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
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 just lucked out this week as there was a huge dip in the market allowing me to buy blue-chip shares at a bargain. … More My long-term stock shopping style
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
I am now contemplating working as a company in-house lawyer and consequently, corporate law. The work at this company would mostly revolve around corporate work as the litigation parts are handled by external counsel. … More Corporate law keeps pulling me back To in-house or not?
It’s payday once again! Before you run off to go play a one-day millionaire, consider an alternative use of your money. RETIREMENT!
PERA (personal equity and retirement account) is a creation of Republic Act No. 9505, which was passed waaay back in 2008. … More How to open a PERA account with analysis of charges
In the Philippines, it is common for adult-aged (20 onwards) Pinoys to continue living at home even after graduating from college (usually we graduate at age 20-21) and getting a job. Most stay even after marriage! … More The merits of parental privilege
I just heard in the news, regarding the car rental scam, that banks gave out car loans to borrowers who have clearly no capacity to pay – either mga “walang trabaho” (unemployed) or “tindera lang” (saleslady). … More Subprime car loans in the Philippines worry me
A new attraction recently opened in Cordova, Mactan Island, Cebu. 10,000 Roses Café is, as the name suggests, a coffee shop located by the sea, particularly on the edge of Cordova wharf. … More Review of attraction:10,000 Roses Café in Cebu