Posts under Money Saving Tips

6 Money-Saving Tips For Living in a Condo Home

Updated: March 2, 2020 | Money Saving Tips | 1 Comment

Buying a condominium and calling it home is now common in urban cities such as Metro Manila. While buying a house and lot is still a dream for many Pinoys, young urban professionals and newlyweds are opting for condos as their starter home. If you’re among those who are living a condo lifestyle today, then […]

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How to Control Your Spending with a “Do-Not-Buy” List

Updated: December 3, 2019 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | No Comments

Lists are great. It helps us become more organized, and writing down lists keeps us from constantly remembering things. We create “To-Do” lists to help us remember important tasks. Meanwhile, a “To-Buy” list when going to the grocery, helps us remember all the important stuff we need to purchase. Years ago, I wrote about the […]

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

Updated: September 15, 2020 | Investing, Money Saving Tips | 5 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 […]

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Maintaining An Air Conditioner Unit In A Tropical Climate

Updated: December 1, 2019 | Guest Posts, Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

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 […]

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Building An Emergency Fund On A Low Income

Updated: July 31, 2020 | Guest Posts, Money Saving Tips | 1 Comment

When competing with the rising costs of living and a low income which doesn’t appear to get any bigger, life can be stressful. With generation rent & debt (i.e. the millennials) becoming a prominent news headline, it’s difficult to know where you stand when it comes to saving for your future or living in the […]

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Here’s A Meaningful Way to Stop Impulse Buying

Updated: March 3, 2020 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 2 Comments

I asked a friend what’s her usual impulse buy and without hesitation, she said it’s makeup. She then went on to tell me her latest purchases, which I must say are a lot. I then asked her if she regrets any of those purchases. She thought for a while, and then answered there were a […]

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How to Save Money When Your Income is Low and Just Enough for Your Expenses

Updated: February 4, 2020 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | No Comments

A lot of times, I hear people say that they really want to start saving, but they can’t because their income is just enough to pay for their living expenses. They tell me that more often than not, they have no money left for savings by the time the next payday comes. And unfortunately, they’ve […]

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7 Domestic Skills that Will Help You Save Money

Updated: December 3, 2018 | Money Saving Tips | 2 Comments

It’s the weekend, and it’s laundry day. But before you could go to the laundromat, you had to call someone first to fix your car because it won’t start. For lunch, you decided to eat at a fast food. And then upon coming home, you discovered a leaking faucet. So you call a plumber to […]

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8 Smart Money Spending Tips for OFWs During Christmas

Updated: December 4, 2019 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

Christmas is a time for family. And for most Overseas Filipino Workers, it is their once-a-year chance to go home and spend quality time with their loved ones. Unfortunately, coming home for Christmas usually results to overspending for OFWs. However, the good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way. Below are eight […]

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13 Things You Should Stop Paying For to Save Money

Updated: December 4, 2019 | Money Saving Tips | 8 Comments

Would you pay for something that you can actually get for free? Apparently, most people will. Below is a list of things that Pinoys usually spend on unnecessarily. These expenses can be avoided because you can get them for free, there’s a free alternative, or simply because you don’t really need to spend on them. […]

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7 Useful Tips to Save Money on Groceries

Updated: September 19, 2020 | Money Saving Tips | 3 Comments

If there’s one thing Filipinos are known for, it’s how we always put the family first. While countries like the U.S. expect young adults to leave the nest, most Filipinos would rather stay with the family if given the chance. Sure, it’s always a privilege to live close to your loved ones. But it’s not […]

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27 Quick Tips on How to Improve Your Finances Every Day

Updated: September 14, 2020 | Money Saving Tips | 1 Comment

It doesn’t matter what you do, how old you are, or how big your income is — you need to develop your financial IQ if you want a comfortable future. The good news is, there are plenty of opportunities for anyone to do this. You can attend seminars, read books, or simply just learn online. […]

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45 Quick and Simple Tips for Saving Money for Pinoy College Students

Updated: August 6, 2019 | Money Saving Tips | No Comments

Students already have so much on their plate — from keeping up with never-ending school work to maintaining a healthy social life. In your student years, it’s only natural to prioritize your academic goals. But that doesn’t mean you should completely neglect the development of your personal finance skills. Without further ado, below are forty-five […]

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