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VAT or Non-VAT: Which One Should You Choose for Your Business?

Updated: January 9, 2019 | Business | No Comments

I’ve met a lot of entrepreneurs, and one of the least liked topics that we discuss is taxes. Many say it’s too complicated and can be time consuming. However, a basic understanding of taxes, could really go a long way in helping you save money, regardless if you’re a professional or a business owner. When […]

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Infographic: Everything You Need to Know About a Limited Liability Company

Published: November 22, 2018 | Business | No Comments

There are many stages of starting your own business, and after you/ve come up with an idea, received some funding, and even gotten a few clients, you may be wondering what’s next. Many business owners choose to structure their businesses according to their specific tax and liability needs. At this point, you may want to […]

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How Filipino Freelancers Can Grow Their Freelancing Business

Published: October 18, 2018 | Business, Freelancing | 3 Comments

A friend quit her job five years ago and decided to become a freelance social media manager. She approached several restaurants in her city and began handling their Facebook and Instagram accounts. Today, she has her own digital marketing business with eight social media managers working under her wing. My friend is a true success […]

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How to Turn Financial Planning Into a Full-Time Business

Updated: September 6, 2018 | Business, Freelancing | 1 Comment

I’ve been in the financial industry for over a decade now. I started through this blog, by writing personal finance articles. Eventually, it led me to putting up my own financial planning firm, Wealth Arki. One of the reasons why I stayed so long in this industry is because of the sense of purpose and […]

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4 Reasons Why Filing Taxes Can Benefit Your Life (For Freelancers, Licensed Professionals, and Entrepreneurs)

Updated: August 16, 2018 | Business, Freelancing, In Focus | No Comments

One of the most common questions people ask me is if it’s necessary for a starting freelancer or a newbie entrepreneur to file and pay taxes. The answer of course is yes, it is necessary and they should. It may seem common sense, but I understand where the question is coming from because I have […]

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How Many of These Types of Income Streams Do You Have?

Published: June 25, 2018 | Business, Freelancing, Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

In wealth circles, it is often mentioned that millionaires have an average of seven streams of income. This means they have around seven sources of cashflow. Think about your financial situation and ask yourself, how many sources of income do you have? If you’re like most people, then you probably have two. The first would […]

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How to Transition from Being a Freelancer to a Solopreneur

Updated: January 2, 2019 | Business, Freelancing | 2 Comments

My journey from being an employee towards being an entrepreneur started when I decided to pursue freelancing. While working in my corporate job, I did freelancing work as a software developer. And when my freelancing income surpassed my employee salary, that’s when I decided to quit my job. My goal back then was really to […]

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Good Business Ideas for 2018: Innovate with Trends and Technology

Updated: January 16, 2018 | Business | 2 Comments

One of the biggest challenges of starting a business is coming up with a profitable idea. Most people would first look at what’s currently popular, and then innovate their own version of the business. A lot of people, especially OFWs, choose franchising. They invest on the turn-key process, which business franchises offer to save time […]

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12 Quick Tips on How to Run a Successful Dropshipping Business

Updated: December 3, 2018 | Business | 1 Comment

Starting a dropshipping business is a low-cost, low-risk opportunity for new entrepreneurs. It is the next-level version of the classic online store. Basically, you just need to find an online dropship supplier. Then create your own online store. And then resell products from your dropship supplier. When someone buys from your online store, you will […]

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FREE Video Lessons: Learn How To Start a Business

Updated: December 17, 2017 | Announcements, Business, News and Events | No Comments

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.

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25 Trending Income and Business Opportunities in the Philippines

Published: September 27, 2017 | Business, Income Opps | No Comments

What are the popular income sources and favorite businesses that Pinoys put up today? I asked these in several online groups and tallied the answers. Here are the top 25 below. I hope you will be able to draw inspiration from these business opportunities. 1. A Buy and Sell Business This is one of the […]

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