8 Realistic Financial Goals and Ways to Achieve Them

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With so many things to do, places to see, and bills to pay, your wallet and savings will be put to the test. Before accomplishing your life bucket list, you have to make sure your financial savings are all set not only to accommodate your wants but also prepare for the rainy days. But first things first, you must plot out specific financial goals and match it with your financial capabilities. In a previous World Bank study entitled “Enhancing Financial Capability and Inclusion in the Philippines,” Filipino respondents received a rating of 45% in financial literacy quiz, which means that Filipinos’ financial management and habits are still average. No matter what age set you’re in or how your lifestyle goes, the need to save money and be financially aware is a must do. While saving money is a tough deal when you’re living paycheck to paycheck, you can counter it by saving little by little.     1. Have no debts – If there’s one thing you’d feel good for … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Earn A College Degree

  Why is pursuing a college education very important? For one, it will open many doors of opportunities for your career and growth as an individual. That, plus all its other benefits, will last you a lifetime! That's a pretty good deal if you ask me. Truth be told, many of us come to a point in our lives when financial circumstances get in the way of finishing our education. In such a case, would it be better to skip school entirely and start a career early? Working may seem like a better option because, let's face it, who doesn't like earning money at a young age, right? There, however, lies a problem. Securing a good career in the field you want or in any field for that matter, means competing with other candidates who have bachelor degrees in this and that and whatnot. Now, guess who your dream company will prioritize for a vacancy. Don't get me wrong, getting a job that pays adequately can help you get back on your feet. But it has to be temporary! If you can make it … [Read more...]

Six Must-Visit Beautiful Churches This Holy Week

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  Holy Week is just around the corner and if you’re planning to go on a church hopping trip, then we’ve got just the thing to help you out! We’ve listed down six of the most beautiful must-visit Churches inside Manila you should go to during Visita Iglesia. Spend the holidays under the magnificence of these places of worship. We hope you enjoy the guide! The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, more commonly known as Manila Cathedral, is perhaps one of the most iconic churches in the country because of its Papal history. Located in Intramuros, this is a good place to start your Visita Iglesia! To get there: Take the LRT to Doroteo Jose station then ride a jeep going to Baclaran/Mabini and alight at Intramuros near the Manila City Hall. Mount Carmel Parish in Quezon City, an architectural masterpiece in itself, will make you feel spiritually more connected just by looking. Step inside and let the divinity of its stained glass windows … [Read more...]