Lifestyle Inflation / It’s not how much you make, but what you save that matters

A question was posed by a young, single professional guy working in manila, in an online forum. He asked, can he live on a PhP 20,000.00 (roughly USD 425.00) monthly salary*? He wants to buy a condo, a car and save for his retirement. There were mixed responses. … More Lifestyle Inflation / It’s not how much you make, but what you save that matters

Net worth update as of 27 February 2016

Net worth update as of 27 February 2016
I am currently on a journey towards making my first million (pesos or about USD 20,000.00) before I turn thirty or before I get married. Ever since college I have always aimed for independence, financial or otherwise. I do not want to be a stereotypical woman who relies solely on a husband for money. I respect those who do (hello sister!), but I just wasn’t raised that way. Growing up, my full-time housewife mom always lectured me to always retain my independence despite getting married. … More Net worth update as of 27 February 2016