I’m at that point in my life when I am thinking more and more about investing in financial instruments. I know investment and learning about investment is ideally embrace at a younger age but my younger years where consumed by other pressing things. Or I am just making excuses for myself hehe.
Early last year, I signed up for a BDO UITF just because investment and the stock market were getting good spots on the evening news and a lot of people were talking about the booming market and all that. So I signed up without really understanding what I was getting into, yep, bandwagon mentality and am guilty as charged.
UITF = Unit Investment Trust Fund
A week after signing up for a bank managed UITF account, the original amount I’ve put in had been reduced by a few hundreds, then in the weeks that follow it’s again reduced by a couple of hundreds, and more hundreds of ‘unrealized loss’ in past months. Lol. I wasn’t disheartened I know market movement fluctuates.
…plus it was my first time to try the investment route, so am okay.
I’ve just checked my online account moments ago and the dashboard still registers ‘unrealized loss’, but the fund is recovering a bit, the amount now is closer to the amount I’ve originally placed.
Lesson learned is that my entry into the UITF was not an ideal timing. My attitude on this? You never loss, you just learn.
What could have been done to have a better result next time? Well, equip yourself with more knowledge so you can make informed decisions and take optimal actions.
How to do this? Read relevant books, connect with an investment mentor or attend a investment seminar workshop that is run by credible leaders in the industry.
…I want to learn more, and yes I want to invest like a Pro.
The moment I knew that come August 9,2014 Fitz Villafuerte is coming to Cebu to conduct one of his highly acclaimed Seminar – Workshop “Investing Like A Pro”, I muster enough courage and contacted one of the organizers. I really want to join the seminar because I know attending this seminar will give me an edge in choosing the best investment instrument that will fit me, help me in devising a workable plan, will give me more knowledge.
If you are like me who is interested in learning more about investing, catch Fitz’ workshops in Manila and in selected provincial locations. Follow his Finance blog Ready To Be Rich for updates on his seminars.
If you are in Cebu right now, this is your chance to join Fitz Villafuerte’s seminar-workshop. Check out the website of iNewMedia Academy, the Cebu organizers and then Register.
You will learn too to spot investment scam so you can avoid it. Some of my relatives fell to the Aman Scam and loss hundred thousands. Now, I don’t want this to happen to me. I’m pretty sure you don’t want this to happen to you too!
Check out the details of this Financial Seminar and Workshop below:
WHAT IS “INVESTING LIKE A PRO” ?
“Investing Like a Pro” is a whole-day, intensive financial seminar that will teach you exactly how the rich people invest and make their money grow.
The seminar will be facilitated by one of the Philippines leading experts in Investing – Fitz Villafuerte, and is organized by iNewMedia Academy.
For one whole day, Mr. Villafuerte will share with you personal stories, lessons and real-life examples of how he has achieved financial freedom through investing – from time deposits to mutual funds, from real estate to the stock market, he will help you understand these financial instruments and guide you to becoming a pro investor in no time.
WHEN AND WHERE IS THIS HAPPENING?
Date: August 9, 2014 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Venue: Diamond Suites and Residences, Cebu City, Philippines (click this link for actual location).
If you are asking:
– Who should attend,
– Why you should attend,
– What new knowledge you will get,
-How much is the learning investment,
– and for more comprehensive event details,
Please check out the official event page at –> Investing Like a Pro by Fitz Villafuerte, a seminar workshop organized in Cebu by iNewMedia Academy.
Know your options when it comes to investment. Plan your future well, attend financial seminar workshop.
This might be the learning journey that the rest of your life will thank you for. =)
Investing Like a Pro Seminar Feedback
My friend Vet from the comment below requested for feedback via FB about the seminar and in a nutshell here’s what I’ve shared with her:
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Hehe motivating vet! I’ve spent the early hours of today (Sunday) on self assessment, computing and targeting. Some of the best takeaways were paying yourself first, importance of following the steps strictly in this order save -> protect -> grow, and getting term insurance instead of life insurance. Akong plan to buy a ‘remembrance’ gift for self for an unexpected windfall na change nuon haha, ako nalng isave for future investment. Mindset changed. 🙂