Where should I invest? Mutual funds, UITF, VUL or stocks?

Question: HI, I’ve recently decided to start investing, but I don’t know which product I should choose. Should I invest in variable universal life insurance, a mutual fund, UITF or buy stocks? —Asked by Josiah via Facebook Answer: First of all, congratulations on taking this important step in your journey to financial peace! But the … Continue reading Where should I invest? Mutual funds, UITF, VUL or stocks?

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Finance events for the OFWs in Qatar

I will be back for my annual series of special finance programs for the OFWs based in Qatar! This year I will running programs in 2 locations — Doha and Al Khor. The programs are organized by the Overseas Filipino Investors and Entrepreneurship Movement (OFIE-M). Doha a) Retirement and Estate Planning — know how to … Continue reading Finance events for the OFWs in Qatar

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When the stock market takes a dive, what should you do? Part 2

    My post yesterday was viewed so much which means many people are really concerned with what’s happening in the stock market so I might as well write a follow-up. Let me remind that the stock market volatility is the nature of that kind of investing which is why investing in equities is for … Continue reading When the stock market takes a dive, what should you do? Part 2

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When the stock market takes a dive, what should you do?

The Philippine Stock Market took a heavy beating yesterday, August 24, 2015 due to external factors. The fundamentals of the Philippine market has not changed but the bearish sentiments since March has made many investors jittery, to say the least. Last Friday’s major decline in the U.S. markets had a domino effect in the whole … Continue reading When the stock market takes a dive, what should you do?

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Supporting your family while saving for retirement

Q: Hi Randell, I’m a regular employee in my late 20s. Having read your articles, I know it’s important to save for retirement early, but I also want to support my family (my parents and my younger siblings) financially. Is it possible to do both? –Inez, via Facebook A: I’m glad that you’re looking out … Continue reading Supporting your family while saving for retirement

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On-line life insurance

38 million Filipinos are now regular internet users, according to a report by the Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP). With the increasing number of Filipinos online, it’s important that services are available online as where so people can avail of them anytime, anywhere, at their convenience. Over the last few years, … Continue reading On-line life insurance

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Special finance events for Dubai & Abu Dhabi OFWs!

I will be back in the UAE for a series of training for the OFWs this September! It’s time to level up learning and be on your way to financial peace! 1) Economics 101 & Investment Outlook (Dubai) — this program will discuss the rudiments of economics especially matters that will have an effect to investors. … Continue reading Special finance events for Dubai & Abu Dhabi OFWs!

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Book

No Nonsense Personal Finance 2nd Print Finally, No Nonsense Personal Finance: A Step by Step Guide is available again! We apologize for the delay of the 2nd print as we were did not anticipate the 1st run of books would be sold out in just 4 months. The book is still at P 495.00 per … Continue reading Book

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5 Red Flags of a Scam

A few weeks ago I posted about scam warning. Between then and now, the SEC has issued no less than seven advisories urging people not to invest in other scams. At the risk of repeating myself, I’m not going to go into every single one of them to tell you why they’re scams. Instead, I’ll … Continue reading 5 Red Flags of a Scam

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Top 5 mutual funds in the last 5 years

There has been a lot of anxiety with what’s happening in the equities market. External forces have affected the local bourse and many investors are jittery. China, Greece and a slowing down of the economy has largely contributed to some declines lately. The equities market are behaving the way it is supposed to behave, it … Continue reading Top 5 mutual funds in the last 5 years

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