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Namatay Ang Bata, Sino Ang May Sala

By Violeta Depalog / April 22, 2017

I just turned on my WeChat account on my way to my classroom when I saw a message on our WeChat group here in China called “Familia Igorota Montanosa”. The translation of the message goes this way (The message was originally in Kankana-ey dialect) May dalawang pamilya, si Family A at Family B. Si Family […]


Some Parents’ Investing Technique Revealed

By Violeta Depalog / April 9, 2017

For the two past weeks, your Facebook wall is filled with photos of graduation or moving up ceremonies as the DepEd termed it these days. Beneath the seemingly humble smiles of success of the students is the roaring sound of parents’ pride. Indeed, both students and parents have completed another important milestone in their lives. […]


4 Life Lessons Learned In China In 11 Years

By Violeta Depalog / April 2, 2017

Girl: Wr na u? Boy: And2 na me. Girl: Wr? la nman u. Seriously, Where are you now…where do you live or work now? Can you still remember your first days when you first arrived in that place? If you do, I’m sure that you are aware how much you have grown and matured and […]


How To Be Seductive

By Violeta Depalog / March 27, 2017

At some point in your life, you must have desired something but you were left heartbroken because you failed to attract that thing you’ve been dreaming to have. The reason is you are not seductive enough. You lack the charisma to let that thing be attracted to you. You don’t have the magnet to attract […]


How to Undo Your Negative Feelings and Feel Good

By Violeta Depalog / February 26, 2017 There are times when you feel so dumb and ugly and stuck between your life goals and if you aren’t strong enough you crumble until you’ll eventually fail in achieving your dreams and the person you want to become. I don’t know about you, but I have put in a TON of work last […]


How To Go Beyond The Poverty Line

By Violeta Depalog / February 19, 2017

I was shocked when I read today that the poverty line right now is 35,000 Pesos. Therefore, if your monthly income is less than 35,000 Pesos technically, you are poor. Although in 2015 the Philippine Statistics Authority announced that the national poverty line stood at 10,969 Pesos per month. Meaning a family of five needed […]


6 Practical and Long-Term Ways of Spreading Love This Valentine’s Day

By Violeta Depalog / February 12, 2017

Thinking of a gift to buy for someone special on Valentine’s Day can sometimes become a torture. But…what is Valentine’s Day anyway? The Origin of Valentine’s Day has so many versions. Some says it originated from a Pagan Festival, Lupercalia where according to a legend, young women put their names in an urn which bachelors […]


3 Simple Reasons Why Successful People Seek Help

By Violeta Depalog / January 24, 2017

Would you rather be the one asking for help or the one giving help? Or would you rather be both? In my previous letters to isavenvestify subscribers, I’ve narrated how my shares in Globe Telecom gave me the choice to go home for a vacation this “Chinese New Year” without sabotaging my monthly budget or […]


Reasons Why You’ll Continue to Fail in Your Finances in 2017

By Violeta Depalog / January 18, 2017

Days can’t go slowly. They really go fast, right? Can you believe 2 weeks have already passed since 2017 began? In few weeks’ time, we will again be left with 11 months before another year comes. And just like the previous year and the years that gone by, spending your money is still very quick […]


How To Protect Your Loved Ones From Crisis

By Violeta Depalog / January 8, 2017

Whether we you admit it or not, no matter how clear the sky is people still carry umbrellas around because with the unpredictable weather condition we have now, rain just starts falling when it wants to, anytime. And if it won’t rain, we still need them to protect our skin from the direct rays of […]

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