In between the house and that trip to the doctor’s clinic, my thoughts turned to morbidity and the short length of our lives. If this lump turns out to be fatal, would I have time to enjoy my million? We work so hard and sacrifice so much, it would be such a shame to die early and be unable to enjoy the fruits of our hard work. … More The Emergency Fund: Cheap price to pay for your peace of mind
Several opportunities have recently come my way. These involve jobs in the private sector – particularly in-house counsel positions in prestigious corporations. My fondness for corporate law practice and the flattery that came from being given these opportunities led me to pursue them for a while. … More Choosing the less prestigious job
While writing my last net worth update, I noted that I had Php 41,330.85 to go before I made a million. I estimated that it may take me a few more months before then. I wishfully hoped that I made my million at least before I get married or before I turn thirty. … More My first million
In pursuit of informing the incoming college students of the various career options out there (and maybe for those contemplating a career change), we continue with our career series. On deck is a former banker who tells her story of working in the banking industry.
… More Career series: Hello banker!
There is a new kind of poverty that is rising among millenials. According to this story, millenials are spending more to look good, appear on trend and appear full, rather than buying more food to actually feel full. Looks and the appearance of eating at nice restaurants, while literally starving for most of the day, is given more value. Thus, most working millenials end up starving and broke. … More The Millenial Urban Poor
As I’m watching all the hoopla and mud slinging that is Philippine politics play out on social media and on TV, I try to turn to another topic that is slightly less stressful -calculating my net worth. Here goes my current net worth: … More Net Worth Update as of 4 May 2016
One of the best things to do in Japan is shopping! Designer leather bags in the Philippines are heavily taxed and are therefore more expensive to buy. Every time I travel I take the opportunity to buy a quality made structured leather bag for work. … More Budget Shopping in Nagoya City, Japan
I’m starting a career series on this blog to explore different career fields and their pros and cons. Not that I’m making a career jump anytime soon. Haha. I just want to open young millenials’ eyes to the different career options out there. … More Career series: Actors/actresses are contractual employees