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10 Tips for Profitable Long-Term Investing in the Stock Market

Published: October 16, 2017 | Investing | No Comments

The stock market is a great place to invest. And it is greatly profitable if you know what you are doing. Unfortunately, a lot of people put money in the stock market hoping that it will make money for them. But hope is not an investment strategy. And you’ll most likely lose money instead, if […]

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Stocks vs Bonds: Differences Between Them When It Comes to Investing

Published: July 19, 2017 | Investing | 2 Comments

There are many types of paper assets and investments. But two of the biggest components of most portfolios are stocks and bonds. Even mutual funds and UITFs are mostly composed of stocks and/or bond investments. And many people ask… What are the differences between stocks and bonds? What are the similarities? And where should I […]

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Five Questions to Ask Before Investing in a Mutual Fund

Published: May 8, 2017 | Investing | 3 Comments

How do you choose the best mutual fund? Can you just select the top performing mutual fund and invest your money there? If you’re hoping to invest in a mutual fund, then here are five questions that you need to ask your investment solicitor or mutual fund agent. Knowing the answers to these will surely […]

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The Psychology of Investing: 9 Biases and Behavioral Mistakes You Must Avoid

Published: April 7, 2017 | Investing | 2 Comments

Author and financial expert, Dave Ramsey, claims that personal finance is 80% behavior and only 20% head knowledge. I agree. We can study and memorize all the theories and formulas in finance books but in the end, our actual financial decisions create the biggest impact on our cashflow. This is most especially evident on investing, […]

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Investing on Dollar-Denominated Securities in the Philippine Stock Exchange

Published: April 5, 2017 | General Information, Investing | 1 Comment

The Philippine Stock Exchange will now be offering dollar-denominated securities for both traders and investors in the stock market. Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions about this new type of financial instrument, as provided to me by the PSE press. What are Dollar-Denominated Securities? Dollar-Denominated Securities (DDS) are securities listed, traded, […]

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3 Valuable Tips To Remember When Buying IPO Stocks

Published: March 30, 2017 | Investing | 3 Comments

One exciting part of investing in the stock market is buying IPO stocks. An initial public offering (IPO) is when the shares or stock of a private company is offered to the public for the first time. Years ago, Puregold was just a low-key supermarket chain in the country. But after its IPO in October […]

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15 Best Neighborhoods in Metro Manila for Real Estate Investors

Published: March 24, 2017 | Guest Posts, Investing | No Comments

Looking for the best neighborhood in Metro Manila to settle in seems simple enough, even despite the many personal factors you have to consider. Knowing the neighborhood’s potential as a real estate investment is a whole other ballgame. If you keep aside personal factors such as family-friendly level, lifestyle, and work location, how can one […]

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12 Alternative Investments To Consider If You’re Looking To Diversify Your Portfolio

Published: March 8, 2017 | Investing | 5 Comments

When it comes to investments, the stock market, mutual funds, bonds, and cash deposits are what most people first think about. However, if you’re looking for investment alternatives, what options do you have? If we’re in the U.S. or in a country with a mature financial market, then the list of alternative investments would be […]

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7 Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Investing

Published: January 9, 2017 | Investing | 3 Comments

Investing is a good habit to have. When you invest, you’re able to grow your money. You’re making it work for you. And if you do it long enough, you’ll become rich. But more than that, there are also some not-so-obvious benefits of investing. Here are seven of them. 1. You learn good spending habits. […]

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