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Where Do Tito Sotto and Loren Legarda Get Off Defunding the RH Bill?

It is a fact of our bourgeois existence that every so often we gather around, open a bottle of wine or sip our cappuccinos, nibble on a bruschetta or pick on sushi, and discuss the household help. In recent days, however, the chatter has not been about how inday forgot to pick up the butterflied lamb from Santi’s, or about how manong driver didn’t […]

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Investment-Linked Insurance Plans In Singapore

Why buy an Investment-Linked Insurance Plans In Singapore? While you are sleeping, your insurance premiums could be earning 10% or higher returns while riding the highs of an exotic emerging market fund. Without question, most of us would choose a more conservative fund for our insurance savings. The point is, your insurance premiums no longer have to sit in low interest earning funds for several decades. Insurers are linking premiums to higher returning savings accounts and investment products. One of the highest yielding insurance-linked products is the investment-linked insurance policy (ILP). The major difference between a regular insurance policy and an ILP is that you get to choose the underlying fund your insurance premiums will be invested in, and thus the level of risk and potential returns. When you buy an insurance policy, the insurer places your premiums in a fund, typically a conservative fund paying a modest interest rate. When you buy an ILP, your insurance premiums are used to purchase units in investment-linked sub-funds. The difference is, you can choose the investment fund. You may choose an Asian growth fund or a more conservative income fund. Your insurance policy returns are then based on the returns of the […]

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Compounding: The Eight Wonder Of The World

Compound interest is sometimes thought of as a miracle worker when it comes to savings and investments. It has the power to convert a small concerted amount of savings effort into a large and comfortable retirement value. By putting aside money sooner rather than later, you will generate greater returns on your money – at an accelerated rate. Compound interest works rather like the snowball effect. It is difficult to gather savings at the start but once some momentum is formed, your savings will generate interest and then there will be interest on the interest and you’ll practically be rolling in dough.. The simplest way to think about interest is from a savings account. When you place your money into a savings account, you are earning interest over time on your investment. In a similar way, the returns on your stocks and bonds can be thought of as interest when the returns are calculated as a percentage of the value of the asset. In all these cases compound interest is the return that is generated on your return. How compounding works To capture the benefits of compounding interest, you need to be patient and disciplined.  It is the primary goal […]

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Manila Is No Longer the City of My Dreams. So How Do I Say Good-Bye?

Welcome to Ask Poppy! I’m Poppy, your go-to girl for all of life’s woes. And when I say ALL, I MEAN IT. I’m not an expert on anything except maybe for being me, which makes me totally qualified to do this. Dear Poppy, I read your column last week about that girl who has a […]

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