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Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: 5 Practical Ratios You Need to Manage Your Money Towards Financial Freedom

You need to monitor key performance indicators to manage your personal finances

One of the reasons why many people fail to achieve their financial goals in life is due to lack of personal motivation.When you are highly motivated, your mindset changes. You become more disciplined in saving and investing your money. You desire to ...

by Henry Ong  | November 02, 2017 01:00:00
News and Events

Cryptocurrency Just Hit A Major Milestone -- and Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Ignore It

Did you know that digital currencies have surpassed some well-known companies in size?

If you haven't heard or paid attention to the phenomenum that is cryptocurrency, then it's time to take notice.First, if it's still a foreign concept for you, cryptocurrency is any of a number of digital currencies that can be used for online transactions ...

by Peter Gasca  | October 27, 2017 06:00:00
Run & Grow

Financial Adviser: 5 Ways to Beat Financial Anxiety When You're Stressed About Money

There are strategies you can follow to stay secure when it comes to money issues

Q: I have been working for 10 years now but I don’t seem to have clear financial direction in life. I am having sleepless nights lately worrying how I can sustain my personal expenses in the future. Although I have set aside ...

by Henry Ong  | April 18, 2017 02:00:00
News and Events

What Will The Sari-Sari Store of the Future Look Like?

By 2020, almost a third of them will become one-stop payment gateways for unbanked communities

Sari-sari stores, the small neighborhood retail outlets that dot Philippine communities, will soon play a pivotal role in delivering financial services to hard-to-reach markets, according to International Data Corp. (IDC), the US-based technology industry research and consultancy firm.“By 2020, 30 percent of ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 17, 2017 11:00:00
News and Events

Financial Adviser: How to analyze GDP stats for business decisions

Here’s the 5 basic steps you can take

Last week, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced that the Philippine economy grew by 7.1 percent for the third quarter compared to a 6 percent growth from the same quarter last year.The growth was also higher than the 7 percent growth registered ...

by Henry Ong  | November 22, 2016 05:00:00
News and Events

Wilson Sy's Philequity Fund named best-managed equity fund

A mutual fund run by a top stock broker is hailed best equity fund by CFA Society Philippines ”" read on for his top stock picks

  In the preface for his book published last year, Opportunity of a Lifetime: Investment Secrets Behind the Success of Philequity Fund, veteran stock broker and fund manager Wilson Sy looked back on over four decades of investing."For more than 40 years, the ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 21, 2016 03:00:00
News and Events

What companies run the country's best-managed funds?

Elite analysts reveal top choices for PH's best-performing funds from 2011 to 2015

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program is one of the world's most prestigious professional certification programs, and earning the CFA designation is no easy matter.  Successful candidates take an average of four years to earn their CFA charter and only 42 percent ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 20, 2016 04:00:00
Business Ideas

Online trading for millennials

Start trading with just Php 5,000

There are a lot of ways to make money online and one of the most popular ways is online trading. There are many websites that act as a broker and serve as a platform where the trades happen. Just open an account, ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | November 19, 2016 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Why Q4 is the best time to sell to big accounts

It’s a key period to get your performance numbers back on track and finish off the year with a bang

If you’re a salesperson who has fallen behind on your end-of-year goals, the arrival of the fourth quarter may have felt like a breath of fresh air. B2B buyers are finalizing their budgets for the coming year and many are looking to purchase ...

by Danny Wong  | October 31, 2016 01:00:00
Business Ideas

Forbes Philippines lists the top 24 fintech startups

Here’s 12 of the 24 most innovative financial enterprises around

Ten years ago, the word fintech emerged in the local business scene, introducing flashy and compelling forms of payment and banking online. Many thought of it as risky, dangerous even, what with the complex and vast nature of the internet. Come 2016, ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 10, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: 7 budget planning tips every startup should know

Create (and follow!) your budget to generate profits

 Question: Our startup only began operating this year. As the year end is fast approaching, we thought that it will be a good idea to start reviewing our operations and plan our budget for next year. Do you have any advice on ...

by Henry Ong  | October 03, 2016 06:00:00
Run & Grow

Top 4 factors to consider in choosing an investment fund

Time for you to know about pooled funds, mutual funds and UITFs

Everyone has goals—a comfortable lifestyle, secure retirement, funding for their children’s education, even vacations. They’re all within your reach if you invest your money and do it wisely.As an entrepreneur, however, you may have difficulty in managing your investments. This is because ...

by Rienzie Biolena  | September 19, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

The best kind of capital: Money from ”?"family, friends and fools”

It’s not about being lucky; it’s about working with what you’ve got

You’ve got the concept. You’ve got a solid business plan. Now, how do you get the money to launch your brilliant startup? As the saying goes, you need money to make money. Nobody knows this better than startup entrepreneurs.LJ Moreno-Alapag, founder of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 07, 2016 09:00:00