Buying Jewelry for Investment and Source of Emergency Fund

Published: January 29, 2018 | Personal Finance | No Comments

Is it a good idea to invest in jewelry? How about using them as a source of your emergency fund? Some people think so. Particularly because the value of gold and precious gems can appreciate through the years. So it follows that it is a good investment, right? Well, that’s not necessarily true. Jewelry as […]

Most Common Financial Mistakes People Make Through Life

Published: January 22, 2018 | Personal Finance | 2 Comments

Many say that experience is the best teacher. And learning from the experience of others is the smarter and painless way to do it. Below are the most common financial mistakes that people make at different stages in life. A lot of them are sentiments from people I’ve met, while a few are of my […]

How to Transition from Being a Freelancer to a Solopreneur

Updated: January 16, 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 […]

Good Business Ideas for 2018: Innovate with Trends and Technology

Updated: January 16, 2018 | Business | 1 Comment

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 […]

Top 10 Most Read Blog Posts of 2017

Updated: January 16, 2018 | Announcements | No Comments

As we bid another year goodbye, let us look back at the blog posts that you loved this year. Based purely on page views, here are your top 10 most visited articles for 2017. Number 10 Kicking off our countdown is about the importance of investing on knowledge. While many are putting their money on […]

From P19,600 to P111,000 in Just 7 Days, And Not From Bitcoin

Updated: January 16, 2018 | Personal Finance | 12 Comments

While most people are focused on Bitcoin, there’s a few who are making more money in the stock market. And today, I’m going to tell you a true story that just happened this week. Last month, I shared my thoughts on Bitcoin, and why I don’t invest in it. I wrote: “I am not putting […]

The Costs of Owning a Pet

Published: December 20, 2017 | Personal Finance | 1 Comment

Owning a pet has a lot of emotional benefits. However, it can be expensive to have one. If you’re thinking of getting a pet, then you should seriously take a look at your budget first. Moreover, always reconsider if you’re giving a pet as a gift to a friend or loved one. Because your good […]

Be Afraid, But Do It Anyway

Updated: January 16, 2018 | Mindsetting | 4 Comments

I had a few hours to spare before my next meeting. I planned to wait at a coffee shop, but realized that I was just several minutes away from the hospital where a friend worked. So I called him, an ER doctor, and asked if he was busy. He wasn’t but he doesn’t want to […]

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 […]

22 Exclusive Benefits that IMG Members Enjoy, Which You Can Enjoy Too

Published: December 11, 2017 | In Focus | No Comments

Last year, I wrote about the top 10 benefits you’ll get if you become a member of IMG. Today, those 10 benefits have more than doubled. That’s one of the many reasons why for more than five years now, I remain active as a member of IMG or the International Marketing Group. There’s really a […]