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Piolo and Inigo Pascual chooses to live a brighter life Piolo and Inigo Pascual chooses to live a brighter life

Live, Shine, Prosper!

Get tips and ideas on how to reach your dreams, achieve financial security, and live a brighter life.

 

  • November 19, 2017

    The Great Debt Debate: Is Debt GOOD or BAD?

    There has always been a great debate on debt and there’s even a popular view on what makes good debts and bad debts.

  • November 19, 2017

    The Road to Travel and Other Dreams

    But as a breadwinner and a yaya-less mother who deals with a messy house and toddler tantrums on a daily basis, I often get asked – “How do you get to travel as much as you do?” Here are a few rules I follow in earnest to afford my lifestyle:

  • 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

    DIY Gift Ideas for Christmas

    Christmas is just around the corner and one sure sign of that is how bazaars and sales are happening left and right. But before you go spending all your money shopping for gifts, you may want to consider going the DIY (do-it-yourself) route.

  • 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

    On Yuppies and Money

    A young man once asked me how he could convince other yuppies to save and invest. I am always encouraged when young people ask me questions on personal finance, read my books or, better yet, attend our personal finance events. I can’t help but think in retrospect of how I was in my youthful years.

  • November 19, 2017

    The Cost of Having Too Much Stuff

    They say too much of something is bad. But not many of us realize that having a lot of stuff – especially ones we rarely use – is actually costly. And the real danger lies in turning a blind eye to this very expensive reality.

  • November 19, 2017

    7 essential tips to use your credit cards wisely

    Before you cut off your cards, know that credit cards ARE amazing – when used properly. But mismanagement of credit cards and having the wrong perceptions about it can lead us to a mountain of debt.

  • November 19, 2017

    The ₱16M secret: Financial lessons from the movie Starting Over Again

    Here is the actual math (and financial products) behind the rags-to-riches story of Marco in Starting Over Again.

  • November 19, 2017

    Words of wisdom: 5 memorable quotes from Ninoy Aquino

    What makes heroes? It’s not always the selflessness – but it is about one’s passion to devote himself completely over his beliefs that can inspire people to act and change for the good.