Ok, this might not be “the most valuable”, but if there’s one Filipino proverb that I love, it’s this: “Kapag gusto, maraming paraan; kapag ayaw, maraming dahilan.” If you want something, you’ll find many ways to achieve it. If you don’t really want it, you’ll find many excuses. That lesson is the first step to possibility thinking, and learning to apply it is key to achieving more in life. Keep reading to learn why.
Here’s another leadership concept that you’ll need to learn if you want to become a more effective executive, and it’s called “commander’s intent”. Understanding how to use it will allow you to be better at delegating, get your team to finish more tasks at higher quality, and it also gives experience and responsibility to your team and allow them to grow and develop.
*Article contributed by Sasha Belopoljanski.
Buying your first home is a momentous occasion. After all, having a place that you can call your own is one of life’s greatest achievements. But it’s not something that happens overnight and with little in the way of effort. With the real estate market approaching pre-recession highs, it can be tough to purchase a home without taking a substantial loan to help cover the costs.
First-time buyers in particular may find the act of navigating the various home loan options out there quite challenging. So let’s take a closer look at the three most common loan types and see which one fits best for your situation:
*Post contributed by Jason Garcia.
Only around 8 percent of Filipinos have investments in assets like stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Although volatile, stock investment has proven to be a good instrument for building wealth. Other investment vehicles like mutual funds and VULs have made investing more accessible even for Filipinos who have little knowledge about the security markets. So what’s keeping many Filipinos from investing? One factor is that the complexity of investing is putting them off. There’s also the fear of losing money. After all, investments like stocks do come with risks. But investing is actually not as complicated as you think. And there are investment options that are safer than stocks. Several Philippine investments have also made the process easier. Read on to learn more.
In a previous article about how to start an online investment account, I mentioned that lots of people in the Philippines have become more interested in saving and investing. Unfortunately, the world of investing has many complicated words and terms that people don’t normally use and they tend to scare off a lot of newbies. A lot of people likely give up once they come across sentences and phrases that they don’t understand, and because of that they lose an excellent opportunity to learn how to improve their financial life.
That is the reason why I created this short guide. Here are a few stock and forex trading terms that newbies should learn!
*By the way, “forex” means foreign exchange and it refers to trading currencies.