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How to Make Experience Your Best Teacher (Episode 19)

Published: May 15, 2020 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting, Personal Finance, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 19 Summary of Episode 19: Learning from my own experience. (1:09) Learning from the experience of others. (3:17) Watch a FREE online financial coaching video: Visit imgwealthacademy.com Learning from the experience of others is not just about avoiding their mistakes. Beyond the obvious, we can also apply empathy and learn beyond what […]

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If Following a Budget is Hard, Then Do This Instead (Episode 18)

Published: May 8, 2020 | Mindsetting, Personal Finance, Podcast | 4 Comments

Listen to Episode 18 Summary of Episode 18: Referenced Article: Why Diets Don’t Work For most people, the word budget brings out the negative emotion that they need to control their expenses. (2:20) There are people who feel negatively about budgeting, whether consciously or subconsciously, because for them, the word budget means depriving yourself of […]

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Withdrawing Huge Cash is a Risky Move During These Quarantined Times

Published: May 1, 2020 | In Focus, Personal Finance | 2 Comments

I’m currently working with BDO for their #BANKyanihan campaign. I was interviewed for an article that was recently published, which I’m reposting below. With the government’s decision to extend the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon until May 15, the National Economic Development Authority warns of a continuing economic slowdown which is likely to cause […]

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How to #COVID19-proof Your Finances

Updated: May 1, 2020 | In Focus, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

I’m currently working with BDO for their #BANKyanihan campaign. I was interviewed for an article that was recently published, which I’m reposting below. As the enhanced community quarantine is scheduled to end on May 15, it is expected that there will be a limited return to normal activities. It means some people will be going […]

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Band-Aids Don’t Fix Bullet Holes (Episode 15)

Published: April 16, 2020 | Mindsetting, Personal Finance, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 15 Summary of Episode 15: Featured Song: Taylor Swift – Bad Blood ft. Kendrick Lamar For OFWs, if you really want to someday come back home, then you have to think about how you can replace your current income. (2:38) Many OFWs feel guilty about not being able to spend time with […]

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It’s Hard to Hit a Target That You Cannot See (Episode 14)

Published: April 9, 2020 | Investing, Personal Finance, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 14 Summary of Episode 14: As a financial planner, it’s important for me to know your financial goals before I can confidently give you advice on what you should do with your money. (3:17) Mentioned study: The origins of the S.M.A.R.T. Criteria The definition of having S.M.A.R.T.E.R. goals. (5:54) Specific Measurable Attainable […]

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Community Quarantine & Lockdown Money Tips (Episode 11)

Published: March 19, 2020 | Freelancing, Personal Finance, Podcast | 1 Comment

Listen to Episode 11 Summary of Episode 11: For those who are feeling anxious because of the recent events, you can check out what I wrote recently: How I Deal With Anxiety and Remain Productive During These Stressful Times (1:00) The Financial Fitness Forum 2020 has been rescheduled to May 23, 2020 and the new […]

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How I Invest and Manage My Finances When the Stock Market is Down

Published: March 2, 2020 | Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

I’ve been investing since the early 2000’s and I’ve experienced how volatile the market can be. One of the worst downtrends I’ve seen happened in 2007-2008, during the US Subprime Mortgage Crisis. Moreover, the past decade hasn’t been that great at all, with the Philippine Index moving like a rollercoaster, and then going sideways in […]

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Travel Now AND Save for the Future: How To Do Both

Published: February 25, 2020 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

I recently stumbled upon a quote that says, “Travel while you’re young and able. Don’t worry about the money, just make it work. Experience is far more valuable than money will ever be.” I can’t help but shake my head at how misguided this advice is. Yes, I agree that travel is one of the […]

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4 Ways To Handle Your Finances as a Couple

Published: February 19, 2020 | Personal Finance | 1 Comment

What’s the best way to handle your finances as a couple? How can those in a relationship do money management? How should couples share their income and split their expenses? It’s important to know the answers to these questions because money is one of the most common reasons why couples fight. In fact, next to […]

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Personal Finance for Couples (Episode 6)

Updated: February 20, 2020 | Personal Finance, Podcast | 1 Comment

Listen to Episode 6 Summary of Episode 6: The story of a couple who wanted to fix their finances. (1:30) When it comes to relationships, money is always among the reasons why couples fight. (4:05) Top 3 reasons why couples fight about money. (4:30) Relationship advice from a marriage counselor — a lot of arguments […]

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Protect your Money and Bank Account from Romance and Dating Scams

Published: February 12, 2020 | General Information, In Focus, Personal Finance | No Comments

It hurts getting dumped. But do you know what hurts more than that? It’s getting scammed and losing money in your bank account. Scammers are out there, courting us until we give them our personal information, which they’ll use to steal our money. Tulad ng manlolokong ex mo na pinaglaruan lang ang feelings mo dati. […]

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