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The hobbies of the world's wealthiest.
The rich and powerful arenât that different from the rest of us. They too have problems, and they too are human. Granted, they do have more interesting options for hobbies than most. Here, we list down the crazy rich hobbies of the ...
 
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This is how much you can expect your salary to increase this year.
Filipinos will not see a significant increase in their salaries this year despite the rising cost of living, at least according to a report by Willis Towers Watson.In its latest Salary Budget Planning Report, the global brokerage and advisory company estimates salary ...
 
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Emma Imperial shares how residents in her solar-powered communities are showing their entrepreneurial spirit
Legendary investor Warren Buffett used to say that the greatest risk in investing is when you don’t know what you are doing.Very often, many people invest in financial products that they don’t understand. They act based on their emotions without the appropriate ...
 
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Practical tips from the head of a financial technology company
We’re already a few days into 2019, so you’ve probably already read a bunch of articles about how you can be smarter and more responsible with your money for the year. Whether it's about which stocks performed best last year or money challenges you can ...
 
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Investing in the stock market is risky, but you can minimize the risks if you know what you are doing.
Stock investing can be fun and exciting but when it is not executed properly, the experience can be financially and emotionally disastrous.It is easy to make money in the stock market if you know how to play the game. Many hopeful beginners ...
 
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Rizal's writings may have changed the course of history but it was his effective leadership that brought people together.
The Philippines would not have achieved independence from Spain on June 12, 1898 without the patriotic leadership of Dr. Jose Rizal, whose writings instilled nationalism among his countrymen that led to a popular revolution many years after.When Rizal traveled to Spain to ...
 
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The figures and numbers that flooded our timelines.
There are many ways to define a year. Lexicographers recognize words of the year to signify what most have discussed in the past 12 months. Others commemorate the year that was with photographs that have been engraved the most in our minds. ...
 
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Putting your money in a savings account that earns less than 1 percent p.a. will not help you to retire early.
Many people make the mistake of building their retirement funds by simply saving money in the bank. Putting your money in a savings account that earns less than one percent per year will not help you to retire early. You would still probably ...
 
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A closer look at three of the most private and low-key tycoons in the Forbes Philippines rich list.
Say Henry Sy's name, and people will recognize him as the founder of local retail giant SM. They might even know that he’s the country’s richest person (it's a title he’s held for the past 11 years).And that’s true for most of the country’s ...
 
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Big businesses had quite an appetite for acquisitions this year.
Big businesses have had quite an appetite for acquisitions this year. Despite the volatile market conditions outside our shores (no thanks to Trump and China), local and even regional business players have had a good year of deals.Here are some that have ...
 
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For the first time, a Filipino-made game is promoted by Google Play in a global event in South Korea.
Like a proud parent, Howard Go was beaming when a game his company developed earned a coveted place of honor at the Global Game Exhibition G-STAR 2018 in Busan, South Korea.Google Play had picked Bounc.io, a game developed by a company Go ...
 
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Read how Lydia de Roca worked her way to the top—one kilo of lechon at a time.
With the long list of parties and family reunions you had to attend during the holidays, the feasting almost never stops and, by the end of it, you can happily blame the weight gain to a Filipino fiesta favorite: lechon.For over 50 years, one woman’s name ...
 
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The chain of specialty Chinese food was shuttered for a time by the BIR, but not for long
For a man whose business was shut down for a few days by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Wilson Ledesma is in a jovial mood. The founder and proprietor of the Mann Hann chain of restaurants says the closure happened because ...
 
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From her home kitchen, this entrepreneur built the now popular Cafe Mary Grace.
Between having her first baby at 23 and her fifth child at 32, Mary Grace Dimacali didn’t have much time to nurture a career. She admits to feeling a “bit of angst” back when her batchmates from college started taking up their ...
 
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The UC Berkeley alum left Silicon Valley for the new world that is the Manila startup scene.
There are many ways for startup founders to raise funding, gain exposure and expand their networks in markets where they are operating.Most of these didn’t come easy for Vincent Lau. The 36-year-old Chinese-American was born and raised in Oakland City, California but ...
 
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All banks will have regular banking schedules on the 26th, 27th, and 28th.
While most banks will be closed in observance of the special holidays, some of the country's largest banking firms have announced that a few of their branches will operate in the next few days.In this page, we compiled all announcements made by ...
 
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New brand ups Ayala's automotive portfolio to six.
It’s been whispered about for months, but it’s finally official: Korean automotive company Kia is making a comeback in the Philippines through Ayala Corporation. The announcement was made in a press briefing on Monday, December 17.AC Automotive, Ayala Corp's automobile business company ...
 
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Credit card debt, if not managed properly, can accumulate quickly and could sink you fast into financial quicksand
Q: I am planning to go on vacation next week with my friends and I don’t have enough cash for the trip. I have a few credit cards with me. Should I use it? —Alison, by e-mailA: A credit card is a great ...
 
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Kantar study also reveals to what extent Filipinos act on these problems.
Facebook timelines and Twitter feeds have evolved from sharing photos and posting updates to becoming platforms to learn and discuss various social issues. The answer to the Facebook status box’s eternal question of “What’s on your mind?” has shifted to users’ stands ...
 
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The tax amnesty bill was ratified on December 13.
It seems most businesses and professionals are set to have a truly merry Christmas. Individuals, corporations and other organizations with pending tax payments may soon be able to settle their obligations at a reduced rate after the Senate ratified the bicameral report on ...