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Gov’t Wants to Tap PLDT’s Online Loans Platform to Boost Micro Lending Program to Fight ‘5-6’ Loan Sharks

DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez wants the partnership with Lendr to be formalized as soon as possible

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is looking into partnering with Lendr, the digital loans platform of telecommunications firm PLDT Inc., to improve its Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso or P3 Program, which aims to provide affordable and accessible loans to ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 04, 2018 09:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Lending to Friends and Relatives

Lending money to friends and relatives is always tricky as it puts your relationships at risk

Q: My long-time friend from college came to see me last week and told me that she needed to borrow some cash. She promised to pay me as soon as possible. I wanted to help her but I don’t know if I ...

by Henry Ong  | January 03, 2017 01:00:00
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The Basics of Borrowing From Friends and Family

It’s important to be as disciplined about it as you would be in dealing with a professional investor

Borrowing from friends and family makes sense. People with whom you have close relationships know you’re reliable and competent, so there should be no problem in asking for a loan, right?While borrowing money from family and friends may seem an easy alternative ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | December 24, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

6 funding strategies to start a business when you're low on money

Don't let lack of capital prevent you from starting up a new business.

With a new business comes new financial responsibilities added on to the old responsibilities of a mortgage, monthly bills, and food. Past experiences from your old job or seeing how other people did it is one thing, but there is nothing quite like going through ...

by Deborah Mitchell  | April 10, 2015 11:00:00

Choosing the best business loan option

There are several available options for entrepreneurs who need to borrow money for capital. Get to understand those more.

Building a business is logically not an easy task. An entrepreneur can’t just grab any promising opportunity that comes his way. He must first consider the possible source of funding. The most recommended is borrowing, but from whom? Here are the different ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 10, 2014 03:00:00