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Electronic Cash Transfer Programs Help Unbanked Filipinos Beat Poverty

Published: March 27, 2020 | General Information, In Focus | No Comments

The use of digital financial services platforms for humanitarian cash transfers plays a key role in the early recovery of Filipinos affected by disasters by giving them access to financial services and helping jumpstart local markets. This was among the findings in the study called “Cash in Hand”, which was launched by international development organization […]

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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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Traders and Investors Who Are Making Money Amidst the Bloody Global Market

Published: March 20, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | 1 Comment

The global financial market is in a rough patch. Everything is red and many are saying that we are all in the midst of history being made. The crash and volatility in the stock markets right now is one we haven’t seen since the 2008 financial crisis. As an investor or trader, it can be […]

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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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Primer: Investing in Art

Published: March 6, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | No Comments

Diversification is an important principle of investing. Putting your money in various types of financial instruments and asset classes helps minimize your risk. Aside from the usual paper assets such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds; many long-term investors would also invest in tangible assets such as real estate, jewelries, antiques, rare collectibles, and of […]

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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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The Effect of Viral Outbreaks to Global Markets

Published: February 11, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | No Comments

The outbreak of the 2019-nCov or Novel Coronavirus is definitely affecting businesses around the world, most especially in China and Asia, including the Philippines. Apart from the real threat to public health and safety, social media is also being plagued with fake news, which adds to the already-worried behavior of people around the world. Thus, […]

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CNY 2020: Expectations for the Year of the Rat (Plus a $50 Cash Reward Promo)

Published: January 20, 2020 | In Focus | No Comments

The festivities of the Christmas season is over. But most Pinoys remain excited because they’re looking forward to celebrating the Lunar New Year with the Filipino-Chinese community in the country. Chinese New Year Indeed, one of the best things about being a multicultural society is that New Year celebrations doesn’t just end on January 1. […]

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The Best People to Copy on eToro

Published: January 8, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | No Comments

It’s now 2020! Another year has rolled past us and it was a very eventful year to say the least. If you’ve been following the global markets, this would be no surprise to you, but a quick recap of what happened in the markets in 2019 might give us a picture on what to expect […]

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eToro Promo: Make Every Action Count

Published: December 8, 2019 | In Focus, Income Opps, News and Events | 1 Comment

We’re officially less than 3 weeks before Christmas and I’m sure everybody reading this is excited to visit home if you’re working away from home, and maybe even doing some last minute shopping. In all the rush of the holiday season though, we shouldn’t forget about our investments and money habits. After all, nobody wants […]

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MAPFRE Insurance Raises Capital and Takes the Lead in Non-Life Insurance

Published: December 5, 2019 | In Focus, News and Events | No Comments

MAPFRE INSURANCE, formerly MAPFRE INSULAR, recently announced in a media launch that it has raised capital to P900 million, having complied with the minimum net worth requirement set for 2019 by the Insurance Commission, according to the New Insurance Code of the Philippines (RA 10607). Amended in 2013, the law states that a domestic life […]

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How To Invest in Premyo Bonds

Published: November 27, 2019 | In Focus, Investing, News and Events | No Comments

The Philippine Bureau of Treasury has officially launched its one-year peso-denominated “Premyo Bonds Para sa Bayan” last November 25. They hope that this offering will encourage more Filipinos to become investors. And as an incentive, apart from the usual fixed income you’ll earn, you also get the chance to win a condo unit, a million […]

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