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Should You Rent Or Buy A House?

Should You Rent Or Buy A House?

By Joel Barretto, CFPⓇ | via Negosentro.com | Conventional wisdom dictates that paying for rent is a waste of money. There’s nothing like living in a home you can call your own. To many Filipinos, it’s a sign that you have finally arrived. But before investing all your life savings in a house, there are a few things you must first consider. After all, this is probably the biggest investment you will ...

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Entrepreneurship: Here’s how to know what type of mentor you need

Entrepreneurship: Here’s how to know what type of mentor you need

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How to Choose the Right Accounting System for Your Business

How to Choose the Right Accounting System for Your Business

by Danella Yaptinchay | Choosing the right accounting system is essential for any business, whether it’s a start-up company or a big corporation. An accounting system directly impacts a business’ profitability as it monitors the financial health of the company. And for it to represent the correct financial situation of a corporation, the system should be foolproof and a perfect fit for the business’s needs. How does one choose the ...

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9 Seed Funding Realizations to Help You Understand What Can Go Wrong

9 Seed Funding Realizations to Help You Understand What Can Go Wrong

by Alex Iskold | The reality is most startups need to raise funding to grow, and to become real companies. It’s not typical that a company can make money if it doesn’t fundraise, and certainly very unlikely that anyone will make any money if your company does not grow. One of the objectives of the companies going through Techstars and other accelerators is to secure financing. Most companies are coming in ...

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7 Strategies to Reduce Your Risk of Finding Investors

7 Strategies to Reduce Your Risk of Finding Investors

by Martin Zwilling | Most new entrepreneurs assume that great investors will find their startups based on the compelling solution the founders have created. It does happen once in a while, but usually only for entrepreneurs who have already spent money promoting their efforts, and a large amount of precious time connecting with their peers and the investment community. Others spend money on mailing lists and investor contacts and “cold calling” a few thousand people, ...

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Top 5 Places Entrepreneurs Meet Investors

Top 5 Places Entrepreneurs Meet Investors

by Jason Demers | Getting startup capital can be easy if you have a good idea and know the right investor. If you’ve spent serious time thinking about becoming an entrepreneur or you’re already in the early stages of business development, you probably already have a good idea (and if you don’t, you’re in the process of improving it). The bigger problem, then, is meeting the right investor. Some people attribute ...

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6 Worst Spending Habits of Filipinos

6 Worst Spending Habits of Filipinos

Here are the worst spending habits of Filipinos that you should be aware of: Feast with Friends Filipino’s cultural predisposition to get along with others puts them in a situation where they: spend for co-workers snack or lunch as a treat because it is their birthday or payday, obligatory celebration held for relatives and neighbors because a balikbayan has just arrived, not being able to say no to everyone who’s ...

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4 Easy Steps to Pay Off Your Credit Card Debts

4 Easy Steps to Pay Off Your Credit Card Debts

By Joel Barretto, CFPⓇ | via Negosentro.com | So you finally realized that you have overextended yourself and your debts are out of control.  If you don’t do something soon, chances are you will be in debt for the rest of your life.  So what now? It’s time for debt rehabilitation! Just like alcoholism, gambling or drug addiction, credit card debt is a sickness that can be thwarted with the right motivation ...

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The Most Trusted Channels for Branded Content

The Most Trusted Channels for Branded Content

by Ayaz Nanji  | Consumers say Facebook is the channel in which they are most likely to trust content created by a brand/company, according to a recent report from The Acquity Group. The report was based on data from a survey of more than 2,000 consumers in the United States. Respondents gave Facebook an average score of 4 as a trusted content source from brands (1=most trusted; 10=least trusted). Magazines and newspapers ranked second (4.4 ...

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Pinoy Entrepreneur Summit Happens on October 14

Pinoy Entrepreneur Summit Happens on October 14

by Jim Moriones, Negosentro.com | LDF Events Management will held its first ever Pinoy Entrepreneur Summit: Getting INto Business – From Passion to Action on October 14, 2015 (Wednesday) 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM at Megatrade Conference Center, 5/F Bdg. B, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City.  Pinoy Entrepreneur Summit: Getting INto Business – From Passion to Action is a fun and dynamic gathering of the youth, aspiring entrepreneurs and young professionals who ...

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Why a college degree can sometimes make it harder to get a home

Why a college degree can sometimes make it harder to get a home

In 30 of the top 100 markets in the country, saving for a 20% down payment is faster without a college degree, according to a new study from Trulia. “In those markets, a household with a college degree isn’t making that much more than a household without,” said Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia’s housing economist. “The burden that student debt brings to a household with a college degree makes it slower to ...

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Tiger Woods is the most overpaid athlete on the planet

Tiger Woods is the most overpaid athlete on the planet

Woods, who missed the cut at the British Open after another brutal showing Friday and Saturday, was the ninth-highest paid athlete of the past 12 months according to a ranking by Forbes. e made more than $50 million. Most of that money came from endorsements. Nike (NKE) has continued to back Woods even though he has been a shell of his former self. Woods won just $600,000 in prize money from golf tournaments in ...

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