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Market Recovery Can Happen When We Reach the Golden Cross

Published: March 22, 2020 | General Information, In Focus | 3 Comments

I recently attended a webinar organized by COL Financial on how should one invest in today’s volatile markets. It was conducted by Chief Equity Strategist, April Lynn Tan. There were many takeaways from the session, and I’d like to share with you today the most interesting lesson I learned that day. And that’s the concept […]

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How I Deal With Anxiety and Remain Productive During These Stressful Times

Published: March 18, 2020 | General Information, Productivity | 1 Comment

It’s been several days since Metro Manila was placed under Community Quarantine. Being one of its residents, I’ve been obediently staying and working from home. However, with cancelled meetings and postponed events, I honestly don’t have much professional work that I need to do. So, like probably most people, I log in to social media […]

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List of Websites That Offer FREE Online Courses

Published: March 16, 2020 | General Information, In Focus, Productivity | No Comments

Learning is a life-long process. It shouldn’t stop once you graduate and leave school. And those who succeed in life are often those with the growth mindset and in constant pursuit of new knowledge. Have you suddenly found for yourself some free time? Do you aim to upgrade your skills so you can stay relevant […]

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Protect your Money and Bank Account from Romance and Dating Scams

Published: February 12, 2020 | General Information, In Focus, Personal Finance | No Comments

It hurts getting dumped. But do you know what hurts more than that? It’s getting scammed and losing money in your bank account. Scammers are out there, courting us until we give them our personal information, which they’ll use to steal our money. Tulad ng manlolokong ex mo na pinaglaruan lang ang feelings mo dati. […]

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BDO Raises P40.1 Billion in Fixed Rate Peso Bonds

Published: February 4, 2020 | General Information | 2 Comments

BDO Unibank, Inc (BDO) successfully raised P40.1 billion of fixed rate bonds, or eight (8) times the original offer of P5.0 billion on robust demand from retail and institutional investors. The one-week offer period ended last January 24, 2020, with issue date set on February 3, 2020. The bonds will have a tenor of 2.5 […]

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Buy, Sell, or Hold? Trading Tactics Will Guide Your Stock Picks

Published: November 22, 2019 | General Information, In Focus | 3 Comments

Opportunities are present whether the stock market is bullish or bearish, but how to strategize to accumulate the best return on investments requires some expert advice. This is what online trading platform BDO Nomura Securities, the joint venture company between BDO Unibank and Nomura Holdings of Japan, recently did via the launch of “Trading Tactics,” […]

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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

Updated: October 29, 2020 | 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

Updated: November 1, 2020 | 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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