We are now at our fourth million. We did not set out on a net worth number this year as we were set on getting a piece of real estate instead … More My fourth million
It’s a fairly common practice–rent out your place instead of living in it, or buy a place and rent it out while you live in a rented abode. You’re essentially swapping out one cash flow for another … More Rent Investing in the Philippines
We went ahead and prepaid anyway. And instead of being slapped with said penalty, we were given a rebate. It appears that the bank always has the discretion of waiving the penalty so don’t hesitate to prepay, if you can. If you’re trying to find a reason to prepay your car loan, read on! … More Prepaying a car loan
For this post, we have partnered with iMoney Philippines, the country’s premier financial comparison website that exists for the sole purpose of helping all Pinoys make easy, well-researched financial decisions. … More When did you get your first credit card?
I don’t believe in the 60-day money challenge. … More 60-day money challenge?
As a law firm lawyer who is paid a premium for time-billing clients, you now have to account for each and every minute of your life working time … More Barlife: Chasing the QUITTING dream
The sudden shift from hot and humid weather to rainy and humid has been causing a bit of an inconvenience. Suddenly the water coming out of the shower is freezing! And out comes the rainy day gear and outfits. … More Net Worth Update 3 Aug 2019 Ghost month/PERA
Frugal husband and I recently opened our first current/checking account. FH and I have never used checks before but we had to adapt to the times as our usual service provider recently changed policy and now exclusively requires payments to be done by check … More Using a checking account
Renting a home is so commonplace it’s surprising how little personal finance bloggers write about it. As Frugal Husband (FH) and I contemplate buying our fourth real estate property, we feel it is high time to talk about our renting experience here in the Philippines. … More Renting a home in the Philippines
Taipei is located at the northern portion of Taiwan, close to the Philippines. It is a three-hour flight from Cebu City and with a budget airline and promo flights, it can set you back the same cost of a local flight to Manila on peak times. … More Travel budget and itinerary in Taipei, Taiwan