• Business

    Tips for Relocating Your Small Business

    Watching your little Tampa business grow is exciting, to say the least. As you grow, you might start looking around and conclude that it’s time for a bigger location. You may have even scouted the perfect place. The thought of having to move your business to a new place, however, can be daunting. Here are a few tips that can help you get through the process. Start Early Once you’ve made the decision to move and found a new location, it’s time to start getting ready. Even if your move isn’t for a few months, it’s never too early to start getting things in order. The sooner you start tackling…

  • Real Estate

    Buying Acquired Assets: Why It’s a Good Idea to Look into Repossessed Vehicles or Real Estate

    In the Philippines, having a house and car are a testament to how much you have achieved. You’re successful at what you do, and your family is set for life. That’s why these are usually the first major purchases for most Filipinos as soon as their income allows for it. However, the ever-rising inflation added an excise tax on automobiles, and rising property prices have made the dream of owning these assets unreachable for the average Filipino. Fortunately, there are always bargains to be had in buying cars and real estate. For instance, why not consider repossessed assets from banks? Repossessed assets or acquired assets are properties or possessions that…

  • ADVOCACY,  Finance

    #PlsSaveMe – Single with No Savings

    Most people expect that when you are single you will have enough savings tucked away in the bank. Since you have no family to feed, they always think that you can always put away an amount of your salary. But as Filipinos, this is not always the case. Most single Filipino men and women are filial children. They want to try to help their families as much as they can. Single with No Savings This is the story of Janine, a 23-year-old single woman from Cagayan de Oro City. She is the middle child with an elder brother and a younger sister. She is a teacher in a private school.…

  • ADVOCACY,  Finance

    #PlsSaveMe – When House Fire Strikes

    For average Filipino families, it seems that most are not really ready for unexpected events in life. Emotionally, I know we will never be ready but for finances, they say, it can be prepared. But for me, personally, I think I am not ready to handle unexpected events… be it health problems or disastrous circumstances. I tried to be but as of now, I think I am not there yet but I am still willing to learn and re-learn things on how I can be financially ready. Disaster Strikes Unexpectedly In life, accidents or disastrous events usually catch as redhanded. This is the story of Jenny, a single mom and…