Wealth within Your reach. Pera Mo, Palaguin Mo! The title of the new book comes from the previous books. The first book was ÒWEALTH WITHIN YOUR REACH. PERA MO, PALAGUIN MO!Ó The second book was ÒMAKE YOUR MONEY WORK. PERA MO, PALAGUIN MO!Ó
Mr. Francisco J. Colayco is the Chairman of the Colayco Foundation for Education, Inc. He is an entrepreneur, a venture developer and financial advisor. He has over forty years of experience covering service contracting abroad, manufacturing, trading, construction, shipbuilding, banking, and financial services.
He holds degrees in AB Economics and Masters in Business Management from the Ateneo de Manila University. He was conferred a Doctorate in Humanities Honoris Causa by the National University. Mr. Colayco is also the author of four bestseller books on personal finance ÒWealth Within Your Reach: Pera Mo, Palaguin Mo!Ó, ÒMaking Your Money Work: Pera Mo, Palaguin Mo! 2Ó, ÒPera Palaguin Workbook co-authored with Prof. Helen Valderrama and Money for Kids co-authored with Dr. Nina Lim-Yuson. He was presented the 2004 National Book Award by the Manila Critics Circle, in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the National Book Development Board, for his first book ÒWealth Within Your Reach: Pera Mo, Palaguin Mo!Ó. In 2005, ÒMaking Your Money Work: Pera Mo Palaguin Mo! 2Ó earned him a nomination once again.