Investing · Personal Realizations

Should I continue paying my SSS or invest the money instead?

I’m sure this has been one of the many questions of people like me who started the path to self-employment. While I was browsing my Facebook account, I stumbled into one of Abs-cbn’s short video on how to compute your SSS retirement pension. Though the video only used one of the 3 formulas, I also… Continue reading Should I continue paying my SSS or invest the money instead?

Career · Online Teaching

Teacher Burnout is REAL, but how do we DEAL with it?

Have you experienced waking up one morning, but oh man, you just don’t feel like teaching?  You know you’re passionate with what you do, but there’s just those days you’re not in the mood? Do you get easily irritated or impatient with the little things happening in your class that never seemed to bother you… Continue reading Teacher Burnout is REAL, but how do we DEAL with it?

Online Teaching · Taxation

Tax Tales of the Self-employed Part 2 (Certificate of Registration)

On the second installment of this tax tale series, I will be sharing how to change your status from employed to self-employed. By this time, it is assumed that you have already transferred to your new RDO branch which has jurisdiction over the place of business or in this case, your residential address.

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Change is Coming: Dental Braces Edition

After giving it much thought for 6 months, I have finally decided to have dental braces! And yes it took me that long since I really wanted to weigh the advantages and disadvantages. As you may know, having dental braces requires commitment to extra tedious oral hygiene habits, careful food choices and of course, dental… Continue reading Change is Coming: Dental Braces Edition

Online Teaching · Taxation

Tax tales of the Self-employed Part 1 (RDO Transfer)

Hello, you awesome people out there! I have mentioned in my previous article that I recently updated my BIR registration status from employee to self-employed. I created this post to serve as a guide for ex-employees turned to full-time Rarejob tutors, like me and to those who are planning to shift to a freelance career. I am not a taxation expert, but feel free to ask me anything and I’ll try my best to answer them. 🙂

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Investing · Online Teaching · Personal Realizations

2016: First Half in a Nutshell

Hello awesome people! After a super long hibernation from writing, I’m just so delighted that I’ve finally gained some vigor and inspiration to write a new post again! Yipee! Time flies so fast, they say and we’re only a few days away from leaving June. Grabe ‘no? Tapos Pasko na naman! (Gastos na naman haha)… Continue reading 2016: First Half in a Nutshell