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

Posted June 14, 2016 under Investing, Reader Mail | 1 Comment
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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 […]

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The Stock Market in 2010 As Seen on My Facebook

Posted June 10, 2016 under Investing | 4 Comments
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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 […]

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This is How People Lose Money in the Stock Market

Posted June 8, 2016 under Investing | 2 Comments
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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 […]

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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
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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 […]

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Philam Asset Management (PAMI) List of Mutual Funds

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

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8 Important Facts About Investing That People Often Forget

Posted May 25, 2016 under Investing | 1 Comment
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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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Reader Mail #32: Fast Talk Answers to UITF Questions

Posted April 29, 2016 under Investing, Reader Mail | 4 Comments
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Unit Investment Trust Funds have been gaining popularity as an investment among Filipinos in the past few years. The primary reason being its convenience as they’re available in most commercial banks. But more importantly, it’s because more and more Filipinos are realizing that while it has greater risk than time deposit accounts, the upside potential […]

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Top Peso Equity Mutual Funds in the Philippines

Posted April 26, 2016 under Investing | 1 Comment
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What’s the best mutual fund in the Philippines? Which mutual fund should I invest in? These are questions that new investors often ask me, to which I always answer this… There’s no such thing as the best mutual fund in the Philippines, there’s only the best mutual fund that can help you achieve your financial […]

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A No-Nonsense Guide To Retiring Rich

Posted March 7, 2016 under Investing, Personal Finance | 6 Comments
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Don’t waste your time trying to win the lottery, or looking for get-rich-quick schemes because the best way to become, and retire rich is to plan and work for it. In fact, this is the safest and the most practical way to get millions in your bank account. Unfortunately, many do not know how to […]

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Is It Still Good to Invest in Real Estate in the Philippines?

Posted February 22, 2016 under Investing | 1 Comment
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Despite real estate long being one of the most dependable investments to make, like all others, it still has its fair share of risks and is not always guaranteed. Past circumstances like the 1997 Asian financial crisis and the more recent U.S. housing bubble that led to the global recession are lessons that investors remain […]

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Where To Invest in 2016

Posted January 11, 2016 under Investing | 7 Comments
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The Philippine stock market has fallen almost 6% last week, and has already lost around 10% of its price since last year. Many say that we’re now in the bear market, which is making a lot of new investors fearful, confused, and anxious about what would happen next. In fact, numerous people have been asking […]

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How To Build a Million-Peso Retirement Account

Posted January 9, 2016 under Investing | 3 Comments
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If you want to retire rich, then you need to invest – and the earlier you start, the better. As most financial planners would say, your “time in the market” is more important than “timing the market”; and that’s why the best time to start investing is NOW. Fortunately, you don’t need to have a […]

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