How to Deal with {Pushy} Financial Advisors

If you are reading this, you (or your family or friends) have probably encountered a pushy financial advisor – you feel that it’s a waste of time and it’s never fun. They keep saying, “You need this NOW. Time is running out. You’ll save more if you buy it now, etc…” Many advisors sell commission-based […]

Do You Want to Get FIREd?

Before you start getting worried wondering if you did something wrong at work, don’t be. In this case, being FIREd is a good thing! I’m talking about a term being thrown around in personal finance: FIRE. What is FIRE? FIRE stands for “Financially Independent, Retiring Early.” I know it literally sounds like early retirement, but […]

8 Things You Can Do When You Don’t Have Any Money

Getting advice about what to do with your money, when you don’t actually have very much or (worse) when you don’t have any money at all, sounds quite ironic. Hold on.. What does it mean to not having any money? Are you living paycheck to paycheck? Are you financial dependent on someone- like your parents, siblings, […]

Should I Invest in Bitcoin?

There has been a surge of popularity of cryptocurrencies among Filipinos with many buying or investing in Bitcoin. Since its inception in 2009, early adopters of Bitcoin have made a lot of money like celebrities Ashton Kutcher, Paris Hilton and Floyd Mayweather. This earlier this month, another record was broken with one (1) bitcoin being […]

How to “Win” at the Stock Market

Let’s pretend that you have been given Php100,000 to invest in the stock market, how would you do it? Many would probably say: “Invest in a company (or companies) that you think will do best.” While that seems completely logical, investing is not quite simple (and also not as complicated) as you think. Sure, the […]