Category: Money

How to Pick a Profitable Niche & Make a Living Out of Blogging

As per Google search, a ‘niche’ is a specialized but profitable corner of the market. In the world of blogging, it means that your writing has to focus on something that incrementally makes you an expert on that topic and makes you the go to blog ...

So You Want to Start a Blog & Make Money from It? First Find Out if It’s for You

I can still clearly remember that day in early 2012 when I decided to start my own blog. To be honest, I started this blog because I wanted to turn it into a business. When I say “turn it into a business”, I meant I wanted to start my own blog and ...

What’s all the rave about Pokémon GO & how can you make money off of it?

In the past few weeks or so my Facebook news feed has been quite nostalgic. Why not? With countless posts from my friends boasting about their latest Pokémon catch from the recently released Pokémon Go! Android and iOS app, I can't help but to feel ...

Part III: My Experience on Investing in the Stock Market with COL Financial

Last week I had the chance to revisit my COL Financial account after my colleague (who helped me identify which stocks to buy) alerted me that the PSE (Philippine Stock Exchange) stocks I bought sometime in June last year were actually doing good. ...

What Platform should you choose when Sending Money Overseas?

Just as there is a wide range of people sending money overseas, there is as wide a range of options. It makes sense. After all, a business will inevitably have different needs to an individual. Nonetheless, banks and other financial institutions are ...

The Seven Deadly Sins of a Credit Card Holder

Although it is a general rule not to treat credit cards as cash that's entitled to you, there are still others who somehow manage to screw up and accumulate debt, swiping their cards as if it's their own cash and as if they would never have to ...

The Seemingly Unbearable Failures of some of the World’s Billionaires

Doesn't it seem unfair whenever we experience mistakes and failures in our career or business? The feeling makes it even more unbearable when a friend reads us a positive quote on failure and how we must embrace failures and learn from it. Yeah, ...

I Ambush Interviewed COL Financial Founder Edward Lee at the 2016 Money Summit & Wealth Expo

Together with a friend, I finally got the chance to attend the last day of the Money Summit and Wealth Expo 2016 last Saturday. Since we weren't able to attend the talks, we just looked around the Expo and decided to talk to people and explore the ...

Can Startups Save an Unproductive Philippines?

While most are busy taking selfies and others are glued to their smartphones playing Clash of Clans (COC), a few are focused on creating the next great thing to land on our smartphone screens. To be honest, I'm quite disappointed at what our society ...

Why I will never Invest in Variable Life Insurances

UPDATE (4/24/2017) - It's been exactly a year since I wrote this. Definitely, a lot has changed in the single year that has passed, especially how I look at life insurances in general. If you'd take a look at how I presented my opinion below, ...

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