Du30: 30 Small Things to do to Make Change Happen in Your Life


Unless you're Patrick Star (read as: living under a rock), you know that the everyone has been talking about #ChangeIsComing and #WelcomeChange. Appropriately, and just in time for the second half of the year, it's time to reassess your progress on your New Year's resolutions and finally finish what you've started or create new goals to end 2016 strong. To help you guys get the ball rolling (and a fun play on our new President Duterte's shorthand name), here's a #Du30 List, or 30 small things to do to make change happen in your life: 1. Start a dream board | This is a simple way to get the law of attraction on your side, meaning imagine it as yours and it will be yours. 2. Read short stories or books | Get your mind thinking, and transport it to a different place to get your imagination going. 3. Write or doodle | Sometimes, words cannot express our ideas and feelings; write them or doodle them out and you'll feel a whole lot better, and you'll have a piece of art that … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Pawning – A New Perspective


Pawning is a viable option that covers a lot of needs and a lot of possibilities. What people once saw as simply a platform for the desperate times or for sudden emergencies has expanded into a lot of other options for the financially savvy. PawnHero will look at the collected benefits of online pawning and the possibilities that it will lend to you should you opt for the service. The Benefits of Convenient Service Fast cash is often relegated to normally urgent needs like hospitalizations or unexpected expenses like mid-school year fees. And fast in this case isn’t just referring to the speed of deliver of the cash loan, it also comes into play with the expediency of time offered when you don’t have to waste it with the external things like travelling to a pawnshop, getting stuck in traffic, etc. Indirectly, this allows you more leeway to spend time with other opportunities as they open up to you. This is why online pawning with PawnHero comes with hidden extras. Entrepreneurs … [Read more...]

Fast Facts: Filipinos and Money


Filipinos have a lot of bad money habits they need to break to avoid money troubles. One is the “Mañana Habit” or “Mamaya Na” habit when people ignore the need to save for a rainy day. Another is the “Bahala na si Batman” habit, which means not having any plans for financial stability or security. But despite that, many still practice good money habits such as budgeting. Most parents, if not all, with children still attending school and allotting a specific amount for groceries and other necessities do this. Some are investing in life insurances to prepare for the future or taking risks in the stock market. Filipinos are well-aware of their priorities, knowing that it takes a lot of hard work and sacrifices to earn money. Let’s see what the figures tell us about the Filipino money habits with this infographic.   Whether Filipinos practice good money habits or not, there are times when people have short-term cash needs. That’s where online pawning can help. Unlike … [Read more...]

Pawnina Shares: Common Pawning Misconceptions


Hi, everyone! Pawning has been around forever, and it's funny but many people don't understand a lot about this source of quick cash. Which is sad, because it's one of the safest loans you can pull out when you have an emergency or just need extra cash. Today I want to help you understand pawning a little more. So, here we go! Here are the 3 most common pawning misconceptions dispelled and proven wrong. Pawnshops really, really just want to keep your item. When you pawn an item for cash, it's obviously going to be something valuable. After all, the amount of cash you get depends almost entirely on how costly your item is. Many times, these items are also going to be personally important. It's never easy to give up what's valuable enough so, when the deadlines loom and there's a chance to lose that valuable item, many people get anxious. It's easy to vent out to a pawnshop and think that they want nothing more than to just keep your item! While your item has value, that … [Read more...]

Top 5 Back-to-School Apps You Need to Download Now


Smartphones are everywhere. Anyone and their grandparents has at least one iteration of the many number of smartphone brands out on the market today. The one thing that gives smartphones their infinite usefulness are the plethora of apps available. Be it popular games that help you pass the time like Clash of Clans or Battle Royale, or chat apps like Messenger or Viber and so much more, there’s something for everyone. PawnHero looks at five apps that we find are the most useful for those who are going beck to school. These aren’t ordered by usefulness, and we made sure to pick one each of a number of categories that will benefit anyone going back to school. 1. MMDA Whether you have to endure the long commute or are super lucky to have parents pick you up, you’re likely to face the terribly tormenting traffic coming to and from school like the rest of the Metro. While having the MMDA app in your smartphone won’t take away the traffic, it’s pretty precise in helping you plan … [Read more...]

2 Great Things About the K-12 Program and The Challenges They Face

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Beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, we saw an overhaul in the education system of the Philippines. We went from the long-standing ten-year program to the 12-year K-12 program. Many people naturally reacted to this change with a range of emotions from acceptance to shock. That latter mostly comes from the fact that extra years means extra spending. Even in cases where the public school system shouldered the brunt of the expenses, there are still books, uniforms, and allowances to save up for. PawnHero looks at two reasons why the implementation of the system is an overall advantage for the country, the challenges that come with it,  and how you can mitigate expenses. 1. A competitive edge To say that Filipinos are competitive is an understatement. Just last year, a 15-year old student won a bronze medal at the 2015 International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering and Environment Project Olympiad for his innovative biodegradable plastic bag. That’s frankly a boon for … [Read more...]