What Your Luxury Watch Says About Your Personality [For Men]

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Men like flaunting their ware too, luxury watches especially. That piece of accessory is like a trophy earned—not to collect dust or be kept in a cabinet, but to be displayed in all its lustrous glory. Just like women, men want to be recognized as fashion icons in their own right. And more interestingly, men’s choice in watches can be quite telling not only when it comes to their social status or economic wealth, but also to their personality. Not convinced yet? Here’s what we learned about men giving much ado about these highly-valued timepieces: Rolex – You’re a “work hard, play hard” type of guy Image Source: Someone who works hard and wants to appreciate the finer things in life can’t go wrong with a Rolex. This classic brand gives our kind of guy all the things he desires: top-of-the-line quality, instant recognition, and the satisfaction of an excellent and timeless buy. Patek Philippe – You’re the gentleman with a vision and flair for business Image Source: A … [Read more...]

Hilarious Fashion Look-A-Like: A New European Luxury Bag Is An Old Asian Market Bag

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This year, Balenciaga marched down Paris Fashion week with the launch of their so called “Bazar” bags for the Spring/Summer collection which looks familiar and surprisingly fashionable hilarious! And we know what a Balenciaga is, it’s a world famous brand! Your mom, your aunt, or your friend might keep one neatly hidden in a closet or a nook, like a trophy, only for display and never for use. However, we just don’t understand how such a luxury bag can look like a cheap Asian market bag you’d bring to the palengke! And here’s why we’re gagging: Image source  The prices are outrageously expensive. The price differs in sizes (they come in three) and the common factor about these sizes is that they are outrageously expensive, worth at least a thousand dollars (convert that in Philippine pesos)! To give you an accurate description, here are the reported prices: small version is priced at $1,495, medium at $1,645, and the largest is retailed for $2,525! It’s just … [Read more...]

Concert Tickets? Five Things You Can Do To Get To Watch Your Favorite Band

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 “Nobody said it was easy No one ever said it would be this hard” - The Scientist, A Rush Of Blood To The Head After rumored speculations, a long wait, broken promises, and many hoaxes…the universe has answered the prayers of many hopeful Coldplay fans in the Philippines! On an Instagram post, the Grammy award-winning British 90s rock band revealed they’re taking Asia by storm this 2017- and YES! That includes the Philippines! * Insert gasps, cheers and shrieks! * Their concert tour is leaving everyone in tears… happy and joyful fan tears! Coldplay is finally coming to the Pearl of the Orient! However, like most international concert stages, concert tickets are a bit pricey! With Php 22,500 for VIP seats, Php 17,500 for Platinum seats, Php 12,500 for Gold, 7,500 for Silver, 3,500 and 1,800 for Bronze and Gen Ad seats respectively [Source: MMI Live], the prices are just staggering!  Here’s more, the concert tickets are going on sale on November 24, 10 am to be exact (but … [Read more...]

10 Best-Budget Laptops Starting from P8,000

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From home, school and work, we live in such a fast paced lifestyle that we love to have things that supplement our on the go schedules such as a laptop. While the market for laptops range from high-end to best budget, it still begs the question, what makes a good laptop? Sure, one may opt for the dear ones as one would believe that price dictates the overall performance of a laptop, however, these days, tech firms are quick to showcase that a budget laptop doesn’t mean a discounted quality. You can just find a laptop of your budget where its performance is just as good. Previously, we rounded up 10 best budget laptops to get your hands on [Read:8 Best-Budget Laptops This 2015 Starting from P8,000]. Now, we’re  hitching up a notch as we help you choose more options with the list of ten best-budget laptops starting at Php 8,000 (still the same budget). So, check them below because these laptops are fantastic enough to cater to those with an always-moving lifestyle. 1) ASUS … [Read more...]

Pawnina Shares: Calling it Quits With Your Business Partner (The Right Way)

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Hi guys, Pawnina here. Well, breaking up is not at all beautiful, we all know that. While some relationships endure a lifetime, other relationships will flounder just like business partner relationships. It will be obvious. You will feel it when everything is not working out anymore. So instead of creating a grudge that will run deep where it eventually fall into a lifelong feud, take the right steps to break up with your business partner. If it’s time to call quits with your partner, here’s how you should do it because it’s better to break up gently than ugly.  1) Communicate a lot and with honesty. “It’s not you, it’s not me, but it’s us.” Honesty is the best policy. You both should be transparent with all the plans and communication is everything! Much like a divorce in marriage, this is a step by step process. Nothing will be as easy as one, two and three, plus separating in a business relationship can be costly. A sweet reminder: Always keep a good tone, be … [Read more...]

