Passive Income

Inflation: Passive Expense and How Much Just To Keep Up?

Juan's PHP1,000 in 2006 should be PHP1,395 in 2014 just to get by, keep up with inflation and retain the same purchasing power for the same level of expenses. With rising needs and standards of living (hence more expenses) and more mouths to feed, keeping up with inflation is not enough. A 40% return in 8 years is then, not enough. Now do your own math. [...]

April 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ask Geri: Where to Buy Piglets and How Much?

I don't want to dash your hopes and enthusiasm but in the spirit of transparency, I want you to know that we are no longer into hog raising after our first try. The reason is that we found the ROI small, as such we are focusing on other investments which can give us a higher ROI. [...]

April 3, 2015 // 2 Comments

Ask Geri: Investment Options for a College Student

Whatever course you are in right now, your skills, marketability and time are all investments. As such make sure to hone your skills and talents while still in college, such that when you graduate, you either become an sought-for asset to a company, or a young competent leader of your businesses. [...]

April 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ask Geri: Reader Queries on Piggery Business

I have yet to go back to the piggery business after the first try as I am still reconsidering my investment options (i.e. looking to diversify but in better yields). But given the previous results, which, admittedly, were less than spectacular, here are some questions I asked myself, which might help you in probing your situation. [...]

November 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Mini Piggery Venture: SOLD!

Personally, I'm not yet closing my doors to this piggery venture, as long as I / we can correct the previous projections, and improve on the whole process. There were lots of learnings along the way. [...]

September 15, 2014 // 6 Comments