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My Seminars and Workshops in August

Posted July 14, 2014 under Announcements, News and Events | 3 Comments

In the Chinese culture, August is believed to be the “Ghost Month”. Traditionally, the Chinese believe that this is the time when the deceased visit the living. Financially, this is a period when the stock market usually goes down and thus, it is a bad time to invest. Personally, I don’t believe in the ghost […]

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Giving Away Free Tickets to the Money Summit & Wealth Expo 2014

Posted June 25, 2014 under Announcements, News and Events | No Comments

Money Summit & Wealth Expo is the number one conference and expo on investing and trading in the Philippines. The pioneer in investment conferences in the Philippines, it has attracted over 7,000 investors, traders, and entrepreneurs from across the Philippines over the years. Now on its 7th run, the Money Summit & Wealth Expo will […]

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Announcing My First Book: The Ready To Be Rich Guide To Investing

Posted June 12, 2014 under Announcements, Investing, News and Events | 28 Comments

Finally, after years of putting this project on hold, I am proud to announce that my very first book is now finished. It’s entitled, The Ready To Be Rich Guide To Investing. The Ready To Be Rich Guide To Investing is a book written specifically to help you learn how to invest effectively and achieve […]

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The Financial State of Filipinos: Q1 2014 Survey

Posted May 31, 2014 under News and Events, Personal Finance | No Comments

What’s the financial state of Filipinos for the first quarter of this year? According to a survey commissioned by Sun Life Philippines, and conducted by the Social Weather Station (SWS) – 9 out of 10 Filipinos had been short of cash for the past 12 months. The study involved 1,200 respondents sampled from the A […]

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Stocks vs Forex, Which One Should You Trade?

Posted May 26, 2014 under News and Events | 5 Comments

When it comes to trading, the stock market is the default place where Filipinos go to. But in the past few years, more and more Pinoys are discovering the fast-paced world of forex trading. I, myself, used to be a stock market trader, but moved towards forex trading a little over three years ago, because […]

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Learn How To Blog and Make Money From It

Posted May 10, 2014 under Announcements, News and Events | 5 Comments

Last December 2013, I posted a story on my Facebook account: At the Finance Department of a multinational company: Me: “Good afternoon. Kukuha po miss ng cheke.” Miss: “Ano pong name ng company?” Me: “Sa akin po naka-pangalan.” I hand her my I.D. and she starts looking through her files. When she found my 6-digit […]

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I’m One of the Speakers for the Create Freedom Online Workshop

Posted May 6, 2014 under Announcements, News and Events, Personal Finance | 2 Comments

On May 17, Saturday, I will be one of the speakers for the Create Freedom Online Workshop that’s happening at Co.Lab xchange in Pasig. If you’re not doing anything that day, and would like to learn how to design a freedom lifestyle (or know what a freedom lifestyle actually is), then do sign-up and attend […]

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

Posted April 20, 2014 under Investing, News and Events | 98 Comments

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, […]

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

Posted April 10, 2014 under News and Events | 3 Comments

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 […]

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Activate Your BDO Rewards Card Online and Get 100 Bonus Points

Posted March 18, 2014 under News and Events | 4 Comments

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 […]

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See You At The E-Commerce Entrepreneurs Summit on Saturday

Posted February 12, 2014 under News and Events | 2 Comments

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 […]

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

Posted February 3, 2014 under Announcements, News and Events | 1 Comment

“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 […]

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