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Practical Money-Saving Principles for Freelancers

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Practical Money-Saving Principles for Freelancers

If you decide to become a freelancer, expect your earning potential to go on a roller coaster ride. Freelancers carry a unique financial standing as they do not have a consistent source of income to rely on.   Mid-day sleeping time, zero transport cost, and vacation plans without prior permission are the best benefits every […]

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Working Remote PH 2019: The Largest Gathering of Filipino Freelancers in the Philippines

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Working Remote Philippines 2019

PayStaff, a prominent Australian money transfer, and digital payment systems provider are delighted to announce its upcoming event, Working Remote Philippines 2019, to be held at the SMX Aura Premier on September 13 and 14, 2019. The conference is believed to be the Philippines’ largest summit for all active Filipino freelancers and remote workers today. […]

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Freelancer’s Guide to SSS: How to Register and Loan

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Freelancer’s Guide to SSS_ How to Register and Loan

All regular employees, contractual workers, self-employed individuals, and government officials are mandated to pay for their social contributions in order to acquire the necessary protection for sickness, retirement, and medical expenses. Freelancers, whether working online or offline, are no exception.   The Role of Social Security System The Social Security System is a social insurance […]

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Freelancer’s Guide for Balancing Work and Personal Life

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Freelancer's Guide for Balancing Work and Personal Life

The standard corporate job is undergoing a massive shift as more office-based workers quit to become remote workers or freelancers. Self-employment continues to become a striving industry with approximately two million Filipinos working as freelancers across the country.   It is often assumed that freelancing is like living in a real paradise where you can […]

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Modified PAG-IBIG II (MP2): A Beneficial Savings Program for Freelancers

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Modified Pag-IBIG II (MP2)_ A Beneficial Savings Program for Freelancers

If you quit your regular job to work overseas or become a full-time freelancer, you should not stop paying your government contributions to continue accessing the benefits provided by PAG-IBIG, Social Security System (SSS) and Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth). You may continue paying your social contributions as a self-employed individual or as a voluntary […]

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To Hire or Not to Hire Relatives or Friends?

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To Hire or Not To Hire Relatives or Friends

A lot of people already quit becoming a freelancer or a sole proprietor working at home. Home-based jobs allow you to earn more than just receiving a fixed monthly compensation, and there’s no compelling reason not to share your freelance experiences to your relatives and friends if ever you become successful. However, how would you […]

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Freelancer’s Detailed Guide to BIR Registration

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Freelancer's Detailed Guide to BIR Registration

Freelancers get the chance to enjoy the long-term benefits of working comfortably at home without going through the constant ordeals of the stressful work environment and commuting. However, what they often neglect is about paying the right taxes, or some of them might don’t know where to start.   Freelancing delivers zero transport costs and […]

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Krisp: The New Noise-Cancellation App

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Krisp The New Noise-Cancellation App

Are you working remotely or from home? Do you have meetings or take calls using Skype or other communication tools? Have you ever experienced talking to a client, and your baby screamed or cried too loud? Are you a freelancer who is having a problem with their dogs barking every time there is someone at […]