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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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Investing for Beginners: The Two Major Investment Categories

Published: July 30, 2020 | General Information, Investing | No Comments

More and more investments are becoming accessible to Filipinos, and more and more Filipinos are investing. From time deposits to retail treasury bonds, from local and global stocks to real estate investment trusts, from mutual funds to cooperatives–the list of investments that are within reach for ordinary citizens have become much longer than it was […]

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5 Ways To Earn Passive Income Through Real Estate

Published: July 16, 2020 | Income Opps, Investing | 1 Comment

Can you earn money without working? Yes, you can. That’s called passive income. Building massive wealth and achieving financial freedom often requires creating multiple sources of passive income for yourself. Fortunately, there are many ways to create passive income. And perhaps, the most popular method is through real estate. However, most people only know one […]

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Live Stream Event: How to Invest in Real Estate for Only P1,000

Published: July 13, 2020 | Announcements, Investing, News and Events | 1 Comment

Investing in real estate normally requires a lot of money because property prices are quite expensive. That’s why most say that only rich people can invest in real estate. But that’s been changing. Over the years, real estate developers and financial institutions have been creating options to make property investing more attainable to more people. […]

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How to Diversify Your Investments (Episode 26)

Updated: July 10, 2020 | Investing, Podcast | 3 Comments

Listen to Episode 26 Summary of Episode 26: What is diversification? When it comes to investing, this means putting your money on different instruments to minimize your risk. (1:01) The 5 different ways you can diversify your investments. (2:04) Is it okay to just invest in mutual funds? (4:30) Invest and trade global markets: Sign […]

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Should You Invest Even If You Have Debts?

Published: June 29, 2020 | Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

That online business you’re doing is starting to make good money, and you now have some extra cash. It’s tempting to spend the money and buy yourself something nice. However, you’re financially smarter now, and understand that it’s important to pay off your debts first before spending on non-essential wants. But then you ask yourself, […]

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Investing in Stocks with High Dividend Yields

Published: June 23, 2020 | Investing | 2 Comments

Most people invest in equities for long-term capital appreciation. And if you buy stocks that often give out dividends, then you’ll also get to enjoy regular and passive income. More often than not, a sideways or downtrend market with low inflation and interest rates would present good opportunities for this because when share prices fall, […]

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Portfolio Diversification: What It Means To Diversify Your Investments

Published: June 15, 2020 | Investing | 1 Comment

Diversification is an advice that many financial planners give when it comes to building your investment portfolio. This investing strategy is often said through the famous saying, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” The idea behind diversifying your assets or investments is that, markets are unpredictable. And by putting your money in different […]

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Don’t Fall Into The Sunk Cost Trap (Episode 22)

Published: June 5, 2020 | Investing, Mindsetting, Personal Finance, Podcast | 1 Comment

Listen to Episode 22 Summary of Episode 22: A pizza story. (1:23) A sunk cost trap or a sunk cost fallacy when a person is failing to see the best outcome because they have a bias resulting from a previous or ongoing commitment. (3:05) Watch a FREE online financial coaching video: Visit imgwealthacademy.com An illustration […]

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