Money Girl Philippines - Why are some Stocks called Blue Chips

Why are Some Stocks Called Blue Chips?

So where did the term “blue chip” come from? And how did big companies such as Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) , Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), Megaworld Corporation (MEG), Globe Telecom Inc (GLO) and Manila Electric Company (MER) come to be known as blue chips? The name “blue chip” came about from the game […]

Money Girl Philippines - How to Invest in the Stock Market - for Beginners

How to Invest in the Stock Market

Learning how to invest in the stock market is not difficult. You just need to know where to start. On this page, I will share some simple tips to how to get started at growing your money in the stock market. Learning How to Invest in Stocks Starts with Education Before you part with any […]

Money Girl Philippines - Mutual Funds vs UITfs vs VULs

Mutual Fund vs UITFs vs VULs

Have you recently decided to start investing but don’t have the time or knowledge to monitor your investments? Are you opting to choose investment funds that provide professional management of your investment? Should you invest in a variable universal life insurance, a mutual fund or a UITF? On today’s post, I will be giving you […]

Money Girl Philippines - 5 Ways OFWs Can Invest While Outside the Philippines

5 Ways OFWs Can Invest in the Philippines

Filipinos working abroad need to realize that they cannot work forever. Sooner or later, they will retire, won’t be earning as much and most likely come back home to the Philippines. Thus, they need to make the smart financial move to make their earnings work for them by investing. Whether it’s buying their own home […]

Money Girl Philippines - The Worst Investment Advice I've Ever Heard

The Worst Investment Advice I’ve Ever Heard

I’m sure she meant well, really. This happened to me a 8 years ago. I was going to open a mutual fund account with an investment company. As part of their paperwork requirements, I was to fill out a risk tolerance questionnaire. Basically, the questionnaire answers the questions: “Where should I invest my money? Should […]

Money Girl Philippines - What is a Mutual Fund - Mutual Fund 101 for Beginners Newbies

WHAT is a Mutual Fund?

Mutual funds. They’re a widely popular way to grow your money. Great for newbie investors! But, many of us don’t really understand how mutual funds work and how they help increase our wealth. Today’s post aims to educate and equip you with the basic need-to-know information about mutual funds. WHAT is a Mutual Fund? A mutual fund […]