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Why is it hard to make money in stock market trading?

Posted June 4, 2016 under Investing | No Comments

I always read about people making lots of money in stock market trading. I have studied how it works, and know more than an average person about stock market trading. But why can’t I make lots of money? Why is it hard to make money in the stock market, particularly, stock trading? Answer: The short […]

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How should a young person invest?

Posted June 3, 2016 under Investing | No Comments

I’m a fresh graduate and will start my new work soon. Many say that one should invest as early as possible so I would like to do it as soon as I get my first salary. The question is, how should someone like me in my 20s invest? Answer: The most important lesson for young […]

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How should one invest in a bear market?

Posted May 31, 2016 under Investing | No Comments

The stock market is falling, and I’m afraid to invest because everything is going down. What’s the strategy when it’s a bear market? Should I avoid investing? Or should I buy now because prices are low? Answer: This is a superb question because there are a lot of misconceptions out there about true value investing […]

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Which is the best insurance company in terms of investments? VUL performance?

Posted May 17, 2016 under Investing | No Comments

Can you please advice me which is the best insurance company in terms of investments? Manulife? Sunlife or Philam? Thanks. Answer: Ask yourself first what your needs are. If you need life insurance, then go to a life insurance company, but if you need an investment, then go to an investment company (and not an […]

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Are UITFs good investments?

Posted May 17, 2016 under Investing | No Comments

I’m ready to invest. I have my emergency fund and a life insurance policy. Now, it’s time to invest and I know there are many investment options. I am particularly leaning toward UITFs. I’m a beginner, so are UITFs a good investment? Answer: Are UITF investments good or bad? Well, there’s no one best answer […]

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CITISEC ONLINE GTC

Posted May 14, 2014 under Investing | 1 Comment

GTC   The CitisecOnline GTC orders are limit orders which are valid for seven (7) calendar days. For example, if the GTC order is entered on November 26, the order will be valid until December 2. If the Valid Until date is a non-trading day, it will no longer be valid on the next trading […]

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What’s your take on the philam life money tree? Is it a good investment?

Posted December 22, 2013 under Investing, Personal Finance | 3 Comments

Here’s what written in the brochure: Money Tree is a one-pay investment and life insurance plan that can earn more than bank deposits in the long-term. It maximizes your money’s growth potential by giving you the opportunity to invest in high-performing funds in the Philippines which is now the fastest growing economy in Asia and […]

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