By Alvin Chow
Way before Dr Wealth, there was BigFatPurse. I first started writing about investing and personal finance on BigFatPurse.com in 2007. It has been an extremely fulfilling journey.
And way before Bigfatpurse.com came about, there was Financial Education. Many investment and trading classes were already well established. Many trainers were familiar names amongst retail investors.
For someone looking to receive an education in investing, trading and personal finance, the choices are aplenty. The savvy amongst us who know exactly what they are seeking out will have no problems making a decision. For beginners and the rest, the decision is confusing and daunting.
Even from BigFatPurse’s early days, I have had people asking for my comments on this or that investment course. They want to know if a particular course is sound. Many also ask about the trainers – whether they really do have the substance or are they just form and slick salesmanship.
We started our own investor education business more than three years ago. It was a difficult decision to make. The skeptics would associate financial education as overpriced motivational seminars that enriched no one except the hyped-up trainer on stage. The naive, if they have not chosen wisely, would have already parted with …read more