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
It’s payday once again! Before you run off to go play a one-day millionaire, consider an alternative use of your money. RETIREMENT!
PERA (personal equity and retirement account) is a creation of Republic Act No. 9505, which was passed waaay back in 2008. … More How to open a PERA account with analysis of charges
In 2014, I was 27 years old when I made my first adult purchase – a condo. By then I had been working as a lawyer for only about a year and a half. I had done the travelling and the shopping and felt that I was ready for real property … More A look back at my first adult purchase at 27 – a condo
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
It’s a raging hot summer in Cebu! 33.7 degrees celsius, and that’s still indoors. To cool off, frugal husband and I went to Boracay Island. … More Summertime at Boracay
Greetings from Boracay! There is sand on my feet and wind in my hair. I’m enjoying my free time with my frugal husband. As I’m currently on holiday, this will be short and sweet. My current net worth is … More Net worth update 2 May 2017
The holy week has commenced and it’s a time for prayer and sacrifice.
I tread the line between agnostic and practicing Catholic. I can’t call myself a devout Catholic but I like believing in a god. I don’t keep a strict schedule but I pray. Roman Catholicism to me, is pure and simple, being a good person, to yourself and to others, no matter what their religion may be. I’m betting that’s a common thread among all religions.
My country, the Philippines, is mostly made up of people who were raised and so are, roman catholic. This religion is a Spanish colonial inheritance. A favorite line of the struggling Filipino is this:
“We may not have enough money to eat but at least we got our money the good way and that we are happy.” … More The pursuit of financial literacy doesn’t make you less spiritual
Parental privilege has its benefits and pitfalls. We have seen that parental privilege does have its merits.
Writing from the perspective of both the adult-age kid and the parents, here are the potential perils of parental privilege. … More The perils of parental privilege
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
It’s almost a quarter into the year, how are you doing on your financial goals? I’ve been having a little too much fun lately but to keep myself accountable to an audience, here’s my updated net worth: … More Net worth update 16 March 2017