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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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
Get more bang for your buck!
Building a beauty routine on a budget can be quite the challenging task, but that doesn't mean it's an impossible one. With basic knowledge in math coupled with good decision making, you can always find a way around it. But just in
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
Inflation rate is also expected to drop in 2020.
If you're still at your job next year, you just might get an increase of up to six percent in your salary.According to the 2019 Philippines Total Remuneration Survey commissioned by Mercer, a human resources consulting firm, the salary increase next year
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
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
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
It's probably not what you're expecting.
There are people who would say that following your passion is bad advice, but a study featured on CNBC Make It says otherwise.The "Rich Habit" study, spearheaded by accountant, financial planner, and author Tom Corley, notes that the fastest way to becoming rich is
You can check your contributions and loan status online!
There's nothing like having the convenience of knowing where your salary deductions go, which is why SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Aurora C. Ignacio has been urging members to download the SSS app on their phones.In a recent release, she stated: “With the SSS
Credit cards let you spend money you don't have, but make sure you know the basics before you land yourself in debt.
Before you get excited at the prospect of throwing money at your heart’s desire, credit cards aren’t the ticket to free and unlimited shopping. Credit cards work by borrowing money from the company to purchase something within a limit that’s set. The
She plays it smart when it comes to money matters!
Celebrities—they're just like us. They, too, need to think smart about money matters. Isabelle Daza-Semblat understands how tempting it is to impulsively buy a new pair of shoes or a new arm candy, but she also knows that being financially stable is
Traveling soon? The best time to exchange currencies is well before you take off.
In the Philippines, the value of the peso is constantly changing. The earlier you exchange currencies, the more time you have to catch the trend when you can get a better rate for your travel money. Anything done at the last minute
Do you feel like you're not financially free? Read on.
Financial freedom: That's what everybody wants. Whether you're a fresh grad or a few years into the wonderful world of employment, everyone just wants to have enough room to breathe. If you're not sure what financial freedom is, it's the feeling of
Including exactly how each job makes!
Every job has its pros and cons. But sometimes, having great pay can outweigh all the rest. If you're someone who believes that, then this list of the highest-paying jobs in the Philippines might be of interest. The Bureau of Local Employment,