Posts tagged ‘UITF’

Reader Mail #34: Investing in UITF vs VUL

Posted December 9, 2016 under Investing, Personal Finance, Reader Mail | 3 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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Reader Mail #32: Fast Talk Answers to UITF Questions

Posted April 29, 2016 under Investing, Reader Mail | 4 Comments

Unit Investment Trust Funds have been gaining popularity as an investment among Filipinos in the past few years. The primary reason being its convenience as they’re available in most commercial banks. But more importantly, it’s because more and more Filipinos are realizing that while it has greater risk than time deposit accounts, the upside potential […]

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Decoding The Different Types of Mutual Funds and UITFs

Posted May 26, 2015 under 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

Posted August 13, 2014 under Business, Investing | 21 Comments

A few days ago, online news website, Rappler published a sponsored article entitled “Investment options for the young professional”. The post enumerated four items, particularly life insurance, real estate, stocks and business as possible investments. I couldn’t help but react to the article on my Facebook account, particularly on the advise about life insurance and […]

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

Posted November 27, 2013 under 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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How Do You Make Money From UITF Investing?

Posted May 10, 2012 under Investing, Personal Finance | 206 Comments

I consider UITF’s as one of the most basic and simplest investment product out there. Surprisingly, many are not aware what it is exactly, and how one makes money from it. That’s why for today, I’m providing a basic explanation of what UITF means. I will tell you how how it works; how you make […]

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Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks: Lessons Learned

Posted March 12, 2012 under Personal Finance | 23 Comments

This article is part of a series, read the previous post here: Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks Part 3 Last week, I went to several banks and asked their time deposit rates for P300,000 placed for 180 days. My goal was not just to know their current rates, but to also see how […]

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Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks Part 3

Posted March 12, 2012 under Personal Finance | 2 Comments

This article is part of a series, read the previous post here: Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks Part 2 Welcome to the third installation of this post, this series has four parts and quick reference links are provided at the end of the post. For today, we continue with two more banks, Metro […]

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Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks Part 2

Posted March 8, 2012 under Personal Finance | 6 Comments

This article is part of a series, read the previous post here: Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks Part 1 Welcome to the second installation of this post. For today, we continue with two more banks, Banco de Oro and China Bank. Thanks to the influx of requests, and the good opportunity I had […]

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Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks Part 1

Posted March 6, 2012 under Personal Finance | 19 Comments

After lunch yesterday, I found myself with a couple of free hours so I decided to spend the time doing research for my next post here. Going out of the restaurant where I just ate with a friend, I saw several banks that was just walking distance from each other. And I thought to myself, […]

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