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How this couple with little business experience closed a P5M deal.
The power of cravings should never be underestimated. Snack startup Gourmanok knows the way to a consumer’s pocket is through his stomach. And their investors know it too.After a successful run on CNN Philippines’s business reality show The Final Pitch, Gourmanok managed to ...
 
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The new SEC-approved crowdfunding guidelines now give startups and small and medium-sized enterprises an alternative method of financing their businesses.
Many entrepreneurs have struggled with getting bank loans and traditional funding to get their businesses off the ground, but startups and small and medium enterprises can now look to crowdfunding as a means to fulfill their ventures. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ...
 
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Petron Corp. is issuing P15-billion worth of preferred shares this June.
The country's largest oil refiner, Petron Corp., is starting the sale of its preferred shares on Monday, May 27, at a price of P1,000 each, the company announced in a disclosure to the stock exchange last week. The indicative dividend rates of the ...
 
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Pag-IBIG's MP2 Savings program has been offering above-market dividend rates for the past eight years.
Many people who are employed may not notice the meager amount deducted from their monthly salaries that go to their Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG) accounts. After all, what's a few hundred pesos? But cumulatively, and most especially when checked years after the ...
 
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A new bespoke precious metals service can handle all your gold-related concerns.
Gold has always been a popular investment vehicle for the world’s wealthiest so it was quite a surprise to hear that that isn’t the case here in the Philippines. According to Joshua Rotbart, founder and managing partner of J. Rotbart and Co., ...
 
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The fixed-rate bonds can be purchased from the country’s fifth largest bank at a minimum price of P100,000.
The Philippine National Bank (PNB) is inviting customers looking to diversify their investment portfolios to consider the bank's latest two-year peso fixed rate bonds offer.The offering, worth at least P5 billion, has an annual interest rate of 6.3 percent. The PNB bonds will ...
 
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But the offer period is only until April 12, Friday.
SMC Global Power Holdings Corp., the power subsidiary of San Miguel Corporation, is offering up to P30-billion worth of fixed-rate bonds to be issued in three series with varying maturity dates and tenors.Interested investors can choose between the 3-year Series H bonds ...
 
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Here are different types of investments where you can invest your hard-earned money.
After understanding the difference between saving and investing, the next question to answer is where to invest your money so it can grow and work for you. Take it from Warren Buffett, the third richest person in the world: “If you don’t ...
 
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The rising business tycoon from Davao plans to raise P18.5 billion from the offering.
PH Resorts Group Holdings Inc., the listed hotel and gaming firm of Davao businessman Dennis Uy, will offer follow-on primary shares worth P18.5 billion to the public by the third week of March.The firm disclosed on Friday, February 15, that it plans ...
 
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They're all explained here.
“Don’t just save your money, invest it!”How many times have you heard that before? It’s a very common piece of advice given to people who want to grow their money. Investing your money allows you to put it in vehicles with higher ...
 
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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 ...
 
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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.) ...
 
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Be investment-savvy and environmentally conscious at the same time.
Environmental sustainability has continued to become one of the most important issues on Filipinos’ minds. A 2017 YouGov survey said that 63 percent of Filipinos think businesses should ensure that their supply chain does not harm the environment, while a 2018 Kantar survey ...
 
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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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Putting your money in a savings account that earns less than 1 percent p.a. will not help you to retire early.
Many people make the mistake of building their retirement funds by simply saving money in the bank. Putting your money in a savings account that earns less than one percent per year will not help you to retire early. You would still probably ...
 
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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 ...
 
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Credit card debt, if not managed properly, can accumulate quickly and could sink you fast into financial quicksand
Q: I am planning to go on vacation next week with my friends and I don’t have enough cash for the trip. I have a few credit cards with me. Should I use it? —Alison, by e-mailA: A credit card is a great ...
 
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Score big with Hall of Fame Authentics' signed and game-worn sporting relics.
Like the raw canvas on which a great work of art can be painted, the right jersey or ball or pair of shoes can be imbued with incredible meaning and value for collectors of sports memorabilia. Consider one pair of Nike Kobe 7s displayed at the Nova ...
 
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But most suffered initial losses and invested months or years mastering the craft before enjoying huge pay-offs
For many long-term investors, volatility—the extent to which prices of assets such as stocks, bonds or currencies move up or down—is a bad thing. Many investors would forego putting their money in an asset promising high returns if the volatility, a measure ...
 
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Prulife launches new insurance product to help you know yourself better
Genetics and our fascination for it has appeared in many sci-fi films, from Jurassic Park to Gattaca, and more recently in Altered Carbon. There is just something so alluring about the science that looks at what makes you unique.There has been a lot ...
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