Posts tagged ‘mutual funds’

Major Types of Mutual Funds in the Philippines

Published: February 7, 2018 | Investing | 1 Comment

When you invest in mutual funds, it’s not as simple as opening a time deposit account. But not as complicated as putting money in the stock market. A time deposit is pretty much straightforward. Just tell your bank for how long you’d like the money to be kept, and you’re all set to earn from […]

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Philam Asset Management (PAMI) List of Mutual Funds

Published: June 1, 2016 | In Focus, Investing | 2 Comments

Philam Asset Management, Inc. (PAMI) is among the leading companies that administers, distributes, and provides investment advisory to mutual funds in the Philippines. Established in 1992, PAMI is a wholly owned company of Philam Life, one of the leading insurance companies in the country. For those who are interested in invest in mutual funds that […]

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Top Peso Equity Mutual Funds in the Philippines

Published: April 26, 2016 | Investing | 1 Comment

What’s the best mutual fund in the Philippines? Which mutual fund should I invest in? These are questions that new investors often ask me, to which I always answer this… There’s no such thing as the best mutual fund in the Philippines, there’s only the best mutual fund that can help you achieve your financial […]

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Decoding The Different Types of Mutual Funds and UITFs

Updated: May 8, 2018 | Investing | 4 Comments

Mutual Funds and Unit Investment Trust Funds are excellent investments primarily because your money gets to be professionally handled by experienced investors. Moreover, it gives you automatic diversification in your portfolio, which helps you manage the risk of losing money. There are a few other advantages that comes with investing in pooled funds. But these […]

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7 Great Investment Options for the Young Professional

Updated: August 12, 2018 | Business, Investing | 21 Comments

A few days ago, I saw in an online news website a sponsored article, which gave the best investment options for young professionals. The post enumerated four items, particularly life insurance with investments, real estate, stocks, and business as possible investments. I couldn’t help but react to the article on my Facebook account, particularly on […]

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Stock Market Alternatives: Where To Invest Aside From The Stock Market

Updated: November 22, 2017 | Investing | 7 Comments

“If I don’t know or if I’m not yet ready to invest in the stock market, where can I put my money instead?” That’s the question many newbie investors are asking, especially when I published the previous article, that’s why I decided to write this post. Below, we’ll discuss a handful of stock market alternatives […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Visit The Brighter Life Philippines Website

Published: September 4, 2013 | In Focus | No Comments

Sun Life Financial has recently launched a new community website called, Brighter Life. It’s actually a lifestyle blog with focus on personal finance, health, family life, career and business. As part of the company’s financial literacy campaign, Sun Life hopes that Brighter Life will help inspire and educate Filipinos toward the more enlightened path of […]

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A Simple Explanation of How Mutual Funds Work

Updated: February 23, 2018 | Investing | 14 Comments

What are mutual funds and how do they work? Let me explain through a simple story. Imagine there are five friends: Allan the doctor, Bong the engineer, Charlie the commercial model, Dante the restaurant chef and Eric the investment banker. Allan, Bong, Charlie and Dante all want to invest in the stock market, but they’re […]

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A Quick Video on The Benefits of Investing in Mutual Funds

Published: February 6, 2013 | Investing | 2 Comments

Here’s a great video I found which gives an overview of how mutual funds work and the benefits of investing in it. It’s a public awareness message created by UBL Fund Managers, and first uploaded through their Youtube channel, Smart Savings TV. So if you’ve always wondered what a mutual fund is, and why it’s […]

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Mutual Funds vs Unit Investment Trust Funds, What’s The Difference?

Updated: June 21, 2018 | General Information, Investing | 63 Comments

One of the questions I get asked very often is what’s the difference between a mutual fund and a unit investment trust fund or UITF? I understand the confusion of many for both actually look, work and perform the same way. But there are some key differences that an investor like you should know. But […]

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Reader Mail #11: Blogging, Business Startups and Mutual Funds

Published: December 8, 2009 | Reader Mail | 4 Comments

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted some of the reader mail I received so I thought I’d do that today. So here’s a few select letters I’ve received through my email and my thoughts on them. Thanks to all those who sent their inquiries and I hope I was able to help. As always, please […]

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Reader Mail #10: Investing, Accounting, Inventions and More

Published: September 23, 2009 | Reader Mail | No Comments

Hello everyone, it’s been more than a week since last I’ve posted here. I’ve been really busy with offline ventures lately, specially with planning my stall in upcoming Christmas bazaars. However, since most of the things I needed to do are almost complete, expect my writing to go back to its normal pace soon. Moreover, […]

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The BPI Investment Fund

Updated: June 4, 2013 | In Focus, Income Opps, Investing | 68 Comments

A friend of mine gave me yesterday a brochure from the Bank of the Philippine Islands. It’s a marketing flyer about the different BPI Investment Funds. He was hoping for me to have a look at it and eventually help him decide which one to invest in. But I said to him that I’m not […]

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Philippine Mutual Fund Companies To Invest In

Updated: March 23, 2018 | General Information, Investing | 59 Comments

At present, the Investment Company Association of the Philippines or ICAP has several mutual fund companies as their members. So if you’re thinking of investing in mutual funds, then I hope this list of mutual fund companies in the Philippines can help you find the best mutual fund for your investing requirements. In the country, […]

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