What is the TrulyRichMakers.biz web site?
This is a personal finance web site, inspired by the International Marketing Group’s TrulyRichMakers team.
Joining the TrulyRichMaker is a life-changing decision for many of us, as it is an advocacy to make all Filipino families financially literate, and understand money. The theory is simple. Invite people to financial seminars where they learn basic money concepts, learn how to save regardless of their financial condition, and even make money!
We leave no family behind in our journey to financial freedom.
Helping people learn financial literacy is a noble cause — everybody deserves to be rich and financially independent, But helping them while getting opportunities to earn and grow are welcome bonuses.
Membership in the team is a continuous learning experience, and we happily learn how to win in all areas of our lives: financially, professionally, physically, emotionally and spiritually (in reverse order). We now look at the world and find blessings all over, and appreciate everything that we have and find everyday.
Who is Bobet Prudente? And Mary Ann Prudente
Bobet is a proud member of both TrulyRichClub and TrulyRichMakers, happily married to beautiful wife Mary Ann (another TrulyRichMaker)and blessed with two sons (Luke and John).
Bobet takes great pride in being “Iskolar ng Bayan” all the way, learning from public elementary and high school in Cavite City, and finally from UP Diliman (where he graduated BS Math).
Mary Ann was among the first batch of BS Computer Science graduates in UP Diliman. Luke and John are also BS Computer Science majors, so that makes the entire family all techno-geeks.
Are We Truly Rich?
Yes! Being TrulyRich means winning in all areas of your life, and Bo Sanchez enumerate them as the 8 Kinds of Wealth, or the 8 F’s: faith, fire, family, friends, fitness, faculties, fun and finances.
We give to the Lord, save a portion of our earnings, pay our bills, help close friends and family. We had the foresight to prioritize our expenses and get college plans for Luke and John, so PhilamLife is helping with our college tuition expenses. We had the instincts to save and invest early, and dabble in internet marketing, so we have modest income streams in real estate, stocks and internet affiliate revenues.
We live a comfortable debt-free life, living rent-free. We are an extended household of 9 people, drive a tiny Toyota Avanza, use 4-year-old laptops, and own no significant gadgets.
We’re rich in FAITH because we have a loving relationship with our God of abundance who celebrates our goodness and showers us with blessing.
We believe we have discovered the FIRE in our hearts, and living our purpose in life. We are in a mission to fight poverty, helping good people become rich and making sure there is no family left behind!
We live a happy life with our FAMILY with smart kids studying in good schools, an 85-year old mother who still likes to go out with friends, and wonderful in-laws. Our brothers and sisters are all doing well, and we are all nearing that stage when our kids would graduate from college. (Pag nag-graduate na ang mga bata, graduate na rin kami sa malaking gastos!)
Our Sundays are reserved for God and family ( lakwatsa, watching movies, eating out, helping with assignments, etc ).
We have wonderful old FRIENDS we grew up with and enjoy their company because they are part of who we are. We also have amazing new FRIENDS we chose in our Truly Rich journey, friends who mentor us, or who we mentor, friends who encourage us and who bring out the best in us.
We enjoy our FITNESS and we’re all reasonably healthy. We’re proud to have an active lifestyle and we manage to work out every now and then. We used to do gym class exercises at Fitness First (Body Combat, Body Pump, Body Step, Body Attack ) and occasionally Zumba (!?! )
We exercise our FACULTIES by continually learning from books, seminars, membership clubs, working with friends and tutoring our college kids ( how many parent get to teach their college kids? ). Last year, Bobet had a blast teaching Luke about permutations, combinations, congruences and the Chinese Remainder Theorem. This year, the “hot” math topic is conic sections, boolean algebra and Automata theory for John. Mary Ann is the Java and Python tutor and is their primary resource for computer sciences.
We have FUN doing the TrulyRichMakers mission, teaching financial literary to everyone, learning how to do it better, teaching our baseshop to do it right, and simply being with friends who share the vision. We have fun learning and employ new skills and technologies to help in the mission.
And of course we know we’re on the right track in our FINANCES. Bobet has been successfully investing in the stock market since 2004, doing things by “gut feel” without ever learning stock market technical analysis. He thought he was pretty good at it though, but realized that successful investing in the stock market was very stressful.
We dabble in tiny entrepreneurial ventures in their spare time. We are Internet pioneers and we do have many small websites that steadily bring in modest passive income even while we are on vacation. We convinced family and friends to invest in condos-for-rent, and we have commissioned our second worry-free vacation-for-rent condo guided by the teachings of our TrulyRichClub mentors.
And are Bobet and Mary Ann Prudente really TrulyRichMakers?
Yes! Our advocacy is personal financial literacy, and in the International Marketing Group/Truly Rich Makers team, we are passionate in making people Truly Rich. We want people to be prepared for any eventuality, whether they live you short and take a permanent vacation on the other side, or whether they live too long ( as I wish to live a comfortable, happy, healthy and significant life till I’m 100 )
Can we make you Truly Rich?
Why are we doing this?
One advise that we got from Robert Kiyosaki‘s Rich Dad, Poor Dad ( and also from my mentors Bo Sanchez and Larry Gamboa ) is that one should make friends with good and rich people, because in the long run, one will be earning the average earnings of his closest friends.
Well, we love our friends, and have no intention of changing friends. But it would not hurt to get new friends to mentor us. So while looking for rich mentor friends, we are actively courting friends (present friends and long lost friends) to join the financial education clubs like the TrulyRichClub and financial literacy companies like IMG Truly Rich Makers, so we can learn and grow rich together.
Will you join us on this journey?
Here’s to making this journey to True Riches together!!!
Bobet and Mary Ann Prudente
We conduct regular FREE Build Your Future seminars on practical money management in Quezon City on Mondays at 2pm and 6pm. Register here to attend the seminar.
If you’d just like to dabble in the stock market or gain financial and financial abundance at the same time, my spiritual/financial mentor, inspiration and good friend Bo Sanchez can tell you how in this TrulyRich video