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Personal Finance for Couples (Episode 6)

Published: February 13, 2020 | Personal Finance, Podcast | 1 Comment

Listen to Episode 6 Summary of Episode 6: The story of a couple who wanted to fix their finances. (1:30) When it comes to relationships, money is always among the reasons why couples fight. (4:05) Top 3 reasons why couples fight about money. (4:30) Relationship advice from a marriage counselor — a lot of arguments […]

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Protect your Money and Bank Account from Romance and Dating Scams

Published: February 12, 2020 | General Information, In Focus, Personal Finance | No Comments

It hurts getting dumped. But do you know what hurts more than that? It’s getting scammed and losing money in your bank account. Scammers are out there, courting us until we give them our personal information, which they’ll use to steal our money. Tulad ng manlolokong ex mo na pinaglaruan lang ang feelings mo dati. […]

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How to Choose the Best Investment For You

Published: February 5, 2020 | Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

There are hundreds and thousands of investments out there. How do you choose the best one? Do you simply search for and then put your money on the investment with the highest returns? Well, the answer is both yes and no. Yes, you should do research to find the investment with the best performance. And […]

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It’s Hard to Improve What You Don’t Measure (Episode 4)

Published: January 30, 2020 | Personal Finance, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 4: Summary of Episode 4: Talked about the stock market and why people invest in companies. (1:45) How people choose which companies to invest in. A big part of it are the numbers in the financial reports. (2:50) If you want to be an entrepreneur, then you should take care of your […]

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Go Ahead! Spend Your 13th Month Pay The Way You Want It

Updated: November 13, 2019 | Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 3 Comments

The emails and direct messages have started to come. People are now asking me where they should spend their Christmas bonus and 13th month pay. Some already have a good idea where they’ll put the money. And they’re asking for my opinion if that’s a smart move. Meanwhile, some are confused and conflicted. They’re lost […]

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Funeral Costs Breakdown: Expenses When Dying in the Philippines

Published: October 29, 2019 | General Information, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg once said, “Always bounce the check to the undertaker, and give it all away before you go.” Personally, I wouldn’t want to bounce that check and rob the undertaker of his income. However, that quote is a reflection of the growing desire of many in Western countries to die broke. Dying broke […]

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What is Fintech, and How Fintech Products Are Changing The World

Published: October 15, 2019 | General Information, Personal Finance | 2 Comments

The first time I heard the term “fintech” was at a tech startup networking event; from a guy, who talked about cryptocurrencies and explained what Bitcoin is. It was an interesting evening, and I got to see a glimpse of what could be the future of the financial industry. Attending several more similar events was […]

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5 Mental Strategies to Help You Budget Your Money Effectively

Published: October 4, 2019 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | No Comments

I regularly manage my budget. It’s a habit I learned in my early 20’s and from experience, I’ve come to know how powerful it is in helping you achieve financial security. Many ask me, including some friends, on how to properly budget their money. And most of the time, the questions are about different budgeting […]

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How to Invest in The Stock Market If You Have No Experience at All

Updated: October 3, 2019 | Guest Posts, Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

The stock market and the stock exchange are terms we often hear in the news. Young professionals and even students, often ask about how to invest in stocks for profit. You must understand that investing and making money in the stock market is not as easy as it looks like. You can end up losing […]

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Take Better Control of Your Finances

Published: September 25, 2019 | Guest Posts, Personal Finance | No Comments

When you are looking to improve your financial situation, it is important to make the most of this where you can. There are a lot of factors that help you to look after your financial situation, and you have got to make sure you are focused on doing the best you can control your money […]

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Basic Guide on 10 SSS Benefits for Members

Published: August 27, 2019 | General Information, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

Many employees think that the Philippine Social Security System or SSS is just for receiving pension upon retirement. The truth is, paying your SSS contributions regularly could allow you to apply for and receive the following eight benefits. 1. Sickness Benefits This is a daily cash allowance paid for the number of days a member […]

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Your First Home: 10 Signs That You’re Ready To Buy a Property

Published: August 19, 2019 | Personal Finance | No Comments

Buying their first home property is the primary financial goal of almost all newlyweds I’ve met. The most common question they have for me: “How can we afford to buy a house?” The answer mostly depends on the type of house they’d like to purchase, their credit worthiness, and their cashflow — especially their cashflow. […]

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How To Save Money on Remittances

Updated: August 18, 2019 | Personal Finance | 1 Comment

As you read these words, millions of overseas workers are trying to make a living. Not just for themselves, but their families as well. They work long hours so they can send hundreds of dollars per month to their parents, their siblings, their kids. $300 may not sound like much, but in The Philippines, Mexico, […]

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8 Good Reasons To Apply For a Personal Loan

Published: August 14, 2019 | Personal Finance | 1 Comment

Personal loans are so accessible these days. You can even apply for it online. And most don’t need a collateral and just base your approval on your creditworthiness. Unsecured (no collateral) loans always come with high interest rates. And this makes them a doubled-edged sword. It can help by providing you with financial leverage, but […]

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