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Tips for Financially Healthy Car Ownership

Posted May 28, 2016 under Guest Posts, Personal Finance | 3 Comments
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Buying a car is a significant financial commitment. While it can definitely make your life more convenient, there are also a number of ways it can come back to bite you. Gas, car insurance, and maintenance costs add up, and they can quickly get out of hand if you are not careful. If you do […]

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Travel Insurance: Is It Worth Buying?

Posted May 16, 2016 under General Information, Personal Finance | 4 Comments
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Today, there’s really no more excuse not to travel. What was once considered an expensive luxury has become affordable to many — thanks to the budget airline industry who made traveling more pocket-friendly for everyone. And that is great because traveling teaches a person important life lessons that he or she wouldn’t learn otherwise. When […]

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3 Times You Thought You Saved Money But Actually Didn’t

Posted May 13, 2016 under Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 5 Comments
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“So where are we eating lunch?” a friend asks. “I’m okay anywhere, as long as it’s not too expensive,” another friend replies. “How about at the food court?” I proposed. Everyone agreed and the four of us walked towards the mall’s food court. A few meters later, we passed by an Italian restaurant which was […]

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The Best Personal Finance and Investment Books I’ve Read

Posted May 4, 2016 under Personal Finance | 5 Comments
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I was not much of a book reader until I reached college, and that was because I was fortunate to have a roommate at the dorm who was a bookworm. I love watching movies, but when I learned the habit of reading, I discovered a world that can be as vivid as the cinema. By […]

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What Role Does Money Play In Your Life?

Posted April 14, 2016 under Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 2 Comments
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The buyer counted the money in front of us, and then he was off with his purchased second-hand smartphone. My friend, who is now P30,000 richer, puts the money in an envelope and inside his messenger bag. “That was a smooth transaction,” I commented as we walked out the coffee shop. “Yes, it was,” my […]

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The Best Financial Advice I’ve Received In My Life

Posted April 5, 2016 under Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 5 Comments
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In chess, there’s a strategic principle called “forced moves” wherein one player limits his opponent’s next move to only one or two options. For example, by attacking the other player’s king (check), his opponent is forced to remove his king from danger on his next move or else he loses the game — and usually […]

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How To Ask Better Questions and Learn More

Posted March 9, 2016 under Personal Finance | 1 Comment
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I get asked a lot of questions everyday, and mostly about personal finance and investments. People often send them through my email and social media accounts, and when I’m not busy, I try to give detailed and comprehensive answers. However, when I’m preoccupied with something, I tend to reply with just vanilla responses — which […]

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A No-Nonsense Guide To Retiring Rich

Posted March 7, 2016 under Investing, Personal Finance | 6 Comments
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Don’t waste your time trying to win the lottery, or looking for get-rich-quick schemes because the best way to become, and retire rich is to plan and work for it. In fact, this is the safest and the most practical way to get millions in your bank account. Unfortunately, many do not know how to […]

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Life Insurance Coverage Calculator

Posted February 19, 2016 under Personal Finance | 3 Comments
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Life insurance is an essential product that provides financial protection for your loved ones. And one of the most common question that people have when it comes to life insurance, especially parents, “Is how much life insurance coverage do you actually need?” To answer this question, I now give you a simple life insurance calculator, […]

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How To Retire Young and Retire Rich

Posted January 6, 2016 under Investing, Personal Finance | 7 Comments
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To retire young and rich is everyone’s dream. While some are satisfied with just imagining this possibility, there are those who are fiercely determined to make this a reality. If you’re the latter, then this article is for you. As with any goal, the initial step is to objectively define what you want to achieve. […]

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9 Important Money Moves To Do Before The Year Ends

Posted December 21, 2015 under Personal Finance | 4 Comments
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The new year is just around the corner, and we’re now reaching the peak of the holiday celebrations. Most of us will be busy attending Christmas parties, school reunions, and yuletide events – but I hope you can also find time to do a personal financial check-up. It’s a good time to take stock of […]

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Getting Started Towards a Financially Secure Future

Posted November 10, 2015 under Personal Finance | 5 Comments
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Financial freedom is a dream that everyone has; but it is a goal that many find hard and difficult to achieve. There are many reasons why it is a challenging journey for anyone; however, with proper financial education, self-discipline, and sound planning – one will be able to reach it within their lifetime. It is […]

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