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Savings and the Bible

Savings and the Bible

Question: I am a Christian and I have been following your posts on personal finance. I have been consistent in saving money but I have heard from other believers that I shouldn’t be concerned with saving because I should depend on the Lord for provisions by faith. Are...

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Deadly Money Behaviors

Deadly Money Behaviors

When dealing with money issues, one must always be aware of deadly behaviors that will cause financial havoc. I call them the three dangerous money attitudes: greed, fear, and ignorance. Greed has been man’s downfall since time immemorial. When it comes to our...

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An Emergency Fund is a Must

An Emergency Fund is a Must

By Randell Tiongson Question: Is it really necessary to have an emergency fund? Francis via Facebook Answer: Yes because emergencies happen! It is foolish to think that we will never undergo an emergency in life, and most of the time, emergencies cost a lot of money....

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The Folly of Chasing Returns

The Folly of Chasing Returns

By Randell Tiongson ne of my favorite definitions of investments is this—“The commitment of funds made in expectation of some positive rate of return. If the investment is properly undertaken, the return will be commensurate with the risk the...

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Why Do Filipinos Not Invest?

Why Do Filipinos Not Invest?

By Randell Tiongson I saw an infogram stating that only 8 percent of Filipinos have some form of an investment like stocks, mutual funds or insurance. Although there have been some gains, we are still way behind many other nations with regard to investing by its...

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5 Common Investment Questions

5 Common Investment Questions

By Randell Tiongson Despite the huge importance of mastering personal finance and invetments, many of us shy away from it. Personal finance is not rocket science and you can be surprised at how simple the answers are to these common questions. Jacob asked when was the...

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