8 Priceless Pieces of Money Advice for Fresh Graduates

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My social media feed was flooded by graduation photos and congratulatory greetings over the weekend, as several colleges and universities held their commencement ceremonies. If you’re one of those fresh graduates, then let me give you a virtual handshake, a pat on the back, and a warm welcome to the first day of the rest […]

Wealth Starts With Learning and Doing This One Habit

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Let’s admit it, everyone wants to be rich. Unfortunately, only a few would achieve wealth — most would struggle financially their whole life, while some would simply become financially stable and live a modest life. So why does this happen? Why can’t everyone achieve financial freedom and retire rich? Of course, there are many factors […]

Be Careful on Who You Learn About Money From

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A person’s financial success is mostly dependent on their values and behavior rather than their skills and knowledge about money. We can spend a lot of time learning about financial concepts and investing strategies, but ultimately it will be our mindset, particularly our courage to apply those knowledge, which will determine if we can reach […]

Reader Mail #33: How Much Can I Earn From the Stock Market?

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According to a recent study done by the Shareholders’ Association of the Philippines, less than 1% of Filipinos are invested in the stock market. The reasons vary but the primary cause would be the lack of general knowledge on how the stock market actually works. After all, this is not something being taught in our […]

ETX Capital – Is this an Advantageous Platform to Choose for Trading?

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Performing spread betting activity with ETX Capital is highly profitable and is tax-free. This trading platform is formerly known as TradIndex, which offers a cutting edge trading services online. It is managed and owned and managed by Monecor Ltd., which is based in London UK. This trading platform is regulated by FCA – Financial Conduct […]

The Stock Market in 2010 As Seen on My Facebook

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It was September 2010, and the Philippines just elected a new president. Nonoy Aquino is set to deliver his first 100 days report in a few weeks, and the Philippine Stock Market is going up and hoping to reach an all-time record high. Everyone in the stock market were excited… and relieved, because 2008 was […]

This is How People Lose Money in the Stock Market

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The stock market is a battlefield. It’s a war between bears and bulls; between technical analysts and fundamental analysts; between traders and investors — there’s really so many sides fighting that it’s easy to get caught in a crossfire. When a bullet hits you while you’re out there, it will be hard to tell which […]

How To Invest in the Stock Market: An Online Seminar for Beginners

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It was 2001 when I first opened an account with a stock broker. I deposited P10,000 with big hopes that I could turn it into a million pesos in a few months. I certainly believed it was possible, because the stock market is one of the best places to grow your money – at least […]

Financial Commandments for Retiring in Comfort

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Planning your retirement starts with having a vision of where you are now, where you want to be, and what you want to achieve when you retire. Your plans may evolve and change as you mature, together with the circumstances that you may encounter along the way. Nevertheless, retiring in comfort is undoubtedly everyone’s ultimate […]

Philam Asset Management (PAMI) List of Mutual Funds

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Philam Asset Management, Inc. (PAMI) is among the leading companies that administers, distributes, and provides investment advisory to mutual funds in the Philippines. Established in 1992, PAMI is a wholly owned company of Philam Life, one of the leading insurance companies in the country. For those who are interested in invest in mutual funds that […]

How To Stop the Tyranny And Embrace the Genius

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Is it better to invest in real estate or in the stock market? Should I stay in my good-paying job or quit to start my dream business? Should I save for an emergency fund or pay my debts first? Where should I invest, UITFs or mutual funds? Over the years, I’ve been asked these questions […]

Tips for Financially Healthy Car Ownership

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Buying a car is a significant financial commitment. While it can definitely make your life more convenient, there are also a number of ways it can come back to bite you. Gas, car insurance, and maintenance costs add up, and they can quickly get out of hand if you are not careful. If you do […]