How Much Do You Really Need Before Investing in Stocks?

One thing I don’t like about stock investing is that it can be passively elitist. What do I mean?

Well, for starters, the terminology is almost like an alien or ancient language. They sound like words; maybe even like English words. But if you didn’t already know them, you understand nothing and might end up with a headache.

But what I really don’t like is when the discussion dwells on how much you really need to start investing. Continue reading How Much Do You Really Need Before Investing in Stocks?

Educating Our Financial Freedom Defenders (Financial Readiness Initiatives)

When we conducted the F.I.T. (Financial Intelligence Training) for our Philippine Air Force soldiers, we had in mind the importance of championing the financial literacy cause to the key persons of this organization. We believe that educating our troops on a one-day sit-class is not enough. The effort and the project should be continuous.

Our fellow financial literacy advocate and Air Force rescue helicopter pilot, Maj. Badong Dee, thought of presenting this project to the Board of Directors of the Philippine Air Force’ Airmen Club.

On May 8, 2014, it’s the turn of Fitz Gerard Villafuerte (Ready To Be Rich) and Joey Tayaban (Truly Rich Club) to convince the PAF Airmen’s Club Board of Directors.  The Airmen’s Club is the umbrella organization of all Enlisted Personnel. The mission is for the club to initiate and ask for the need of financial literacy for the Philippine Air Force troops. The proposed program is dubbed as Financial Readiness Initiatives. Continue reading Educating Our Financial Freedom Defenders (Financial Readiness Initiatives)

Family Finance & Investing Forum 2014

The OFW UsapangPiso Forum brings back Family Finance & Investing Forum for the second time around.

This FREE workshop will take place on April 11, 2014, Friday, at 3PM at the Recreation Area, ARAMCO Compound, Ras Tanura, KSA. Continue reading Family Finance & Investing Forum 2014