Getting affordable healthcare in the Philippines is often challenging. It can get real expensive, especially when you have a chronic illness or a major surgery. How Much Do Filipinos Spend On Their Health? [Infographic] How to better plan for possible healthcare costs in the future? I’ve compiled a quick guide to reduce your healthcare costs […]
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The Story of Warren Buffett – From Zero to Billionaire
This is a story of a boy born into a middle-class family who started investing with a few thousand dollars to becoming the world’s richest investor today. Just imagine earning more than US$500 million MONTHLY passive income! This is Warren Buffett. He bought his first stock in 1941 when he was 11 years old. Buffett […]
How to Send Your Child to the Top Schools in the Philippines at Discounted Tuition Rates
Yes! You read that right. You CAN send your child to the best schools for discounted rates. If you ask any Filipino parent what their dream college/university for their children are, they would probably answer either Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, University of Santo Tomas or University of the Philippines (Diliman) because […]
How I Battle the Temptation to Overspend
Do you find yourself spending more than you should? Fight back! 95% percent of the time, I’m good at sticking to my budget. And then 5% percent of the time, things go a little crazy and suddenly the overspending begins. This is how it happens: I see something at the mall. My fingers grasp to […]
4 Tips to Get Hired as a Recent Graduate
You are fresh college graduate, whats the next thing? Finding a Job! As a fresh graduate, you are faced with many challenges in getting a good job – like lack of experience. The key to your successful job search is your ability to stand out and differentiate yourself from the pack. According to a report […]
Frugal vs Cheap: Which are You?
Frugal, cheap… We tend to use these words interchangeably to refer to people who are tight with their money, but there is a big difference between being frugal and being cheap. These are my definitions of what it means to be frugal or cheap: Being frugal is all about spending money wisely. You make informed […]
How Much Time Does it Cost?
Have you ever thought of measuring the cost of something based on the number of hours you needed to work to purchase it? It can be incredibly disappointing, but sometimes it’s a great measure to see whether something is really worth it. Let’s assume using the minimum daily wage (in NCR) of Php 465 (8 hour work […]
5 Tiny Habits that Can Save You HUGE Money
Much like getting into shape, saving money is the product of a lot of small effective habits practiced regularly. So what are you waiting for? Let’s take a look at the these effective small habits you can practice. Drink Water Not only can drinking water save you a heap of money, but it is also […]
Are Your Friends Making You Overspend?
Do you have friends, family, co-workers and peers who make more money than you? Chances are they aren’t all going to have the same financial reality as you, nor will they have the same goals and priorities. What is affordable for them may not be what is affordable for you. According to a 2013 study […]