturday

Happening this Saturday, February 15, is the E-Commerce Entrepreneurs Summit. This is a 1-day educational event where e-commerce practitioners will share their insights and strategies on how they use e-commerce to make and grow businesses. If you’re not familiar what e-commerce is, it’s short for “electronic commerce” and simply refers to online businesses. And I’m […]

Learn Basic Finance With Your Child, Join the Money Smart Kids Workshop

“Mommy, can you buy me that dress?” a friend’s daughter said inside the mall. “Not now, sweetie. We don’t have money right now to buy that dress,” my friend answered. “But mommy, you have that plastic card in your wallet,” her 8-year old replied. “That’s what you always use to buy things.” For a few […]

Fundamental Analysis For Stock Traders Just Got Easier with the PSE Edge Portal

Doing fundamental analysis is an important part of stock trading and investing. And for those who regularly buys and sells shares in the local market, the PSE or Philippine Stock Exchange has launched a new online disclosure and reporting system that traders and investors will surely find helpful. The PSE Edge Portal, located at […]

Learn How To Be A Blog and Social Media Entrepreneur in 14 Weeks

Go to Facebook and you’ll probably see someone who’s promoting a way how to make money online. Click the link and you’ll discover it’s actually an invitation to join a network marketing company, to be an affiliate for a direct selling business, or get a work-from-home job as a virtual assistant or article writer. There’s […]

Invest in Knowledge For 2014, Attend The Family Finances Workshop on January 11

How do you start 2014 the right way? By investing on knowledge. And this January 11th, you can do exactly that by attending the Family Finances Workshop. What is the Family Finances Workshop? It’s a one-of-a-kind seminar that will teach you how to create a financial plan for your family. This whole day event will […]

I Checked Into Rehab and Gave The Gift of a Second Chance

Last week, I flew to Legazpi City in Albay and checked into the Malinao Treatment and Rehabilitation Center (MTRC) MTRC is a government facility run by the Philippine Department of Health, which treats and rehabilitates drug dependents and their families. The center primarily uses the Therapeutic Community Model to treat patients, which is a holistic […]

Working on a New Project: Blog Academy Philippines

Last year, I was interviewed by Jon Oraña of Eskapology on the topic of “How Pinoy Bloggers Build Business And Make Money“. The 45-minute podcast that we did talked a lot about blogging, and how it has helped me pursue my advocacy of financial literacy. I also shared my story on how I was able […]