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Reader Mail #25: How To Sell Products Online As A Sideline Business

Published: August 19, 2013 | Business, Freelancing, Reader Mail | 5 Comments

It’s time for another Reader Mail and for today, I’m answering a question sent to me recently on how to put up a sideline business selling clothes. The sender wants to particularly learn how to create an online store. Building an eCommerce site can be quite challenging, but I’ve offered below a simple workplan to […]

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Lessons Learned by an OFW’s Wife

Updated: June 26, 2016 | Reader Mail | 12 Comments

I’m sharing with you today an email which I received from one of our readers, which we shall call Mrs. A. She is 29 years old and wife to a husband working somewhere in the South Pacific since 2011. Below, she shares her story. How her life changed when her husband went abroad for work, […]

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Reader Mail #24: Quick Q&A About Investing

Published: June 4, 2013 | Investing, Reader Mail | 16 Comments

Welcome to the 24th edition of Reader Mail, the section of this blog where I answer questions from my readers about money matters. Today, we’ll focus solely on investing and I hope you find my answers helpful. As always, please note that I am not a professional financial adviser and my responses are solely based […]

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Reader Mail #23: No Nonsense Answers To Investing Questions

Published: April 1, 2013 | Reader Mail | 12 Comments

Welcome to another edition of Reader Mail, the special article series on this blog where I answer questions from readers. For today, I’ll be tackling several questions about investments, most of which have been sent to me multiple times by different people over the past few weeks. Honestly, I’ve been flooded by such inquiries lately, […]

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Reader Mail #22: OFW Personal Finance and Investing Questions

Published: March 4, 2013 | Investing, Personal Finance, Reader Mail | 3 Comments

Last week, I conducted a personal finance webinar with mostly OFW’s as my audience. The whole talk, including the question and answer portion, lasted for about an hour and a half. If you wish to watch the recording, you can view it HERE, you just have to register your name and email address. On a […]

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Reader Mail #21: FAQ About The Forex Orientation Seminar

Published: August 7, 2012 | In Focus, Reader Mail | 4 Comments

Forex or currency trading is not very popular in the country. In fact, there are only a handful of companies that offer forex seminars to Filipinos. Sadly, some of them try to mislead people that forex trading is easy, and anyone who knows how to use a computer can make money from it. I’ve attended […]

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Reader Mail #20: Personal, Housing and Business Loans in the Philippines

Published: August 5, 2011 | Personal Finance, Reader Mail | 5 Comments

I usually receive around three text messages every week from numbers I don’t know – all offering personal loans from different commercial banks. Sometimes, their offers are very tempting… terms such as “no collateral”, “instant approval” and many others would really make you consider applying. I myself have wondered at times how I could leverage […]

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Reader Mail #19: Some Personal Questions, Answered

Published: June 10, 2011 | Reader Mail | 22 Comments

Through the years, I’ve received a lot of emails from readers asking me various questions and advise on business, investments and finance. Once in while, however, I get curious personal questions which I try to answer the best I could without giving “too much information” about my life, for obvious reasons. 😉 Below now, are […]

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Reader Mail #18: Smart Money Moves With Your Savings

Updated: November 28, 2015 | Investing, Personal Finance, Reader Mail | 2 Comments

I always say that the very first thing you should do if you want to achieve financial freedom is to learn how to save money. Be frugal, pay yourself first, avoid unnecessary expenses – it’s just some of the things you can do to start building your wealth. And after a few months, or even […]

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Reader Mail #17b: I Want To Quit My Job And Start A Business

Updated: November 27, 2015 | Business, Reader Mail | 16 Comments

Do you want to quit your job and start your own business? DON’T – because it should work the other way around. You should first try to start your own business, then later on – quit your job. These and more are some of the advise I gave in today’s edition of Reader Mail. From […]

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