I wrote this blog post which was originally published in Lifestyle Upgrade 101. Admit it or not, if there is one thing that we anticipate come the BER months, it is our 13th month pay. Perhaps, you have already planned what you will do with the money as early as September. Well, there is nothing wrong …

By virtue of House Bill 5241, December 8 could be declared as a special non-working holiday in the Philippines to commemorate the Feast of Immaculate Conception of Mary, the country’s principal patroness. The Blessed Virgin Mary (Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage) is also our patroness, so the 8th of December was traditionally a …

Invest in experience, so they say, so here it is. 😀 Two weeks from now, my mother, sister, my daughters #sashadele (Sasha and Adele) and I will be attending a funfair in Antipolo City. It’ll be their first time to participate in a funfair and a first for me as well since I had them. …

Kinain na tayong mga Pilipino ng sistemang Korea…! [The Korean system has consumed us!…] We often hear that phrase, and I couldn’’t agree more. Even I have been bitten by the Korean bug, binging over K-dramas whenever I had spare time. My elder daughter Sasha would even tell me “’Ma, good night. Saranghe!’” as if …

I suck at savings. I’ve been working for more than ten years now, but I have very little amount of savings. Sad but true. So for 2018, I’m looking for options on how I can save money for immediate and future needs. Saving is not in the vocabulary of the Filipinos especially those who are …