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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 | 1 Comment

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

Updated: November 26, 2020 | 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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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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Celebrating Economic and Financial Literacy Week with BDO Foundation

Published: November 20, 2019 | In Focus | No Comments

The 16th Congress of the Philippines through Republic Act 10922, has declared the second week of November every year as “Economic and Financial Literacy Week”. This is the government’s recognition of the importance of financial literacy to help the country grow. It hopes to teach people how to make sound financial decisions, mobilize savings, and […]

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This Elite Trader Has Made Money Every Month For Almost 3 Years Already

Published: November 8, 2019 | In Focus | 2 Comments

There’s investing and there’s trading. Investing is long-term or a buy-and-hold strategy. Meanwhile, trading is short-term or a buy-and-sell strategy. Investing is all about putting your money on a stock or an investment fund that has potential for growth over time. Meanwhile, trading is all about timing the market and earning from the price volatility […]

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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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Fujidenzo Supports Startup Entrepreneurs

Published: October 27, 2019 | In Focus | No Comments

Since 2005, Fujidenzo Home and Commercial Appliances has grown into one of the most trusted brands in the market. While it was founded as a response to the needs of the Filipino consumers, it has now become a world class appliance brand of quality commercial products that many food businesses rely on for long term […]

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