Pag-IBIG MP2 vs SSS PESO Fund: Which is Better?

Published: December 13, 2018 | General Information, In Focus, Investing | No Comments

Which is a better investment, the Pag-IBIG MP2 or the SSS PESO Fund? That’s a question a reader recently asked me and that’s what we’ll try to compare and analyze today. Pag-IBIG MP2 and SSS PESO Fund are both government savings programs offered to their respective members. The hope is to encourage more Filipinos to […]

7 Great Christmas Gift Ideas When You Don’t Know What to Give

Published: December 12, 2018 | Personal Finance | No Comments

Christmas is a season for gift-giving. And as much as it’s exciting to receive gifts, it’s also a bit disappointing when you get a present that you don’t really like. Do you agree? That’s why in giving presents, it’s important to get something that the receiver will appreciate. It could be something we know that […]

MBLife MOST 18: Multiple Option Super Term Life Insurance

Published: December 10, 2018 | General Information, In Focus | 1 Comment

I’m an active member of IMG since 2012. If you’re not familiar with IMG, it stands for International Marketing Group. And they’re a Philippine-based global company whose mission is promote financial literacy among Filipino families. Furthermore, IMG is also a financial distribution company. They are partnered with many institutions and runs a financial center for […]

How to Control Your Spending with a “Do-Not-Buy” List

Published: December 7, 2018 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | No Comments

Lists are great. It helps us become more organized, and writing down lists keeps us from constantly remembering things. We create “To-Do” lists to help us remember important tasks. Meanwhile, a “To-Buy” list when going to the grocery, helps us remember all the important stuff we need to purchase. Years ago, I wrote about the […]

10 Expert Insights on Real Estate Investing in the Philippines

Updated: December 5, 2018 | Investing | 1 Comment

Real estate remains popular as an investment among Filipinos. It is unique as an asset because it has good price appreciation while also being a viable source of passive income. Moreover, unlike paper assets such as shares of stocks or mutual funds, real estate is a tangible asset that you can actually use for personal […]

How to Know If You Can Afford to Buy a Car

Published: November 29, 2018 | Personal Finance | 1 Comment

Having a car is convenient, especially if you have a mobile lifestyle. It becomes especially useful if you do a lot of field work. If you have kids, then having a car makes it easier to bring and fetch them at their school. But also, owning a car helps when you need to travel with […]

Differences Between Total Returns and Dividend Investing

Published: November 27, 2018 | Guest Posts, Investing | No Comments

Any person who has been listening to financial experts and other capital market experts have probably run into complex financial terms such as total return and dividend investing. The terms become even more confusing when someone who does not have any training or experience in finance comes across them. This article is focused on discussing […]

What are the Different Types of Equity Funds?

Published: November 26, 2018 | Investing | No Comments

The stock market is a great place to invest for the long-term. However, if you don’t want to invest directly in stocks, a good alternative is to invest in equity funds. Equity funds are pooled funds that invest primarily in the stock market. They can either be a Unit Investment Trust Fund (UITF), a mutual […]

Infographic: Everything You Need to Know About a Limited Liability Company

Published: November 22, 2018 | Business | No Comments

There are many stages of starting your own business, and after you/ve come up with an idea, received some funding, and even gotten a few clients, you may be wondering what’s next. Many business owners choose to structure their businesses according to their specific tax and liability needs. At this point, you may want to […]

Smart Money Moves: How to Grow Your Freelance Career in 2019

Published: November 20, 2018 | News and Events | No Comments

Another day, another financial goal to reach! At this point in time, how far are you from accomplishing your freelancing finance objectives? If you’re struggling with money matters, this workshop is perfect for you! On November 24, that’s this coming Saturday, starting at 2PM onwards, I will be conducting a FREE workshop. It’s entitled, Smart […]

Earn Passive Income Through CopyTrading

Published: November 19, 2018 | In Focus, Income Opps | No Comments

If you’re into stock market or forex trading, or if you just searched it online recently, then I’m sure you see ads about it on social media and financial websites. A lot of these ads are about trading algorithms or bots that promise very high returns. They’re selling an app or software that can outsmart […]