Should Couples Do Business Together?

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It’s a reality that many couples today like to do business together. Whether it’s a local restaurant, shop or online retail shop, a growing number of couples, married or not yet married, are venturing into business as partners. In the U.S. alone, reports say that in the year 2000, 3 million of the 22 million […]

Real Estate Investing for Retirement: The key to investing well…


Risk is part of any investment. We know that. But if you understand diversification, you put yourself ahead of the game. You no longer put all of your eggs in one basket – a true recipe for disaster. While there’s been a debate on exactly how to diversify, most experts agree that real estate is […]

7 Valuable Advice When Establishing a Startup

“We’ve had three big ideas at Amazon that we’ve stuck with for 18 years, and they’re the reason we’re successful: Put the customer first. Invent. And be patient.” – Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO,, one of the world’s most recognized e-commerce sites and one of the most successful startups to come out of […]

The Legal Steps to Running a Business

I love supporting small businesses. I buy local whenever I can, and I have great admiration for those who run these businesses. I”ve thought about starting one up myself. However, before jumping into launching a business, there are some essential things to consider once you have a business plan but before you actually set up […]

Is Putting Up a Language School a Profitable Business Proposition?

There appears to be a big interest among people nowadays to learn a foreign language. Frequent travelers seems to profit from it and employers appear to prefer hiring people who have proficiency in more than one language. Obviously, there is a market but does this guarantee a profitable business? Image The Actual Need for Language […]

Common Investing Mistakes To Avoid

Many of us commit mistakes in our investments, sometimes because of the unpredictability of markets, our inexperience, or sometimes because of our emotions. To help you avoid these mistakes and earn more from your investments, you need to get to know them better. Here are the common investing mistakes you should know more about. Mistake […]

Foreigners Operating Businesses in Thailand

Image: tecosim Under the Foreign Business Act or FBA, foreigners are generally prohibited or restricted from engaging in business while in Thailand.  However, an alien business operation permit can be obtained from the Director-General of the Department of Commercial Registration with the Foreign Business Committee’s approval.  Foreigners operating businesses in Thailand are subject to the […]

Advantages of Business Franchising

Franchising is a business option that allows for the use of a successful business model provided by a franchiser to a franchisee. Each of the parties involved in a franchise agreement has responsibilities to perform and interests to protect.  In a sense, the success of the franchiser would depend on the franchisee’s performance although it is a fact that […]

Five Reasons to Consult a Financial Planner

Simply put, a financial planner is a professional who helps you strategise and achieve your financial plans. If you’ve ever thought about organising and plotting your finances, then here are several good reasons to consult a financial planner. Reason #1: To manage your finances Some people have complex finances, while others just don’t have the […]

The Benefits of Online Banking

Online banking provides several benefits over regular banking. For this reason online banking has become much more common over the last 10 years. It has even gained immense popularity in older generations. By trying out online banking you will open up a plethora of new features that will make your life that much easier and […]