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Bear Market
Dino Mari Testa

The 'Bear' Market: Should Falling Stock Market Prices Cause You To Panic?

It’s official: We've finally entered bear market territory.After Typhoon Ompong struck the northern part of the Philippines, it seems like the economy also took a beating. However, the storm that weathers the economy may have yet to come.The Philippine Stock...

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Typhoon Disaster Prevention
Cloey Mangali

Weather The Storm: What To Do Before, During, And After A Typhoon

Typhoons are a normal occurrence here in the Philippines. It’s not unusual for at least 20 storms to hit the country in a given year. Some bring nothing but heavy rains and floods; others wreak havoc with floods, gale-force winds, and storm surges, bringin...

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Jeff Bezos 1 Trillion Dollar Man
Dino Mari Testa

Jeff Bezos Could Be The World's First Trillionaire; Amazon Now A Trillion-Dollar Company

Amazon has now joined Apple as a formal member of the so-called “four comma club.”On Tuesday (September 4), Amazon’s market value briefly reached $1 trillion after its shares saw a meteoric rise to $2,050.50. The value didn’t sustain it share price as ...

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Double Holiday Compensation
Kathryn Jalbuena

Let's Talk About August 21, Double Holidays, And Your Compensation

Those who were hoping to have an extra two-day break from work next week were in for a nasty surprise: August 22 didn't turn out to be a national holiday, after all.It was common knowledge that there would be no work on August 21 (Thursday) and August 22 (Wedn...

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Cloey Mangali

3 Types Of Collateral For Business Loans

To launch your dream business, it might be necessary to take out a business loan. But one very important question you may be asking before you begin the application is: What can be used as collateral to secure a loan?Do you need a collateral for your business ...

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Jobs Jobs Jobs
Dino Mari Testa

'Build Build Build' Jobs Caravan Program To Kick Off This Sunday

If you're in between jobs or struck with a bad case of LBM (Looking for Better Management), check out the "Build, Build, Build" program of the government.According to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), “Build, Build, Build,” has more than 30,000 v...

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Cost Of Working Abroad
Dino Mari Testa

What Are The Costs Of Working Abroad?

Many Filipinos fly abroad in search of greener pastures. While moving overseas may set you on the path to bringing home a higher paycheck, it is also an endeavor that entails taking on a lot of expenses.When you create a checklist of how to prepare for working...

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How To Book Cheap Flights
Cloey Mangali

How To Book Cheap Flights In The Philippines

Real travel junkies are masters at booking cheap flights. You know you're one when you feel a sudden thud in your heart whenever you receive "seat sale" and "piso fare" announcements from airlines. Or rather, you're way ahead of the pack and sense promo fares...

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DFA Passport Scams
Kristel Serran

Beware Of These 4 DFA Passport Appointment Scams

With the passport application and renewal appointment slots at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) going scarce, a lot of scammers have come out of the woodwork, providing “services” to people desperate to get their passports on time.At the start of th...

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Typhoon Philippines
Dino Mari Testa

Here's How Many Typhoons Are Coming To The Philippines This 2018

Since last week, parts of the Philippines were pummeled by the Typhoon Domeng, without Domeng even making landfall.The typhoon brought torrential rains for days and even caused flooding to some parts of the country. This prompted the Philippine Atmospheric, Ge...

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