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Guess How Low It Costs to Buy Disaster Insurance for Your House

In daily terms, insuring a Php1-million property costs less than a cigarette stick

After a 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit Mabini town in Batangas last April 8, a third of the over 70 resorts in what is considered the country’s diving capital suffered damages, said the town mayor. Majority of them didn’t have earthquake insurance, according to ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | April 29, 2017 10:00:00
Run & Grow

4 ways to ensure your startup will survive disaster

A little preparation can shield your business from suffering a total loss

In September, record flooding forced more than 10,000 Cedar Rapids, Iowa, residents to evacuate their homes and businesses. The Cedar River water levels exceeded 22 feet – a full six feet above major flood stage – deluging fields and properties in the area. It comes on the ...

by Sheldon Yellen  | October 28, 2016 08:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 ways entrepreneurs can prepare for retirement

Entrepreneurship can be unpredictable, but retirement planning for entreps is still possible

 Question: I have been in the business for five years now but I don’t seem to have enough personal savings. Although the business is doing well, most of the income I earned from the business is just enough to take care of ...

by Henry Ong  | September 13, 2016 04:00:00
Startup Tips

6 tips in buying insurance

Look at it as an emergency stash of cash given unfortunate events.

Accidents happen and death is certain. That is why it makes sense to anticipate and prepare for them. One of the best ways to do so is by getting insurance. Look at it as an emergency stash of cash given unfortunate events—a ...

by Rienzie P. Biolena, RFP  | June 08, 2016 08:00:00
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Buying peace of mind

You may never actually use it, but that is the beauty of buying insurance.

For many business owners, buying insurance is an afterthought. Who can blame them? The benefits of buying insurance may not always be as obvious as in more tangible purchases—say, raw materials or inventory. Getting business insurance tends to feel a little less ...

by Jennee Grace Rubrico  | March 31, 2016 07:00:00