PinoyFIQ Generic Life Insurance

Do I Need Critical Illness Insurance?

Just what is critical illness all about? It is a type of insurance rider or product that provides a lump sum cash payment to the insured if found to have one of the life threatening illnesses covered in the insurance policy contract. The insured does not have to be disabled and he/she can spend the lump sum in any way …

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PinoyFIQ Financial Plan Fixed Income Instrument 01

Fixed Income Instruments to Invest in 2014

By: Christopher Lim, CFC, CIS, CRB, CWM, PMP, RFP Year 2013 has been a volatile year for the Philippine Stock market. Prior to 2013, the performance of Philippines stock market is among the best. On 2013, we are among the laggards. Due to the volatile nature of the stock market, there are individuals who prefer to receive a fixed percentage of …

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Success Story of Cow-Wow Sausage Haus

By Christopher Lim, CFC, CIS, CRB, CWM, PMP, RFP Your favorite Cow-Wow Sausage Haus beside University of Santo Tomas (UST) along P. Norval Street, Sampaloc, Manila City is popular with University belt students, particularly with UST students for serving delicious sausage meals at very cheap prices. Did you know that Cow-Wow Sausage Haus started from humble beginnings? After graduating from …

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PinoyFIQ Philippine Stock Market PSEi

What is with Philippine Stock Market?

How volatile is the stock market? Just a couple of weeks ago, some stocks enthusiasts were talking about the possibility of Philippine stock market reaching the 8,000 index level. Now, a few weeks later… people are talking about the possibility of Philippine stock market correcting along the lines of 2008 – first quarter of 2009 bear market, where index dropped …

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PinoyFIQ Utilities Globe Telecom

Globe Telecom’s Challenge for PLDT

ANOTHER battlefront has emerged in the country’s telecommunications war. This time, it’s on domestic Internet protocol (IP) peering, wherein the need for domestic Internet traffic to go out of the country first before going back in is eliGlobe’s challenge for PLDTe domestic point—say, Dagupan City in Pangasinan province—and another (Zamboanga City, for example). He said that, if the telecommunications giant …

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PinoyFIQ Properties 8990 Holdings

8990 Holdings’s Growth Strategy

LEADING mass-housing firm 8990 Holdings Inc. has come up with an enviable growth strategy that, if successful, could partially solve the Philippines’s housing backlog, which now stands at 4 million units. This strategy involves a “halfway house” concept, which seeks to uplift the living conditions of working people in Metro Manila who are either renting bedspaces, living in dormitories or …

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PinoyFIQ Utilities Globe Telecom

PLDT vs. Bayantel

THERE is an interesting subtext in the opposition of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) to the corporate rehabilitation of financially strapped Bayan Telecommunications Inc. (Bayantel), and its subsequent petition for the auction of certain frequencies of the latter. Interestingly enough, the ongoing courtroom battle over it has spawned a host of other issues that were unwittingly exposed and …

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