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Startup Tips

4 Practical Tips for Building Up Your Savings to Launch Your Small Business

These everyday fixes can supercharge your stash and help you reach your goal.

Between 1980 and 2017, the U.S. personal saving rate dropped from 12.9 percent to just 2.4 percent. If you’ve seen a steep decline in your own savings, you’re not alone.Almost half of small-business owners say cash flow concerns keep them up at night, according ...

by Hayden Field  | May 20, 2018 08:00:00
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How Do Celebs Like Kris Aquino and Judy Ann Santos Manage Their Money?

You have to be smart to stay on top

You don't become a famous multi-million dollar (or peso) celebrity without working hard. But you don't stay that way by being irresponsibile with your money, either. Love them or hate them, there's a lot we can learn from celebs about how they ...

by Ysabel Y. Yuzon for  | February 09, 2018 12:00:00
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6 Money Management Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs

That $5 coffee every morning isn't taking you to the next level any faster than brewing a pot at the office

How many times have you been told that saving money is a good thing? Financial specialists recommend that you save a bit of money every month, but that's easier said than done. After all, it’s not uncommon for people to live paycheck to ...

by Will Caldwell  | October 06, 2017 02:00:00
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5 Things You Need to Do When Bootstrapping Your Startup

Finance your own business and keep 100 percent

by Jonathan Long  | September 19, 2017 07:00:00
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3 Financial Planning Tips to Make Sure Your Startup Survives

Too many entrepreneurs focus on their idea and not their finances.

If you ever care to closely examine why startups fail, you'll see that the issues include lack of innovation, mismanagement of financial resources, failure to hire the right people, inability to access capital; inability to adapt to changing business environment and immigration ...

by Richard Agu  | July 06, 2017 05:00:00
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5 Mistakes Millennial Entrepreneurs Make With Money

Here's how your startup can avoid becoming the next victim

Building a new company isn’t easy. Only a fraction of the startups founded each year survive for five years, and even fewer are run by young entrepreneurs. Business leaders who have experience running companies tend to be more likely to found a successful startup ...

by Andrew Medal  | June 02, 2017 08:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Money Resolutions to Makeover your Finances in 2017

It’s never too early to plan for the future

Q: Every year, I always try to make resolutions about my health and career but never about my personal finances. This year has been quite challenging for me financially and I want to be more organized next year. Can you advise me? ...

by Henry Ong  | December 28, 2016 11:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 4 ways to know how much dividends you should pay

Sharing your profits as dividends is surely welcome but calls for caution

Q: I put up a business together with my two partners this year and sales have been very good. We are expecting to hit our target profit by the end of the year. I was wondering how we are going to share ...

by Henry Ong  | August 23, 2016 02:00:00
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Top 4 common money mistakes and how to solve them

Businessman Kevin O’ Leary has some word of advice.

“What does it cost you to be alive?” If you do not know the answer, you could be headed for a financial train wreck. If not now, probably soon, said businessman and investor Kevin O’Leary.When it comes to his own money, the ...

July 19, 2016 03:00:00
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OFW Advice (Part 4): Get Your Family on Board

If you want long-term financial security for your family, they must practice your savings philosophy.

Microfinance is our core business in Alalay sa Kaunlaran Inc. (ASKI). However, over the years, we have seen that financing is not the only need of our fellow Filipino businessmen. This is why we considered developing the financial awareness of overseas Filipino ...

by Rolando Victoria, as told to Mari-An C. Santos  | July 18, 2016 08:00:00
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3 cash flow rules first-time business owners need to know

For many businesses, getting paid is not the problem”"it is when.

Many first-time business owners think about cash flow only when their cash reserves are low. Small business owners, however, know that, for them, “cash is king.”Related: The 5 Worst Cash-Flow Mistakes Small-Business Owners Make For many businesses, getting paid is not the problem – it ...

by Eyal Lifshitz  | July 11, 2016 05:00:00
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Common credit mistakes new business owners make

Starting on the right foot can save you lots of time and money in the long run.

Starting a business can come with a lot of unknowns and many business owners spend their first few months learning from their mistakes. But when it comes to building business credit, starting on the right foot can save you lots of time and ...

by Thomas Donaldson  | July 09, 2016 05:00:00
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Ask these 2 questions every time you make a purchase

For a financially-secured future.

 I am a financial strategist. I tell people how to manage their wealth. But I have a confession to make: I did not have my own personal-finance aha moment until several years ago. For decades, I had blissfully blurred the line between ...

by Steph Wagner  | July 08, 2016 11:00:00