The 10 Most Viral Blog Posts of 2014

Updated: December 26, 2018

It’s the end of another year, and that means it’s time for another round-up of the best articles here on Ready To Be Rich.

Below are the ten most viral blog posts for 2014 – the ones that you and thousands of other readers shared on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks.

And because of that, it’s only right to say Thank You for being part of my journey this year, and especially, for paying it forward by sharing these lessons to your friends and loved ones.

So without further ado… here are this year’s best articles:


Number 10:

This Is How You Lose Money in a Savings Account
With more than 1,000 social media shares, we start off this list with a practical look at how inflation affects your money and your purchasing power.

Number 9:

If You Want Financial Independence, Here’s What You Do
On number 9 is a blog post that took me several hours to complete because I had to design and create the graphics for the article. It’s about the importance of saving and investing your money.

Number 8:

Rich People vs Poor People: A Powerful Comparison
Our eight placer with more than 1,100 social media shares is a comparison of how rich people think and act differently from poor people as told in the book, Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker.


Number 7:

Seven Financial Mistakes Retired People Say They Regret After Retirement
Making it on number 7 is a guest post about the things that you need to do and prepare for before you retire. Many thanks to Cristina Beltran for contributing such a wonderful article.

Number 6:

Seven Great Investment Options for the Young Professional
With over 1,300 social media shares, this article enumerates seven must-have investments for young professionals. And if you read the list, you’ll see that it’s all about leveraging one of your greatest assets – time.

Number 5:

Ten Painful Reasons Why You’re Not Making Enough Money
At number five is about the value of self-esteem, constant learning and taking action to fulfill your dreams. It’s a list that a lot of people were able to relate to.


Number 4:

The Story of Mr. Real Estate and Mr. Stock Market
In fourth place with more than 6,800 social media shares is a comparison between stock market and real estate investing. Which one is better? Read the article and find out the answer.

Number 3:

Why Pinoys Spend So Much To Get The Starbucks Planner That They’ll Never Use Anyway
On third place, with more than 24,300 social media shares is also the blog post that had the most comments this year. I think I hit a raw nerve with this post, which got a lot of people talking.

Number 2:

Twenty Financial Mistakes That 30-Year-Olds Regret The Most
Coming in strong at second place with more than 26,100 social media shares is the blog post that took me less than 15 minutes to compose – thanks to my friends who bravely contributed their thoughts.


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And the top blog post for 2014, coming in with more than 28,500 social media shares (and still going) is an article that practically shows the importance of investing early.

Number 1:

The Story of Mr. Invest Now, Mr. Catch Up and Mr. Wait Longer
And that rounds up this year’s list of the ten best blog posts. Again, thank you for making 2014 a great year for Ready To be Rich.

I’ve been doing a lot of content planning in the past days and I’m truly excited to bring you more learning and stories for 2015.

Looking forward to another great year with you soon!

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  1. Dear Mr. Villafuerte,

    I already copied and pasted the above top 10 blogs for my personal reading file, but after finishing and doing quick browsing, I really think this would be an ideal gift for some people I know, I would like to ask your permission to use this compilation.
    Please advise.

    Thank you and more power!!!

    Best regards,

    Boyette Hernandez

  2. Hi Fitz,

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts to many of us. May you continue to inspire and affects the lives of others through your stories/articles.

    -jim1013 / Laoag City

  3. Hi Boyette. Yes you may, but please put credits to the compilation and indicate that I am the author and owner of the copyright of those articles. Thanks.

  4. Dear Mr. Villafuerte,

    Thank you,I will certainly note that you are the owner of the copyright of the articles, Happy New Year…

  5. Sir Fitz,

    Indeed your blog is one of the most influential and life-changing things that happened to me this 2014. Thanks that I discovered it through Google. I just love the way you write. It inspires me to do my best both in writing and in my finances. Thank you for being an inspiration/mentor/guide.

    Happy New Year!

  6. Hi Sir Fitz,

    You have inspired me in many ways in my journey towards increasing my knowledge in financial literacy. In the same way, I’m also sharing this blog to my to my love ones friends and colleagues to kick start their journey towards financial freedom

    Thank you so much sir Fitz and happy new year!!!

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