Personal Finance

Diana Lyn Balbalosa

8 Bad Money Habits To Break This Christmas For A Better 2018

2017 is about to close and financial resolutions for the New Year are going to be on the minds of many again. If this year wasn’t as good and bountiful for your situation as you would have liked, maybe it’s time for a financial facelift.Don’t face 2018 p...

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Kristel Serran

A Credit Card First-Timer's Guide To Basic Credit Card Management

If you’re a new credit card holder, kudos to you for getting approved, because this means you’re financially capable of repaying your card charges. It makes you feel like a legit adult. But do you really know how to manage your credit card and use it respo...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

OFW Money Saving Tips For Coming Home This Christmas

Financial advice for the OFW is a subject that many people are interested in but many more still remain clueless about. While some tough spirits who leave the security of the home country to explore opportunities abroad end up expanding their finances and life...

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Kristel Serran

This Is How Accountants Are When It Comes To Their Personal Finances

You know accountants. They crunch numbers on a daily basis and are expected to be meticulous down to the last zero.But do you ever wonder if this extends to their own finances? Are they so good with money that they never had to take out a personal loan unlike ...

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Dino Mari Testa

Start Young: Breeze Through Financial Preparedness With This Two-in-One Investment Product

Life hacks, adulting. These two millennial terms have been dominant buzzwords for the past couple of years. With practically everything at our fingertips, it only makes sense to hack into adulting and take advantage of the opportunities that can help us throug...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Top Hidden Costs Of Wedding Planning: The #WiserWealthier Bride And Groom’s Guide

The day after she says "yes” is a moment of bliss followed by stressful, albeit exciting, months of wedding planning. Even with a hired wedding planner, this stage can still get the best of you.While they may have already set aside a budget for your wedding ...

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Kristel Serran

Why Being Single Is More Expensive Than Being In A Relationship

So, you think being single is more tipid? If you must know, the single Gen X/Millennial life involves a lot of splurges for stuff such as emotional eating and self-care pampering, and these can lead to ballooning expenses. And what better time to look at the f...

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Dino Mari Testa

What's The Catch? Low Down Payment Schemes For New Vehicles

We are less than a month away from the Christmas season and already there is another smell that lingers in the air apart from the savory aroma of ham and “chestnuts roasting”. We’re also getting a whiff of the smell of money, with bonuses flying left and...

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eCompareMo

Netizens Weigh In: Worst Financial Habits Of Filipinos

Juan dela Cruz isn’t exactly known for his financial wisdom. In 2015, the Asian Development Bank reported that the Philippines had “relatively low access to and usage of financial services in the country compared to Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand, the t...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Updated Fast Food Hacks For The Hardcore Pinoy Penny Pincher

Last year, we schooled our readers on how to maximize the full potential of their money when buying value meals at fast-food chains. Surely, you’re already choosing to buy five pieces of Dunkin’ Donuts Munchkins over one whole donut to get more value for y...

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