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7 Ways Filipino SMEs Can Simplify Their Bookkeeping

Posted November 18, 2015 under Business, Guest Posts | 1 Comment

Most small business owners approach bookkeeping-related tasks with trepidation, as it can quickly turn into a tedious and time-consuming activity, especially for those who don’t follow a workable strategy. For SMEs on an upward trajectory, bookkeeping tasks can give way to more immediate concerns like those related to HR services, marketing, sales, or managing day-to-day […]

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How Your Business Can Profit from Gift Certificates

Posted August 30, 2015 under Business, Guest Posts, In Focus | No Comments

As a blogger, I normally get invited to business events. While we don’t really get paid in cash to cover and write about them, we do sometimes receive gift certificates in exchange for our efforts in spreading the news about the business. Moreover, giving GCs as a birthday present is something I normally do for […]

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How Filipino Entrepreneurs Can Compete In The South East Asian Arena

Posted July 3, 2015 under Business, Guest Posts | 1 Comment

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 […]

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3 Reasons Why My Finances Changed in Two Years

Posted June 19, 2015 under Guest Posts, Personal Finance | 9 Comments
First time working abroad

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 […]

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How to Avoid Being Broke in Your 20’s

Posted June 9, 2015 under Guest Posts, Personal Finance | 6 Comments

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 […]

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My Infamous Blue Book: The Road to Financial Freedom

Posted May 7, 2015 under Guest Posts | 9 Comments
Me, and Mufti during the Financial Fitness Forum 2015

It’s not easy to maintain a blog, let alone one about personal finance because it’s a topic that was not taught to us in school. As such, I rely most of the time on the lessons I learned from experience and observation, which makes me occasionally question myself if I’m sharing anything valuable to my […]

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The Consequences of Not Having a Business Permit in the Philippines

Posted April 29, 2015 under Business, Guest Posts | 4 Comments

Are you planning to operate without a business permit? It is always tempting to do so, especially given the long process of registering a business in the Philippines. However, I wouldn’t advise it unless you want to risk facing unfavorable consequences, which will be explained to us today by guest writer, Danella. Let’s read what […]

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5 Tips for Buying Your First Home in Australia

Posted March 10, 2015 under Guest Posts, In Focus | No Comments

Do you have friends living in Australia, or know someone who’s planning to migrate there? Then this article is for them. Today, our friends from First Home Owners Grant shares some tips on how to buy your first home in Australia. Owning your very first home is the Australian dream, but in this uncertain financial […]

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Top 5 Places To See and Visit in New York

Posted March 1, 2015 under Guest Posts | 1 Comment

Anyone who loves traveling will surely have New York in their bucket list – I know I do. And today, our brand partner Philippine Airlines, gives us five of the top places to see and visit, if ever you find yourself in The Big Apple. — The world is a big place. And each destination […]

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Never Had the Knack for Budgeting? Try these Budgeting Starter Tips to Kick-Start your Money-Saving Habits

Posted January 14, 2015 under Guest Posts, Money Saving Tips | 5 Comments

It’s ironic that most people will say that budgeting is important, but only a few will actually create and religiously follow one. Tracking your expenses and sticking to a financial plan can be a challenge at first, but I will tell you now that – it gets easier through the years. In fact, it only […]

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Eight Reasons Why I Learned To Love Personal Finance

Posted October 15, 2014 under Guest Posts, News and Events | 3 Comments

Did you love your finance subjects when you were in college? I recall my economics class, and how I and most of my classmates found it boring. My accounting class was no different, as I felt it was a waste of my calculator’s power to do an endless stream of additions and subtractions. Today, April […]

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How to Compare Stocks for a Financial Edge

Posted October 7, 2014 under Guest Posts | 1 Comment

How do you compare companies in the stock market? How do you know which one you should buy? I asked a stock trader friend to write about it and here’s what he has to say. — Because there are so many different stocks that you will have to choose from, it is important that you […]

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