Philippine Tax Reforms to Watch Out For in 2015

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Paying taxes has never been a favorite task among Filipinos. However, it is a duty of all citizens of this country. My personal view has always been to be content about paying taxes, because it is but a great indication that I am a productive individual who’s capable of earning money on my own. Moreover, […]

How Filipino Entrepreneurs Can Compete In The South East Asian Arena

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The ASEAN Integration is just around the corner, and there is a need for Filipino entrepreneurs to prepare for the opportunities and challenges that this will bring. Today, my friend Sean General shares the lessons he learned from a professor, on how SME business owners can become a competitive player in the ASEAN market. Let’s […]

What To Do When You Need Cash and You Don’t Have an Emergency Fund

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Financial emergencies can happen anytime. Without warning, you can lose your job, get sick and be unable to work, run into an accident and be hospitalized, your stuff can get stolen, or your car or home can suddenly need major repairs. These are just a few reasons why it’s important to have an emergency fund. […]

How To Analyze Your Expenses, So You Can Lower Your Spending and Save More Money

Posted in Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 12 Comments

It’s not how much you earn, but how much you save that’s more important when it comes to growing your wealth. And when it comes to saving money, analyzing your expenses is a necessary part of the process. Today, I’ll teach you how I analyze my expenses, so that you can determine possible ways to […]

When You Hate Your Job, But You Can’t Afford To Quit

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“I don’t like my job anymore,” says a friend to me. “But I can’t quit because I’m supporting my family.” “Have you tried finding another job?” I asked. “I am trying to look for one,” he replied. “But those I found don’t pay as much as my salary now.” “So just keep looking,” I advised. […]

See You at The Money Summit & Wealth Expo 2015

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One of the events that I always look forward to attending each year is the Money Summit & Wealth Expo, because there’s no other conference that has helped me more financially than this event. From attending the previous years, I was introduced to the world of forex trading, and global investing. And it was also […]

3 Reasons Why My Finances Changed in Two Years

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How long does it take to change, and turn around your finances? For Abe, it takes just two years, and today he’ll share with you the three reasons why he was able to achieve it. Let’s read his story below. — Two years ago, a friend in church approached me and asked me about saving […]

7 Types of People You Should Avoid If You Want to Become Rich

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There’s a saying, “Show me who your friends are and I’ll tell you who you are.” It’s true that we become the average of the people we spend the most time with. That’s why you have to be careful with whom you become friends with because they can influence your mindset and actions. Below are […]

I Will Be Teaching in Two Learning Events This Week

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This week’s going to be a busy one for me because I will be teaching in two separate learning events, which I hope you can check out and join. ICT 4 BIZ: How To Be a Successful Freelancer Date: June 17, Wednesday Time: 3:00 – 5:00 PM Venue: Sequoia Hotel, 91-93 Mother Ignacia Avenue cor […]

Good News for OFWs: You Can Now Buy Life Insurance Online

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Life insurance is an essential part of a sound financial plan. It provides financial security and peace of mind to those who mean the most to you – your spouse, your children, and dependent parents. However, if you’re working as an OFW, access to life insurance is not easy. Most Filipinos would have to wait […]

How to Avoid Being Broke in Your 20’s

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I remember being broke during my 20’s – and it happened not once, but twice. The first time was really bad because I drowned in credit card debts. The second time however, was a bit different, because I used up all my savings to start a business that eventually failed. Though different in circumstances, there […]

Life Lessons From A Farmer’s Son

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Last year, I had the privilege to attend a 3-day workshop organized by the Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) on Global Entrepreneurship. It was a great experience because apart from the business knowledge I gained, I was also able to network with several successful entrepreneurs. Among those who I met was Sir Dado Banatao, who was […]