Category: Tools and Resources

For Emergencies: Organizing Personal Documents

Torrential rain usually scares me. I hate to have to walk thru puddles, lest I step on something disgusting or possibly get sick. Not a rainy season has passed that I didn’t get a cough or cold.

Though I personally didn’t suffer much from Ondoy, I am traumatized with what some of my friends had to go through. Their cars and houses and electronics and documents, sunk and wet and damaged. That and the emergency preparation reminders at our building and the fact that I am entering a new major phase in my life has got me revisiting my personal files.

Girl’s Guide to Building a Million Dollar Business – Book Review

Must-read for all women entrepreneurs What woman doesn’t want to build a million dollar (or peso) business? Susan Solovic gives meaningful, practical advice that I wish I’d read before venturing into business. This book stays by my bed… Read More

Die Broke: A Four-Part Financial Plan – Book Review

Every month, and as long as my budget will allow, I will read a new personal finance book and share with you my learnings and insights. Feedback for Die Broke: Die Broke authors Stephen Pollan and Mark Levine… Read More

Mandarin Lessons on My Terms

I always wanted to learn a new language. Growing up in Manila, you can only get so fluent in English and Filipino. In college, I had a spreadsheet where I compared the amounts for learning German (Goethe Institut),… Read More

“Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties” Book Review

Written by Beth Kobliner; Published by Simon & Schuster New York The title just reached out to me, you know? Even if it was a bit more expensive than my usual books, I got it for the simple… Read More