Category Archives: personal finance

   

What to Consider When Buying A Condo

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Condo living is becoming more popular in the Philippines, especially in the urban areas like Metro Manila and Metro Cebu. For some people, a condominium is a good alternative to a traditional house and lot, and a more affordable option. With the ever-changing Philippine property market, it’s too easy for a first-time homeowner to be overwhelmed with the many available… Read more »

Join the KACHINK! Wealth Conference: How to Retire Before the Age of 50

KA-CHINK! WEALTH CONFERENCE: HOW TO RETIRE BEFORE THE AGE OF 50

Why is it that we were never taught in school about money management when it’s one skill that we need all our lives? We don’t have any savings, yet we won’t hesitate to buy the latest model iPhones and charge it to our credit card. We have to splurge on our daughter’s debut party in a hotel; never mind if… Read more »

How To Secure Your Financial Future with Chinkee Tan’s Money Kit

CHINK+ MONEY KIT by Chinkee Tan

A lot of us dream of financial prosperity to be able to help our family or to afford a few luxuries once in a while. Difficult Financial Situations Carissa is in her twenties, single. She works as a customer service representative for a leading call center in the city. Her parents and siblings live in the province. Her family is… Read more »

The BPI Wait

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I prefer to do most of my banking transactions online. If I can, I avoid going to the bank branch because I hate waiting, more so doing it standing in line. Unfortunately, there are times when I have to go to the bank for some urgent transactions. BEA: No More Waiting In Line I was pleasantly surprised to discover Bank… Read more »

Lending Goes Social with Lenddo Philippines

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Are you an employee who needs additional funds for health care, education, home repair and small business costs? You can now tap your online social network to get a loan.  No collateral is needed and the interest rates are low. Everything is done online, quickly. Lenddo Philippines aims to help the emerging middle class to have access to financial services… Read more »

On the Road to Financial Independence with Pesos and Sense

Half the year has already passed. What have you accomplished so far? Look back to the resolutions you made on New Year’s Day. Did the list include putting your finances in order? What have you done in this aspect? If, like many working Pinoys, your answer is that you haven’t done anything yet to improve your finances, don’t feel down…. Read more »