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Bea Alonzo Reveals She Worked Hard for 7 Years Before Buying Her First Designer Bag

"I’ve always been a breadwinner. So nung panahon na iyon, talagang sakto lang kinikita ko para sa expenses ng pamilya ko."
We already told you about Bea Alonzo's gorgeous collection of covetable arm candy. But did you know that it actually took the actress seven whole years before she decided to treat herself with her first-ever designer bag? Yup, she has always been
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Shopping Habits to Avoid to Save More Money in 2021

Focus on quality over quantity.
There's nothing wrong with treating yourself every now and then. But if you're not mindful of your shopping habits, you could be draining your savings without you even noticing it. Here are a few habits to avoid so you can finally save more money this 2021: Planning to buy a
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What to Do When You're Having Trouble with Your Virtual Wallet

Aside from contacting their customer service.
Everyone has gone through the dreaded "customer service" experience at least once before. You know it: spending hours on end waiting for someone to take your call, or going around in circles with chat bots, endless e-mail threads, and more. With the
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Here's Why Andrea Brillantes Doesn't Like to Splurge on Designer Items

Andrea Brillantes says she's a frugal person and is saving up for something bigger than designer goods.
Most teenagers would list the latest gadget or the new trendy thing as their next expense goal. But 17-year-old actress Andrea Brillantes has something entirely different in mind. Pep.ph reports that the Kadenang Ginto actress has saved up enough to buy her
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Here Are Some Ways to Earn Extra During the Quarantine

Gear up for the transition to the "new normal"!
There’s no shame in wanting to bag an extra buck, especially now that we’re gearing up to transition to a “new normal” with as little adjustment shock as humanly possible.  Maybe over the quarantine you’ve found yourself really excited to start some
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5 Practical Money Lessons I Learned from Watching "Itaewon Class"

Whether or not you have a revenge plan in place, you should heed these tips.
I'll preface this by saying that prior to watching Itaewon Class, I have a very different idea on what investments and financial priorities mean. I've always saved my hard-earned money for fashion pieces that I consider—yep, you guessed it—"smart investments." Of course,
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Credit Card Holders Don't Need to Worry About Paying Late Fees, Says BSP

This is in compliance with the 30-day grace period issued amid the enhanced community quarantine.
According to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the payment of late fees and finance charges will be suspended within the 30-day grace period issued in light of the enhanced community quarantine. “There, it is very explicit, that no fees and charges will
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10 Mobile Apps That Let You Pay Your Bills Online

No need to leave the house!
If there's one thing that most people have in common, it's a dislike for bills—specifically, paying them. It doesn't help when you add the hassle of dealing with traffic, long lines, heat, and—often—inconvenient banking hours. But it's all part of being a
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7 Tips to Be More in Control of Your Finances in the New Year

Keeping track of your daily expenses is one habit you can start.
As fun as the holidays are, they also require quite a bit of spending (and even splurging), leaving some of us feeling a bit financially vulnerable. The good thing is the holidays are also a chance to start over, so even if
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Here's How Much You'll Pay Monthly If You Loaned P30,000 from the Bank

Check out this handy calculator you can use!
At some point, you'll probably get a bank loan, and that's totally fine—loans, when managed properly, can help you stay liquid and make huge purchases easier to pay. So if you're planning to borrow money for your next vacation or condo revonation, you'll want
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Here's Why Your 13th Month Pay and Christmas Bonuses Don't Last

A financial expert explains how you can stop living from paycheck to paycheck.
The extra cash that comes during the latter part of the year is always a welcome financial reprieve—but why does it seem that the money doesn't really last? It's not even about being a spendthrift, as there are expenses that can't be
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Here's How to Decide If You Should Pay in Installments

Thinking about making a big purchase? Here's what to keep in mind.
The end of the year is near and people are already planning how to spend their 13th-month pay and bonuses. With so many big purchases on the horizon, paying in installments can be tempting — you can buy the things you need (or
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10 Online Services to Try for a Cashless Existence

Because waiting in line at the bank is a waste of time, TBH.
A surefire way to raise your stress level on a workday is to sneak to the bank during your lunch break—and then end up in line behind 15 other people. The next thing you know, an hour has passed before you get
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How to Invest Money Without Losing It All in One Go

New year, new (financially responsible) me.
As 2019 comes to a close, here’s one thing you should add as one of your New Year resolutions that you can and should fulfill: investments. New year, new (financially responsible) me. With the New Year fast approaching, it might be time