Product Feature: ASUS Fonepad 7

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Let’s take a break from the money talk today and give the spotlight to one of this blog’s sponsors. From our friends in ASUS, here’s a feature on the Fonepad 7 FE171CG. The ASUS Fonepad 7 FE171CG belongs to the new category of gadgets called the “phablet” – a portmanteau of phone and tablet. The […]

The Two Pains in Life: Which One Would You Choose?

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Pain is a part of life. And no matter how much you try to avoid experiencing pain, there will be times when it is inevitable. Pain is good, because when you feel pain, it means that you are still alive. If you don’t feel pain, you’ll never know that touching a flame hurts, and you […]

Globe myBusiness Launches Samsung Galaxy S6 Offer

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Today, a few words from our brand partner, Globe myBusiness. Globe Telecom, through its small and medium enterprise (SME) arm Globe myBusiness, continues to inspire success among Filipino entrepreneurs as it offers the best devices that enable them to run their operations while on the go. And their latest offering is the Samsung Galaxy S6 […]

On Treadmills, Thailand and That Thing Called Tadhana

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My current personal best for a 3-kilometer run is around 30 minutes. I believe that’s below average as most friends do the same distance for less than 20 minutes. I know I can improve my time, but I guess the motivation isn’t really there. Because when I run on the treadmill, at that pace which […]

Last Call for Blog Academy Philippines: Learn How To Make Money Online

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One of the things that kept me busy in the past weeks was preparing the 4-week course of Blog Academy Philippines. Me and my partner, Jon Orana, pre-launched this program early this month and has provided free blog training videos to all registrants. We are starting the live training program after Holy Week and if […]

See You at the Financial Fitness Forum on Saturday

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The Financial Fitness Forum is a one-day personal finance event organized by RFP® Philippines and this year, it’s happening this Saturday, March 28, at the SMX Convention Center in SM Aura Premier, Taguig City. There will be a total of sixteen Registered Financial Planners who will be speaking and sharing their insights on personal finance, […]

8 Simple Questions To Ask If You Want to Avoid an MLM Pyramid Scam

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Multi-level marketing is a legitimate business model. It is a great way to learn how to become an entrepreneur, develop your leadership skills and of course, become rich. But the world of MLM is not without greedy people who are just out there to rob honest individuals like you of your hard-earned money. So what […]

5 Tips for Buying Your First Home in Australia

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Do you have friends living in Australia, or know someone who’s planning to migrate there? Then this article is for them. Today, our friends from First Home Owners Grant shares some tips on how to buy your first home in Australia. Owning your very first home is the Australian dream, but in this uncertain financial […]

15 Money Mistakes I Regret Doing During My 20’s

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If there’s one good thing that I can say about being in your 20’s, it would be having that glorious sense of independence. It’s the time when you believe that you can do anything, and you’re ready to change the world and make a difference. However, navigating through early adult life is of course, not […]

What You Need To Know About Planning For Your Retirement

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To retire young and to retire rich. This is the goal of most people and this WAS certainly my goal. Yes, it was my goal – something that I wanted to achieve before… but not anymore. And let me explain to you why. Retirement as a goal A lot of people work hard with dreams […]

Your Last Semester: An Open Letter To The Graduating Batch of 2015

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Dear Soon-To-Be Graduate, Hi, my name is Fitz Villafuerte. I’m sure you don’t know me because most of my readers are OFWs and young urban professionals – so I’d like to welcome you here, to my blog. I’m an entrepreneur, an investor and a personal finance advocate. This blog, which I’ve been writing in for […]

Learn How To Make Money Online with Blog Academy Philippines

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There are a lot ways to make money online. However, most of the available opportunities today require you to join a networking or multi-level marketing business – and unfortunately, it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. Income opportunities through the internet have come and gone, but there’s one that I know, which has continued to grow […]