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Failed to Buy the Retail Treasury Bonds? Lend to Robinsons Bank for 5.5 Years and Earn 4.875% p.a.

The bank is offering long-term negotiable certificates of deposit (LTNCDs) until July 9

Commercial bank Robinsons Bank Corp. is offering up to Php5 billion worth of long-term negotiable certificates of deposit (LTNCDs) with an annual coupon rate of 4.875 percent, according to a post on the bank’s website published on June 29.That is slightly higher ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 29, 2018 12:00:00
News and Events

Injap Sia's DoubleDragon Sets Price of Follow-On Offering at Php30 Per Share

The company stands to raise as much as Php4.5 billion, which it will use to fund its hospitality and infrastructure projects

Listed real estate developer DoubleDragon Properties Corp. has announced that the final price for its follow-on offering is Php30 per share, according to a notice it submitted to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on June 28. That is 23 percent higher than ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 28, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

Want to Be Part-Owner of a Major 3rd Telco Contender? Now Could Be Your Chance

Now Corp. has secured SEC approval to sell up to 10 million shares at Php100 each

Now Corporation, one of the companies eyeing to launch the third telco player in the country to break the duopoly of PLDT and Globe Telecom, is raising up to Php1 billion through preferred shares.Related story: Who are the Companies Eyeing to Launch ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | June 14, 2018 01:00:00
News and Events

Gov’t Wants You to Invest in New 3-Year Retail Treasury Bonds For As Low As Php5,000

Coupon rate to be announced when the offer begins on May 30 but analysts expect range of 4.75-5.0 percent

The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) has announced that it will be offering new retail treasury bonds (RTBs) to the public in order to raise up to Php30 billion of fresh funds for government infrastructure and other projects.In a notice released last ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | May 28, 2018 11:00:00
News and Events

Early Investors in Injap Sia’s Hotel 101 Seen to Earn 6.55% Return in 1st Year After Full Completion

Unit owners received Php16,368.40 each in May after all the units were completed

Buyers of condominium-hotel units in Edgar “Injap” Sia II’s Hotel 101 near the Mall of Asia complex in Pasay City received Php16,368.40 each as their share from the hotel’s income in May, the first month after the full completion of the project. ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 07, 2017 01:00:00
Run & Grow

Financial Adviser: 5 Dividend-Paying Stocks Every Saver Can Invest In to Earn Up to 8% p.a.

Consider these stocks when you're on the lookout for investment opportunities

Q: My bank recently asked me if I wanted to invest in bonds being offered by a reputable company. I was told that the bonds will pay around 5 percent interest rate per year. While the terms look fine to me, I ...

by Henry Ong  | May 09, 2017 11:00:00
News and Events

Oversubscribed Retail Bond Offering Highlights Public Hunger for Higher Yields

But some savers complain about bank practices that left them out of the investment opportunity

By many accounts, the Duterte administration’s second offering of retail treasury bonds (RTBs) was highly successful. The Bureau of Treasury (BTr) announced on Friday, April 7, that it was able to raise a total of Php175 billion from the bond offering that lasted ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | April 10, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

Where and How to Buy the Government's 3-Year Retail Treasury Bonds

The bond will pay 4.25% per year but offering lasts only until April 6

There's a huge interest among bank depositors in the government's three-year retail treasury bonds that pay an annual coupon rate of 4.25 percent, well above the prevailing savings and time deposit rates, according to bank managers. That interest is also reflected in ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 04, 2017 02:00:00
Business Ideas

Financial Adviser: 5 ways to make your money work for you

Earn from your investment by managing your risks through these steps

 Question: I have been saving money since I started working several years ago but I don’t seem to have grown my money enough to meet retirement needs in the future. What should I do? – Dorothy via emailAnswer: While it is good ...

by Henry Ong  | October 18, 2016 06:00:00
Business Ideas

7 ways to make extra income even with a full-time job

Eliminate financial stress by earning on the side

Is your dwindling bank account impacting your health? The American Psychological Association (APA) released a survey showing that money stress impacts Americans' health nationwide. And, as it turns out, the wealthy are also stressed about money – not just those in lower-income households. Furthermore, ...

by Sujan Patel  | September 28, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

A Php 50,000 question: 10 smart ways for productive spending

If Php 50,000 landed on your lap, how would you spend it?

There are infinite ways you can spend a sudden surge of reasonably large capital. Of course, you can put it in a savings account. But why would you?Armand Bengco, a financial advisor and executive director at the Colayco Foundation for Education Inc., ...

by Jennee Grace Rubrico, Dulce Castillo-Morales and Joe Esgerra  | September 13, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: How to recover my investment soon

Because the business may be profitable but may not be feasible to you.

Q: I'm planning to invest in startup business that has been operating for over a year now. The business is doing well but I don’t know how soon I can recover my investment since I’m paying a little premium. What financials should ...

by Henry Ong  | April 26, 2016 09:00:00
Run & Grow

7.1 steps to create multiple streams of income

Having only one source of income isn't enough these days.

For anyone who values financial security and ultimately desires financial freedom, creating at least one additional stream of income is no longer a luxury. It has become a necessity.Diversifying your income stream is crucial to protect yourself and your family against the unavoidable ups and ...

by Hal Elrod  | July 02, 2015 08:00:00