4 Ways to Invest Yourself To Success

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You are your biggest asset! One of the critical investments that you should start doing is investing in yourself. Once you invest in yourself, a world of opportunities awaits you. Investing in yourself emotionally, physically, spiritually and financially, will make you become the best version of yourself. And when you are the best version of yourself, you will be an attraction magnet to success! Here are important areas in your life where you should be investing in yourself. 1) Invest in your health. As the saying goes, health is wealth. A good health is more valuable than money. Your health affects productivity, job prospects and development. A person with bad health cannot enjoy the pleasure of being wealthy. Take care of yourself and never skip a meal especially for breakfast. According to studies, breakfast is a critical meal because it influences you throughout the day, including how you perform physically and mentally. It is also important to note that eating organic and … [Read more...]

A Single’s Survival Guide To Valentine’s Day

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Alert! February 14 is a nuclear explosion of love. Seek solace and comfort in a love bomb shelter! But wait, don’t forget to bring a bottle of champagne and pour it on a flute glass (yes, a celebratory glass), because here’s a really great toast to all singles who love themselves more and who know how to live independently! Bitter aside, the heart’s day is gonna be an amusing day of showing affection and admiration. Now, instead of sheltering yourself from Valentine’s bombs and turning into an ugly bitter betty this V-day, here’s a really smart survival guide to heart’s day below: 1) Go out and celebrate love! Love comes in all forms, your relationship status should not be a sorrowful one, and hey, there are millions out there just like you, so you are not alone in this game. But if you are making a sarcastic statement, you can go to the Hugot Cafe to shove Valentine’s day that the joke’s on you. 2) Get all the love you need. Remember, rations of sweetness will ran out that day, … [Read more...]

Top Preloved Gifts You Can Buy For Your Valentine’s Date

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As materialistic as it sounds, but it's best to say how you feel with a gift! Yes, aside from Christmas and birthdays, another season to shower gifts for your special someone is this love month. Of course, the effort counts and if you are looking for gifts that you want to buy for your Valentine’s date, then try a bit of preloved to give to your loved ones. To guide you, we round up top preloved gifts that would be perfect for a sweet surprise! Check them out below: 1) Preloved jewelry Jewelry is one of the best gifts you can give to someone special. This expensive piece makes it a top choice as it lasts more than a lifetime. So, what’s not to seal your love with a remarkable piece of fine jewelry that makes the moment special. Here are a few of top preloved jewelry that you can find on Marketplace.ph: Ring with Diamond (Price: Php 7,000) White gold diamond rings are such a classic and timeless piece of jewelry that speaks of an eternal promise. If you want to drop your knees … [Read more...]

Cheesy Places You Can Take Your Date When You’re On A Budget- Love Month Edition

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It’s the love month and whether you’re up for it or not, this is quite a month to plan out those cheesy dates with bae. And yes, the prices for showing affection somehow don’t go cheap at all during this season, but let’s not stress with such expensive surprises, because there are budget-friendly places you can opt to take your special beau out and make the moment priceless! Cheesy as it may sound, here’s a list of some unconventional kilig dating spots that’s perfect for your storybook romance. For the beach-loving couple: Bolinao, Pangasinan Beach The weather report for February seems fair enough to go out on a beach date, and for an affordable and relatively out of town beach adventure, try going to Bolinao, Pangasinan Beach! Getting there takes a six or seven hour commute (for the really financially savvy couples), there are buses plying to Bolinao on an hourly basis in Manila at Cubao and Pasay bus terminals. The latest trips are at 11 pm and 12 midnight (it is best to travel … [Read more...]

A Single’s Guide To Prepare For A Valentine’s Date

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In a few days, flowers, chocolates, stuffed toys, gift bags and dates galore are going to shove you with the harsh truth that you are still single! But don’t feel too bad, it’s just one special hearts day out of this year’s 365 days! While you need all the emotional strength to counter all the romantic shrapnels of loving couples on V-day, that shouldn’t be the case! You still have a good enough time to get yourself jumping into the love boat! We’re not Dr. Love, but we round up a single’s guide on how to prepare you for a Valentine’s date this 14th of February, here’s how you should do it below: 1) Decide whether you want to celebrate alone or with a date. If you want to celebrate forever alone, then you’re in luck because you spare yourself from the financial and emotional stress that comes during this peak season, which is by far an expensive one (Imagine flowers for a thousand pesos!). If you are single and tired of the Bridget Jones misery, then maybe it’s time to test the … [Read more...]

