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General money-saving tips and features to help you make better decisions and live a better life.

Diana Lyn Balbalosa

What Pinoy Billionaires Do In Their Free Time

It's easy to imagine the rich and famous spending their free time socializing, gambling, and shopping for luxury goods. However, according to a census by Wealth-X, a firm that conducts research on the world’s wealthiest personalities, the common interests of...

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Dino Mari Testa

These 6 High-Paying Odd Jobs Will Make You Consider Shifting Careers

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life,” Confucius once said—or if you believe other sources, that would be Marc Anthony, Harvey Mackay, or James C. Comiskey. Regardless who said it first, there's truth in its meaning:...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Party Rentals For Really Special Occasions, Or When You Just Happen To Have Money To Spare

We all need an escape every once in a while. It can be the occasional brunch with friends, or afternoon tea with family. Sometimes, escape can be found in a sip of champagne on a roof deck bar with a view of the Manila skyline.But when these won’t cut it, ma...

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Leah Ramos

Kalanggaman Island: A Pocket Guide For Weekend Warriors Of All Kinds

With the Philippines' 7,000-plus islands, how can you ever run out of local tourist spots to tick off of your bucket list? We're #blessed with an abundance of unspoiled beaches filled with white sands and turquoise waters. And one of the trendiest, most sought...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Financial Savvy

You might be thinking how people have different views on money matters. Some are tagged as cheapskates but are actually just boring; some may seem like the life of the party but are broke IRL. Some are born with an entrepreneurial knack and earn profit without...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Where To Buy Designer Bags In Manila For Less

Luxury handbag collectors are making it an income-generating venture to gratify their needs while getting their money back at the same time. Their ultimate goal? Keep making room for new acquisitions.This is the “pre-loved” industry as we know it--providin...

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Dino Mari Testa

How To Earn Millions Of Dollars From Professional e-Sports

Fans of the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) hit game Dota 2 are stoked right now as the initial bouts for the Group Stage of The International are just around the corner.To the uninitiated, The International is the largest e-sports tournament in the wor...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Follow These 4 Commandments If You Want To Eat Healthy Without Breaking The Bank

“I've been looking for ways to eat more healthy food, but I keep getting demotivated because of the high prices in supermarkets ,” user replay1912 rants on a Reddit thread.While Filipinos love to eat and enjoy local gastronomic tummy-fillers, many are stri...

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Dino Mari Testa

What Is The 'Ghost Month' And How Does It Affect Your Finances?

Jonathan Tan*, a member of a Filipino-Chinese family residing in Binondo, says his family doesn’t strictly adhere to the limitations that come with the Ghost Month. “I guess, in super traditional families, they still do, but not us,” he explains.Although...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

A Philippine Passport Holder's Quick Guide To Applying For A US Tourist Visa

If you are a Philippine passport holder with big dreams of watching the California sunset or marveling at the New York skyline on the Empire State, you’ve probably been thinking about applying for a US Visa.You also must’ve heard numerous horror stories ab...

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