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
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
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?
So when that real job comes right out of law school, accompanied by that real paycheck,** that money feels like the most money you ever earned. Coupled with making that “real” money in your twenties, your natural instinct may be to party and make it rain! Before you do that, here are some things to consider. … More Money tips for new lawyers (or OFWs, doctors or those with high-income jobs)
The timeline from college graduation to (hopefully) your first job will be short and before you know it, you will be facing the realities of #adulting. … More On Adulting your Finances After College
This morning a friend of mine sent a throw-back photo of us having dinner at some restaurant in Greenbelt. There we were, three single gals just fresh out of law school and from taking the bar, gabbing (bitching?) about our work lives as first-year lawyers /junior associates. … More What it’s really like to be a first-year lawyer in the Philippines
As an update, I officially started my new job and now settling in to my spanking new four-corner office … More How I pay myself at my new job
Rain is pouring hard outside this little coffee shop where frugal husband and I are currently staying for FH to study. It’s been quite a wet start to the ber months I hope everyone’s staying dry!
My current net worth is … More Net worth update 21 September 2017