How The Golden Rules Of Investment Can Teach You To Prepare For A HeartBreak

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Relationship is like a stock market, you invest. You invest feelings. You take the risk to put yourself in a vulnerable situation, like the market. But you trust, you trust that you can get through the ups and downs of a relationship like the fluctuating market conditions. You believe that you can control and you can get a higher return (of unconditional love) when the risk is lower (the ideal relationship)... but somehow like any relationships (especially for first timers), it is bound to get through a heartbreak. So just like a stock market, you invest. You invest your time, your feelings, your emotions, and yourself. Here’s how the golden rules of investment can teach you to prepare for that heartbreak.   1) Avoid the herd mentality. In investing, you should not base your decisions solely by what others are talking about. Do not jump into the trend. Just because everyone’s doing it, you should.  Like in a relationship, don’t let peer pressure decide when or when not to … [Read more...]

Spooky Personality Profile: Which Type Of Monster Are You? [Infographic]

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Happy Halloween folks! Finally, it’s the time of the year to be whoever you want to be! So, what are you dressed this Halloween? A crazy Harley Quin character? A mean girl plastic? A drop dead gorg zombie? Or A purger? Well, you can just go about being creative with your looks these days. Since it’s Halloween, let’s poke fun by finding out that monstrous personality hiding and creeping inside of you. So check your spooky personality profile and discover the spirit monster inhabiting in you below: Now that you know which type of monster that’s inside of you, go out through the night and spread the jeepers creepers. With PawnHero we always #BeatTheFright of traditional pawnshops. If you want a hassle-free, convenient and easy way to get cash loans, then visit the PawnHero website to learn more. You can also have the pawnshop right into your pawn by downloading the PawnHero app. If you are off for a shopping treat, check out Marketplace.ph by PawnHero. Your online shop … [Read more...]

5 Investment Lessons from OFWs-Turned- Entrepreneurs

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No one wants to be an OFW forever. Money can never take back the lost opportunities to be with your loved ones, see your kids grow, and attend milestone family events like birthdays, weddings, and anniversaries. These are enough reasons to dream of, one day, returning home for good. For OFWs, it’s a powerful motivation to save and invest in a business that will provide a sustainable source of income without flying away. As a modern day hero, you know you deserve better. So, begin dreaming of becoming your own boss. Let’s learn from the success stories of former OFWs who flew back home to dare the business scene. Myrna Padilla (Image source: Kalibrr) Growing up diving for and selling seaweeds in Bohol, Myrna Padilla didn’t know she has a passion for computers until she worked as a domestic worker in Hong Kong. She’d watch her 8-year-old ward each time the boy used his computer. Later on, she learned how to use the mouse, browse the Internet, and send e-mails. Myrna … [Read more...]

Around the World: How OFWs Can Spend The Holidays Away From Home

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The holidays in the Philippines see a spectacle of reunions, celebrations, shopping sales, festivity attractions and many more. Our family-oriented culture is what leaves most of our beloved ones abroad terribly missing us. Not all of our fellow countrymen would spend Christmas eves with their loved ones here. We shared how one can cope up with the homesickness [Read: Not Home For The Holidays? Turning The Holiday Homesickness Frown Upside Down], now we share how your beloved ones can spend their holidays away from home. So, if you know someone, recommend this read. They may be feeling blue come holidays but with these holiday-filled places, the cold won’t bother them anyway. Make sure to recommend these holiday go-to places of the following countries they are working or living in. London Oh yes, Big Ben, pubs, the English, the Royalty! What’s not to love about London? In London, our OFW families will find the city’s holiday festivity overwhelmingly magical! One can take … [Read more...]

Not Home For The Holidays? Turning The Holiday Homesickness Frown Upside Down

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“When you feel homesick,’ he said, ‘just look up. Because the moon is the same wherever you go.” ― Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch Supposed to be home for the holidays? But unexpectedly, you just can’t go home. Well, the sacrifice to be away from home is not at all easy and we salute that noble pursuit. While homesickness embraces you like the cold December air and not a fire by the hearth can warm the heavy heart, we can still turn that holiday frown upside down. You’re not the only one after all, everyone, one way or another, felt homesickness on the holidays. Here’s how you can cope up with your feelings: Let it all out. It’s okay to cry! At this time, there’s no guilt in crying. You are not weak. You have been amazingly tough. It’s best to release all that sadness because you need to free up the space of your feelings and fill them with joy, optimism and glee. Just let it all out, you need a good cry. Those tears measure how much you long for the company … [Read more...]