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
As the temperature rises, we need to hydrate. And I just found the most adorable place to do just that. Enter Snowbowls – a dessert place located at Raintree Mall Cebu. It prepares snowy, yummy and pretty desserts that are just too adorable to even eat! … More Review of Snowbowls dessert
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
Every once in a while you wonder how you’re doing financially, relative to the rest of the world. What you deem to be financially “getting by” may be wealthy in another part of the world. … More Are you wealthy?
I’m a very shrewd guy. I’m 31 years old but I still live with my parents. I am currently working as a government employee, working at a stable job, earning about … More Pinoy Money Confessions: I’m 31 and have always lived with my parents
The usual finance advice to save money is to automate your savings.
Automating your savings means … More Out of sight, out of mind
A new attraction recently opened in Cordova, Mactan Island, Cebu. 10,000 Roses Café is, as the name suggests, a coffee shop located by the sea, particularly on the edge of Cordova wharf. … More Review of attraction:10,000 Roses Café in Cebu
So many ideas are swirling in my head for valentine’s day. I have romantic notions of showing my frugal husband the love and care that he has generously showered me with! However, frugal husband is quick to tell me not to waste money on a gift for him! Instead of a gift, he wants that … More Poll: How I fund my date this valentine’s
In a mere few days, I shall be turning 30! I am excited, for sure. I always envisioned 30 to be the time when I’ll become more confident and fearless, unaffected by other people’s opinions while carving my own path in this world. Hopefully, I’m on my way there! … More Things I learned before 30