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Brighter Life tips to help you grow your money ad financially independent
  • November 19, 2017

    The 16-M Secret of Starting Over Again

    Beyond the box-office success of Starting Over Again is an insightful lesson in finances. Remember the sequence where Marco (Piolo Pascual) was talking to his fiancee, Patty (Iza Calzado), then a computation of his investment - which he used to open his dream restaurant - flashed on the screen? Is it something close to reality or is it just a case of movie magic? Here’s the deal.

  • November 19, 2017

    The 50-30-20 Rule

    Forget every piece of money advice you've ever heard. When it comes to personal finance, there's only one thing you need to know: the 50-30-20 rule. I didn't come up with it, in case you're wondering. But I wish I did. It's bloody brilliant.

  • November 19, 2017

    The YOLO Manifesto of a (Late) Twentysomething

    Does YOLO have an age limit? For those of us who are beyond the acceptable age of YOLO, what can it mean? Will it still involve heights, a huge price tag, adrenaline, and maybe a speeding vehicle or copious amounts of alcohol?

  • November 19, 2017

    Five simple ways to understand money better

    Personal Finance. Investments. Inflation. These are big words for most, but when you look at them in a different light, you’ll see that they can be learned in a few simple ways.

  • November 19, 2017

    A Tip on Cleaning and a Lesson on Sharing

    Whenever I see my son being generous to other kids with his food or toys, or confidently expressing himself, I like to think that our efforts are paying off: we’ve taught him about sharing, without making him feel deprived, and that his opinion is valued.

  • November 19, 2017

    Stay Physically Fit Without Busting Your Budget

    Living a healthy life and engaging in physical activities need not break the bank. Here are ways to get physically fit without spending too much.

  • November 19, 2017

    Are You Naughty or Nice (to Your Money)?

    Christmas is the season of giving. But when it comes to playing Santa, in which list do you belong? Are you naughty or nice? Let's find out and check it twice.

  • November 19, 2017

    Smart Girl Moves: Tips for a hassle free life

    My age has made me realize that there are certain stuff that one cannot escape. Here are tips on how you can make your adulting experience hassle free!

  • November 19, 2017

    How I Prepared for the Freelance Life

    Mom of two young boys and former magazine editor-in-chief, Frances shares the steps she took before plunging into the unpredictable and exciting life of a freelancer.

  • November 19, 2017

    Brighter Days: BPO Edition

    Unlike the standard 8-5 day job, the BPO industry faces many different circumstances called for by the profession.

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