“Saving money is not about being able to buy bigger and better things. It is about being prepared to take care of your family.” -Dave Ramsey Life is unpredictable. It hits us with something unexpected and more often than not, it is not too kind. Sometimes, all you would need is a paltry amount for … More How to Build Your Emergency Fund in Five Ways
Investment has always been a hot topic especially for people who are looking for opportunities to grow their money. One can basically invest on any type of business. But when it comes to the leading industries that sport a very good chance of helping you gain more returns, investment on real estate is seen as … More Philippines Real Estate in a Bubble?
“It is not your salary that makes you rich; it is your spending habits.” –Charles A. Jaffe It has been said that to develop a better leverage over your purchases, you should carefully consider your buying motives. This tip rings all the truer for exorbitant expenses such as those that involve real estate and … More House Buying/Renting Habits of Pinoys
“Around here we do not look backwards for very long…We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things because we are curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” –Walt Disney So, you think the worse is over. You have packed your belongings neatly into boxes and moved them into the new … More Five Things to Do After Moving Day
“It is not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.” –Bruce Lee Condominium units are the personification of less is more and they are literally a tangible manifesto of a minimalist lifestyle. True enough, you can invest in spacious condos and pepper it with furniture and household items to the … More Why Less Is More in A Condominium
“Every time I slip into the ocean, it is like going home” – Sylvia Earle Known as the local beach haven of the Southern Tagalog Region, Batangas has its fair share of lush and immaculate beaches enough to make it a renowned tourist destination in the country. Batangas has also been famed for its irresistible … More Sea Explorer: Five Best Beaches in Batangas
“When you are drowning, you do not say ‘I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight to notice me drowning and come and help me,’…you just scream.” –John Lennon As the Philippines is teeming with innumerable beach resorts, being out in the ocean can be a fun summer frolic for the entire … More Ocean Safety 101: Six Signs of Quiet Drowning
“The way that you live in your home and the way that you sell your house are two different things.” –Barb Schwarz A real estate agent and their designated home sellers have an oddly unique symbiotic relationship in which they both benefit from the other. The home seller finally gets their house sold … More Real Estate 101: Four Annoying Things Sellers Do that Drive Agents Nuts!
We live in a tropical country and naturally there are many beaches in the Philippines. In almost every nook and cranny of this country, we can find a resort or an untouched beach that it would be understandable if they considered the Philippines as the land of perpetual summer. Undoubtedly, life is always better at … More Beach Safety 101: Keeping Tots Safe in Beaches
“Dengue is now one of the most important tropical diseases. While it does not kill that may people, it has tremendous economic and social impact.” –Duane Gubler The Philippines, being a tropical country with countless rainy monsoons per year, is expected to experience afflictions the erratic climate brings. Some of them are mild, but most … More Prepping for the Rainy Season: 7 Ways to Dengue-Proof Your Home