Posts tagged ‘Investing’

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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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 | 5 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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