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  • November 19, 2017

    3 Ways to I DO Without Going into Debt

    You only get married once in your lifetime, but you certainly do not want to burn a hole in your pocket just to exchange “I do’s”. Good news is, you don’t have to! Just like a business, a wedding should be taken from an income and expenditure mindset. How do you maximize your revenues while minimizing costs? Read to know more.

  • November 19, 2017

    Tips for Brighter Travels (Part 2)

    So are you ready to go places this year? Make your travels more convenient and inspiring by doing some preparation way before you board that plane – believe me, some of these literally saved my sanity! For more practical notes while in wanderlust, you can revisit Tips for Brighter Travels (part 1)

  • November 19, 2017

    Pay Yourself First

    When payday comes, do you pay yourself first? In this excerpt from BAYAN SIKAT! book, we learn the value of taking care of yourself first and saving for your own future.

  • November 19, 2017

    Project Declutter: Office Edition

    In just a matter of days, we’ll be saying goodbye to the first month of the new year. And yet, your desk still screams of last year with all the clutter of the past still lying around. If you haven’t cleaned up your workspace until now, then it’s time to put Project Declutter into action.

  • November 19, 2017

    My Magastos Valentine: Is a Couple Budget Right for You?

    How exactly can two big spenders survive when they get together? Here's how it worked.

  • November 19, 2017

    WATCH: How OFWs Can Achieve Financial Security

    Being miles away from your family can be pretty tough. This is why OFWs work hard for their family to give them a brighter future. How can you make sure your family's future is secure? Watch this to find out.

  • November 19, 2017

    Why Support Local Tourism

    Passing by the town of Carcar in Cebu, a young boy selling freshly cooked chicharon offered us his wares. As young travelers on a budget, two of us began haggling for the goods. After a few minutes, our other companion handed the boy our payment – in full price.

  • November 19, 2017

    Why Thinking Like a Fresh Grad Helps

    Back then, I was not making as much as I am earning now, and yet, I was never really short on cash. I could pay the bills, treat myself once in a while, and survive okay until the next payday. Now, there are more bills to pay and other necessary stuff to spend on, that budgeting can be such a challenge.

  • November 19, 2017

    5 Personal Finance Blogs to Start Reading

    As fans of the digital world, the Brighter Life team pooled together several personal finance blogs that give you worthwhile reads to inspire you towards that dream, that goal, that life you desired for yourself.

  • November 19, 2017

    Corporate Lessons as Applied in Life

    Whoever said the corporate world bears resemblance with being in (high) school is right. Back then, we learned the basics of accounting, electronics, a foreign language, etc. When I think of my job and what I do, I realize that the skills I’ve acquired are far more applicable to real life. Lots more useful, too.

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