All posts in "saving"

How to Look Back and Move Forward

By Violeta Depalog / December 31, 2016

As each year ends, we look back and reminisce the good and bad old days that it has brought us. Then, we prepare a plan for the incoming year looking forward for better days to come. But if you stop for a while and think of the many years that have past, it seems that […]


How Others Earn More Money

By Violeta Depalog / December 10, 2016

When I ask someone, may it be a family, a friend or a co-worker about their saving and investing habits, the usual answer I get is, “I don’t save because I have nothing left to save” and so it follows that they have nothing to invest. It makes sense, right? This is a common problem […]


What About Your Bonus

By Violeta Depalog / November 19, 2016

(image source: You must be grinning from ear to ear these past few days. With the Christmas Holiday Season around the corner and it’s now almost the end of the year, bonuses are now raining down. Some have already received their early nth…nth month pay. You might be one of those lucky ones who […]


Save Money the Chinese Way

By Violeta Depalog / October 30, 2016

One of the biggest block that many wannabe investors stumble upon is the absence of savings. Many times when I share about investing, many are interested and eager to start. However, after several minutes, they’ll realize that they have no savings to start with. Then, they procrastinate to invest until they won’t invest at all. […]


Ways to Save Up for an Emergency fund

By Violeta Depalog / October 23, 2016

This is a very timely blog I was thinking to write this week as I woke up with a family emergency. This is not the first time that I write about emergency funds but although I have written about it in the past, I was only focused on the purpose which is obviously known to […]


How Can Teachers Be Rich?

By Violeta Depalog / October 16, 2016

When we were deciding which course to take in college, we often hear them suggest, “Education langenen ta nakapuy met ti ulom” (Take Education since you are not that smart). Then when we finally enroll as Educ students, we still hear others say, “Apay ngay Education, awan bumakbaknang nga maestro/maestra” (Why took up Education? Teachers […]


The Giant Guards That Keep You Away From Wealth

By Violeta Depalog / October 2, 2016

“Life is a consequence of our moral choices.” – Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago Quotes are powerful. They are just so powerful that they often touch our core. We love to save and share the hugot lines we see on our Facebook newsfeed especially those that are creatively and wittily crafted na tagos hanggang buto ang dating. […]


Start Writing Your Own Serye

By Violeta Depalog / September 18, 2016

Not so long ago, many Filipinos were engrossed with ALDDub Kalye serye. Last week, many Filipinos become instant fans of SENASERYE, in which the highly respected senators clamored among themselves on the senate floor. And soon many Filipino’s Facebook newsfeeds were flooded with memes and signature campaigns. Magically, the comments became an unending thread. Clashing […]


How Much Time A Day Can Take Poverty Away

By Violeta Depalog / September 10, 2016

You do NOT have time? I don’t believe you. You do. You have time. You absolutely have time.   If you read the life of the most successful people in the financial world, they have one thing in common. That is, they always have time to better themselves. I’ve been working with different nationalities and […]

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