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June 22, 2012 – Fund Fact Sheets

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Why You Need an Emergency Fund

The one thing that is certain in life is its uncertainty.  You never know; you could be living in the lap of luxury now, then some untoward incident happens that drastically changes your fortunes in a flash.  You could lose your job, your house, or your health, and if one isn’t prepared when disaster strikes, the consequences can be costly.  This is why it is important to set aside an emergency fund to draw from in the event of a crisis.

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The Market Call (May 2012)

We are pleased to release the May issue of *The Market Call*, as published
by the FMIC & UA&P Capital Markets Research. This is a result of an
in-depth analysis on the emerging and leading trends in the global and
local markets that have shaped the direction of the Philippine capital
markets in the last four weeks.
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June 18, 2012- Fund Fact Sheets

New Fund Fact Sheets are out!

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June 18, 2012 – Gus Cosio Says So

Antonis Samaras and the New Democracy Party won Sunday’s election in Greece implying that Greeks chose open-ended austerity to stay in the euro. Most analysts would see this as a relief. It is not the end of the crisis in Europe, but it provides clearer direction of where they are going.

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Baby Boom or Bust: Financial Planning for a New Baby

The arrival of a child is a profound and joyous occasion, but you should also be prepared for some significant changes in your life. It takes a lot of care and effort in raising a child, so you would need to make some adjustments in your lifestyle, particularly with your finances, in order to see to your baby’s every need.

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The Bellwether, Vol. 1, Issue 3

Issue 3 of First Metro Investment Corporation’s The Bellwether.

Contents:

Banks’ Trading Windfall in 1Q2012
Interest Rates on Upward Bias
Meralco’s PhP15bn Earnings Guidance May be Raised
Benguet Corp: Doubles 2012 Earnings; Set to Dividend
Nickel Asia: Higher Earnings in 2013
Philex Mining Corp: Earnings Likely Peaked in 2011; PX braces for Dropping Gold Grade & Metal Output
Lepanto Consolidated: Regulatory Stall

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Dream Wedding on a Budget

Every bride dreams of having a fairy tale wedding; of getting married in a chapel or some far-off exotic backdrop, followed by a lavish reception.  However, matrimony can come at a high price, and sometimes the reality gets in the way of the fairy tale.  One would then have to settle for rather cheap and gaudy nuptials, or else be content with a far less romantic civil wedding.  But this shouldn’t always be the case.  The beginning of the rest of a loving couple’s forever should be celebrated in style, and it is possible to work wonders even on a tight budget.

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