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April 2013 Financial Education Campaign: Ultimate Newbie Month!

http://hyipinvestigation.com This April 2013, we dedicate the articles to newbie investors all over the world! It isn’t easy to survive as a newbie. I remember my firsts.. I remember my first ever time deposit I opened from China Bank.  My first online stock trading account at Citiseconline, now Colfinancial.  My first mutual fund is the […]

Letter from a Reader – How to Start Investing Even Without Financial Background

Hi Krissy, I’ve been reading your blog (moneylifeblood) It’s very good resources in term financial education. As a family man, I am going thru with diversification of my earnings thru life insurances, and Mutual Fund (FAMI) since last year. This is the only thing I know to meet my long term goal. I would like […]

Get FREE Max’s Favorites when you use your Eastwest Credit Card

http://eastwestbanker.com/info/promo_maxs.asp Promo Mechanics 1. This promo is open to EastWest Classic & Gold MasterCard and Visa, EastWest Platinum MasterCard, EastWest Dolce Vita MasterCard, EastWest Practical MasterCard, Hyundai MasterCard and LausAutoGroup Visa Credit Cardholders (”Cardholders”) in good credit standing*. EastWest EveryDay MasterCard credit cards are excluded from this promo. 2. Promo period is from March 26 […]

Standard Chartered Credit Card Rewards Promo Extended!

Spend anywhere* with your Standard Chartered Credit Card and celebrate this summer with free* treats everyday. With a minimum spend of Php 1,500, you can choose to shop and indulge for FREE*! Promo Period is from 9 March to 15 May 2013.Redemption begins 18 March and ends 15 July 2013. Click image to view. Source: […]

BPI Family Bank launches credit card with lowest charge

I’ve bumped into the news above through Malaya Business News and realized this is one practical credit card. I’m not sure if BPI did replace the Classic Card since I am not seeing it in the choices anymore (Personal disclosure: I have a BPI Classic Card) and I wish they could replace it with this since: Annual […]

Philippines Balanced UITF – First Quarter (Q1 2013) Performance (March Report)

Check out the first quarter results for the Balanced UITFs in the Philippines, as of March 2013. Source: Bloomberg.com. http://www.sophisticatededge.com Peso Balanced Fund Name March 2013 YTD Return 1-Year Return 3-Year Return 5-Year Return As of Date Min Amount Unionbank Unionbank Peso Balanced  18% 32% – – 3/27/2013 100K UCPB United Balanced Fund 18% 28% 28% […]

Carlo Mercado on Very Inspiring Pinoys (VIP) Series

He is the founder of PinoyStockMarket.com. He saw his prized stock grew by 133% using buy and hold strategy. And today, he is braving the market from graduating from Truly Rich Club. If you want real lessons from experience – just read his blogs and you’ll know you’ll keep reading for more. Carlo Mercado on […]

Philippines Equity UITF – First Quarter (Q1 2013) Performance (March Report)

Check out the performance of the Peso Equity UITFs as of March 2013.Source: Bloomberg.com. http://pesatalk.com Peso Equity Fund Name March 2013 YTD Return 1-Year Return 3-Year Return 5-Year Return As of Date Min Amount BDO BDO Institutional Equity Fund 19.62% 38% 32% 21% 3/27/2013  10K  Unionbank Large Cap Phil Equity Portfolio 19.22% 50% 47% 34% […]

5 Things Investors Need to Do With Philippines’ Investment Grade Status

Philippines Now Investment Grade On March 27, 2013: “The Philippine economy has been resilient, expanding 6.6% in 2012 amid a weak global economic backdrop. Strong domestic demand drove this outturn,” Fitch said. The Philippines won its first ever investment grade status from one of the international rating agencies Fitch from BB+ to BBB- as mentioned […]