Reader Question: What to do with an extra PhP 50,000?

I recently received an email from an avid reader of this blog.  He asked me one simple question.  He said, “I have an extra PhP50,000.  I don’t know if I should invest it all in RTBs?  What do you think?  What is the best thing I can do with my money?” I remember sending a… Continue reading Reader Question: What to do with an extra PhP 50,000?

MoneySense Live’s Where To Invest In 2010

I recently received an invitation to attend MoneySense Live’s Where To Invest In 2010 Seminar at AIM Conference Center, Makati City.  As a first time investor I thought this is a good opportunity to learn more about investing, particularly the available investment options in the Philippines.  I am planning to attend the event this Saturday… Continue reading MoneySense Live’s Where To Invest In 2010

Rich Money Habits Gets Featured!

I’m very excited today.  Rich Money Habits just got featured at MoneyHackers.net!  Here’s an excerpt of the interview. What encouraged you to start Rich Money habits? It has been said that we are creatures of habit. Some money habits make us poor, while others make us rich. The key to being rich is knowing which… Continue reading Rich Money Habits Gets Featured!

How to Invest in the Stock Market in the Philippines in 3 Easy Steps

Investing in the stock market is scary for a lot of people.  Others like Warren Buffet love it and end up making a lot of money in the process.  But everyone who wants to be rich through the stock market needs to know some basic things. Here are the 3 easy steps I followed in… Continue reading How to Invest in the Stock Market in the Philippines in 3 Easy Steps

Funny math video-are you cheating yourself?

Here’s a funny video I came across about the tricky world of Mathematics.  So, who do you think is the better Mathematician? 🙂 While watching the video, I learned that anyone can easily manipulate numbers to prove what he or she believes in, even in the seemingly accurate & precise world of Mathematics.  The danger… Continue reading Funny math video-are you cheating yourself?

Passive Income Opportunity Myths & Realities: How to Spot a Scam

The idea of a passive income attracts a lot of people mainly because it promises to earn you money while doing little or no work at all.  Some even think of having a passive income stream as an opportunity of a lifetime.  Who wouldn’t want to earn money while you sleep?  Who wouldn’t want to… Continue reading Passive Income Opportunity Myths & Realities: How to Spot a Scam

RMH Reader’s Survey-It’s time YOU get heard and get a chance to win Robert Kiyosaki’s bestselling book, Rich Dad Poor Dad

Over the past weeks, I’ve been writing mostly about myself.  I wrote about my financial situation the past year, my goals for this year, as well as my health & investments.  Enough of my stories. This time I want to hear from YOU. Let me know your thoughts, your dreams, and your ideas on how… Continue reading RMH Reader’s Survey-It’s time YOU get heard and get a chance to win Robert Kiyosaki’s bestselling book, Rich Dad Poor Dad

How to Invest in Retail Treasury Bonds in the Philippines – Interests and Fees

Last October, I wrote a story on how my wife and I were able to invest in Retail Treasury Bonds (RTBs) in the Philippines.  We’ve practically forgotten about it until we received a letter from the bank informing us that they have already credited our settlement account with Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Capital… Continue reading How to Invest in Retail Treasury Bonds in the Philippines – Interests and Fees

My Financial Goals for 2010: Get Into the Money Game

As I’ve mentioned in one of my recent articles describing my financial journey last year, my wife and I were pretty lucky in 2009, being able to transition back to working as an IT professional in the Philippines even in the midst of the worst recession since the Great Depression. As a consequence, our financial… Continue reading My Financial Goals for 2010: Get Into the Money Game

Health Is Wealth – Why Your Health Is More Important Than Your Money

Have you ever heard the saying “Health is Wealth”?  I am not sure who coined the phrase but I think there’s a degree of truth to that statement.  It may even be more important than all the money you have. If your wealth is a number, your health would be the leading “1” on a… Continue reading Health Is Wealth – Why Your Health Is More Important Than Your Money