RRSP vs. TFSA. What is ideal for me?

Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)  and Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) are both registered accounts available to all Canadians. What’s the difference between RRSP and TFSA? RRSP has no minimum age. As long as a Canadian, has employment income and files a tax return. This contrast with TFSA which requires…

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What are blue chip companies?

Blue chips companies are generally the market leaders or top performer in their particular sectors. They normally represent the major market indexes in each country. If you have read my post on stock fundamentals you get some idea of what type of companies, I will invest in. It’s not sufficient…

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The top 30 largest corporations of the Philippines

The top 30 largest corporations of the Philippines form the PSEi index, the main stock index of the country. Some of these companies are subsidiaries from same group of Philippine corporations. Courtesy of Bloomberg Philippines!     In investors language the 30 largest corporations are also commonly called blue chip…

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A simple guide how to start investing with BDO Nomura

Once you have decided to open an account with BDO Nomura you will just wait for an acknowledgement that your account is already active. After getting that confirmation you are good to go.   Here’s the simple steps on how to make your first stock market purchase with BDO Nomura:…

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How to Start Investing in Philippine Stock Market?

How to Invest in Philippine Stock Market? If you are a Filipino citizen, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW), balikbayan and Filipinos who holds dual citizenship now is the time to invest in the stock market in the Philippines. Why invest in the stock market? If you happen to already read some…

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My Stock Investment Fundamentals

Investment Goal Every investor has developed their own way of picking and selecting individual stocks. I will share my own fundamentals and criteria of stock investing. If you feel that some terms are not familiar and quite new I would suggest pick yourself a book of investing in the library…

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My Investing Journey

  When I started learning how to invest, I haven’t read any books and internet was my only resource. I visit personal finance websites and joined their forums and actively posted questions and taught myself along the way. Couch Potato strategy was the model that was easiest to understand that…

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Is Financial Independence Within Reach?

My parents are my biggest role models My mom always taught me, that It doesn’t matter how much you earn but much you save that make a difference. My father on the other hand, bought some residential and farm lands and told me that these investments will eventually grow in…

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