An OFW’s family’s life is like a peso bonanza when Papa’s remittance would be deposited in Mama’s passbook account. In the span of three months, we changed our old CRT TV into a state of the art LCD TV, my brother and I bought a van for the family and our family each had new mobile phones.
He taught me that money is great to have, but not for the reasons most people think. It's nice to buy stuff, sure. But it's great to have when you're sick, or when someone you love needs help. You see, the love and admiration he gets from his family - that's where my dad is richest. Hopefully, some of his money smarts rubbed off on me.
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.
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.
Money management for kids is important because this wisdom is something they will carry into their adulthood and mold the person they are. If you want your kids to be smart about money, you first have to make them understand the value of it.
Far beyond going from size XXL to XS, what amazed me about losing weight was the total change in my body and my mindset. A brighter lifer tells her transformation and journey to a brighter and better self.
We all want to go back to the time when eating pork rinds would have little-to-no-effect on our body. Alas, at a certain age we can’t help but think we’ve had our fill of fun.
I was never really interested in sports. How did the world turn right side up?
Bucket lists tend to be about doing spectacular, daring feats: skydiving or seeing the Pyramids. While having such goals are good, why not try to create a list that will have a longer lasting positive impact on your life?
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.