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...]

10 Legit Ways Pinoys Can Do to Make Money from Home

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With a stable job comes a steady source of income. And while having a regular job and doing freelancing projects are considered as excellent money-making opportunities, there are still a lot more activities we, Filipinos, can do to earn even at home. However, don’t assume that you’ll be making the same amount you receive with your full-time job from these sidelines—unless you take on many jobs simultaneously. 1. Teach English Online Aside from the language, Filipinos are also knowledgeable and fluent in English. If you’re confident with your written and verbal communication skills, consider this as another career opportunity since it comes with a great pay. If you know another language besides English, the better! 2. Answer Paid Surveys Companies use paid surveys to their market research. It’s somehow similar to a focus group where discussions can be about a particular product, campaign, or an advertisement to name a few. By just answering various surveys online, … [Read more...]