Archive for the 'Reader Mail' Category

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

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. […]

Reader Mail #27: Stock Investing and Trading Questions Answered

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Lessons Learned by an OFW’s Wife

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, […]

Reader Mail #24: Quick Q&A About Investing

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 […]

Reader Mail #23: No Nonsense Answers To Investing Questions

Welcome to another edition of Reader Mail, the special article series on this blog where I answer questions from readers. For today, I’ll be tackling several questions about investments, most of which have been sent to me multiple times by different people over the past few weeks. Honestly, I’ve been flooded by such inquiries lately, […]

Reader Mail #22: OFW Personal Finance and Investing Questions

Last week, I conducted a personal finance webinar with mostly OFW’s as my audience. The whole talk, including the question and answer portion, lasted for about an hour and a half. If you wish to watch the recording, you can view it HERE, you just have to register your name and email address. On a […]

Reader Mail #21: FAQ About The Forex Orientation Seminar

Forex or currency trading is not very popular in the country. In fact, there are only a handful of companies that offer forex seminars to Filipinos. Sadly, some of them try to mislead people that forex trading is easy, and anyone who knows how to use a computer can make money from it. I’ve attended […]

Reader Mail #20: Personal, Housing and Business Loans in the Philippines

I usually receive around three text messages every week from numbers I don’t know – all offering personal loans from different commercial banks. Sometimes, their offers are very tempting… terms such as “no collateral”, “instant approval” and many others would really make you consider applying. I myself have wondered at times how I could leverage […]