3 Essential Steps to Starting Your Own Business


It seems like everyone these days wants to become their own boss. After all, you get to manage your own time and get to enjoy the rewards of your business (a.k.a. money!!!). Being an entrepreneur has its perks - especially when your business has grown; however, starting your own business is something that requires you to make well-thought, calculated decisions and risks that take a lot of time, especially in the beginning. So here are three essential steps to starting your own business and making sure you get to that point where you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the fruits of your labor! 1. Think through the idea As with any business idea or decision, one really needs to think through that amazing and innovative thought they conceptualized. Why? Mostly because once you get a light bulb idea, it tends to be exaggerated and out on the highest pedestal; you start thinking this business idea is going to serve an untapped market, make you money, and change the world and bring it … [Read more...]

10 Everyday Items That Could Earn You P30,000 or More


Did you know that some everyday items you barely notice at home can help you earn much? That’s right. If you’re having troubles keeping up with your finances, you need not look far for extra cash. Know that you have plenty of solutions such as pawning, and most of the best items you can use as collateral are in the four corners of your home. Here’s a list of the everyday items pawned at PawnHero, giving the owner P30,000.00 and more. Canon Camera EOS 550D + Lenses + Flash Appraised Price: P30,000.00 If you’re not using your DSLR anymore, why not pawn it? Since the Canon EOS 550D boasts a lot of features (18 MP APS-C CMOS sensor, ISO 100-6400, H:12800, a quick control screen), you’re likely to earn P30,000 for this, or even higher if it comes with a flash and other lenses.   Image Source Lenovo CPU 4004 H1U Appraised Price: P30,000.00 With features such as an Intel CoreTM i3-3220T Dual Core Processor (3M Cache, 2.80 GHz) 35W, Windows 7 Professional Preloaded … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Pawning – A New Perspective


Pawning is a viable option that covers a lot of needs and a lot of possibilities. What people once saw as simply a platform for the desperate times or for sudden emergencies has expanded into a lot of other options for the financially savvy. PawnHero will look at the collected benefits of online pawning and the possibilities that it will lend to you should you opt for the service. The Benefits of Convenient Service Fast cash is often relegated to normally urgent needs like hospitalizations or unexpected expenses like mid-school year fees. And fast in this case isn’t just referring to the speed of deliver of the cash loan, it also comes into play with the expediency of time offered when you don’t have to waste it with the external things like travelling to a pawnshop, getting stuck in traffic, etc. Indirectly, this allows you more leeway to spend time with other opportunities as they open up to you. This is why online pawning with PawnHero comes with hidden extras. Entrepreneurs … [Read more...]

Fast Facts: Filipinos and Money


Filipinos have a lot of bad money habits they need to break to avoid money troubles. One is the “Mañana Habit” or “Mamaya Na” habit when people ignore the need to save for a rainy day. Another is the “Bahala na si Batman” habit, which means not having any plans for financial stability or security. But despite that, many still practice good money habits such as budgeting. Most parents, if not all, with children still attending school and allotting a specific amount for groceries and other necessities do this. Some are investing in life insurances to prepare for the future or taking risks in the stock market. Filipinos are well-aware of their priorities, knowing that it takes a lot of hard work and sacrifices to earn money. Let’s see what the figures tell us about the Filipino money habits with this infographic.   Whether Filipinos practice good money habits or not, there are times when people have short-term cash needs. That’s where online pawning can help. Unlike … [Read more...]

Top 10 Laptops for the Upcoming School Year


Laptops and computers are such an essential part of daily life that it's become often much more difficult to manage without them. For students on a budget, however, they represent a considerable enough investment of money. PawnHero takes a look at the most affordable laptops that you can get on even a minimal budget that can get the job done for you this upcoming school year. These machines won't bowl you over with high-end specs, nor can you count on them for heavy duty work, but if you just need something to type up the next report or do a little bit of research, they're perfect. After all, beggars can't be choosers! 1. Asus Chromebook Flip The Chromebook is a great platform for those on the tightest of budgets because its lack of a physical storage drive lowers the costs considerably. Wholly online, these laptops are functional to the highest degree and revolve strongly around Google's excellent cloud-based services. Word processing is handled via Google Docs, browsing and … [Read more...]

PawnHero MarketPlace: Discounted Brand-Name Items for Shoppers on the Go


If you have ever taken one look at your old, trusty handbag and told yourself, “This old thing has to go,” visit the PawnHero MarketPlace. The MarketPlace is a favorite haunt for shoppers on the go that are looking for name-brand items at comparably lower prices. Plenty of Choices The MarketPlace carries fashion items like handbags, jewelry and diamonds, watches, sunglasses, and shoes. You can also find an extensive selection of gadgets plus myriad other items including musical instruments, home appliances, sports equipment, and art pieces.  All these name-brand items are sold for up to 80% off their original market value. The MarketPlace also boasts of some unique items such as antique daggers, a magnetometer, vintage cuff links, old dollar coins, a Japanese harp, and even a limited edition Sarimanok sculpture by National Artist Abdulmari Asia Ima. If you are a collector, an art enthusiast, or a person with a curious mind, you are bound to find something that will pique your … [Read more...]

Cute Summer Outfits Inspired by Your Favorite Celebs


Summer is a lot of things—it is the perfect time to hit the beach, bond with friends and family, and of course, update your wardrobe. Why, you want the perfect outfit to show off that gorgeous tan! You don’t need a chockfull of clothes to look stylish this season. You just need a few basic pieces that you can mix and match to create a new look. Take a lesson from your favorite stars and look stunning in the following closet staples: Maxi dress - Slip on a maxi dress to look chic from day to night! Choose a maxi in a bold print for a playful look, or one in a rich, solid color, for a sophisticated appeal. You can also pair a plain maxi skirt with a top with an interesting print, to add more oomph to your ensemble. Little White Dress Just as the little black dress is the belle of the evening ball, the little white dress is the star of summer fashion. White mini dresses look ultra-sweet when adorned with lace or crochet details. Pair your LWD with caramel-colored sandals and … [Read more...]

Top 15 Online Shopping Tips for Black Friday

Top 15 Black Friday Shopping Tips

Black Friday is virtually every shopper’s favorite time of the year, copping the best deals and high discounts off on even the most expensive items on the shelves. With the advent of technology, the usual long lines, traffic jams, and packed department stores and malls can now be avoided as the online world has also welcomed this frantic albeit fun time of the year for shopping aficionados all over the world to enjoy. To help you get the most out of this global sale, here are a few tips to keep in mind before getting lost in the online Black Friday craziness: 1. Set a Realistic Budget Start by creating an overall budget plan and set a realistic amount for the items you are looking to buy. Make a list of the things you need to buy against the things that would be nice to purchase during Black Friday. This will help ensure you get the best deals over just buying things because they’re cheap after Thanksgiving. 2. Make a list of stores to visit Create a list of the online … [Read more...]

10 Tips For Safe Online Shopping (Infograph)

10 Tips For Safe Online Shopping

So you love to shop online, but do you know how to shop on the safe side? Safe online shopping is MUST. Good thing safe online shopping is made easier now with so many tools and pre-cautionary measures shoppers can do before they commit to a purchase. From knowing how to choose whether a shopping site is legit, to knowing how to choose a seller, you as an online shopper can have every trick on your sleeve to make sure your online shopping experience is safe, private, and a success! … [Read more...]