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Save Money When Traveling Abroad With Skyroam Hotspot

Published: February 20, 2017 | In Focus, Money Saving Tips | 2 Comments

I spent the first two weeks of February outside the country. I went to Singapore, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Interestingly, I believe it’s my first time to visit at least three countries in one trip. The primary purpose of my travel was to attend the IMG Convention in Singapore. But since I’m already going out and […]

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Business Tips from a Feng Shui Expert

Published: January 28, 2017 | Business, In Focus | No Comments

Practitioners of feng shui believe in the importance of balance between man and nature. When you achieve this in your life, then luck will be on your side and success will come easy. That’s why it’s not a surprise that many use the principles of feng shui in business to increase their luck and success. […]

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Are You Richer Than the Average Filipino?

Published: January 16, 2017 | In Focus, Personal Finance | 2 Comments

According to Credit Suisse’s Global Wealth Databook 2016, a Filipino adult has an average net worth of $9,878 in 2016. Using 1 USD = PHP 50 as exchange rate, that converts to a net worth of P493,900. This means that if you own a car or a real estate property, then you’re most probably richer […]

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3 Things No One Will Tell You About Trading in the Financial Markets

Published: January 14, 2017 | Guest Posts, In Focus | No Comments

Trading stocks, commodities, forex, options, or ETFS is one of the dependable ways to build wealth outside of a 9 to 5 job. However, trading is not likely to transform you into an overnight millionaire; yet, many people begin their trading journeys with unrealistic expectations. Successful traders tend to highlight the glamour points of trading […]

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Is Now the Right Time to Make Financial Changes?

Updated: January 12, 2017 | Guest Posts, In Focus | No Comments

We are about to bid farewell to 2016, and usher in a brand-new year. The year to date has been peppered with challenges and opportunities. Commodities markets endured a beating in Q1 and Q2 of 2016, with the oil price plunging to a multi-year low at just $26 per barrel in February. Equities markets reeled, […]

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Traffic in Manila and its Costs on Pinoys

Published: November 15, 2016 | Guest Posts, In Focus | No Comments

If the quote “Time is gold” is literally true, then the Philippines is throwing away hundreds of gold bars every day. Traffic in Manila and a lot of other places in the country has been a scourge to the millions of commuters for decades, and it has gotten significantly worse lately. The big-picture problem of […]

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Money Insights and Advice: Introducing My Video Blogging Project

Updated: November 12, 2016 | Announcements, In Focus | 2 Comments

I’ve always been interested in doing a video blog. However, I never really got around to making one until recently. The video blogging project is entitled, “Money Insights and Advice” and I’m doing it with fellow Registered Financial Planner, Rienzie Biolena. As you will watch below, it’s not really a serious personal finance show. Rienzie […]

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Save Money on Printing Costs with Brother International Philippines’ Toner Management Program (TMP)

Published: November 9, 2016 | Business, In Focus | No Comments

Does your business have a print policy? Do you monitor how much your printing costs are? If not, then your company could be losing money. However, you’re not alone. According to a Gartner Group research, 90% of companies are unaware of how much exactly they are spending on printing costs. In fact, print is typically […]

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How To Drive an Uber and Make Money

Updated: December 27, 2016 | In Focus, Income Opps | 10 Comments

For a couple of years now, Uber drivers have been providing Pinoys an alternative way to commute. I’ve been an Uber rider since it came to the Philippines and I’m still a frequent rider until today. But Uber has also given Pinoys a new way to make money as one can apply and become an […]

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Top 10 Benefits You’ll Enjoy as a Member of IMG

Published: September 15, 2016 | In Focus | 6 Comments

I became a member of IMG or the International Marketing Group four years ago. Occasionally, I write about my experience with them here. Most of the stories I shared were about the financial lessons I learned in attending the IMG Wealth Academy. But today, I’d like to give you a quick rundown of the top […]

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