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8 Smart Money Moves To Do In Your 20s

Today I will be revealing the smart money moves to do in your 20s if you want to build wealth fast!   I have always viewed 20s as the perfect age to get rich. Not only are you more active and motivated to succeed, but you also have a ton of opportunities to earn more, save better and spend less than the others.   It all boils down to one […]

March 2020 Net Worth Update

Welcome to my March 2020 net worth update! The reason why I do net worth updates is to stay accountable with my finances.   I publish my real numbers as it is with the mission to continue to bridge the financial literacy gap for Filipinos one content at a time.   I hope you enjoy today’s post.   March 2020 How do we even begin looking back for the month […]

Best Mutual Funds in the Philippines for 2020 | An Update

Last Update February 2020   Have you considered investing in any of the best mutual funds in the Philippines this 2020?   If yes, then this post may help you decide the best mutual fund in the Philippines to invest with.   Finding out the best mutual fund in the Philippines is hard.   To start with, the top performing mutual fund change every year.   You also need to […]

2019 Most Popular Posts in SavingsPinay

Today I will be sharing the most popular posts in for 2019.   I still can’t believe that 2019 is over. It seems like yesterday when I’m planning on the content that I want to publish on the blog.   The year 2019 has been slow in terms of growth for the blog. I was missing-in-action for most of the months of the year. I failed big time in […]

Intro to Feeder Funds – How To Easily Invest in US Stocks in the Philippines

Did you know that you can invest in US stocks in the Philippines?   Surprise!   Not much information has been said online about Feeder Funds Philippines.   Feeder funds invest in an international fund known as the target fund. It is made available for Filipino investors as an additional means of diversification and to have access with international stocks mainly, the US stocks.   If you are thinking of […]

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide on Index Funds in the Philippines

Today I’ll talk more about index funds in the Philippines.   DISCLAIMER – Make sure you read and understand the entirety of the post before deciding. What you do with your money is completely your own. I am not a financial advisor.   This is actually not the first time I’ve talked about index funds. I mentioned it as part of the best investment for retirement in the Philippines.   […]


Welcome to the SavingsPinay Archives. Someone answered the Reader Survey and asked the possibility of a better Archive here on the blog. And so here it is! Almost 500+ posts filtered by date. If you happen to decide one day to read all posts, I hope this single archiving page helps you. This will be updated every time I post something new. January 2019 12: 2018 Year End Review  02: Citi Mobile […]

How To Invest Your Money for the First Time

“Izza, I really want to start investing my money but I don’t know how and where to start”   Over the years, I have received emails from colleagues and readers asking how they can invest their money for the first time.   Investing is a big financial move.   And it can be pretty scary especially for first timers.   The day I decided to make my first investment, I […]

Financial Literacy – The Secret Key to Growing Your Money

Financial literacy is important.   There’s no doubt about that.   How well we understand money and its components can play a crucial role in achieving success.   With proper financial education you can make better financial decision.   1. You will know the importance of keeping a budget. 2. You will know why you must save at least 20% of your salary every month. 3. You will understand the […]

ETF, Index Fund and PERA: Best Investment for Retirement Philippines

According to this January 2017 news report, over 41 percent of older millennials, aged 24 to 35, predicted that they won’t be “financially secure enough to retire until they are older than 65,”   This survey result is heartbreaking.   As someone who has immense passion in improving other’s finances, I know for a fact that 24 to 35 is the best age to prepare yourself for retirement.   The […]