Tag: money

What are Things that are Never Worth Your Money?

The world we live in is so saturated with unnecessary things that are surprisingly marketable or "mabenta", when in reality we could go on our lives without them and save our pockets from such needless, and sometimes absurd, purchases. Have a look ...

Comparing Forex Rates in Manila

Whether you are a foreigner visiting the metro or a local planning a trip abroad, nothing beats having a handy contact list to find out which money changer buys the highest and sells the lowest currency/foreign exchange rates. This is especially ...

My Experience on Investing in the Stock Market with COL Financial

I've constantly heard of COL Financial (formerly CitisecOnline) as a reliable Philippine Stock Exchange broker from my credible friends and colleagues over the years. However I've always turned down ideas on investing in the stock market, as I know ...

5 Things We Can Thank a Corrupt Police Official For (If they only did these)

In the Metro, stories about corrupt traffic enforcers (locally known as kurakot or kotong cops) are just a normal part of everyday conversations in the office water station. We wouldn't even be shocked if we hear those stories, as it already seems ...

When Should You Invest in an Equity Fund?

In my previous posts on my experiences in investing in BDO Equity Fund, it came to me that through their comments, the most "in demand" questions by my readers are 'When should I start?' and 'Should I wait for the Net Asset Value per Unit (NAVPU) to ...

4 Things: Why the Chinese Filipino are Successful

11 days to go and Chinese people all over the world will be celebrating the Chinese New Year. For us here  in the Philippines, that means we'll start hearing the greetings Kung Hei Fat Choi and Kyong Hee Wat Tsai more often and may already be ...

House and Lot versus Condo Unit?

Deciding whether to own or invest in a House and Lot or a Condominium Unit heavily relies on your lifestyle, and this is mostly true if you live in the Philippines, where cities are overpopulated but still the working class still feel need to be ...

How to Trade Forex in Layman’s Term (Part 2 of 3)

Part 2 of 3: Opening an Online Forex Brokerage Account A. Research different brokerages. Take these factors into consideration when choosing your brokerage: Look for someone who has been in the industry for 10 years or more. Experience ...

How to Trade Forex in Layman’s Term (Part 1 of 3)

Trading foreign exchange on the currency market, also called trading forex, can be a thrilling hobby and a great source of investment income. To put it into perspective, the securities market trades about $22.4 billion per day; the forex market ...

Top New Year’s Resolution: Live a Debt Free Life (5 Guaranteed Tips)

Happy New Year, folks! It's this time of the year again, and some of us are into making (and trying to stick to) that list again. I've seen Facebook posts of friends listing their New Year's resolutions on my feed, hoping they stick to it this time ...

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