Pawnina Tips: Follow Your Heart And Start Earning Money Doing What You Love

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Hey guys, Pawnina here! It’s the love month! Speaking of such, this is the time to celebrate your love for someone, or for something. Now, after you leave your 9-5 jobs, take a stroll and start to reflect on things. How have you been faring on with your life lately? Are you fulfilling your purpose? Do you feel like doing your calling? Or simply put, are you happy right now? If you feel like it’s the total opposite of joy, here’s the good news, it’s entirely possible to follow your heart and pursue what you love doing most! And no doctor’s prescription can help you decide to follow your heart other than yourself. So, here’s what you can do to figure out how to start earning money from doing what you love: 1) Try not to quit your job before you start pursuing what you love doing. Others tend to be bold enough to quit their jobs with no plan at all. But sometimes, as Forrest Gump would have said it, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you’ll never know what you get.”   While … [Read more...]

How To Make Cash Out of Selling Sweets, Cakes and Candies

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"Let them eat cake." -Marie Antoinette Drumming your fingers thinking of what may be profitable on the side? You don't have to go far, sometimes you can just  add a little sweetness into your life by making out cash from selling sweets, cakes and candies! Yes! You can make money out of them! Plus, this is a super low-cost business that's not really hard to pull off! The only ingredients you need to make this a worthwhile sideline is the passion, determination and perseverance of a budding entrepreneur. And if you are so keen to be everyone's sweet tooth fairy, here's how you can start making cash out of selling the very reason of our childhood cavities! 1) Get a taste of feedback about your sweets, cakes and candies first. Ask your friends, colleagues, and peers how they find your recipe! They are the closest subjects to know what your future customers like. Gather as much sweet information and comments as you can. From there, you can use their comments, requests and feedback as … [Read more...]

A Young Millennial’s Guide On Starting A Business

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Millennials (defined as today’s 18 to 34 year olds) are a different breed of generation. They are more confident, really task-focused, and downright articulate. The millennials are the kind of people who will resign if they don’t feel fulfilled in their job and even if there’s no job lined up for them. They are after self-fulfillment, as having such means a strong and solid security. Plus, millennials have the ambition to eventually set up their own business to be their own boss. Now, if you have the millennial-driven attitude to take risk and jump into the uncertain entrepreneurial road, then here’s a guide for all of you aspiring young business-minded yuppie on starting your business venture. 1) First, listen to problems and think of creative solutions. The market is really competitive, so, what’s something you can offer in a pure competitive market? What makes your business idea stand out? Now, that gets you thinking, here’s the trick: listen closely to all the rants, problems … [Read more...]

8 Must-Read Motivational Books To Make You Financially Successful

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“The poor and middle class work hard for their money. The Rich have their money work hard for them.” -Rich Dad, Poor Dad Financial literacy is wired to success. If you know how to use money... the rich way, then a secured financial future is right on your alley. However, most people use their money, the poor way. They spend, save a little, spend, spend, and spend. Getting out the rat race should be the goal. The rat race is a paycheck after paycheck lifestyle with debts, meager income, no investments, poor networth and little savings. But, don’t feel demotivated,  the way to get out of the rat race is to begin to seeing money and finances in a whole new way. And what’s a best way to start the road to success than reading. Now, these 8 inspiring books would motivate you in the right race track to the millionaire's finish line. 1) Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki “The biggest difference I see between The Rich and the poor or middle class, is financial education and how … [Read more...]

10 Movies That Can Inspire You To Be A Business-Minded Millennial

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Go to school they say, graduate they say, get a job they say, and you will be alright they say. But, in truth, life is more than just a boring and systematic 9 to 5 job. What other choices do you have other than working for a living? Well, there are endless choices. But you choose to be an employee, to work for someone, to hope to climb the corporate ladder, and be on top of the game. While that goal is smart, you’re just among the hundreds of hopefuls racing to get there. What makes you any different? What makes you stand out? Did it ever hit you that you would be working for the rest of your life? All that skills and talents get you paid to do the job. Let us tell you something, you don’t have to. You only live once (YOLO!) and you don’t have to live a life to make someone richer than you or the richest among all of you. Now, if you have that dream to run your own business or if it ever slightly enter your mind to be an entrepreneur, then here are 10 movies that can really inspire … [Read more...]