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7 Important Life Lessons That Improved How I Live

Published: February 22, 2018 | Mindsetting | No Comments

I was recently invited to share about my work as a Registered Financial Planner at a university career orientation seminar. As I also was, when I was about to graduate college years ago, the idea of “facing the real world” daunted most of the students that day. One of them bravely asked me for important […]

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5 Powerful Reasons Why You Should Have a Financial Plan

Published: February 20, 2018 | Personal Finance | No Comments

Most people think that a financial plan is only for those who already have a lot of money. That’s not true. I believe that you actually need to have a financial plan if you want to have a lot of money. Because your wealth can only grow if you manage it properly. I’m sure you’ve […]

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FREE Workshop: 5 Ways To Grow Your Freelancing Money

Published: February 12, 2018 | Freelancing, News and Events | No Comments

Working as an online freelancer is challenging at the beginning, especially if you came from the corporate world. There’s a period of adjustment in terms of lifestyle and schedule. However, as time goes by, you’ll eventually become comfortable with working at home and dealing with different types of clients. And this is when you’ll crave […]

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Major Types of Mutual Funds in the Philippines

Published: February 7, 2018 | Investing | 1 Comment

When you invest in mutual funds, it’s not as simple as opening a time deposit account. But not as complicated as putting money in the stock market. A time deposit is pretty much straightforward. Just tell your bank for how long you’d like the money to be kept, and you’re all set to earn from […]

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Buying Jewelry for Investment and Source of Emergency Fund

Published: January 29, 2018 | Personal Finance | No Comments

Is it a good idea to invest in jewelry? How about using them as a source of your emergency fund? Some people think so. Particularly because the value of gold and precious gems can appreciate through the years. So it follows that it is a good investment, right? Well, that’s not necessarily true. Jewelry as […]

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Most Common Financial Mistakes People Make Through Life

Published: January 22, 2018 | Personal Finance | 2 Comments

Many say that experience is the best teacher. And learning from the experience of others is the smarter and painless way to do it. Below are the most common financial mistakes that people make at different stages in life. A lot of them are sentiments from people I’ve met, while a few are of my […]

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How to Transition from Being a Freelancer to a Solopreneur

Updated: January 16, 2018 | Business, Freelancing | 2 Comments

My journey from being an employee towards being an entrepreneur started when I decided to pursue freelancing. While working in my corporate job, I did freelancing work as a software developer. And when my freelancing income surpassed my employee salary, that’s when I decided to quit my job. My goal back then was really to […]

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Good Business Ideas for 2018: Innovate with Trends and Technology

Updated: January 16, 2018 | Business | 1 Comment

One of the biggest challenges of starting a business is coming up with a profitable idea. Most people would first look at what’s currently popular, and then innovate their own version of the business. A lot of people, especially OFWs, choose franchising. They invest on the turn-key process, which business franchises offer to save time […]

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Top 10 Most Read Blog Posts of 2017

Updated: January 16, 2018 | Announcements | No Comments

As we bid another year goodbye, let us look back at the blog posts that you loved this year. Based purely on page views, here are your top 10 most visited articles for 2017. Number 10 Kicking off our countdown is about the importance of investing on knowledge. While many are putting their money on […]

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From P19,600 to P111,000 in Just 7 Days, And Not From Bitcoin

Updated: January 16, 2018 | Personal Finance | 12 Comments

While most people are focused on Bitcoin, there’s a few who are making more money in the stock market. And today, I’m going to tell you a true story that just happened this week. Last month, I shared my thoughts on Bitcoin, and why I don’t invest in it. I wrote: “I am not putting […]

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