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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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A 10-Year Review of My Recommended Long-Term Stock Investments

Published: January 6, 2020 | Investing | 1 Comment

When people ask me which companies should they buy in the Philippine Stock Market, my default answer is the list of companies that my primary stock broker, COL Financial, recommends. They advocate these stocks for long-term investing, with particular emphasis that one should do cost averaging on them. Namely, these companies are: Ayala Corp. (AC) […]

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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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Investing on REITs – Real Estate Investment Trusts

Updated: November 22, 2019 | Investing | 1 Comment

What are Real Estate Investment Trusts? How do you invest in REITs? Is this a good investment? How risky is it to invest in REITs? Real Estate Investment Trusts have been in the local news in recent months. That’s because as of writing, the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is already finalizing the guidelines […]

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Video: How Does The Stock Market Work?

Published: October 9, 2019 | Investing | 1 Comment

Have you ever wondered how the stock market was invented, and why does it exist? The stock market is not just a place where people like you and I make money. It is first and foremost, where companies go to raise funds for business expansion. How does it work? Watch the video below from TEDEd, […]

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How to Invest in The Stock Market If You Have No Experience at All

Updated: October 3, 2019 | Guest Posts, Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

The stock market and the stock exchange are terms we often hear in the news. Young professionals and even students, often ask about how to invest in stocks for profit. You must understand that investing and making money in the stock market is not as easy as it looks like. You can end up losing […]

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Shiny Object Syndrome: What Is It and How To Beat It?

Updated: August 5, 2019 | Business, Investing, Productivity | 1 Comment

Have you heard of the Shiny Object Syndrome or SOS? I’ve met a handful of people who had it, and they didn’t know they did until I pointed it out to them. I once had a bad case of it. And I still fall ill to it sometimes. But through the years, I’ve become better […]

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For How Long Should You Top-Up Your Mutual Fund Investments?

Published: June 13, 2019 | Investing | 2 Comments

Investing should not be a one-time activity. Rather, it’s best to do it regularly and over a long period of time. Making it a habit is the key to building wealth. Thus, for those who have Mutual Fund (or a Unit Investment Trust Fund) investments, one should remember to top-up or add more money to […]

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Manage Risks When Investing By Asking This Simple Question

Published: May 29, 2019 | Investing | No Comments

In online forums and Facebook groups, I’d always read several people asking if it’s okay to invest in a certain company or a particular investment. The goal of the one asking is to know, first, if the company is legit and not a scam; and second, if the investment will give high returns. You won’t […]

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Investment Crowdfunding in the Philippines

Updated: May 28, 2019 | Investing | 7 Comments

Investment crowdfunding opportunities are growing in the country. And I believe it will continue to proliferate in the next few years. A lot of people have been asking me about this. Particularly, they want to know if a certain company is legit or not. Or if the investment offer is good and fair. Regardless if […]

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Investing Should Be a Habit, Not a One-Time Task

Published: April 23, 2019 | Investing | 1 Comment

You don’t have to wait for your Christmas bonus or 13th month pay to invest because a lot of companies have now lowered the minimum investment required for you to open and top-up your account. For example, you can now start with as little as P1,000 on Seedbox, which is an online investment platform for […]

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