In my line of work I often get asked whether the job gets life-threatening at times. In all honesty, I personally have never experienced any threats to my life or limb. … More Barlife: Hazards of the job
Hi guys! Hope everyone is doing okay. It’s a turbulent time for the country with natural and man-made disasters occurring almost every week. T … More Net Worth Update 22 Sept 2018
I have to admit though that it took a while for me to adjust departing from my twenties. I recall turning 30 and thinking, holy sh*t I should act responsibly on the daily now … More Three things to let go in your thirties
To put this in proper context, “barlife” = “lawyer life.” May or may not be associated with alcohol. Haha. Dedicated to those in the law profession, working towards joining it, or just curious what working in law is really like! … More Barlife—Fully immersed in work
Early retirement often seems like an elusive concept to many of us who are still on the way to it. ERN, a family man who actually took the plunge to early retirement this year, is only among* those who shows that this is totally possible … More What retirement is really like in the Philippines
Just like the journey to finding your one true love, it seems that as the big-ticket items, like a house or a car, take too long to save up for, we often consume cheap and often low-quality goods or cheap unnecessary services to amuse ourselves until the real thing comes along … More Do you ever question your consumption?
It’s been a pretty hectic few weeks for me as I dig through a mountain of casefiles. Work is never dull and I’m constantly learning something new every day. For the first time in a long while I experienced 14+ hour workdays … More Net worth update 31 July 2018
I recently came across this article from Tatler* magazine which tentatively poses the question, “should you get a mid-nup?” … More Midnuptial Agreements—Yey or Nay?
Online investing is so commonplace nowadays. Your generic blogger / officemate/ casual acquaintance advocates it and many online brokerages have sprung up in recent years which require little to no minimum amount to open an account. But have you thought about whether there are safeguards in case, god forbid, your online brokerage account gets hacked? … More What to do if your Philippine online stockbroker gets hacked?
Time for another net worth update to keep things interesting! My saving rate improved this month as I get back to normal programming away from summer vacations. I currently have a year-to-date (YTD) saving rate of 46.03%. … More Net worth update 16 June 2018