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Globe myBusiness Offers Free Business Consultation for SMEs

Posted August 31, 2016 under Business, General Information | No Comments

The typical Filipino dream is having your own business, may it be small or big, whether you graduated in any business course or not, it’s a step closer to success. Planning a business is one thing, but to roll it out is an entirely different story. It entails a lot of careful planning, and strategizing. […]

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Travel Insurance: Is It Worth Buying?

Posted May 16, 2016 under General Information, Personal Finance | 5 Comments

Today, there’s really no more excuse not to travel. What was once considered an expensive luxury has become affordable to many — thanks to the budget airline industry who made traveling more pocket-friendly for everyone. And that is great because traveling teaches a person important life lessons that he or she wouldn’t learn otherwise. When […]

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Crown Asia Celebrates 20 Years With Three New Projects

Posted August 13, 2015 under General Information | No Comments

In 1995, the country’s largest homebuilder, Vista Land, officially launched the Crown Asia brand. And for 20 years, it has successfully evolved from developing low-cost, high-quality residential houses into world-class, mid-rise condominiums. To mark their two decades of having an excellent track record as a real estate company, they have recently launched three new projects […]

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Globe Launches #ProTech101 Campaign

Posted July 12, 2015 under General Information | 2 Comments

Identity theft is the fraudulent acquisition and use of a person’s private identifying information, usually used for financial gain. Globally, over 15 million people become victims of identity theft every year, which results to over $50 billion in damages. If you own a smartphone, and very active in social media, then you have to be […]

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The Time Value of Money: The Math Behind Interest Rates

Posted May 29, 2015 under General Information, Investing | 6 Comments

We’ve all heard the phrase “Time is money.” But what do these two things actually have to do with one another? German Nande explains the math behind interest rates, revealing the equation that will allow you to calculate the future value of your money. Applying the formula to investments Most investments have historical performance data, […]

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How to File Tax Returns as a Freelancer

Posted April 14, 2015 under General Information | No Comments

This article is from one of my business partners in the US who would like to share how freelancers file tax returns on their side of the world. I will soon be writing about how Filipino freelancers can file their taxes, but for now, here’s my good friend Robert. There’s a lot to love about […]

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25 Bizarre And Interesting Facts About Christmas

Posted December 24, 2014 under General Information | No Comments

Did you know that in Japan, it’s a tradition to have KFC for Christmas?! It began in 1974, when Kentucky Fried Chicken did a “Christmas Chicken” campaign in Japan, targeting foreigners who cannot find a turkey to celebrate the holidays. The marketing campaign unexpectedly became a huge success to the Japanese people. And now, it’s […]

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Where To Find Employees and Freelancers For Your Business

Posted November 24, 2014 under Business, Freelancing, General Information | 2 Comments

An excellent product, a strong vision and a purposeful mission are not the only factors that make a profitable business. More often than not, a dynamic and innovative leadership coupled with a team of dedicated and hardworking individuals form the larger reason why a business becomes a huge success. Ask any entrepreneur what the most […]

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3 Essential Mobile Apps for Globe Subscribers

Posted November 2, 2014 under General Information | 2 Comments

This blog is proud to have Globe Telecom as one of its brand partners, and for those who would like to upgrade their mobile experience, here are three essential apps that you can install on your smartphone today. These apps are available and free to download both in iOS through the AppStore, and in Android […]

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ATM Safety and Security Tips

Posted September 1, 2014 under General Information, Personal Finance | 4 Comments

Recent news have reported people losing money in their savings account because of ATM skimming. ATM skimming is when thieves use hidden electronics to steal the personal information stored on your card and record your PIN number so they can make a duplicate card and withdraw your cash on another machine. Banks are of course, […]

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7 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Get a Virtual Office

Posted August 22, 2014 under Business, Freelancing, General Information | 9 Comments

Harold is a friend who works as freelance wedding photographer. He meets clients in coffee shops, and he does this at least twice a week. His clients don’t really mind, but sometimes it gets too noisy and they’d have to transfer. His home office is not that presentable to clients. Additionally, he’s also not too […]

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