Money Talk

Money Saving Tip: Pay Your Real Property Tax Early (Updated)

When do you pay your annual real property tax? Sec. 60 of the Real Property Tax Code (or PD No. 464) states: “Payment of real property taxes in installments. — Real property taxes may, in the discretion of the taxpayer, … Continue reading

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How to buy IPO shares with only PhP 25,000 or less

When there are popular Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), many times the shares are over-subscribed and small investors can be left out of it because stocks are usually taken by large investors through their stockbrokers. This is now addressed by the Philippine Stock Exchange‘s … Continue reading

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Sun Life #Money4Life: Helping Filipinos plan for financial independence

Frankly, I came to this Sun Life event thinking it was one where we would listen to financial planners give a short talk on personal finance and maybe learn about new product offerings. I never expected this event to be about ME!!! … Continue reading

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iCon 2016: Investing is for Everyone

The biggest annual investment conference is back and is now on its 4th year with a brand new roster of speakers known in the Philippine financial industry. Among them are my good friends Randell Tiongson (the organizer of iCON) and Marvin Germo, an … Continue reading

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The Art of Minimalism and Creating Liquidity

After over a quarter of a century of marriage and four kids, I have seen how stuff in the house has accumulated, piled up and taken up precious real estate space at home. It was not so bad when it … Continue reading

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Investment Scams are Proliferating. Be Careful!

I know I have written already about pyramid scams and cited one case of Emgoldex, which is now under investigation, but since then, so many other clones of pyramid schemes have cropped up. The latest one being investigated is OneDream … Continue reading

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