How Filipino Freelancers Can Grow Their Freelancing Business

Published: October 18, 2018 | Business, Freelancing | No Comments

A friend quit her job five years ago and decided to become a freelance social media manager. She approached several restaurants in her city and began handling their Facebook and Instagram accounts. Today, she has her own digital marketing business with eight social media managers working under her wing. My friend is a true success […]

Experts Reveal Tips For Being Successful In Forex Trading

Published: October 16, 2018 | Guest Posts | No Comments

In this day and age, many consumers have gained interest in trading in stocks and bonds. Both can be lucrative, but they’re also risky to some degree. With that being said, consumers should look for safer trading options with Forex being one of the most notable. Forex makes it possible for traders to make trades […]

If You Did Not Win The Lotto, Here’s What You Need To Do Next

Published: October 15, 2018 | Personal Finance | 1 Comment

You checked the winning lotto numbers, and realized that you did not win. For a few minutes, you hope that nobody won the huge jackpot so you can play again in the next draw. Unfortunately, it was shortly announced in the news that someone got all six numbers. And in an instant, the record-breaking lottery […]

Understanding the Rule of 72 and How It Applies to Investments

Published: October 10, 2018 | Investing | No Comments

What is the “Rule of 72” and why do many financial advocates use it to convince people to invest? Today, we’ll take a closer look at this concept. The Rule of 72 is used in personal finance as a shortcut to calculate how many years an investment will double in value, given a fixed annual […]

Where to Search for Affordable Properties in the North of Metro Manila

Published: October 7, 2018 | Guest Posts, In Focus | No Comments

Heading north of Metro Manila might prove to be a good starting point if you’re searching for affordable properties where you can live in. Even if you couldn’t afford to leave your job in the metropolis, properties at the north of Metro Manila remains to be a good option, which refers to the nearby provinces […]

If I Won P700 Million in the Lotto, then I Will Stop Investing and Here’s Why

Published: September 26, 2018 | Personal Finance | 4 Comments

The Philippine Ultra Lotto jackpot has reached the P700 million mark. As of writing this article, it’s actually now P734 million. This fact has inspired a lot of friends to daydream on what they’ll do if they won the lotto jackpot. And one of them shared this answer: [If I won the lotto, I would] […]

The Story of Mr. Super Investor and Mr. Super Saver

Published: September 24, 2018 | Investing, Money Saving Tips | 4 Comments

In recent years, as more and more people seek financial advice from me, I’ve come to realize one important lesson about saving and investing. And that is: It’s better to maximize the amount you save first, before optimizing your investment returns. Truth be told, people ask me “What’s the best investment?” more often than “How […]

FREE Workshop! Outsmart Your Wallet: How to Optimize the Way You Spend Your Freelance Income

Published: September 16, 2018 | News and Events | 1 Comment

The rising rate of inflation has definitely affected us in the past several months. How are you coping? What financial strategies have you done? On September 22, that’s this coming Saturday, starting at 2PM onwards, I will be conducting a FREE workshop. It’s entitled, Outsmart Your Wallet: How to Optimize the Way You Spend Your […]

I’m Giving Away Free Tickets to the Manila International Book Fair

Updated: September 12, 2018 | News and Events | 48 Comments

The Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) is among the biggest, most sought after, and longest running fairs in the country. Last year, they attracted a total of 120,000 visitors during its five-day run. This year, the 39th edition of the MIBF is happening on September 12-16, 2018 from 10AM to 8PM, at the SMX Convention […]

Personal Finance Strategies to Cope With the Rising Inflation

Published: September 7, 2018 | Personal Finance | 6 Comments

Inflation is a normal part of our economic life. Prices of stuff will always go up. And its effect is minimal as long as our income is able to catch up. From 1992 until 2017, the annual inflation rates in the Philippines were between 1.4% to 9.8% for any given year. If you received a […]

On Medical Emergencies and Time Management

Published: September 4, 2018 | Life Lessons, Productivity | 7 Comments

A couple of months ago, I experienced an unfortunate incident on my right eye. Of course, I immediately went to the doctor to have it examined. Over the next two weeks, I had to schedule several appointments with a retina specialist. And I had to undergo a couple of medical tests, which included taking an […]

Maintaining An Air Conditioner Unit In A Tropical Climate

Published: September 1, 2018 | Guest Posts, Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | No Comments

The 2017 World A/C demand was estimated to reach 110.56 million units in 2017, which showed an 8.1% increase over the previous year. The second-largest market for air conditioning units in the world was Asia, whose demand reached 17.30 million units. This isn’t that astounding considering that the coldest month in places such as the […]