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【理財心得】記錄開支有何用處?記賬對改善理財的4大好處

你上個月花了多少錢消遣娛樂?出街食飯的開支有幾多?信用卡的總消費額呢?如果你沒有記錄開支習慣,相信一時間很難回答這些問題。記賬是個人理財重要的一環,保持良好的記帳習慣,對改善財務有莫大裨益。

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Aug 7, 2019
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Neva Kwok
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Credit Cards

4 ways to optimize credit card spending

Credit card is an alternative means of payment which makes payment very convenient, especially online payment. With a credit card, you can slim your bulky wallet . Indeed, most of the time, what you need is merely a cardholder. That being said, the temptation to pay instantly with credit cards can be very hard to resist.

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Jul 18, 2019
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Neva Kwok
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Managing Money

5 tips for college students to manage their finance

If you don’t know how to start managing your finance, set a goal. How much do you want to save every month? What number do you expect to see in your bank account upon graduation?

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Jul 4, 2019
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Neva Kwok
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Reap News & Announcement

Waiving your service charge through our referral system

If you come across a fancy restaurant or some exotic places, what would you normally do? We will, of course, almost instinctively take a photo of it and share it with our friends or family, won’t you? Reap notices the impact of social media on the way we communicate and keep connection with each other. That’s why we have launched a referral system. Together we can build a Reap community and enjoy the benefits it brings us.

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Jun 25, 2019
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Kevin Kang
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Credit Cards

How to pay rent with your credit card in Hong Kong and Singapore

In Hong Kong and Singapore, credit cards continue to dominate as the payment method of choice for almost all online transactions. This makes sense as unlike other payment methods (eg. cash, bank transfers, checks) credit cards come with a unique combination of security, rewards and convenience.

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Apr 16, 2019
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Daren Guo
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Reap News & Announcement

Automate bill pay with Reap Payment Schedule

Let’s be honest, remembering to pay your recurring bills and expenses is not the most exciting task in the world. What if there was a way to automate your large business expense payments similar to the way your phone bill, Netflix or Spotify subscription are paid?

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Apr 2, 2019
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Daren Guo
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Productivity

Automate accounts payable so it can help generate more revenue for your business

Automation is the way of the future, allowing companies to focus on running their business rather than spending time with manual processes. Whether you are looking to increase the efficiency of your accounts payable department or if you are just getting started in business, the benefits of automating your A/P far outweigh the costs.

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Mar 25, 2019
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Daren Guo
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Cross Border Payment

Cross Border Payment Options for SMEs for Hong Kong

For a large number of small to medium businesses here in Hong Kong, cross-border or international commerce is a large part of their day-to-day operations. This includes both selling and buying from international counterparties. What this means for businesses, is that they will constantly face issues with FX, remittance, transfers and dealing with foreign payment costs that are not always be clear. So it becomes important to understand what the options are when it comes to sending money overseas for business purposes.

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Mar 14, 2019
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Kevin Kang
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Credit Cards

How do I get a Business / Corporate Credit Card as a SME in Hong Kong

As your small business grows, your management needs will, too. You’ll have more employees, more invoices to pay, more accounts receivable. And you may have too many authorized users on your small-business credit card. At that point, it may be time to change from a small-business card to a corporate credit card.

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Mar 7, 2019
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Kevin Kang
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Credit Cards

Top 6 ways credit card spending can reduce overall expenses

In an environment of growing competition for small businesses, establishing processes around cost controls and spending visibility is an integral part of the path to profitability. Investors, regulators and long-term customers have expectations and demand for more disciplined spending in the relevant areas and growth oriented businesses are now turning to credit cards (commercial and personal) to help with their expense management process.

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Mar 4, 2019
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Daren Guo
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Managing Money

Why Won’t Your Suppliers Accept Credit Card Payments? And How To Change Their Mind

According to PRNewswire.com, virtual card payments make up 50% of all B2B payments. Suppliers are accepting virtual card payments now more than ever before, but many still rely on outdated payment methods because they believe the fees don’t outweigh the benefits. Despite the most common objections for refusing to accept card payments, virtual cards offer clear benefits suppliers simply can’t ignore.

Posted on 
Feb 27, 2019
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Kevin Kang
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Managing Money

Cash Flow 101: How to forecast and manage cash flow

In the first article of this series we talked about why businesses should worry about measuring cash flow instead of profit. Today, we want provide a walkthrough of how small businesses can actually measure cash flow with minimal accounting knowledge.

Posted on 
Feb 24, 2019
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Daren Guo
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Credits & Loans

Is It Better to Get a Business Loan or a Business Line of Credit?

Small and medium sized business owners often will face this question when they have achieved a certain level of scale, and are considering options to finance their continued growth.

Posted on 
Feb 21, 2019
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Kevin Kang
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Managing Money

Working Capital Calculator - Demystifying what working capital means for your business

The general definition of working capital is the amount of money used for financing the day-to-day operations of a business. However, what does this definition actually mean in practice? Is it the amount of money in the bank account of your business? Is it the amount sitting in the cash register?

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Feb 17, 2019
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Kevin Kang
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Managing Money

Cash flow 101: Why you should worry about cash flow instead of profit

82% of businesses fail due to poor cash flow management. Especially If you are a new SME (where cash management is especially challenging), it should be a key area of focus as you get your business up and running.

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Feb 13, 2019
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Daren Guo
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Cross Border Payment

Going global : SME working capital financing for cross-border trade

As a nation with a relatively smaller domestic population, Singapore businesses have always thrived on being able to enter global markets. This ongoing trend of internationalisation is largely driven by Singapore’s advancements in innovation

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Feb 1, 2019
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Kevin Kang
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Managing Money

Cash is Still King: How startups can manage and improve their cash flow

Startups live and die by their cash. According to a recent CB Insights study of 101 startup failures, running out of cash is the second biggest reason why startups fail, ahead of having the wrong team, competition, and pricing issues.

Posted on 
Apr 19, 2018
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Kevin Kang
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Managing Money

3 warning signs of potential cash flow problems

Whether it’s rent, utilities, equipment or salary -there are expenses, both small and large, to manage as part of the business. To support daily operations and potential business expansion, you should ensure that you have sufficient cash on hand to run your business.

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Daren Guo
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