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My First Six Months in the Philippine Stock Market

Do you want to invest in the stock market too? Are you a newbie when it comes to investing in stocks? On today’s blog post I will narrate how my first six months investing in Philippine stock market went. I’m also going to share about my first investment portfolio and tips for beginners when it comes to investing stocks.   In January 2014, I withdrew my last paycheck and opened […]

How This 24-Year Old Marino Started Investing in Stocks

Today I’d like to introduce you to a 24-year old marino who started investing in stocks. This will also serve as first of many interviews I’ll be doing on ordinary people who has helpful and inspirational stories when it comes to personal finance, investment and making extra income. Romer Navarro was a former high school classmate of mine at Dr. Arcadio Santos National High School – Parañaque. Just last week he […]

How to Save Money Each Month: A Definitive Guide for Pinoys

Today I will teach you how to save money each month. And this post is highly dedicated to those who are just beginning to take a serious look at their financial life.  There’s no mistake that learning how to save money each month is one of the fundamental step towards financial freedom. Related : The 10 Most Important Lessons in Personal Finance Your savings could affect how you live your […]

Cropital, PhilCrowd and FarmOn : Best Alternative Investment Philippines

Cropital, PhilCrowd and FarmOn rose to fame late last year as alternative investment vehicles. How it works is simple. Your investment will be pooled together with the others and be used as capital for local farmers. After the harvest and selling of produced goods, you’ll get your share of profits. Easy right? I discovered about crowd-funding and profit-sharing startups Cropital, PhilCrowd and FarmOn during a random night out with my high […]

May 2017 Recap and Extra Income Report while Working Full-Time

Hi! Welcome to my May 2017 Recap and Extra Income Report. In case you are new to here, just last month I started sharing a detailed recap of my finances and a comprehensive report of my extra income streams. I received positive response in doing a better version of monthly recap. I hope by doing this I inspire you to stop living on one income and start earning extra through […]

The 10 Most Important Lessons to Learn in Personal Finance

Last update May 2017 Today's post is the updated version of a series I started in 2014 on The 10 Most Important Lessons to Learn in Personal Finance. Financial literacy is a big problem in the Philippines. How I wish creating an effective budget, saving money for retirement, investing in stocks and making extra income were taught in school. Maybe, just maybe, we will all commit less money mistakes than what we […]

April 2017 Recap and Extra Income Report while Working Full-Time

Hi! Welcome to My April 2017 Recap and Extra Income Report. This is a newer version of the previous Monthly Quick Recaps I started way back in savingspinay.blogspot.com.  My recap and extra income report before were very shallow and focus only on the highlights of my month. This 2017 version will be different. I want to go in-depth on what I did for the past month to earn extra income while […]

This Week’s Best Personal Finance Tips and Must Reads #07

Hi again and welcome to another Weekly Notes in SavingsPinay where I gather the best personal finance tips and must reads you can soak in for the weekend. Let’s widen our financial knowledge one link at a time, shall we? I hope you’ll enjoy this week’s Weekly Notes #07 | The Best of Personal Finance Tips and Must-Reads. But first… I hope you are already part of the SavingsPinay Community on […]

SavingsPinay November Quick Recap + Extra Income Report

It’s time to do another SavingsPinay Monthly Quick Recap. Just like the past two months I’ll be including an Extra Income Report devoted solely on the side hustles I do. I hope doing this will inspire you to make money on the side too. November flew by too quickly and I feel embarrassed for publishing only two posts. I was experiencing some kind of blogger’s block for the past month and […]

SavingsPinay October Quick Recap + Extra Income Report

Hi everyone! Today is yet another SavingsPinay Monthly Quick Recap. I know nakakabigla. It feels like yesterday when I did my September Quick Recap + Extra Income Report and now we’re already done with October.  As mentioned in my previous recap I will be publishing my Monthly Extra Income Report. This income report is devoted solely on my side hustles or the things I do outside my day job. I […]