Blog Giveaway: Tickets to the ICON 2015 , get started in making the right investments & financial choices.

UPDATED May 27- Winners (you can only win once. If your name is also a winner in other blogs, then I will choose another winner)

Gold Winners:

1. Jyrus Cimatu
2. SHIELA MAY LOPEZ

Silver Winners:

1. John Paul S. Tanyag
2. Kim sigrid espiritu
3. Liz Aquino

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My father, a self-made man, was orphaned during his teens. He survived because his parents left a few coconut lands which gave his five siblings some passive income. More important than acquiring wealth, I learned from my dad the importance of risk-taking, investment and managing personal finances at a young age. But what if you were not exposed to financial planning? How does one learn?

In fact, you might ask…Financial planning, entrepreneurship, trading, investment, and stocks… What do these all really mean ? Do we know what money management exactly means? Are we utilizing what we earn in the right way to invest and create value for a better future? What are the risks involved when it comes to trading and stocks? These are a lot to think about. It might even sound complicated and intimidating, but this is where my friend, Randell Tiongson’s ICON 2015 comes in. Hailing from the success of last year’s ICON 2014, Tiongson makes a comeback with a conference that’s bigger and better, and promises to have more in store.

ICON finance seminar

I have known Randell Tiongson in 2008, way before he became a blogger. I attended his first seminar on retirement planning with my husband and daughter in 2009. He is such a great mentor and inspiring lecturer. If you attend ICON 2015, you are blessed to listen to the best financial experts in the country . ICON 2015 will be held on May 30, 2015 from 8AM to 5PM at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. With a whole-day event and a packed program flow, you will ;earn the basics, get motivated and ultimately be inspired by the best speakers in the Philippine financial industry. In just one day, you will gain the knowledge and tools you need to get started in making the right investments and financial choices.

Program flow ICON

This year ICON 2015 is bringing you no less than the best speakers and advocates in the field of investing. Here they are:

1. The event’s pioneer, columnist, and best-selling author of “Money Manifesto,” Randell Tiongson .

2. Francis Kong,  respected lecturer, inspirational speaker and author of Only the Real Matters.

3. Marvin Germo,the well-known stock market trader and best-selling author of Stock Smart

4.  Jess Uy,s  Global Investing Advocate, personal speaker and finance coach and

5. Economist and Ateneo De Manila University Professor Alvin Ang .

The new speakers for this installment are: the seasoned financial adviser, best-selling author of the “Pwede Na! The Complete Pinoy Guide” series and founder of Personal Finance Advisers Philippine Corporation (PFAPC) Efren Cruz and radio host, wealth coach and best-selling author of “Till Debt Do Us Part” Chinkee Tan. Also, a brief sponsor’s session will be given by Sun Life Financial’s Managing Director (Asia) Michael Manuel as he tackles “Why It Is A Good Time to Invest Now.”

Here are the registration fees : (It is an investment)

Gold – PhP 2,800 (You get 1 FREE coffee and snack from Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf but only for the first 150 attendees. You also get to be closest to the stage)

Silver – PhP 1,200

Student – PhP 500

You will learn a lot that it will surely pay the way to your financial freedom.

If you want to join us to this avenue of learning and investing, visit Randell Tiongson’s ICON Facebook page and log on to bit.ly/ICON2015REG to book your seats as soon as possible! Also stay tuned to their posts on Twitter (@icon_ph) and Instagram (icon_ph) for more information.

Be part of this and learn how to invest for a greater future!

Giving you all a chance to join me

Thanks to my good friend, Randell…I have 5 tickets to give away: 2 Gold and 3 Silver tickets. Here is how to join:

1. Comment below why you want to attend ICON 2015. Make sure you can really attend the May 30 conference.

2. Deadline of comments is until 11:59 PM , May 26, 2015

3. Ticket is non-transferrable once your name is chosen.

I will choose the best comment for the Gold tickets and the next best three comments gets silver tickets.

