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The Scary Truth about Retirement in the Philippines

Updated: July 18, 2018 | Guest Posts, Personal Finance | 5 Comments

How do you imagine your life 30 to 40 years from now? Do you see yourself quitting your job and enjoying life? Or maybe, you haven’t given it much thought yet because retirement belongs to the distant future, and you have other priorities right now. Sorry to burst your bubble, but living your old age […]

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3 Reasons Debt Can Be a Great Business Ally

Updated: June 19, 2018 | Business, Guest Posts | 2 Comments

In personal finance, it might be in your best interest to avoid credit card debt, overdrafts, and cash advances because funding lifestyle expenses with debt will most likely land you in a financial mess. However, for a business owner, avoiding debt might look prudent but it doesn’t usually make financial sense. Interestingly, irrespective of the […]

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6 Reasons Why Athletes Can Make Successful Entrepreneurs

Updated: June 24, 2019 | Business, Guest Posts | 1 Comment

Can an athlete become a successful entrepreneur? My good friend, Alex shares his thoughts with us today. As a fitness enthusiast, runner, and Muay Thai practitioner, I learned slowly and painfully that success isn’t handed to you. I have been in the backbreaking fitness realm for quite some time and wish to be in it […]

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5 Tips on How to Motivate Yourself to Get Out of Debt

Published: May 3, 2017 | Guest Posts, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

The constant stress and overwhelming feeling, which debt burdens you with is painful and frustrating. Just having that weight off of your shoulders makes getting rid of debt, worth it. But there are also a lot of other rewards that come with becoming debt free. The trouble is that many of these rewards don’t appear […]

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How To Achieve Economic Success In The Music Industry

Published: April 16, 2017 | Guest Posts | No Comments

It’s no surprise that it’s difficult to be an artist. In a world that values science and technology more than anything, artists are often brushed to the side. Musicians have much less job security than other professionals, typically have a lower income, and don’t have the same pensions and benefit opportunities. With all this being […]

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Why Do Rich and Happy People Buy More Experiences Than Things?

Updated: April 24, 2018 | Guest Posts, Inspirational | 1 Comment

Do you remember buying your first smart phone? You were probably ecstatic when you first held it. Fast-forward to a year after you bought it. Are you just as excited as before? Probably not. So why does our happiness from buying new things always fade? I may not know the answer, but there’s one thing […]

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15 Best Neighborhoods in Metro Manila for Real Estate Investors

Published: March 24, 2017 | Guest Posts, Investing | No Comments

Looking for the best neighborhood in Metro Manila to settle in seems simple enough, even despite the many personal factors you have to consider. Knowing the neighborhood’s potential as a real estate investment is a whole other ballgame. If you keep aside personal factors such as family-friendly level, lifestyle, and work location, how can one […]

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On Challenges and Self-Motivation

Updated: March 3, 2019 | Guest Posts, Life Lessons | 3 Comments

When we were young, some of us fortunately received decent upbringings. When I say decent, I mean people who grew up well-sustained, whether emotionally, physically, mentally, spiritually, or financially. Unfortunately, many of us didn’t receive such privilege. Back then, we think we are too unlucky to experience challenges at an early age. What’s worse, some […]

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3 Things No One Will Tell You About Trading in the Financial Markets

Updated: January 17, 2018 | Guest Posts, In Focus | No Comments

Trading stocks, commodities, forex, options, or ETFS is one of the dependable ways to build wealth outside of a 9 to 5 job. However, trading is not likely to transform you into an overnight millionaire; yet, many people begin their trading journeys with unrealistic expectations. Successful traders tend to highlight the glamour points of trading […]

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Giving Back to Society

Published: December 17, 2016 | Guest Posts | 2 Comments

Becoming an entrepreneur is still out of the norm set in the academe. Most do still teach you to become employed immediately after going through the university. But, more and more people are joining the business bandwagon. And if you’re one of them, then we’re sure you’re now busy with building your brand, getting new […]

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Is Now the Right Time to Make Financial Changes?

Updated: December 15, 2017 | Guest Posts, In Focus | No Comments

We are about to bid farewell to 2016, and usher in a brand-new year. The year to date has been peppered with challenges and opportunities. Commodities markets endured a beating in Q1 and Q2 of 2016, with the oil price plunging to a multi-year low at just $26 per barrel in February. Equities markets reeled, […]

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5 Financial Habits You Should Establish in Your Twenties

Updated: December 8, 2019 | Guest Posts, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

Your 20’s is the time when you’re supposed to start establishing a successful personal financial plan. That is unless you want to stay with your parents until you are 30. But the truth is that sometimes, life gets in the way and throws things off-balance. And while there’s no clear-cut way to avoid financial downturns, […]

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Cutting Risks in Forex by XTrade Europe

Updated: November 24, 2017 | Guest Posts | No Comments

You may have noticed that the value of currencies fluctuates throughout the day. Investing in the forex market through platforms such as XTrade Europe can be potentially profitable based on the movement of these currencies. As technologies have improved, the Forex market has become more accessible resulting in an unprecedented growth in trading. Day trading […]

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Traffic in Manila and its Costs on Pinoys

Updated: November 9, 2019 | Guest Posts, In Focus | No Comments

If the quote “Time is gold” is literally true, then the Philippines is throwing away hundreds of gold bars every day. Traffic in Manila and a lot of other places in the country has been a scourge to the millions of commuters for decades, and it has gotten significantly worse lately. The big-picture problem of […]

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