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Startup Tips

Best Places to Invest P100K (To Begin Your Journey to Becoming Rich)

If you play your cards right, your P100,000 can go a long way

Reality check: these days, P100,000 isn’t a lot of money. With rising prices of basic goods and services compounded by heavy taxes—not to mention all the other necessities you have to pay for in order to run a smooth household and live a ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | May 02, 2019 03:00:00
Startup Tips

Where to Invest Safely If You Want to Build Your Wealth In Your 30s

The best time to invest is now

If there’s one thing that I wish I did earlier in life, it would be putting a chunk of my savings in a reliable investment vehicle. Granted that I didn’t really have much back then, whatever money I had in my savings account ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | May 01, 2019 08:00:00
News and Events

Financial Adviser: 5 Underpriced Dividend-Paying Stocks You Can Buy to Earn Up to 12.5% this 2019

Knowing the dividend track record of the stocks can help you lower your risks of making mistakes

A company that pays dividends regularly indicates that it is capable of generating a steady stream of earnings.In a rising stock market where earnings are expected to increase, investors also anticipate that dividend payments may also go up, resulting in an increase ...

by Henry Ong  | March 20, 2019 03:00:00
Business Ideas

From Legos to Tomatoes: Unconventional Items You Can Invest Your Money In

The stock market isn't for everyone

By now, you’ve probably grown tired of every financially responsible adult’s most doled-out advice: invest while you’re still young. Most of the time, the lecture is followed by how to get into the stock market or how to your park your savings ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines  | February 03, 2019 08:00:00
Run & Grow

Financial Adviser: 5 Simple Money Habits Everyone Can Follow to Become a Millionaire

If you want to grow financially, you must find ways to increase your opportunities to make money.

One of the most common reasons why people don’t become rich is because they have habits that prevent them from becoming financially independent.For example, some people may think that it is impossible for them to earn more because they don’t have the ...

by Henry Ong  | January 22, 2019 08:00:00
News and Events

It's a Good Time to Start Investing In Stocks

The Philippine stock market is off to a great start

The Philippine stock market had a pretty bad 2018.In fact, a Bloomberg article said that it was the stock market’s worst year since 2008. (And 2008 was a really bad year, considering the world was in the middle of a financial crisis.) ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 18, 2019 06:00:00
News and Events

Financial Adviser: 5 Dividend-Paying Stocks Every Saver Can Buy to Earn Up to 8.3% p.a. this 2019

Dividend yields look historically more attractive than long-term fixed income instruments

If there is any good that came out from the massive stock market correction last year, it’s the dividend yields of preferred stocks that increased to historic highs. Preferred stocks, which work like debt and equity at the same time, pay fixed dividends ...

by Henry Ong  | January 15, 2019 05:00:00
News and Events

The Biggest Gainers (And Losers) in the Stock Market in 2018

These are the stocks that profited the most--and least--in terms of prices this year

The year 2018 had been pretty tough for the Philippine stock market.After hitting a high of 9,078.37 in January, the Philippine Stock Exchange Composite Index (PSEi) had been continuously falling and reached a low of 6,790.58 in October. It has since recovered--closing ...

by Pauline Macaraeg for  | January 07, 2019 08:00:00
News and Events

Financial Adviser: 5 Things to Know About Antonio Tiu's Acquisition of IRC Properties and How to Profit from It

Tiu's group plans to transform IRC from a real estate developer into an infrastructure investment company

IRC Properties, Inc (PSE: IRC) has recently disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange that a group of investors led by Antonio Tiu is acquiring majority control of the company to invest in a mass transport business.The acquisition, which is essentially a backdoor ...

by Henry Ong  | December 11, 2018 05:00:00
News and Events

Earn 8 to 8.25% p.a. From Manny Villar's Vista Land Fixed-Rate Retail Bond Offer

The interest rates are higher than government treasury bonds and the current inflation rate

Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc. (VLL), one of the three listed firms owned by the country’s second richest man Mauel Villar, is offering fixed rate retail bonds with an aggregate principal amount of Php5 billion and an oversubscription option of up to ...

by Pauline Macaraeg for  | December 10, 2018 07:00:00
News and Events

Want to Earn Through Stock Trading? Learn from the Best in the Investagrams Traders' Summit

The one-day event will feature sessions and panels on the strategies and nuances of trading stocks

With the country’s inflation rate at a nine-year high, money-savvy individuals are looking into other methods of investing their capital beyond the traditional pooled funds or bonds, where interest rates are often too low to cope with rising consumer prices.One of these ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | December 05, 2018 12:00:00
News and Events

Financial Adviser: 5 Worst Performing Property Stocks and How to Profit from Them

In an uncertain market environment, there are always opportunities for value investing

The rise in interest rates brought about by high inflation and weak peso has caused the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) Property Index to lose as much as 20 percent from its high in January.Although inflation seems to have topped out recently while ...

by Henry Ong  | November 20, 2018 04:00:00
Business Ideas

From Php6,000 to Php40,000: Whisky Can Actually Be A Good Investment

Premium Scotch whisky Macallan launches a new edition destined to appreciate in value

Most people buy a bottle of whisky to sip and savor slowly. The so-called “water of life” has been in continuous production for centuries and has been enjoyed as a sophisticated, luxurious beverage by generations of men and women.There are those, however, ...

by Paul John Caña  | November 10, 2018 10:00:00