My last net worth update shows that I am close to the four million mark. I am appreciative of this of course. Nonetheless, my net worth is nowhere close to my FIRE* number yet, which may take more than a decade to go. I have never disclosed a goal number in this blog but there … More My FIRE goal net worth
He looks back to a time when he started his blog with just a little more than a million pesos in net worth. In his very first blog post, he shares that he had a net worth of -PhP20,000.00/-USD385.00. Now look at where he’s at, ten years later! From being knee deep in credit card and consumer debt to being worth 21 million … More Looking back to when a million was just a dream
Our vehicle turns two years old this July. That means another 10% depreciation in its value / 10% is shaved off its current value. While that’s still a month from today, I am going to account for the second year of depreciation in this update … More Net Worth Update 14 June 2019 Car depreciation
We talk a lot of about stock investing in the personal finance community, its upsides as well as the risks involved. It’s often seen as a way of multiplying wealth with money and creating passive income for future retirement. And it is, but we must talk about the downsides as well. … More Taking a PhP120,000.00/USD2,300.00 LOSS
Job interviews generally require you to reveal what salary you are currently receiving. The prospective employers want to know how much your services are currently worth, whether you are within their budget, whether they can afford to pay you lower than what they pay their current employees. … More Should you reveal your salary?
There’s a point at which there is no further benefit to be had from cutting your living expenses. Maybe you’ve cut your frivolous expenses to the bone, limiting them to the basic food, shelter or clothing or even if you haven’t, there is a comfortable level of spending that maintains you a dignified lifestyle suitable to your and your family’s needs i.e. you can’t live like a hobo or a homeless person when in reality, you’re not. … More Leaving for the expat life ABROAD