Posts tagged ‘friends’

How to Handle Friends Who Financially Take Advantage of You

Published: January 12, 2017 | Personal Finance | 3 Comments

Friends are one of life’s greatest treasures. We love them, and would do everything we can to help them in times of need. However, we sometimes get “that friend” who takes advantage of us financially, especially when they know that we make more money than them. They’re not necessarily bad friends. In fact, most of […]

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How To Deal with Rich Friends Who are Big Spenders

Updated: July 1, 2017 | Personal Finance | 2 Comments

If you’re a big fan of the TV series, “FRIENDS” then I’m sure you remember that one episode when Rachel, Phoebe, and Joey had an issue keeping up with their richer friends, Ross, Chandler, and Monica. A couple of scenes in the episode had Chandler inviting the group to watch a concert for Ross’ birthday; […]

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On Heroes, Vampires and Bystanders

Updated: July 14, 2015 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 8 Comments

We are social creatures. Even if you believe you’re a loner or an introvert, I bet there’s still people whom you choose to talk or spend time with more often than others. In addition, we normally hang out with people whom we share similar interests with; and try to avoid those whom we find uninteresting […]

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On Debt and Friendship

Updated: February 26, 2017 | Life Lessons | 11 Comments

Someone I know recently accumulated more than P40,000 in debt. That total is divided by P20,000 as credit card debt, and the remaining half as a personal loan from a friend. His younger brother had a medical emergency and, being the sole breadwinner of the family, he had to shoulder all the expenses. Thus, the […]

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How To Make Friends Pay Back The Money They Owe You

Updated: October 8, 2016 | Life Lessons, Personal Finance | 73 Comments

A friend asks if he could borrow money from you. He promises to pay by next month. You, being a good friend, loaned him some cash to help ease his financial burdens. That was a month ago and now, your friend is avoiding you. Whenever you get a chance to talk to him regarding his […]

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