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Choosing Funds: Tips from the Founder of PH's First Funds Supermarket

Marvin Fausto urges investors to remember A-C-T: Asset size, Cost and Track record

As one of the country's most prominent and respected fund managers, Marvin Fausto has few equals when it comes to familiarity with the country's investment funds.A former chief investment officer of BDO Unibank, he co-founded the Fund Managers Association of the Philippines ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | February 17, 2017 11:00:00
Run & Grow

Financial Adviser: 5 ways to protect your family from financial confusion when you die

Nothing wrong with being prepared for the inevitable

Question: I have heard sad stories about family conflicts arising from distribution of inheritance when one of the close relatives unexpectedly died. How do you prepare for this to avoid estate problems in the future? – Tyler via emailAnswer: Benjamin Franklin once said ...

by Henry Ong  | October 25, 2016 08:00:00
Business Ideas

Ka Ching! Ka Ching!: A comic book that teaches you how to get rich

Packed with stories teaching financial literacy, for the young and old

For the 80s kids, comics were a large part of their childhood. After all, it was during their time when Liwayway Publishing was in full bloom and Mars Ravelo’s superheroes dominated their creative senses. The millennials have their own graphic refuge, only ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 22, 2016 08:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 most common ways of misappropriating cash (and how to prevent them)

Be aware of possible fraud that can happen in your company

 Question: I have a business which is in partnership with my best friend. I handle all the sales while my friend handles the finance part. The business has been doing well but I don’t understand why it is always short of cash ...

by Henry Ong  | August 16, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: Is my business in financial trouble?

What's the number one tell-tale sign? Rising debt-to-asset ratio.

Q: My business has not been doing well lately. Though I am hopeful that it will recover soon, I am anxious that I have to do something now to avoid any financial problems later. How do I know if my business is heading ...

by Henry Ong  | April 05, 2016 09:00:00
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What's money got to do with love? A lot!

Finance, investment experts walk us through the costs behind finding love, settling down, and growing old together.

LOOKING FOR LOVE. Courtship can break your heart, and your pocket, said financial literacy advocate and Rock to Riches founder Burn Gutierrez. Photo from ThinktockManila, Philippines – Do you ever stop and think about how much love is really worth?From courtship to ...

by Toni Antiporda  | February 10, 2016 07:00:00
News and Events

6 financial smarts in the Year of the Monkey

Live up to the monkey's attributes to increase your chances of a prosperous 2016.

Managing your money like a monkey might seem like an unusual strategy.However, according to HSBC Philippines CEO Wick Veloso, Chinese astrology shows us that this actually makes a lot of sense. Tradition holds that the monkey is both highly intelligent and curious ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | February 06, 2016 04:00:00
Business Ideas

How to save money without feeling deprived

Saving your hard-earned dough isn't all about putting a stop to your purchases. Look for covert cash leaks and plug them up.

If you want to have more money, you have to do two things: earn more or spend less. But what if you really need a full-body massage or a large soymilk cappuccino to de-stress? You can still buy and do all those ...

by Peter Imbong  | May 27, 2015 12:00:00
Startup Tips

The skinny on being a financial consultant

Teaching others to be financially literate is a big opportunity to make money without spending money.

There is a saying in Filipino that goes laway lang ang puhunan (literally, saliva for capital). Though it sounds too good to be true, there are people whose every word is worth their weight in gold. Knowledge is their capital, reputation their ...

by Khris Marc Ronquillo  | January 02, 2013 01:00:00
Business Ideas

Filipino kids and their money habits

A survey found that Filipino children save for the latest gadget or trendy outfit.

Thanks largely to their parents, Filipino children are generally not clueless about budgeting. They tend to obey what their parents tell them to do. But for Filipino children, saving is a means to buy a want- like gardgets, accessories and clothes- rather ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 12, 2012 01:00:00

On saving and food cart success

Can you make millions and earn your financial freedom from running a food cart?

His friends don’t believe him, but Angeli Valenzuela swears that he built his present wealth on being a humble food cart franchisee. An architect by profession, Valenzuela owns three Potato Corner outlets—two at the Festival Mall in Alabang, Muntinlupa City and one ...

by Jimbo Owen Gulle  | June 25, 2012 02:00:00
Startup Tips

Learn to invest in the stock market

Learn the basics of the stock market before buying shares, and make your bucks work for you.

Learn the basics of the stock market before buying shares, and make your bucks work for you. Marvin Germo, a financial planner and advisor, and general manager of consulting company Ephesians Management Corp., outlines the basic knowledge anybody must have before venturing ...

by Kristina Mae Ombao  | May 04, 2012 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Learning to invest in the stock market

Academe Week starts September 5

Becoming an entrepreneur these days is no longer limited to having your own store or having your own business.The stock market is not something new but it is a business opportunity that has long been overlooked by a number of entrepreneurs and ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 05, 2011 01:00:00