See You at The Money Summit & Wealth Expo 2015

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One of the events that I always look forward to attending each year is the Money Summit & Wealth Expo, because there’s no other conference that has helped me more financially than this event. From attending the previous years, I was introduced to the world of forex trading, and global investing. And it was also […]

3 Reasons Why My Finances Changed in Two Years

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How long does it take to change, and turn around your finances? For Abe, it takes just two years, and today he’ll share with you the three reasons why he was able to achieve it. Let’s read his story below. — Two years ago, a friend in church approached me and asked me about saving […]

7 Types of People You Should Avoid If You Want to Become Rich

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There’s a saying, “Show me who your friends are and I’ll tell you who you are.” It’s true that we become the average of the people we spend the most time with. That’s why you have to be careful with whom you become friends with because they can influence your mindset and actions. Below are […]

I Will Be Teaching in Two Learning Events This Week

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This week’s going to be a busy one for me because I will be teaching in two separate learning events, which I hope you can check out and join. ICT 4 BIZ: How To Be a Successful Freelancer Date: June 17, Wednesday Time: 3:00 – 5:00 PM Venue: Sequoia Hotel, 91-93 Mother Ignacia Avenue cor […]

Good News for OFWs: You Can Now Buy Life Insurance Online

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Life insurance is an essential part of a sound financial plan. It provides financial security and peace of mind to those who mean the most to you – your spouse, your children, and dependent parents. However, if you’re working as an OFW, access to life insurance is not easy. Most Filipinos would have to wait […]

How to Avoid Being Broke in Your 20’s

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I remember being broke during my 20’s – and it happened not once, but twice. The first time was really bad because I drowned in credit card debts. The second time however, was a bit different, because I used up all my savings to start a business that eventually failed. Though different in circumstances, there […]

Life Lessons From A Farmer’s Son

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Last year, I had the privilege to attend a 3-day workshop organized by the Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) on Global Entrepreneurship. It was a great experience because apart from the business knowledge I gained, I was also able to network with several successful entrepreneurs. Among those who I met was Sir Dado Banatao, who was […]

Why You Should Plan For Retirement As Early As Possible

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The daughter of a friend recently graduated from college, and just got accepted at her first job. I visited their home over the weekend, and she asked if I have any advice for her, now that she’s working. Without second thoughts, I told her that she should start planning for her retirement. “Retirement? But I’m […]

The Time Value of Money: The Math Behind Interest Rates

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We’ve all heard the phrase “Time is money.” But what do these two things actually have to do with one another? German Nande explains the math behind interest rates, revealing the equation that will allow you to calculate the future value of your money. Applying the formula to investments Most investments have historical performance data, […]

Decoding The Different Types of Mutual Funds and UITFs

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Mutual Funds and Unit Investment Trust Funds are excellent investments primarily because your money gets to be professionally handled by experienced investors. Moreover, it gives you automatic diversification in your portfolio, which helps you manage the risk of losing money. There are a few other advantages that comes with investing in pooled funds, but these […]

Why Investing in the Stock Market Should Be Like Falling in Love

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Investing in the stock market should be like falling in love. And here are five reasons why. You should be willing to take the risk. There is a real chance to lose money in the stock market, and that should be okay. Because like surviving a heartbreak – it will only make you stronger. So […]

12 Signs That You’re Doing Good Financially Even If You Don’t Feel You Are

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Financial freedom is a long journey, and sometimes it can feel as though you’re not making any progress at all towards achieving this goal. It’s normal to feel uncertain about your future, and be doubtful of your financial progress. That’s why it helps to remind yourself once in a while, of how much you’ve actually […]