The Filipino culture of “pasalubong” and “pakikisama”

If you are non-Filipino travelling in a foreign country and happen to run into Filipino travelers, have you ever noticed how they often take the time to buy a bunch of little knick knacks or souvenirs in almost every other tourist stop? The quantities they buy are more than enough for the average traveller and the trouble that they go to and the lengths they go to carry the stuff despite limited baggage allowance will amaze you. … More The Filipino culture of “pasalubong” and “pakikisama”

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GUEST POST: Easy and Actionable Money Saving Tips for Expectant Parents

This post is brought to you by guest blogger Wendy Anderson who gives us practical money-saving tips for first-time parents. ¬†Through the years, I often sympathize with friends or family who complain about how even more challenging it is to save money once you have kids with the added cost of child supplies, child care and other associated costs. … More GUEST POST: Easy and Actionable Money Saving Tips for Expectant Parents