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5 Post-Holiday Season Tips to Earn Extra

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Their Secret to Success: How this OFW couple became Entrepreneurs

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5 Signs That a Franchise is Worth Investing In

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Three reasons why partnering with a financial institution can benefit your business

Setting up your own business is no easy feat. What with all the necessary and headache-inducing fees required to start, it can get confusing.

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Is Franchising for you

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Tips and Traps

Franchising in the Philippines has never been bigger. Year on year, the industry grows exponentially. This is probably the reason why more and more people are investing I franchises rather than setting up new businesses that they start from the ground up.

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Mastering the Attribute of Success

Our research at the Franchise Relationships Institute completed a major study into franchisee success we looked into the attributes that separate out franchisees who achieve higher levels of financial and personal success.

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Franchising Your Business

Franchising is like building a house – you need to build it on a stable foundation

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Advantages and Challenges of Franchising

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How to Invest in the Right Franchise

Franchising refers to the method of practicing and using another’s perfected business concept. In a franchise relationship, the franchise is granted the right to market a product or a service under a marketing plan or a system that uses the trademark, name, logo and advertising owned by the franchisor.

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DTI Advisory on Franchising

In light of franchise scam incidents, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through the Bureau of Trade Regulations and Consumer Protection (BTRCP), issued an advisory on franchising. The said advisory – Bureau Order 10-24 – was crafted with the PFA as part of the technical working group and has the following highlights:

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Should You Put Up Your Own Brand or Buy a Franchise Business

In the article, we discussed about making the best happen in your life through entrepreneurship and how we can assist you in reaching the goal of owning your own business. Now that you have finally decided to become an entrepreneur, you ask which you should put up: a brand of your own or a franchise of an existing brand. This time, we are going to present the advantages and disadvantages of both

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Making the Best Happen In Your Life through Entrepreneurship

Many Filipinos dream of becoming an entrepreneur. The truth is that anyone can be one given the right attitude, mindset, knowledge; together with an effective business solution to be able to start your dream business.

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BPI Family Ka-Negosyo Partners with Mrs. Fields, Expands Best List Brand

BPI Family Ka-Negosyo inks a partnership with American novelty food brand, Mrs. Fields as it expands its growing Best List Brand roster - the Bank's list of the most promising franchise brands in the country today.

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12th FEA Chairmain's Award

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How Loans Lead to Dreams Fulfilled

Noel and Jina Juson were young professionals in their mid-thirties when they decided to plunge into entrepreneurship in the 1990s. She was in finance and he was a lab technician. While their combined salaries provided food on the table and a roof over their heads, the couple wanted a more secure and prosperous future for their two children

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Running a Business from Overseas

One dream that many of the millions of overseas Filipinos (OFs) share is owning and running their own business in the Philippines. After years, if not decades, of hardwork, without the comfort of their families at their side, creating a steady and sustainable stream of revenue would bring them closer to their family without sacrificing the material comforts that they had enjoyed. Many OFs actually see this opportunity as a retirement goal, the reward for all the labor and loneliness they had endured. For one young couple, however, the dream was realized much earlier.

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From the Ground Up

What started as an importer of Italian bathroom tiles took a little more than a few years to burgeon into one of Manila’s leading interior design providers.

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A Leap of Faith

For many years, Jina A. Juson was happy to be a nine-to-five employee, going about her everyday tasks with efficiency. When Juson got married and started having children, however, she realized that her monthly paycheck might just not be enough

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The Sweet Story of Success

Nol Montalbo, M.D., had just graduated with a degree in medicine when his parents told him that they had lost everything. They had invested their savings in a company which went bankrupt, taking all their hard-earned money in the process. His father, who worked as a computer technician in Saudi Arabia for 23 years, had already retired. While his mother had taken to baking brownies and selling them, Dr. Montalbo knew it wasn’t enough. He had to find a way to help his family.

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