How I got my 1st ever insurance plan at age 23

More than a decade ago, I was a YOLO single lady whose main concerns were booking ultra-cheap flights during Piso Fare season and changing my nail polish every 2 weeks. ✈️💅 Having not much responsibility in life, I must admit that I also had my fair share of “happy-go-lucky” spending—from local or foreign travels with…

Why You Need to Create a Feasible Budget for the Family

There seems like an unwritten rule that homemakers need to make a feasible budget for the family. A financial plan that considers all the family’s current and future income and expenses is a must-have for every home. However, with all the many other aspects of parenting and family life, it can be difficult to regularly…

Apartment Hunting Tips for Millennials Starting a Family

Gone were the days when our only concern in buying or renting a place is whether or not it has interiors close to our Pinterest finds. When you’re already a parent or you wholeheartedly plan to be one, choosing a new place you can call “home” means more than just looking for fancy furniture and…

Homebased teaching opportunity at 51Talk

Securing income in the middle of the pandemic is really not easy. While I’m thankful for being able to work on my content writing business while taking care of my daughter, obtaining enough regular clients and hitting my goals are honestly more difficult nowadays. 😞 So, I can just imagine how hard it may be…

7 Benefits I Got (still get) from Blogging

As a child, I wrote every single day on my scented diary (with lock that ensured my youthful privacy). My diary was a quiet confidant to whom I shared my views and sentiments without reservations. I’d write about almost anything—my experience in school, my favorite cartoon series, my crush, my friends, my family vacation, my…

“Emotions create habits” #SunLifeItoAngArawMo

“Emotions create habits.” 💛👩🏻‍💻 This is my favorite realization among many other beautiful lessons I learned from Sun Life’s interactive workshop “Build Bright Habits to Reach Your Goals”. I always thought that habits can be sustained only by will power. So whenever I fail to pursue a habit, I blame my mind. 🧠 I blame…

Buy beauty and self-care essentials from home and support Filipino NiXYpreneurs

Buy self-care essentials from home and support Filipino NiXYpreneurs. 🛍 😎 NiXY is a multi-brand group that offers world-class beauty products like: 🧖🏻‍♀️ Korean skincare line Deoproce💄 Australian cosmetics company BYS💇🏻‍♀️ Kiss New York💃🏻 Greek fragrance group STR8 Just choose the beauty and self-care products you like from NiXY’s Digital Catalogue and contact a NiXYpreneur…

Ways to Increase Your Family’s Income

Like other young couples, my husband and I have many dreams for our little family. We dream of buying that dream house and saving for our daughter’s education.  We hope to set up a business of our own, travel more often, build a stable reserve fund, and eventually save for retirement. While dreaming of these…

Money-saving Tips for New Parents

Until now, I can’t imagine how my husband and I have managed to get by financially since our daughter was born.  As first-time parents, our patience and strategic thinking have been put to test by the overwhelming financial demands of having a baby.  From C-section delivery to baby essentials to immunization, expenses seem endless, but…