Budgeting & Saving

  • Erwanne for Security Bank

    Hey lookie! Anne Curtis switched banks! From PSBank, she now endorses Security Bank. Read more…

  • Quick Thoughts on Fudget

    I once tracked my income and spending through a very old-school pen and paper method. I liked the whole exercise of jotting down every single one of my expenses because it made me accountable for my spending and my OC self liked seeing my expenses on a daily basis (it was sort of like a […] Read more…

Debt Management

  • Quick Thoughts on Fudget

    I once tracked my income and spending through a very old-school pen and paper method. I liked the whole exercise of jotting down every single one of my expenses because it made me accountable for my spending and my OC self liked seeing my expenses on a daily basis (it was sort of like a […] Read more…

  • FundKo: Peer to Peer Lending

    I’ve been seeing FundKo’s ads all over my Facebook feed and I have to admit that they are very catchy, particularly the one with the girl in the snazzy trenchcoat. FundKo is peer to peer lending, with Fundko acting as the conduit between investor/lender and borrower. After registering in Fundko’s site, you will then have […] Read more…

Financial Literacy

  • PSA on Land Bank Mobile Banking App’s Fund Transfer Service

    UPDATED on November 17, 2018: Land Bank’s mobile banking app can now transfer funds to BPI and BDO. Online banking is convenient, practical and, if you ask me, is right up there with running water when it comes to mankind’s greatest innovations. However, because it is so convenient and still some sort of a novelty, […] Read more…

  • I’m Giving Away 5 Tickets to the PIFA Mutual Funds Week Talk!

    Philippine Investment Funds Association, the association of mutual fund companies in the country, is holding a half-day conference on November 24 (Saturday) at SM Aura: Dubbed “RISING WITH THE CURRENT OF ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH INVESTING”, the conference aims to offer a diversified view of where your investment journey may go. Learn the pros and cons Digital […] Read more…

Investing & Retirement

  • I’m Giving Away 5 Tickets to the PIFA Mutual Funds Week Talk!

    Philippine Investment Funds Association, the association of mutual fund companies in the country, is holding a half-day conference on November 24 (Saturday) at SM Aura: Dubbed “RISING WITH THE CURRENT OF ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH INVESTING”, the conference aims to offer a diversified view of where your investment journey may go. Learn the pros and cons Digital […] Read more…

  • How to Get Your Money Back From Manila Bankers Life Insurance

    The complaints keep on coming because Manila Bankers Life Insurance keeps on scamming. Its modus operandi goes like this: Call or text people using private numbers procured from some entity that has access to or collects personal data. Another way is to approach people at the mall (it’s best if the person looks young or […] Read more…

Life & Money

  • PSA on Land Bank Mobile Banking App’s Fund Transfer Service

    UPDATED on November 17, 2018: Land Bank’s mobile banking app can now transfer funds to BPI and BDO. Online banking is convenient, practical and, if you ask me, is right up there with running water when it comes to mankind’s greatest innovations. However, because it is so convenient and still some sort of a novelty, […] Read more…

  • Convenient Bills Payment with TouchPay

    I’ve been paying all of my bills (i.e. utilities, credit card, mortgage, airline tickets) online probably for the past ten years now, or maybe even more. It’s just so dang convenient that, unless I really have to, I’ll never go back to lining up just to pay a bill or buy a ticket. Ugh, that’s […] Read more…

My Financial Journey

  • 2018 3Q Net Worth Report

    It’s accountability time! I have to admit though that I actually look forward to tracking my net worth every quarter. It’s nice to see my debts get smaller and smaller every time I check on them. My assets may not be growing as much and as fast as I would like them to, but that’s […] Read more…

  • 2018 2Q Net Worth Report

    Hmm… I just realized that I forgot to post a net worth report for the first quarter of 2018. For a quick recap, my last net worth report was for 4Q of 2017. For 1Q of 2018, my net worth went down because of expenses brought about by my husband’s heart operation . Mercifully, there were […] Read more…

Psychology of Money

  • Frugality as a Way of Life

    People are usually shocked when they find out that I’m already in the office by 6:30AM, sometimes even as early as 6:15AM. That means I wake up at 4:30AM and am riding the FX by 5:45AM. No, I’m not gunning for the Employee of the Millennium Award, that’s simply how I deal with and survive […] Read more…

  • 2018 3Q Net Worth Report

    It’s accountability time! I have to admit though that I actually look forward to tracking my net worth every quarter. It’s nice to see my debts get smaller and smaller every time I check on them. My assets may not be growing as much and as fast as I would like them to, but that’s […] Read more…