As an update, I officially started my new job and now settling in to my spanking new four-corner office … More How I pay myself at my new job
Lawyers belong to that industry where looks and perceived success mean everything (well, for most people). So for lawyers, stealth wealth is a challenge to live by. … More Can lawyers practice stealth wealth?
Before getting married, our buying experience was limited to real estate. This is our first time buying a car. … More Our first-time car buying experience
If you largely wish to see who is the wealthiest pf blogger in the world, J$ and his hardworking team over at Rockstar Finance maintain the only detailed database of pf bloggers in the world! … More Rockstar directory of personal finance blogs and bloggers’ net worth worldwide
In the Philippines, it is common for adult-aged (20 onwards) Pinoys to continue living at home even after graduating from college (usually we graduate at age 20-21) and getting a job. Most stay even after marriage! … More The merits of parental privilege
After a three-hour bus ride from Tacloban city and our ferry ride back to cebu being only in a few hours, frugal husband and I didn’t have much time to explore Ormoc.
We managed a quick and easy walking tour though. Ormoc’s … More A walking tour of Ormoc
Frugal husband is set to go back to school for further studies this June so we’re upping our vacation time (while he still can vacay)! Last weekend, we spent 3 days and two nights at Tacloban city, Leyte. … More My romantic weekend for two for less than PhP 6,500.00 all-in
I just heard in the news, regarding the car rental scam, that banks gave out car loans to borrowers who have clearly no capacity to pay – either mga “walang trabaho” (unemployed) or “tindera lang” (saleslady). … More Subprime car loans in the Philippines worry me
As an outdoorsy girl, one of my main frustrations while living in Makati was the complete lack of nearby places to hike. Makati is a concrete jungle and there is just no room for trees or hike trails. … More Hiking in the city
Prior to being married, I seldom, if never, dropped by Carbon public market. Even while living in Makati, I used to shop at Landmark Makati for my grocery needs – vegetables, fruits, meats, fish and others. While in law school in Quezon city, I relied on Trinoma grocery for food. I plainly did not know how to do palengke (public market) shopping! … More Frugal shopping at Carbon, Cebu