Noemi Lardizabal-Dado (1346 Posts)

You may contact Noemi (noemidado @ gmail.com) for speaking and consultancy services in the following areas: Parenting in the Digital Age (includes pro-active parenting on cyber-bullying and bullying) ; Social Business ; Reinventing One’s Life; and social media engagement. Our parenting workshop is called "Prep to Prime (P2P): Parenting in the Digital Age (An Un­Workshop)" P2P Un­Workshops are conducted by two golden women in their prime, Noemi and Jane, who have a century’s worth of experience between them. They are both accomplished professionals who chose to become homemakers. This 180­degree turn also put them on a different life course which includes blogging, social media engagement and citizen advocacy. They call their un­workshops Prep to Prime or P2P, for short, to emphasize the breadth of their parenting experience. They tackle different aspects and issues of parenting ­­ from managing pregnancies, prepping for the school years of children, dealing with househelp, managing the household budget, to maximizing one’s prime life and staying healthy through the senior years.


About Noemi Lardizabal-Dado

You may contact Noemi (noemidado @ gmail.com) for speaking and consultancy services in the following areas: Parenting in the Digital Age (includes pro-active parenting on cyber-bullying and bullying) ; Social Business ; Reinventing One’s Life; and social media engagement. Our parenting workshop is called "Prep to Prime (P2P): Parenting in the Digital Age (An Un­Workshop)" P2P Un­Workshops are conducted by two golden women in their prime, Noemi and Jane, who have a century’s worth of experience between them. They are both accomplished professionals who chose to become homemakers. This 180­degree turn also put them on a different life course which includes blogging, social media engagement and citizen advocacy. They call their un­workshops Prep to Prime or P2P, for short, to emphasize the breadth of their parenting experience. They tackle different aspects and issues of parenting ­­ from managing pregnancies, prepping for the school years of children, dealing with househelp, managing the household budget, to maximizing one’s prime life and staying healthy through the senior years.

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  • http://aleihslopez.wordpress.com SHIELA MAY LOPEZ

    2 years ago, I was able to attend Randell Tiongson’s seminar in our church in Victory QC for free. He gave us tips how to save and invest in Godly and practical way! Last year, when I received my 13th month pay, I decided to have insurance and investment with Sunlife. Yay! So ready to have financial freedom and time freedom 🙂

    • http://aleihslopez.wordpress.com SHIELA MAY LOPEZ

      Hoping I could attend ICON2015! 🙂

  • Kahna Velasco

    I’ve been praying for an opportunity like this because, honestly, finances have been boggling me for the past weeks. Please be an answer to my prayers! If my story changes, and it will, you’d be a part of it! Thanks in advance, Naomi!!! ????????????

  • Jyrus Cimatu

    Having the wisdom on how to balance one’s finances is an essential skill today in the 21st century. As being the eldest son in a family of 5, with dreams of being a servant of the law someday, I know that I have to girdle up my loins and allot money for my future because my parents are never getting old and expenses will surely fluctuate and certain events/mishaps will surely happen. I just want to learn bit by bit, chunk by chunk the nuggets I need to know since I want to make sure that somehow my siblings future and mine also is assured. I want to know how money will be able to work for people and not the other way round. I want someone who doesn’t have a strong economic background have a chance to be a wolf in the urban jungle in which everything must be earned. And in the future, I will also give back the knowledge I have learned.

  • John Paul S. Tanyag

    Hi, Ms. Noemi! I consider myself as a young professional since I’m a regular employee for a company for two years already. I earn money from my current job but I am having a hard time on how to manage my finances. I always need to consider the expenses, since I’m helping my elder sister as breadwinner to the family. Because of such, I cannot allocate a portion of my money for savings. I also want to invest on further studying (taking Masters degree), but I’m having second thoughts on doing such since I’m supporting our family finances. The ICON 2015 will definitely be of great help to answer my queries. Some of the speakers are reputable and well known, and I strongly believe that they will help me achieve that financial freedom.

  • http://zaineandi.wordpress.com liz

    I have been interested in investing a long time ago but it is just now, when i became a mom, that i really decided that i needed to take the first step and take investing seriously as i need to ensure that my special needs son will have a better future and will want for nothing. I am interested very much to attend this event as, looking from the agenda, the information that i will gain is what i have been searching for to be able to really understand how to invest. Hope to be able to get the opportunity to attend ????

  • kim sigrid espiritu

    I really wanted to attend this conference because I know that investing will be the answer to your safe and sure future. But I’m very hesitant to join in this venture because I have no idea on how to start. I do have an idea, well a little since I’ve read like a hundreds of articles regarding about this topic, but still. It’s better to hear from them and maybe ask some questions regarding about it. The speakers in the conference are very famous and really know their stuff. Hope to attend this conference. ^-^