Make Money With These Seminars For October


A few weeks ago we told you that investing your money in your education can be one of the best investments you make. So to help you make good investments in yourself, we’ve picked five courses you can take this October that will teach you more about business or finance. Whether you want to build your own business, learn how to invest, or quit your job and start working from home, we’ve found a class for you:

October 16: Starting a Property Rental Business

Do you have property that should be making money for you? This seminar will teach you how to do that. Get your property rental business up and running by learning about:

  • types of property rentals (from parking lots to boarding houses)

  • opportunities available

  • getting a return on investment

  • costs and expenses involved in renting property

  • problems that can arise

  • and other relevant topics.

The seminar is on October 16, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, at Richbelt Tower, Greenhills, San Juan. The seminar fee is P3,000 (including snacks, lunch, seminar kit, handouts, certificate of attendance), but if you pay the full amount at least five days before the event, you can get 10% off. To register, visit their website for more details:

October 24: Stocks Versus Forex

Most beginning investors start with the stock market, but more and more people are discovering the fast-paced world of forex trading. Don’t know the difference between stock market and forex trading? Learn that and more with Marvin Germo of Stock Smarts and Fitz Villafuerte of Ready to Be Rich, both established figures in the personal finance arena. You’ll learn the discipline and skills you’ll need to be a successful trader, and cover topics like:

  • what trading actually is

  • similarities and differences of the stock market and the currency market

  • advantages and disadvantages of each one

  • typical day in the life of a trader

  • how to find out which trade is best for you

The seminar is on October 24, 6:30 – 10:30 PM at Fort Legend Tower at The Fort. The regular rate is P3,500, but if you pay on or before October 10, it’s only P2,500. You can register online.

October 25: Work at Home Weekend Expo 2014

Should you give working from home a try? Check out this expo and find out. Established work-at-home figures will be presenting their business and online shops in bazaars, as well as giving classes on relevant issues such as:

  • profitable business ideas

  • how to get freelance writing jobs

  • managing your kids while working at home

  • creating a winning business plan

  • and others that will surely give your work-at-home business a shot in the arm.

If you just want to scout the bazaar featuring work-at-home businesses, or check out the work-at-home job fair, the entrance fee is P100. If you want to attend one class, it’s P350, P900 for 3, and P1500 for unlimited classes (these prices already include entrance fee). The expo is on October 25, from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, at Insular Life in Makati. For more details and to register, visit Manila Workshops.

October 27: How to Invest in the Stock Market

Can’t tell stocks and bonds apart? This seminar is for you. With this introduction to the stock market, you can make investing a pillar of your financial security. This seminar, designed for the beginners, covers topics like:

  • why invest in stocks

  • what are stocks?

  • choosing a good stockbroker

  • understanding stock market quotes

  • introduction to portfolio management

  • and other issues important to those new to stocks.

The seminar is on October 27, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. As with the real estate seminar above, the fee is P3,000 but with a 10% discount if you pay in full at least 5 days before the event. To register, visit their website for more details:

October 31: How to Invest in the Right Franchise

Thinking about franchising, but don’t know where to start? How about starting with picking the right franchise to invest in? The Philippine Franchise Association presents “How to Invest in the Right Franchise” to help would-be franchisees with their first steps in being their own bosses. You’ll learn:

  • franchising basics

  • benefits and challenges of owning a franchise

  • the latest franchising opportunities

  • which franchise is the right one for you

The seminar will be held at the PFA Training Center in Pasig on October 31, from 1:30 – 5:30 PM. The fee is P350. To learn more and register, visit their website:

Happy learning!

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