Investing

An Update on my Stock Investments

We just celebrated Chinese New Year and many are enthusiastically looking forward to a more prosperous year of the Fire Rooster! However for some people, things in the Philippine Stock Market aren’t as promising as the Feng Shui predictions at the start of this year. I usually check my portfolio once or twice a month and it’s… Continue reading An Update on my Stock Investments

Career

SSS Online Salary Loan Application for Voluntary Paying Members

Today marks one of my freelance career’s milestones: applying for my first loan. Yey! As you may have read in my previous posts, I opted to continue paying for my SSS contribution to act as a safety net in case of emergency. Though there’s none as of the moment, I was just both curious and… Continue reading SSS Online Salary Loan Application for Voluntary Paying Members

Career · Online Teaching

Turning Challenges Into Stepping Stones: BCC Premium Tutor Application

Hello there! Today, I’ll be talking about an opportunity that will take your career up a notch as an online tutor so keep reading to know more. Rarejob has recently launched its new BCC (Business Conversation Course) Program last March and since then, it has been receiving an enormous number of positive feedback from our students. I… Continue reading Turning Challenges Into Stepping Stones: BCC Premium Tutor Application

Money Saving Tips · Personal Realizations

Are You Guilty of Extrajudicial Spending?

Extrajudicial spending can be referred to as any spending committed outside or more than your set budget. You were just supposed to buy grocery in the supermarket, but when you passed by your favorite shoe store, you found out that they’re having a huge sale and ended up buying a pair of shoes that you didn’t… Continue reading Are You Guilty of Extrajudicial Spending?

Career · Online Teaching

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: Loyal Students

Today, we’re gonna learn how to catch what seems to be better than Pokemons (in the context of online teaching), loyal students! Aright!! Loyal students are gems! Let me show you how they make our lives easier, and prosperous. Below is my teaching schedule for this week and 95% of these were booked by the same,… Continue reading Gotta Catch ‘Em All: Loyal Students

Online Teaching · Taxation

Tax Tales of the Self-employed Part 3 (Monthly Percentage Tax)

If you are reading this, then let me first congratulate you for registering as a self-employed tax-payer! Woot! For the 3rd installment of this series, I will be sharing how to file and pay for your monthly tax dues. Yes you read that right! Aside from the income tax (10%) that is being deducted from our tutor fee… Continue reading Tax Tales of the Self-employed Part 3 (Monthly Percentage Tax)

Money Saving Tips

12 Tips to Grow your Emergency Fund

An Emergency fund is an account or simply a stash of money set aside to cover any unexpected events such as sudden hospitalization of a family member, a busted tire, job loss etc.. These can be costly and can greatly hurt your finances. So better safe than sorry, right? I’m sure many of us know… Continue reading 12 Tips to Grow your Emergency Fund