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Philam Life Money Tree: What Funds Can I Invest in?

It’s never too late to start investing and one will never get too old to invest. It doesn’t matter whether you are a defensive, conservative or aggressive investor, the Philam Life Money Tree can always adjust to your risk appetite by offering different types of funds within its portfolio. Read on to know more about […]

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Philam Life Money Tree (Part 1): The Best VUL Products in the Philippines?

Many Filipinos still believe that they can earn a great fortune by keeping their money in savings accounts. In contrary, this is not the case due to inflation. In this article, we will be discussing one product that can help you achieve financial freedom. One of the products of Philippine American Life and General Insurance […]

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Should You Save or Should You Invest?

Save save save! It’s all about savings! We are always told to save our money when we are young. Even when we get old we are still repeatedly reminded that one never gets too old to save. Live till old age, and save till old age! When it comes to savings, time deposits and regular […]

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Globe Super Surf For BlackBerry Max (Part 2): The Attractive Promo Is Going to End!

The all-in-one promotional plan-SuperSurf for BlackBerry Max (BB MAX) has been around for quite a long time already, and will soon end on August 31, 2013. Let us have a look on how to register for BB MAX. 

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Globe Super Surf For BlackBerry Max

SuperSurf for BlackBerry Max (BB MAX) is a special promotional plan offered by Globe. This unique promotional plan can only be availed of by Globe Prepaid and PostPaid subscribers with Blackberry devices. As an all-in unlimited offer, BB MAX provides unlimited Internet browsing, Instant Messaging, push email, social networking (through the Blackberry Apps), downloading and […]

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PNB UITF Online Facility

The Philippine National Bank (PNB) has launched the country’s first comprehensive unit investment trust fund (UITF) online facility that allows its clients to invest and redeem funds at ease through the Web. What Are the Benefits of PNB UITF Online Facility? Once your PNB UITF Online enrollment is processed by PNB, you will be able […]

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Globe iPhone 5 Plans (Part 2)

At the first part of the article, we discussed about features like 4G LTE services and the GCASH American Express Virtual Pay. At the same time, there are also many privileges attached to the Globe iPhone 5 Plans. Some examples are the insurance coverage, free apps and reset programs which are readily available for the Globe […]

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Globe iPhone 5 Plans (Part 1)

Going for an iPhone 5 with a Globe plan attached has quite a couple of perks. Find out which in this article. With the Globe iPhone 5 Plans, subscribers are always able to enjoy a great variety of privileges such as insurances and virtual debit cards after their purchases. Let’s have a look at the perks […]

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Globe iPhone 5 PostPaid and Prepaid Plans

Right now Apple is still on top of the world. Everything the firm from Cupertino touches, seems to turn gold. This post has a look Apple’s iPhone 5. Or more specifically, into the different postpaid and prepaid plans available for this sophisticated piece of technology.

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How to Open a BPI Jumpstart Savings Account?

After you have gone through the articles discussing the benefits and facilities provided by the BPI Jumpstart Savings accounts, I believe that you are deeply intrigued and fascinated by the awesome kiddie savings accounts and would like to get one for your children. read more: How to Apply For The BPI ePrepaid Card?

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A Kiddie Savings Account: The BPI Jumpstart ATM cards (Part 2)

Being anxious over the details of your accounts and any issues related to money transactions especially the annual fees and other hidden fees is normal and sometimes, it’s very helpful. However, the overdose of anxiety is detrimental to our health as well as our financial management. Read more: BPI Direct Save-Up: Insurance & Other Perks What […]

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An Introduction to BPI Jumpstart Kiddie Account (Part 1)

You may think that it’s too late to get your child a kiddie savings account when he or she starts celebrating his or her first double-digits birthday. Perhaps, you also think that once your children get to 12 years old, they are no longer qualified to open a kiddie savings account. Read More: How to Open […]

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Online Shopping Safety Features of SMART Money

Online shopping saves considerable time and effort, and also presents you with a wide array of options. At the same time, it really saves you from a lot of troubles, especially in the festive seasons. However, one must be careful with the risks associated with shopping online. The lock/unlock safety features of the SMART Money […]

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The Advantages Of The SMART Money MasterCards (Part 2)

How does the term “hassle-free and cashless shopping” sound to you? We assume it must sounds very attractive, especially for shop-a-holics. However, before we start our shopping trips, we must ensure that the balances of our SMART Money accounts are sufficient. So, let us have a look at the ways to check our balances and […]

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E-wallet: Pros of SMART Money (Part 1)

The SMART Money technology is an electronic wallet that can replace the role of a regular bank account. Users can perform bank account transactions, in-store or online purchases and remittance services with the SMART Money technology. Are you curious about the reason behind the accelerating rates of mobile-banking adoptions, especially the SMART Money technology among […]

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SMART Money in The Philippines (Part 2): The Features of the SMART Money MasterCards

Nowadays, one can use the SMART Money technology via either the SMART Mobile Phones or the SMART Money MasterCards. However, we must register for the SMART Money if we wish to enjoy the privileges provided by this nice piece of technology. How to Register for the SMART Money? In order to avail of the SMART […]

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SMART Money in The Philippines (Part 1): The SMART Mobile Phone & The SMART Money MasterCard

For years, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has been working with the mobile industries in the Philippines to generate an environment that can facilitate the success of electronic money market. Our country is one of the most advanced mobile money markets in the world due to the accelerating rate of mobile adoption among the Filipinos. […]

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UITF (Part 5): The Fees, Charges and Tax of UITF

We have all heard the saying, there’s no such thing as a free lunch. Let’s have a look at the type of fees that an UITF investor may have to face. The Trust Fees of UITF One of the enticing benefits offered by Unit Investment Trust Fund (UITF) products is the professional fund management. The […]

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UITF (Part 4): The Risks of UITF

As we have mentioned before, Unit Investment Trust Fund (UITF) products are subject to the marked-to-market valuation method, thus the Net Asset Value Per Unit (NAVPU) varies depending on the values of the assets within the UITF products. Since UITF is not deposit accounts, it is not covered by the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC). […]

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UITF (Part 3): The Disadvantages of UITF

Previously, we have discussed the advantages as well as the benefits of UITF products that an investor can avail of. However, nothing is perfect, and undeniably, there are several disadvantages of the UITF investment that we must be aware of. Read More: 6 Things to Consider Before You Make an Investment Every Extremity Is a Fault: […]

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