Posts tagged ‘Investing’

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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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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Reader Mail #35: Investing is Risky if you Don’t Save

Published: February 18, 2017 | Reader Mail | 1 Comment

Someone recently asked me where he should invest. Specifically, he’s asking me if putting money in the stock market is a good idea. Ask me if it’s a good time to invest in the stock market, and I would always say, “YES!”. But what’s important is not really the status of the market or the […]

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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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Reader Mail #34: Investing in UITF vs VUL

Published: December 9, 2016 | Investing, Personal Finance, Reader Mail | 4 Comments

Today, I’m sharing with you an email that I recently received. The sender is asking which is the better investment, UITF or VUL. Several people have also been asking me similar questions, that’s why I decided to answer it here today for everyone. But first, let’s read the letter of Mrs. M below: Hi Fitz. […]

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How to Save Money for a Laptop, Smartphone, and other Gadgets

Published: November 7, 2016 | Investing, Personal Finance | 4 Comments

Gadgets, such as laptops and smartphones, are now part of our lives. I dare say it’s essential to own them if we want convenient access to the internet and optimize our work productivity. Unfortunately, gadgets are expensive. A laptop that’s suitable for work can cost at least P30,000 or more than a month’s worth of […]

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Retiring Soon? This is How You Should Invest

Updated: October 1, 2016 | Investing, Personal Finance | 2 Comments

The average life expectancy of Filipinos is currently at 71 years old. This means that if you retire at 60, then your retirement fund should be able to sustain you for at least 11 years. And it could be more, as new advancements in fitness, nutrition, and medicine are making people healthier and live longer. […]

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How to Invest in Bonds for Beginners

Updated: March 25, 2017 | Investing | 5 Comments

If you’re looking for an investment that’s less risky than the stock market but earns higher than time deposits, then consider investing in bonds. But what are bonds? How do you make money from them? What are the risks? And finally, how do you invest in bonds? What are bonds? A bond is a debt […]

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How To Know If It’s Time To Sell Your Stock Investments

Published: September 9, 2016 | Investing | 4 Comments

A lot of stock market advice focus on buying. They’re usually geared towards which companies are good to buy today. But seldom do you hear or read tips on when you should sell those shares. Normally, it’s only when the market goes down do you ever hear people say that it’s time to sell. Unfortunately, […]

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