Dividend Portfolio

Every investor has different goals and objectives. Some investors are interested in trying to beat the market, others are concerned of the safety of their investments, and others about growth and increasing income. Whatever the reasons, there is no one fits all strategy to any investors. Dividend Growth Investing As…

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Philippine Dividend Growth Earners

There are over 200 companies listed in Philippine Stock Exchange. For dividend investors, it is a minefield to choose which of these companies has consistently paid and increased its dividends. Here’s the few companies that meet my criteria: SM Investments Corporation SM Investments Corp (SM) is one of the Philippines…

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Travel Essentials For Canadians

  Traveling nowadays is becoming so easy. Hence, a lot of people will say that the world is now becoming so small. What was thought to be impossible in the past is now becoming very easy and accessible due to advancement of technology. There are plenty of ways now to…

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Owning A Home Vs. Renting

Since I left high school to pursue undergraduate studies, I can’t remember exactly how many times I moved from one place to another. If my memory is correct, it’s about 18 times or it could be more. Of the 18 times that I moved, 3 times we bought our own…

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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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Give Yourself A Pay Raise

A greater number of working population, the desire how to make more money and getting a pay raise is one of an employee goals and aspirations. This means you have to prove to your employer that you can be an exemplary worker able provide results, able to create and sell…

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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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Do Not Rely On Your Pensions

Pension is a deferred compensation for employees who worked in government or private companies. You will receive monetary funds depending on the number of years you have been working. Some received it as early as 50, 55 or 60 years old and perhaps could even be earlier in some pensioners….

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