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These Are The Best Performing Funds of 2018

Only less than half of all UITFs posted positive returns from January to December this year

Conservative investors made the most out of their investments in 2018—at least among UITF investors in the country.Unit investment trust funds, also known as UITFs, are a type of pooled investment funds offered and managed by banks. Any individual can avail of ...

by Pauline Macaraeg for  | December 31, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

(Look) Investment Funds That Posted Highest Returns in the First Half of 2018

Most money pools lost value in the past year to end-June 2018. Here are the exceptions

The first half of 2018 hasn’t been a good one for portfolio investors. The Philippine Stock Exchange Composite Index (PSEi) fell 8.3 percent to just 7,193.86 as of the end of the second quarter this year from 7,843.16 in the same period ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | July 30, 2018 03:00:00
News and Events

What companies run the country's best-managed funds?

Elite analysts reveal top choices for PH's best-performing funds from 2011 to 2015

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program is one of the world's most prestigious professional certification programs, and earning the CFA designation is no easy matter.  Successful candidates take an average of four years to earn their CFA charter and only 42 percent ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 20, 2016 04:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: How to raise funds by selling equity

Know the factors you need to consider in selling shares to outsiders.

Q: I‘m looking to raise funds for my startup. I needed the additional funding for liquidity as cash flows have been very tight lately. I was able to talk to some angel investors, but they’re asking for 40% of the business. I’m ...

by Henry Ong  | March 01, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

7 calculations to consider to retire comfortably

Spend your retirement years more comfortably and debt-free by observing these seven tips as early as now.

Frequently, small-business owners plan to finance their retirement by selling their company. That's fine, but many have not stopped to consider how much money they will need to receive for the sale of their business to live comfortably. They don't know their number!Ignoring ...

by Doug and Polly White  | May 22, 2015 12:00:00
Startup Tips

How to manage risk after success

Success isn't a one-time win. Here are tips to maintain it even when facing more risks along the way.

Entrepreneurs are a risk-taking bunch. Though each is different, most share a tolerance for risk that helps them ignore all of the potential results of failure to stay focused on building the business.For entrepreneurs with more to lose following a successful startup ...

by Paul Mandell  | May 19, 2015 08:00:00
Startup Tips

Making your first business loan

It is a dilemma encountered by every startup entrepreneur: your great business idea is now up and running but expansion is hindered because of lack of funding. Esquire Financing lets you know when a loan is good or bad for your business.

It is a dilemma encountered by every startup entrepreneur: your great business idea is now up and running but expansion is hindered because of lack of funding.  You risk stunting the growth of your business because you don’t have the funds to ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 16, 2013 01:00:00