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
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
we headed to the best beach in the Philippines to the beautiful island of Bantayan, Cebu. … More The best beach in the Philippines—Bantayan Island, Cebu
Happy 2017 everyone! It’s a new year and for most of us it means a new job, a new house, a new haircut, new clothes, a new boyfriend (haha), and maybe a stronger will to live it up! … More A clean slate for 2017
Another work-week just started and already I’m looking forward to the weekend. More so this week because a friend of mine will be coming over to Cebu and we plan to party! … More My friday night out playlist
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
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 human beings, we cannot live alone. We need constant contact with our peers, friends, and family. In a perfect world, this constant contact or networking with people should elevate our overall well-being. I know that dinners with family and night outs with friends bring me constant delight and leave me feeling elated for the rest of the week. Meeting with work friends keeps me updated on office matters and lawyer-related news.
… More Facebook is bad for your financial health.
Every year since college I visit either an orphanage or home for the elderly and share some love in the form of food and gifts. For the past three years, it’s been an orphanage. Handing out the food and presents just fills my heart with joy. The first few times that I visited an orphanage, I burst into tears. … More Sharing the love this Christmas
Nothing in life can go on perfectly forever. The sooner we accept this, the better we will feel. The pivotal point should be how we get up from a fall. Let us see the positives and tiny good things that happen daily. This is my call to action, let’s start appreciating every little good thing that happens each day. … More A call to action