Celebrating Economic and Financial Literacy Week with BDO Foundation

Published: November 20, 2019 | In Focus | No Comments

The 16th Congress of the Philippines through Republic Act 10922, has declared the second week of November every year as “Economic and Financial Literacy Week”. This is the government’s recognition of the importance of financial literacy to help the country grow. It hopes to teach people how to make sound financial decisions, mobilize savings, and […]

Investing on REITs – Real Estate Investment Trusts

Published: November 19, 2019 | Investing | 1 Comment

What are Real Estate Investment Trusts? How do you invest in REITs? Is this a good investment? How risky is it to invest in REITs? Real Estate Investment Trusts have been in the local news in recent months. That’s because as of writing, the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is already finalizing the guidelines […]

The 7 C’s of Success by Thomas Morris

Published: November 13, 2019 | Mindsetting | 1 Comment

Who is Thomas Morris? He is an American philosopher and author of more than 28 books, most of which are about entrepreneurship and philosophy. In fact, he’s well-known as a motivational speaker, who applies philosophical themes and concepts to business and professional life. Recently, I stumbled upon an interview of him by Ryan Holiday of […]

Go Ahead! Spend Your 13th Month Pay The Way You Want It

Updated: November 13, 2019 | Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 3 Comments

The emails and direct messages have started to come. People are now asking me where they should spend their Christmas bonus and 13th month pay. Some already have a good idea where they’ll put the money. And they’re asking for my opinion if that’s a smart move. Meanwhile, some are confused and conflicted. They’re lost […]

This Elite Trader Has Made Money Every Month For Almost 3 Years Already

Published: November 8, 2019 | In Focus | No Comments

There’s investing and there’s trading. Investing is long-term or a buy-and-hold strategy. Meanwhile, trading is short-term or a buy-and-sell strategy. Investing is all about putting your money on a stock or an investment fund that has potential for growth over time. Meanwhile, trading is all about timing the market and earning from the price volatility […]

5 Reasons Why Investing for Retirement is Important

Published: November 5, 2019 | Guest Posts | 1 Comment

People usually work all their lives to buy all the things they want and to provide for their family. To do that, they go to school and get a good education. Once they finish that, looking for a job becomes a priority. In time, they earn money and start fulfilling their goals. This point in […]

Singles’ Day vs Black Friday: Facts About The World’s Biggest Shopping Events

Published: November 2, 2019 | General Information, In Focus, News and Events | No Comments

The world is now more connected than ever, thanks to the Internet. With e-commerce becoming more and more familiar to consumers, business retailers are no longer limited by their geographic location — anyone can now sell anything to anybody in the world. And of all the months in a year, November is perhaps the busiest […]

Funeral Costs Breakdown: Expenses When Dying in the Philippines

Published: October 29, 2019 | General Information, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg once said, “Always bounce the check to the undertaker, and give it all away before you go.” Personally, I wouldn’t want to bounce that check and rob the undertaker of his income. However, that quote is a reflection of the growing desire of many in Western countries to die broke. Dying broke […]

General Guide to Angel Investing

Published: October 28, 2019 | General Information, Guest Posts | No Comments

There is no prerequisite to becoming an angel investor, but it helps if you are an accredited investor. This means you can deal in securities that are not registered with the financial authorities. This is possible for investors who satisfy several requirements about income, asset size, net worth and professional experience or governance status. You […]

Fujidenzo Supports Startup Entrepreneurs

Published: October 27, 2019 | In Focus | No Comments

Since 2005, Fujidenzo Home and Commercial Appliances has grown into one of the most trusted brands in the market. While it was founded as a response to the needs of the Filipino consumers, it has now become a world class appliance brand of quality commercial products that many food businesses rely on for long term […]

5 Quick Tips for Creating New Habits That Last

Published: October 24, 2019 | Money Saving Tips, Productivity | 1 Comment

Who you are today can be defined as a sum of your habits. What you repeatedly do forms the kind of person that you are, and will be. That’s why it’s essential to have a sense of self-awareness; for you to see which habits are doing you good; and which ones are bringing you harm. […]