Posts under General Information

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

Updated: December 25, 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

Updated: January 14, 2020 | General Information, Investing | 3 Comments

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?

Updated: February 10, 2020 | General Information, In Focus, Investing | 5 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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MBLife MOST 18: Multiple Option Super Term Life Insurance

Updated: April 9, 2019 | General Information, In Focus | 13 Comments

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 […]

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How Virtual Reality Is Revolutionizing The Way Filipinos Buy Real Estate

Published: August 8, 2018 | General Information, Guest Posts | No Comments

In 2017, an estimated 15 million visitors spent more than 2.7 million hours online in search of a home, according to the real estate firm, Lamudi. This is not surprising, given that there are over 67 million internet users in the Philippines alone. However, a slice of technology in the industry has yet to fully […]

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Useful Insurance Tips for Contractors

Updated: August 4, 2019 | General Information, Guest Posts | No Comments

There’s no such thing as an “easy job”. Each job presents its own distinct set of challenges that people must learn to deal with. There are some traditional workplace hazards that present a completely different kind of challenge. Luckily, there are multiple insurance plans and options that have been specifically designed for such situations. Contractors […]

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