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Emma Imperial shares how residents in her solar-powered communities are showing their entrepreneurial spirit
Legendary investor Warren Buffett used to say that the greatest risk in investing is when you don’t know what you are doing.Very often, many people invest in financial products that they don’t understand. They act based on their emotions without the appropriate ...
 
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Having trouble keeping track?
Freelancers and solo entrepreneurs would know—tax payments can suck the fun out of the career you’re building. Aside from living with the possibility that our taxes just go to corrupt officials, the whole process of tax payments itself is a pain. What ...
 
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Investing in the stock market is risky, but you can minimize the risks if you know what you are doing.
Stock investing can be fun and exciting but when it is not executed properly, the experience can be financially and emotionally disastrous.It is easy to make money in the stock market if you know how to play the game. Many hopeful beginners ...
 
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Having an emergency fund is having peace of mind.
Q: I have been working in the corporate world for some time now but I don’t seem to have enough savings in my bank account. I am afraid that I may not have the cash to pay for unexpected events when I ...
 
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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 ...
 
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It's as if Cambridge Analytica never happened.
From the rise of ‘Fake News’ to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, it’s been a grizzly 12 months for Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg—culminating in two congressional hearings and a mass, #DeleteFacebook-inspired exodus from the social media platform.Which is why it comes as such ...
 
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Tuition fees have gone insane, but you don't have to.
For over a hundred years, Manulife Philippines has been making general adulting a little easier, especially now that we seem to find it more difficult than previous generations did. Currently they're refocusing their efforts towards education—specifically, its funding. Enter GradMaker, an app made ...
 
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One billionaire was created every one or two days between 2016 and 2017
 Earthlings made a lot of money in 2017, but 82 percent of all that glorious wealth went to just the richest one percent of the global population, says a report by Oxfam released yesterday. On the other end of the spectrum, 3.7 ...
 
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How many Filipinos are really into cryptocurrency?
Compared to its Southeast Asian neighbors, the Philippines has been relatively more open to using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, according to a report in FT.com, the Financial Times newspaper’s online site.In an article published last December 6 titled “Southeast Asia ready to embrace blockchain”, ...
 
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A financial analyst tells you how to stretch your finances beyond the holiday season.
You wait 11 to 12 months for this moment, this glorious moment when the numbers in you bank account suddenly double; when, for a few days, you feel a little bit like Richie Rich. Now why don't you extend that feeling to last ...
 
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Average housing prices fell in the second quarter from a year ago but some types of residential units continue to rise.
.For the first time since the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) started reporting its Residential Real Estate Price Index (RREPI) in 2014, the widely watched indicator fell 4.6 percent from year-ago levels in the second quarter.The RREPI, which is considered the most ...
 
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Can't have enough of it.
Money money money. We all love it. We never have enough of it. If you, like the rest of the world, swore to save more money this 2017, and if you’ve given up on New Year’s resolutions by the second week of January, ...
 
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A 2003 academic paper found that Filipinos, not just Indians, were also major providers of the costly loans
When President Rodrigo Duterte railed against "five-six" loans, he also ordered the arrest, even without a court warrant, of Indian nationals engaging in the high-cost lending scheme. The loans entail the payment of six pesos for every five pesos lent out usually after ...
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