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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: June 11, 2018 | 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: January 16, 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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7 Stylish Ways to Earn Money as an Online Shop Business Owner

Published: September 18, 2017 | Business | No Comments

Today, it’s easier than ever to build and run your very own online business than putting up a traditional store front business. And you don’t even have to invest in robust e-commerce platforms like Shopify to get started. Thanks to social networks like Facebook, you can conveniently promote products, connect with potential customers, and close […]

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Doing Network Marketing Business the Right Way

Published: September 15, 2017 | Business | 2 Comments

Doing network marketing, or simply “networking” as Pinoys call it, has a bad reputation in the country. This is largely due to the prevalence of pyramid schemes, which are nothing more than “get-rich-quick” scams that prey on people with little financial education. So, before anything else, you need to understand that network marketing is NOT […]

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7 Fresh Fruit Stand Business Tips To Remember

Published: September 11, 2017 | Business | No Comments

As a tropical country, the Philippines is filled with different kinds of fruits. It is, in fact, a major producer of fruits like bananas, mangoes, coconuts, and pineapples. That’s why it isn’t surprising to see tons of fruit vendors in marketplaces all year round. But before you drop whatever you’re doing and set up your […]

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10 Important Differences Between a Businessman and an Entrepreneur

Updated: July 28, 2018 | Business, Mindsetting | No Comments

The terms, businessman and entrepreneur, are often interchanged in use today. Anyone who owns a business and makes money passively is often referred by any of these names. But there are subtle, but important differences between the two. And knowing them can significantly change how one will start and eventually run their business. Below are […]

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How To Start an Event Planning Business

Updated: June 27, 2018 | Business | No Comments

Organizing an event such as a company party or a wedding can be overwhelming if you do it alone. To help with the management, many choose to hire an event planner or get the services of an events company. Event planning has good income potential, especially if you have a large network of suppliers. You […]

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Tips for Starting a Photocopy Center or Xerox Business

Updated: June 14, 2018 | Business | No Comments

A photocopying center or “xerox” business is not a normal consideration when one wants to start a business in the Philippines. But if you notice, they are everywhere, especially near colleges and government offices. Despite the existence of digital technology to duplicate and distribute documents, the need for photocopying services still exists. And the “xerox” […]

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