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How To Lead Millennials In The Workplace: 3 Proven Ways To Motivate Them at Work

Published: August 17, 2017 | Guest Posts | No Comments

Born from the 1980s to the early 2000s, many Millennials have graduated college and entered the workforce. They are destined to become future business leaders and managers. As of 2016, 4 out of 9 Filipino Millennials are working, Philippines Statistics Authority reports. But 2 in 3 Millennials expect to leave their current job by 2020, […]

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10 Not-So-Obvious Signs That You’re Financially Stable

Published: August 14, 2017 | Personal Finance | 2 Comments

When thinking about someone who is financially stable, most people simply imagine a person who’s earning a lot of money. Other common signs of financial stability, which people believe include having regular work, owning a car and a home, and being able to afford a few luxuries in life. However, these external signals can be […]

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Why Most People Fail at Saving Money

Updated: August 13, 2017 | Money Saving Tips | 2 Comments

Ask anyone if it’s important to save money, and everyone would say “Yes”. But ask them again if they actually have savings, and I’m certain only a few would have one. It is a challenge to save money, especially for people who are barely making ends meet. However, most of those I’ve met who don’t […]

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Join Me at the PayPal Summit and Level Up Your Freelancing Career

Published: August 8, 2017 | Freelancing, News and Events | No Comments

Over 1.6 million Filipinos work as an online freelancer. And according to the 2016 Freelancing PH survey, they can earn as much as P200,000 per month. Yes, freelancing can be a financially rewarding career. And because freelancers usually work from home, they can also spend more quality time with their loved ones instead of getting […]

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19 Bible Verses That Say Why God is Bigger Than Your Financial Problems

Published: August 3, 2017 | Guest Posts | 4 Comments

Financial problem is a legitimate concern in most households. Even the children of God have been preoccupied with financial pressures including too much debt, job loss, high cost of living, and critical illness of a family member that will likely jeopardize your financial stability. While the money itself is neither evil nor good, Christians are […]

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10 Important Differences Between a Businessman and an Entrepreneur

Published: July 31, 2017 | Business, Mindsetting | No Comments

The terms, businessman and entrepreneur, are often interchanged in use today. Anyone who owns a business and makes money passively is often referred by any of these names. But there are subtle, but important differences between the two. And knowing them can significantly change how one will start and eventually run their business. Below are […]

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The Scary Truth about Retirement in the Philippines

Published: July 26, 2017 | Guest Posts, Personal Finance | 3 Comments

How do you imagine your life 30 to 40 years from now? Do you see yourself quitting your job and enjoying life? Or maybe, you haven’t given it much thought yet because retirement belongs to the distant future, and you have other priorities right now. Sorry to burst your bubble, but living your old age […]

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Why Personal Finance is Personal, and Why It Matters That You Know

Published: July 24, 2017 | Personal Finance | 1 Comment

I often say that personal finance is personal. In fact, I believe that it is deeply personal, just like our fears and worries, our hopes and dreams. A basic example: what works for me when it comes to saving money may not work for others. In this case, I prefer paying myself first to save […]

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Stocks vs Bonds: Differences Between Them When It Comes to Investing

Published: July 19, 2017 | Investing | 2 Comments

There are many types of paper assets and investments. But two of the biggest components of most portfolios are stocks and bonds. Even mutual funds and UITFs are mostly composed of stocks and/or bond investments. And many people ask… What are the differences between stocks and bonds? What are the similarities? And where should I […]

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5 Steps to Finding the Best HMO and Health Insurance Plan For You

Published: July 17, 2017 | Personal Finance | 1 Comment

I am often asked what’s the best health insurance company in the Philippines. And each time, I reply that there is no straightforward answer to that question. Some would then ask me which HMO do I have, and I’d share that (at present) I have EastWest and Kaiser as my short-term healthcare providers. However, I […]

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