6 Steps in Choosing a Financial Product – Good Housekeeping Money Matters

good housekeeping money matters

Do you know why Filipinos get easily scammed? It’s because we buy products or services that we do not truly understand. We also love get-rich-quick schemes. I mean, who doesn’t want to get rich in the shortest time possible? But every single time, we hear people regret decisions of signing themselves up with such schemes because instead of gaining, they lost their investment.


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Of Nap Times and Bedtimes

nap times and bedtimes

Nap times and bedtimes are one of the few moments that Z and I spend together that I really love. I only get to put him to bed at night on the weekends and when I have to stay home during the week. So I make it up during nap times before I leave for work.

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Being a Weekend Mom

Another long day over. And I mean literally long day. I’ve been up since 8AM and was out of the house before 10AM. And I just got home about an hour ago. Let’s not talk about that, shall we? 😀 Although I need all the powers that be to intercede in the processing of my passport due to an urgent business need to travel. I need the passport to come out by the 14th of this month. But like I said, that’s not what I really wanted to talk – well, write – about. Since the start of this year, […]

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Being a Mom

I came home about an hour and a half ago from a long day at work. And when I say long day, I meant about 13 hours long. And I am tired. But my brain’s still way too active for bedtime. You see, I have been working the graveyard shift for almost 8 years and then alternated from graveyard shift to midshift and back. For the past few months though, I have been in the midshift, extending into the wee hours in the morning depending on the need. And trust me when I say that 13 hours used to be my normal working hours […]

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On Being a Single Working Mom

I am now a single working mom. I went back to work last Monday, after a 60-calendar-day maternity leave. Last Monday was the first time that  Zaine was out of my sight for longer than an hour. And it was so hard to leave the house, I tell ya. My Mom almost had to literally kick me out of the house just so I leave. You see, I have been hands-on with my son for the duration of my leave. He has not left my sight for more than an hour. And leaving him for a few hours so I […]

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