The Benefits of Having a Daily Routine

Published: April 1, 2020 | Productivity | No Comments

The community quarantine has forced everyone to change their usual lifestyle. With curfews and lockdowns in place, we have no choice but to stay inside our homes for most of the day. To occupy ourselves, many chose to binge watch tv series and movies. Some became more active on social media. While others, worked from […]

Electronic Cash Transfer Programs Help Unbanked Filipinos Beat Poverty

Published: March 27, 2020 | General Information, In Focus | No Comments

The use of digital financial services platforms for humanitarian cash transfers plays a key role in the early recovery of Filipinos affected by disasters by giving them access to financial services and helping jumpstart local markets. This was among the findings in the study called “Cash in Hand”, which was launched by international development organization […]

The Science of Boredom (Episode 12)

Published: March 26, 2020 | Podcast, Productivity | No Comments

Listen to Episode 12 Summary of Episode 12: When faced with a choice between boredom and pain, some people will choose to experience pain. (1:45) VSauce YouTube: Isolation – Mind Field (Season 1, Episode 1) Boredom is the state of being weary and restless through lack of interest. Kapag bored ka, it means hindi mapakali […]

Market Recovery Can Happen When We Reach the Golden Cross

Published: March 22, 2020 | General Information, In Focus | 3 Comments

I recently attended a webinar organized by COL Financial on how should one invest in today’s volatile markets. It was conducted by Chief Equity Strategist, April Lynn Tan. There were many takeaways from the session, and I’d like to share with you today the most interesting lesson I learned that day. And that’s the concept […]

Traders and Investors Who Are Making Money Amidst the Bloody Global Market

Published: March 20, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | 1 Comment

The global financial market is in a rough patch. Everything is red and many are saying that we are all in the midst of history being made. The crash and volatility in the stock markets right now is one we haven’t seen since the 2008 financial crisis. As an investor or trader, it can be […]

Community Quarantine & Lockdown Money Tips (Episode 11)

Published: March 19, 2020 | Freelancing, Personal Finance, Podcast | 1 Comment

Listen to Episode 11 Summary of Episode 11: For those who are feeling anxious because of the recent events, you can check out what I wrote recently: How I Deal With Anxiety and Remain Productive During These Stressful Times (1:00) The Financial Fitness Forum 2020 has been rescheduled to May 23, 2020 and the new […]

How I Deal With Anxiety and Remain Productive During These Stressful Times

Published: March 18, 2020 | General Information, Productivity | No Comments

It’s been several days since Metro Manila was placed under Community Quarantine. Being one of its residents, I’ve been obediently staying and working from home. However, with cancelled meetings and postponed events, I honestly don’t have much professional work that I need to do. So, like probably most people, I log in to social media […]

List of Websites That Offer FREE Online Courses

Published: March 16, 2020 | General Information, In Focus, Productivity | No Comments

Learning is a life-long process. It shouldn’t stop once you graduate and leave school. And those who succeed in life are often those with the growth mindset and in constant pursuit of new knowledge. Have you suddenly found for yourself some free time? Do you aim to upgrade your skills so you can stay relevant […]

Let’s Talk About The Kurot Principle (Episode 10)

Published: March 12, 2020 | Mindsetting, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 10 Summary of Episode 10: Announcement of the 10 winners for the Financial Fitness Forum Promo (0:50) Note to all the winners: Please wait for the confirmation email that will be sent on or before March 15. The email will have more details and instructions on how you can claim your complimentary […]

5 Businesses You Can Start With Zero or Very Little Capital

Published: March 10, 2020 | Business, Freelancing, Income Opps | 1 Comment

During times when markets are down and your investments are all in the red, it’s important to focus on things that you can control. As an individual, we can’t do much to reverse the falling stock prices. However, we do have a lot of control over our cashflow. Specifically, how we spend and how we […]

Primer: Investing in Art

Published: March 6, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | No Comments

Diversification is an important principle of investing. Putting your money in various types of financial instruments and asset classes helps minimize your risk. Aside from the usual paper assets such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds; many long-term investors would also invest in tangible assets such as real estate, jewelries, antiques, rare collectibles, and of […]

Focus on What You Can Control (Episode 9)

Published: March 5, 2020 | Mindsetting, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 9 Summary of Episode 9: About the Financial Fitness Forum (0:40) Learn more about the event, go to: https://financialfitnessforum.org/ To join the FFF 2020 promo, go to: http://bit.ly/fff2020promo Credit card debts are a common problem. (3:15) About the Debt Snowball Method (4:40) Read the blog article: How To Get Out Of Debt […]