Saving investment

Falling rates on fixed rate loans

As March draws to a close, average mortgage rates for fixed rate lending options fell on Friday, March 26, 2021. Potential homeowners should research rates carefully. Although rates have risen from recent lows, there are still plenty of opportunities to qualify for an affordable home loan, especially with rates falling …

Read More »

What is happening in Myanmar and how did we get here?

With great fanfare – but few guests – Myanmar’s armed forces recently celebrated their 76th anniversary in the national capital of Naypyitaw. Only Russia, China, Thailand and a handful of other Asian countries sent representatives to attend the March 27, 2021 parade showing Myanmar’s modern war machines – mostly imported …

Read More »

Pass the peso | Global finance magazine

The Philippine central bank is helping commercial banks get rid of bad loans in order to jumpstart economic recovery. Most central bankers insist that their country’s banks get rid of bad loans, but don’t offer much help. Not Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the central bank of the Philippines, which …

Read More »