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Retiring Soon? This is How You Should Invest

Posted September 29, 2016 under Investing, Personal Finance | 2 Comments

The average life expectancy of Filipinos is currently at 71 years old. This means that if you retire at 60, then your retirement fund should be able to sustain you for at least 11 years. And it could be more, as new advancements in fitness, nutrition, and medicine are making people healthier and live longer. […]

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How to Invest in Bonds for Beginners

Posted September 26, 2016 under Investing | 5 Comments

If you’re looking for an investment that’s less risky than the stock market but earns higher than time deposits, then consider investing in bonds. But what are bonds? How do you make money from them? What are the risks? And finally, how do you invest in bonds? What are bonds? A bond is a debt […]

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How To Know If It’s Time To Sell Your Stock Investments

Posted September 9, 2016 under Investing | 4 Comments

A lot of stock market advice focus on buying. They’re usually geared towards which companies are good to buy today. But seldom do you hear or read tips on when you should sell those shares. Normally, it’s only when the market goes down do you ever hear people say that it’s time to sell. Unfortunately, […]

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6 Ways that an OFW Can Invest in the Philippines

Posted August 22, 2016 under Investing | No Comments

Where can an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) invest in the Philippines? What are the best investment opportunities available for Pinoys working abroad? There are currently more than 1.8 million OFWs who sends around 800 Billion Pesos every year to the Philippines. How is all this money spent? Most go to living expenses — theirs and […]

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How to Easily Decide Where to Invest

Posted August 12, 2016 under Investing | 6 Comments

Where should I invest? How do I choose the best mutual fund? What bank has the best UITF performance? Which stock broker has the best recommendation? If you’re new to investing, then it’s normal to have these questions in mind. A lot of people actually ask me these, and my answer is always the same. […]

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What Happens in the Stock Market During Ghost Month?

Posted July 29, 2016 under In Focus, Investing | 8 Comments

Every year as the month of August comes, people in the stock market become fearful of the ghost month. Many advise to avoid investing during this time, as it is considered bad luck. According to Chinese tradition, particularly Buddhists and Taoists, the Festival of the Hungry Ghost is when the gates of hell are opened […]

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

Posted June 14, 2016 under Investing, Reader Mail | 2 Comments

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 […]

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The Stock Market in 2010 As Seen on My Facebook

Posted June 10, 2016 under Investing | 5 Comments

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 […]

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This is How People Lose Money in the Stock Market

Posted June 8, 2016 under Investing | 2 Comments

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 […]

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

Posted June 6, 2016 under Investing, News and Events | 9 Comments

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 […]

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Philam Asset Management (PAMI) List of Mutual Funds

Posted June 1, 2016 under In Focus, Investing | 2 Comments

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 […]

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8 Important Facts About Investing That People Often Forget

Posted May 25, 2016 under Investing | 1 Comment

These days, learning about personal finance and investment is as easy as searching online. However, this is a double-edged sword because while information has become more accessible, not everything you’ll read on the Internet will be true or helpful. I’ve seen websites with misleading data, people telling false stories, and the worst of them all […]

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