As the year ends I’m taking stock of the choices I made this year, some good, some bad, some were, “WTF was I thinking buying into … More My Third Million
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
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
Hi guys! Hope everyone is doing okay. It’s a turbulent time for the country with natural and man-made disasters occurring almost every week. T … More Net Worth Update 22 Sept 2018
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
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?
Time for another net worth update to keep things interesting! My saving rate improved this month as I get back to normal programming away from summer vacations. I currently have a year-to-date (YTD) saving rate of 46.03%. … More Net worth update 16 June 2018
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?
This Filipino culture of close family ties and what may appear to be a tradition of helping out one’s family financially, sometimes at the cost of one’s happiness and financial stability … More Is Filipino culture and tradition making you POOR?