In the past few years, a lot of Filipinos are becoming more and more interested in saving and investing money and I’ve also noticed more and more Filipino personal finance and investing books popping up at the local bookstore. Just last week my OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker) uncle who lives in America came over to visit and he told me he was going to start an investment account on a popular Philippine online stock broker. He had a lot of questions, and I was happy to answer him and teach the basics.
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While talking to my uncle, I remembered that while he is comfortable with online registration and all that, a lot of older Filipinos aren’t really tech savvy and could fall prey to online scams. Here are some tips for you if you’re thinking of registering for an online investment or brokerage account.