7 Qualities of Successful Startup Employees

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Finding the right employees to help you grow a business is a concern for all employers, but it is critical for startup companies. Hiring the right people can make or break your business in the early years. Here are seven qualities to look for in potential employees that are indicative of someone that will be […]

What Happens in the Stock Market During Ghost Month?

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Every year as the month of August comes, people in the stock market become fearful of the ghost month. Many advise to avoid investing during this time, as it is considered bad luck. According to Chinese tradition, particularly Buddhists and Taoists, the Festival of the Hungry Ghost is when the gates of hell are opened […]

This is What Happens When You Don’t Pay Your Debts

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Being unable to pay your debts will reflect negatively on your credit history, making it tough to take out loans in the future. It is important to keep in mind that once you decide to borrow from any lender, you take yourself to be responsible enough to pay your debts on time. Applying and paying […]

Business Academy PH is Now Open for Students

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Enrollment for Business Academy PH is once again open to everyone who would like to learn how to start a business. This is already the third run and my co-founder, Romy Miranda and I are excited for this year. So do check out Business Academy PH and read about this unique online training course on […]

How To Prioritize Financial Goals and Gain Perspective

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All of us have financial goals — buy a car, own a house, start a business, save for a child’s college education, and retire comfortably are perhaps the most common. When there’s so many goals that we want to achieve, how can we optimize our cashflow and investments so that we can reach all of […]

Business Academy PH Reopens This July

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A few months ago, a reader asked me for book recommendations. Particularly, she wanted me to suggest good titles on personal finance and investments. I asked her what books has she already read, and she enumerated the most popular ones like “Rich Dad, Poor Dad”, “Think and Grow Rich”, and a few others. I then […]

Sometimes, A Change in Perspective is All You Need to Succeed

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One of the factors that help people become successful is their ability to get things done. Some call this grit, or having the unyielding courage to do what’s necessary despite hardship or danger. Is that characteristic something they’re born with? No, it’s not. You too, can learn how to harness that power and start achieving […]

How To Deal with Rich Friends Who are Big Spenders

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If you’re a big fan of the TV series, “FRIENDS” then I’m sure you remember that one episode when Rachel, Phoebe, and Joey had an issue keeping up with their richer friends, Ross, Chandler, and Monica. A couple of scenes in the episode had Chandler inviting the group to watch a concert for Ross’ birthday; […]

Giving Away Free Tickets to DigPH: Digital & Mobile Marketing Summit for SMEs

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Are you an entrepreneur looking for digital and mobile solutions for your business? Then you need to be at the 2016 Digital & Mobile Marketing Summit (DigPH). This event is happening on July 13, from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Ortigas, and hopes to help entrepreneurs understand different platforms […]

How to Find Money to Save From Your Expenses

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To save money is important and everyone wants to do it, but wanting is different from actually doing. While some find it easy, most individuals continue to struggle with saving money and don’t know where and how to begin. Sometimes, to avoid the stress of following a budget, people forego the act of saving money. […]

How a Footwear Business Walks Its Way to Success with Shopify

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Business success stories usually start with an inspiration. For Regina Sambalido and her business partners, the idea of making affordable yet lovely-looking leather sandals available to Filipinos came during a trip abroad where they stumbled upon several stores selling beautiful leather footwear. They were so taken with the sandals that they decided to bring a […]

15 Reasons Why You’ll Remain Poor Your Whole Life

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Billionaire Bill Gates once said, “If you are born poor it’s not your mistake, but if you die poor it’s your mistake.” And that’s a kind of mistake you don’t want to take to your grave, and burden your family and loved ones after. Fortunately, there are easy-to-recognize signs, which can help you see if […]