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Putting Your Money Where Your Work Is

  We’ve heard the saying “Put your money where your mouth is”.  Today, brings a new twist to the saying in view of the coming issuance of SMC Series “2” Preferred Shares.  While this opportunity is really promising to all Pinay Media Planners who wish to take their money further than just earning 2.5% […]

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Money Mindful Mondays: The Most Crucial Secret To Getting Wealthy

The frugal and the successful have their favorite quotes andprinciples to live by, but one oft-quoted line is, “It’s not how much you earn that matters, it’s how much you save thatcounts.” Indeed, even if you earn Php 50,000 a month, but if, by thetime you retire, you will have nothing to show for it, […]

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Affluenza: When Too Much Still Isn't Enough

 Image by Boomer Yearbook How much is enough? Most fresh graduates dream of getting a job with a starting salary of Php 20,000. They aspire to work their way up to a salary of at least Php 50,000. But many have to come to terms that the salary of Php 30,000 is already elusive, even […]

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Getting Out Of Living Paycheck To Paycheck By Paying Yourself First

 Image by PKBL Solution Do you, or don’t you? Keep your grocery receipts, that is. Most of us may have picked up the habit from our mothers, who may have trained us to do practical accounting by keeping track of the things we buy. Others may have found that they need to keep track of […]

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Don't Let The Mall Get You!

Image by Body Harmony Chiro As Personal Finance gurus say, being able to balance one’s cash flow is a matter of making sure that one’s income is bigger than what one can spend. Ramit Sethi advises to just increase one’s income instead of worrying about what comes out of the budget. On the other hand, […]

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Financial Literacy: The Final Say

Image by Savings And Loans After we’ve analyzed both Robert Kiyosaki‘s and Dave Ramsey‘s financial paradigms, it’s time to weigh in. Frankly, I don’t want to take just one side and stick to it. I actually prefer using both methods into my journey towards financial freedom. For me, this will be how it will work […]

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Financial Literacy: The Good And Bad Of Dave Ramsey

Image by WJTN News Talk 1240 In the previous article, we’ve discussed Robert Kiyosaki’s concepts: the good parts, the bad parts, and what I ultimately took away from his concepts. In this article, we’ll discuss Dave Ramsey’s teachings. Dave Ramsey is rather conservative and chooses to teach people “safe” methods on how to invest and […]

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Financial Literacy: The Good And Bad Of Robert Kiyosaki

Image by Ong’s Path We just discussed how financial literacy and financial freedom is now a hot sub-genre for self-help. Of America’s personal finance gurus, there are two voices that have arisen: Dave Ramsey and Robert Kiyosaki. In this article, we will discuss Robert Kiyosaki’s principles in a closer manner. This article points out the […]

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Financial Literacy: Battle Of The Gurus

Image by the Washington Financial Literacy Work Group Getting rich is a major concern for most of us. Most of us won’t be able to live without certain luxuries, and being able to lay hold of those luxuries does require money. Yes, contentment will never be attained by material things alone, but you have to […]

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Overcoming Spendthrift Habits 3 – Creative Solutions

Image by The Ignatian Perspective One good thing about getting over challenges is that you don’t have to take the same approach every single time. There are creative ways to go about solving the problem, and for things like unlearning bad habits, creativity is one asset that helps you ensure success in retraining yourself. We’re […]

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Overcoming Spendthrift Habits 2 – Basic Solutions

Image by The Digerati Life As we mentioned in the first installment of the Overcoming Spendthrift Habits series, learning how to handle one’s finances is crucial in surviving one’s working 20’s. What use is a 50-thousand-peso-a-month salary if you spend Php 5,000 a day anyway? In ten days, you’d have kissed your salary bye-bye. Thus, […]

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Overcoming Spendthrift Habits 1 – The Roots

Image by One of the toughest things for yuppies to learn includes the fine art of learning how to budget. Fresh out of college, a good number of middle-class yuppies have little to zero budgeting skills. We could point fingers towards a number of factors, but the bottom line is that we may have […]

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