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How to Beat FOBO: The Fear of Better Options (Episode 47)

Published: November 27, 2020 | Investing, Mindsetting, Podcast | 1 Comment

Listen to Episode 47: on Spotify on Apple Podcasts on Google Podcasts Episode Sponsors: eToro Invest and trade global markets: Sign up for eToro here and check out Copytrader, which allows you to copy other successful traders on eToro and automate your investing or trading. MrSpeedy Check out MrSpeedy’s same-day delivery service at an affordable […]

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How To Prepare For Retirement When You’re in Your 20s

Published: November 26, 2020 | Investing, Personal Finance, Reader Mail | 1 Comment

It’s common for me to receive messages from people asking for personal finance advice. Most of the time, their questions are about my thoughts on specific investments that they’re considering. But once in a while, I’ll get something quite unexpected, such as what I received a few days ago. From Mr. C Hi, Sir Fitz. […]

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The Philippines in 2020: An Economic Review with Security Bank (Episode 46)

Published: November 16, 2020 | General Information, Investing, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 46: on Spotify on Apple Podcasts on Google Podcasts Episode Sponsor: Save and invest with Security Bank Philippines. Visit their website at www.securitybank.com to learn about their investment products and wealth management services. Episode 46 Chapters: 02:23: Pre-Pandemic Economy 05:10: Resilience and Recovery 09:34: The Banking Sector 10:31: The Worst is Over […]

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List of Investments For Passive Dividend Income in the Philippines

Published: November 13, 2020 | Investing | No Comments

For most people, passive income is the ultimate source of cash. It’s money working for you in the best possible way. Fortunately, there are many sources of passive income. If you’re a songwriter, then you’re probably receiving royalty payments. Or if you own a rental property, then the lease payments are your source of passive […]

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Real Estate Investing with Hotel 101

Published: October 23, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | 2 Comments

Real estate ranks high among Filipinos when it comes to investments. A lot of people I’ve met, especially OFWs, actually prefer having this tangible asset over paper assets like stocks. For an average Filipino, real estate investing often means buying and selling properties or using a condo or apartment for rental income. However, the truth […]

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Optimistic Outlook for Quezon City in Real Estate Investments

Updated: November 10, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | No Comments

If you’re looking for real estate investment opportunities within Metro Manila, then Quezon City is worth your consideration. Not only is it the biggest and most populous city in the metro, but Quezon City is also the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Capital of the Philippines. It has the highest concentration of I.T. Parks and […]

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Tips for Achieving Stock Market Success (Episode 40)

Published: October 9, 2020 | Investing, Podcast | 1 Comment

Listen to Episode 40: on Spotify on Apple Podcasts on Google Podcasts Episode Sponsors: eToro Invest and trade global markets: Sign up for eToro here and check out Copytrader, which allows you to copy other successful traders on eToro and automate your investing or trading. IMG Wealth Academy Learn the secret to saving and building […]

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14 Mistakes and Misconceptions About Investing in the Stock Market

Published: September 28, 2020 | Investing | 1 Comment

When people think of investing, especially Pinoys, the stock market is what comes to mind. And with this thought, a lot of misconceptions about investing in the stock market follows. Today, we’ll talk about 14 of these myths and misconceptions. 1. I need a lot of money to invest in the stock market. The minimum […]

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20 Common Investing Mistakes that Even Experienced Investors Make

Published: September 7, 2020 | Investing | No Comments

The most common mistake that people commit when it comes to investing is probably waiting too long to start. Warren Buffett purchased his first stock and started investing at the age of 11. And yet, despite that fact, he still wishes that he started sooner. If you’re not yet investing, then you should really start […]

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What is a Stock Split and What It Means for Stock Investors

Published: August 24, 2020 | General Information, Investing, News and Events | 1 Comment

Tesla (TSLA) recently announced that they’re doing a stock split. It will be the first time for the company, whose 5-for-1 stock split will take effect on August 31, 2020. Interestingly, on the same day, Apple (AAPL) will also do a stock split, 4-for-1 in their case. For long-time Apple shareholders, this isn’t new as […]

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Recession vs Depression: A Primer on the Economic/Business Cycle

Published: August 10, 2020 | Business, General Information, Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

The economy of the country shrank by 0.7% in the first quarter of 2020. And recently, the GDP numbers for the second quarter show that we experienced a massive 16.5% contraction. When the economy shrinks for two consecutive quarters, it’s called a recession. And thus, the Philippines is now officially in a recession. And in […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to REIT — Real Estate Investment Trust Primer

Published: August 4, 2020 | General Information, Investing | 1 Comment

I wrote about Real Estate Investment Trusts or REITs several months ago, but its focus was investing on REITs in global markets. At that time, there was little information available on Philippine REITs even though there was already a lot of buzz about it. Particularly, that Ayala would soon be launching the first REIT in […]

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