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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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What is Fintech, and How Fintech Products Are Changing The World

Published: October 15, 2019 | General Information, Personal Finance | 2 Comments

The first time I heard the term “fintech” was at a tech startup networking event; from a guy, who talked about cryptocurrencies and explained what Bitcoin is. It was an interesting evening, and I got to see a glimpse of what could be the future of the financial industry. Attending several more similar events was […]

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How to Do CopyTrading in eToro

Published: September 18, 2019 | General Information | No Comments

After signing up and then verifying your eToro account, most users do CopyTrading next. In today’s eToro tutorial series, we’ll be covering eToro’s famous CopyTrading feature. Through CopyTrading, you can automatically copy another trader’s performance, risk management, and of course, trades. I’ve written about CopyTrading before in this blog, but to make everything easy, let’s […]

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Basic Guide on 10 SSS Benefits for Members

Published: August 27, 2019 | General Information, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

Many employees think that the Philippine Social Security System or SSS is just for receiving pension upon retirement. The truth is, paying your SSS contributions regularly could allow you to apply for and receive the following eight benefits. 1. Sickness Benefits This is a daily cash allowance paid for the number of days a member […]

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Earn Money from Online Trivia Quiz Shows: List for Pinoys

Published: February 6, 2019 | General Information, In Focus, Income Opps | 5 Comments

Do you know a lot of random facts? Then you should join an online trivia quiz show and get the chance to earn money. It’s free to join these online trivia quiz shows, and all you really need is a smartphone and a stable internet connection. Plus, of course, all that general information knowledge you […]

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Philippine Online Stock Brokers: Invest and Trade The Stock Market Online

Published: January 15, 2019 | General Information, Investing | 1 Comment

Do you want to invest in the Philippine stock market? Or perhaps make money by trading stocks online? Then your first step is to open an account with a licensed trading participant. A licensed trading participant refers to a stock broker that’s been granted trading rights and is a member of the Philippine Stock Exchange, […]

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

Published: December 13, 2018 | General Information, In Focus, Investing | 4 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 […]

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