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Investments for Kids in the Philippines and How To Teach Kids About Money

When I was a kid, my parents never taught me about money. What I would always hear from them was their lack of money and how they struggled financially. Because of my parents’ behavior towards money, I grew up thinking that it’s hard to earn money, that money doesn’t grow on trees, and that we …

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How To Help Family Members In Financial Trouble Without Risking Your Own Finances

When our loved ones get into some financial troubles, one of the first places they turn for help is to their family members. And since we, Filipinos, have very close family ties, we feel it’s our duty to provide financial support to family members in need. It’s only natural to want to help loved ones, …

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How to Handle Loss of Income During the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned people’s financial lives upside down. Thousands are unemployed or have seen their income significantly reduced. Several businesses, especially hotels and restaurants, have reduced employees’ salaries and ordered most of their staff to go on leave, in many instances, without pay. Some have gone as far as terminating contracts of their …

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Practical Ways to Save on Electricity and Lower your Meralco Bill

With the sudden increase of our electricity bill during the Enhanced Community Quarantine period, I thought of and searched for possible ways to save on electricity so that our next bills will not be as high as the previous months. From our average electric bill of ₱2,000, it has increased to ₱3,500 during the lockdown. …

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How to Check Meralco Bill Online – Why our Electricity Bill Doubled this Month

Have you seen your latest Meralco bill? Nagulat ka din ba kung bakit ang taas ng bill ng kuryente ngayong buwan? I knew our electricity bill will increase because we have been using our fans and Aircon non-stop during the ECQ. But… I did not expect that our bill will double in just one month. …

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9 Financial Tips While On Enhanced Community Quarantine Due To Covid-19

As Covid-19 continues to spread across the country and around the world, many of us are now facing financial challenges. Since the nationwide lockdown has been implemented, a lot of workers in the Philippines are now on “no work, no pay” status. And two weeks into the enhanced community quarantine, many people have little to …

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