Month: October 2014

Understanding Managed Funds as an Investment Vehicle in the Philippines

An office mate of mine once asked where to primarily invest since there are even more types of Managed Funds available. It took me a long time to answer for I wanted to gather as much information as possible regarding the topic. You see the worst problem other than committing to a budget and saving is choosing where to invest your money. There are just a lot of choices to […]

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Stop Living from Sweldo to Sweldo

Before the work week ends I’d like to give you, my readers, a little treat. Here’s the Infographic version of one of my highest viewed blog post entitled How To Stop Living from Sweldo to Sweldo. You may read the full story here: How To Stop Living from Sweldo to Sweldo which also includes further personal experience on living from sweldo to swledo before and essential terms and examples that […]

Have You Seen the New and Imporved BrewYourBestYear Website???

As you may I know I’ve been a featured contributor to BrewYourBestYear, part of the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Philippines. It was such a humbling experience knowing Ms. Nella Lomotan, Brand Manager of CBTL and how she will as always be accommodating in answering my emails. Remember my post about Swirl Card?! CBTL’s own version of membership cards with higher point  to pesos conversion. After receiving that Swirl Card […]

My BPI Save Up plus Insurance Update!!!

2014 has been a year of learnings and taking risks for my financial life. Aside from my FAMI-SALEF investment I also opened a BPI Direct Save Up plus Insurance account to kick start my emergency fund and maximize the potential of my savings. I waited for about 2 months before my Info Card arrived but since I enrolled via my BPI Express Online I can easily access the records of […]

How You Can be Promoted in a World where Everyone wants to be Promoted

Currently, today marks as my regularization at work. After a year and a half since I graduated, I can now confidently say that I found a home to hone my skills in writing and communications professionally. Being a marketing assistant/technical writer for an IT-based company is tough at first for a journalism graduate like me, but slowly I was able to get on the flow and love my job and […]

Paano ba Yumaman? (How To Be Rich?)

Have you asked this question before? Have you typed in Google having high hopes that you’ll find the answer. I did. But it wasn’t because I’m greedy or anything but just out of curiosity. I want to be rich financially. And I bet you too. So upon countless research and reading I then found out effective ways that you can be rich. This may be called the ultimate guide para […]

How to Create a Spending Plan

Wow! So it is exactly less than 100 days before 2015!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Parang kailan lang yung first post ko na Starting from the Start. I hope your doing great everyone and hopefully gaya ko you are excited too for new year! Today’s post is about Creating Spending Plan and it will be nice that before 2014 ends you know exactly how to this basic financial tool. Creating a spending plan is […]

The 2014 SavingsPinay Reader Survey

Hi there!!! Just last year I never even thought of hitting 5,000 views in SavingsPinay. I felt like finance blogs are not that accepted since here in the Philippines, financial literacy is not taught in younger years. I never even imagine being in the Top 50 Business and Finance blog for all I do is share the knowledge I get through personal experience, readings and research. My posts got featured […]

How To Earn Extra Income in the Philippines

Do you wonder how you can earn extra income aside from your daily allowance? How about the income you make in your work? Then fret no more because I am here to give you the best possible ideas that you can  earn extra income in a safe and easy way. All of us needs money to buy our essentials. But I know at some point we will have those moments […]

7 Important Lessons Every Financial Advisors will Teach You

I am no expert. I may have been blogging about financial management but I assure you my basis are pure experience, research and readings. But though I may have less qualifications to pass as a financial advisor, my passion and my advocacy for people to start taking advantage in their age, is what makes me have a powerful voice in the finance and business section. For today’s post I’d love […]