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Reader Mail #34: Investing in UITF vs VUL

Posted December 9, 2016 under Investing, Personal Finance, Reader Mail | 2 Comments

Today, I’m sharing with you an email that I recently received. The sender is asking which is the better investment, UITF or VUL. Several people have also been asking me similar questions, that’s why I decided to answer it here today for everyone. But first, let’s read the letter of Mrs. M below: Hi Fitz. […]

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Reader Mail #33: How Much Can I Earn From the Stock Market?

Posted June 14, 2016 under Investing, Reader Mail | 2 Comments

According to a recent study done by the Shareholders’ Association of the Philippines, less than 1% of Filipinos are invested in the stock market. The reasons vary but the primary cause would be the lack of general knowledge on how the stock market actually works. After all, this is not something being taught in our […]

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Reader Mail #32: Fast Talk Answers to UITF Questions

Posted April 29, 2016 under Investing, Reader Mail | 4 Comments

Unit Investment Trust Funds have been gaining popularity as an investment among Filipinos in the past few years. The primary reason being its convenience as they’re available in most commercial banks. But more importantly, it’s because more and more Filipinos are realizing that while it has greater risk than time deposit accounts, the upside potential […]

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Reader Mail #31: Comparing Different Types of Investments

Posted November 28, 2015 under Reader Mail | 5 Comments

Which is a better investment, stocks or equity funds? Gold or real estate? Forex or mutual funds? If you’re new to investing, then I’m sure you have similar questions in mind. Given the various options out there, it can become overwhelming and confusing. But always remember that the goal is to actually invest, so don’t […]

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Reader Mail #30: Finding Profit From Your Passion

Posted October 31, 2014 under Reader Mail | 6 Comments

“Follow your passion” is advise you’ll often hear from entrepreneurs. Unfortunately, doing so is easier said than done. And most of those who try to follow their passion, will find themselves on a dead end and lost on where to actually go. Such is the case of Mr. D, who is featured in today’s Reader […]

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Reader Mail #29: Financial Freedom is Hard To Achieve

Posted September 30, 2014 under Reader Mail | 10 Comments

It’s been more than 3 months now since I began selling my book, The Ready To Be Rich Guide To Investing, and I’m thankful to all those who wrote me to say that they found it very helpful. Recently, I got an email from someone who told me his thoughts and realizations after reading it, […]

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Reader Mail #28: Questions and Comments About The Story of Mr. Invest Now and His Friends

Posted February 28, 2014 under Investing, Reader Mail | 6 Comments

First of all, I’d like to thank everyone for all the great feedback on my previous post, The Story of Mr. Invest Now, Mr. Catch Up and Mr. Wait Longer. Along with the positive reactions to the story, also came a lot of questions and comments. The most common ones, I will now answer below. […]

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Reader Mail #27: Stock Investing and Trading Questions Answered

Posted December 14, 2013 under Reader Mail | 5 Comments

Let’s do a round of Reader Mail today because I’m sure many of you have these questions in your mind. We’ll focus on stock investing and trading inquiries, which I’ve received over the past few weeks. Actually, a good number of them came this week, as the Philippine stock market continues to be dominated by […]

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Reader Mail #26: When To Sell Your Stocks and Other Stock Market Questions

Posted November 15, 2013 under Investing, Reader Mail | 1 Comment

Because of my recent posts about the stock market, especially after the last one on Compound Annual Growth Rate, a good number of readers started asking me questions about stock market investing. Below, I’m sharing with you the answers I gave to the most common questions they sent. For clarity and brevity, I’ve formatted this […]

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Reader Mail #25: How To Sell Products Online As A Sideline Business

Posted August 19, 2013 under Business, Freelancing, Reader Mail | 5 Comments

It’s time for another Reader Mail and for today, I’m answering a question sent to me recently on how to put up a sideline business selling clothes. The sender wants to particularly learn how to create an online store. Building an eCommerce site can be quite challenging, but I’ve offered below a simple workplan to […]

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Lessons Learned by an OFW’s Wife

Posted June 29, 2013 under Reader Mail | 12 Comments

I’m sharing with you today an email which I received from one of our readers, which we shall call Mrs. A. She is 29 years old and wife to a husband working somewhere in the South Pacific since 2011. Below, she shares her story. How her life changed when her husband went abroad for work, […]

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Reader Mail #24: Quick Q&A About Investing

Posted June 4, 2013 under Investing, Reader Mail | 16 Comments

Welcome to the 24th edition of Reader Mail, the section of this blog where I answer questions from my readers about money matters. Today, we’ll focus solely on investing and I hope you find my answers helpful. As always, please note that I am not a professional financial adviser and my responses are solely based […]

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