This is a typical scene in any remittance center, pawnshop or courier agency especially in the Philipines. Besides lotto outlets inviting long lines every single day, authorized pawnshops and cargo and courier agencies now also offer money remittance services. The purpose is the same – easy delivery and receipt of money (perang padala) from a family member to […]

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Social Security System (SSS) Contribution – that government contribution private employees and employers pay for the future pension of employees. I came across an informative article/video regarding this monthly contribution that is being deducted on private employees’ salaries in the Philippines. This interesting article breaks down the details of this contribution and asks the question […]

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January went by in a flash! We cross over to February with inspiration from five female supersavers who were able to fund their retirements by working on their own formulas to slowlybuild their wealth. The methods may be different per person but the goal is the same = happy retirement. This article supports my previous […]

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Hey Gals and Gents! It’s a great month to start budgeting for the year. And while we’re planning for the following months, we are already tracking our income and expenses for the current month. Some would say, “leave that to the accountants” but hey, we all manage our finances on a daily basis. Don’t you want […]

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The answer to that question is a BIG NO – whether you’re single or in a relationship! It’s Finance Friday and as previously mentioned, December and January focuses on US, girls. 🙂 It was last year, coming back from my South East Asia trip, that I had dinner with three girlfriends. We knew each other since our […]

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