Tag Archives: business capital

Personal Property Security Act (Republic Act No. 11057): Fact Sheet of House Bill No. 6907

[The Personal Property Security Act, or Republic Act No. 11057, is the result of House Bill No. 6907 under Committee Report No. 550 and Senate Bill. No. 1459 under Committee Report No. 86. Here is the Fact Sheet for House Bill No. 6907:] Continue reading

Personal Property Security Act (Republic Act No. 11057): Sponsorship Speech under Senate Bill No. 1459

[The Personal Property Security Act, or Republic Act No. 11057,  originated from House Bill No. 6907 under Committee Report No. 550 and Senate Bill. No. 1459 under Committee Report No. 86. For a background what spurred the enactment of Personal Property Security Act, it is helpful to look at the explanations given by the law’s sponsors, including the sponsorship speech of Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” A. Aquino IV on 22 May 2016. Here’s the full text:] Continue reading

Business Ideas over Business Capital

What to do when one has no business idea and no business capital? The good thing about the query, received through email, is the obvious interest in doing business. It’s important to note that much of the risk in doing business lies in the insufficient understanding of the nature, requirements and prospects of the business. Peter Drucker, widely regarded as a management guru, succinctly noted that “entrepreneurship is “risky” mainly because so few of the so-called entrepreneurs know what they are doing.” There is, therefore, everything to gain in asking questions, especially for new entrepreneurs. Continue reading

Personal Finance: Pay Yourself First

The concept of “Pay Yourself First” sounds weird, beyond normal. The usual concept of savings is to spend so long as there’s cash in the wallet or ATM, with whatever money left considered as savings. This strategy appears sound — allocate a percentage for savings, control spending, then save what is left. But it’s not uncommon to end up saving nothing, using the usual strategy, primarily because by the end of the salary/pay cycle, all salary had been spent and nothing is left for savings. Continue reading

Why Savings are Important but May Not be Enough

To start a business or any economic endeavor, you need capital. Some entrepreneurs start with little capital, others with millions of pesos. Ricky Reyes started with his savings of P1,000. Jovel Cipriano started with over P10,000. The need for capital varies, but the fact remains that capital is needed. Continue reading