The latest high-teched commodity for barter is bitcoin. Bitcoin is said to be a digital currency** invented by a group of individuals in 2009. It’s simply made up of computer code. … More Let’s face it, using bitcoin is a step back into a BARTER economy
It’s my last net worth update for the year and a time to take stock of what I’ve done with my money this 2017. … More Net worth update 28 December 2017
For our annual visit to a children’s home this Christmas season, my frugal mom, who is multi-skilled and multi-talented, opted to do a short talk on saving money for kids. … More Personal finance for kids
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
Not too many years ago, I was an anxious 17-year old dealing with what then felt was the biggest problem of my life—to shift or not to shift courses/ degree in college. … More If I wasn’t in law, I would be in the medical field
The internet has blown up about Manila commuters’ horrendous stories of living without Uber, which was meted a one-month suspension for violation of LTFRB rules in accepting applications beyond the approved number. I feel their pain, truly. And so I’ll jump in with my own. … More Much ado about Uber and Grab/ Manila cab drivers are the worst in the world
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
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
Our dear reader, Brad** was nice enough to take the time answer some questions in order to give us a little insight into what it’s like to practice law in Canada. He is a practicing lawyer in Ontario, Canada engaged in the field of corporate law with his student loan fully paid up! … More Career Series: Legal profession in Canada
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