I recently came across this Youtube vlogger living the microapartment lifestyle. I’m a fan of microapartments and wrote about them as early as 2015. I also own a rental one myself. It’s about time I wrote an updated post on the microapartment trend here in the Philippines. … More Pros and Cons of Microapartments
It is cool weather and sunny skies here in Cebu City. Who else is enjoying this weather? This type of weather makes it easier to get to work in the morning without my makeup melting off even before I actually get there! Lol. … More Net worth update 7 Feb 2019
In the last month, the lottery jackpot was so huge (about one billion pesos or 19.2 million USD) that I was persuaded to join the office money pot for buying lotto* tickets. … More Why I’m not ready to win the lottery
As 2018 draws to a close, it’s time to leave all regrets and mistakes there and start fresh in 2019. If you want to make better choices with your finances, here are some five money moves to make in 2019. … More Five Money Moves to Make in 2019
It’s the season to be merry as working folks start receiving bonuses … More How I spent my Christmas bonus / Fixed-Income Securities Corporate Bonds
Happy halloween! This season of gore and horror, here’s a scary thought: Speculating on cheap real estate is an attempt to bring back to life what was a dead investment (for the seller to whom you bought it from). … More Happy Halloween: Speculating on real estate is an attempt to bring the dead back to life
In a podcast interview, Suze Orman expressed her hatred of the FIRE movement, saying that it’s too risky for a 25, 30, or 35-year old to retire … More Suze Orman hates the FIRE movement but it’s fine with me/huge FLAW in my FIRE plan
Online investing is so commonplace nowadays. Your generic blogger / officemate/ casual acquaintance advocates it and many online brokerages have sprung up in recent years which require little to no minimum amount to open an account. But have you thought about whether there are safeguards in case, god forbid, your online brokerage account gets hacked? … More What to do if your Philippine online stockbroker gets hacked?
I’m sure many of us are hurting with the current dip in the equities market. I personally am sitting on a -19.87% paper loss on my stock portfolio … More Investing during a market downturn (Retail Treasury Bonds, Time Deposit Certificates)
Have you ever though what would happen if your brokerage was hacked? Are your investments safe? It’s a scary thought. Something that can keep you up at night. … More Guest Post: If Your Brokerage Is Hacked, Are Your Investments Protected?