Rich Money Habits Carnival – Frugality and Success

Welcome to the second edition of the Rich Money Habits Carnival! In this edition we will highlight the top 5 frugality and success articles out of the tons of money stories we’ve received during the month of February.  May these articles inspire you to live a wealthy and successful life.  Enjoy! Rich Money Habits Top… Continue reading Rich Money Habits Carnival – Frugality and Success

Reader Question: What to do with an extra PhP 50,000?

I recently received an email from an avid reader of this blog.  He asked me one simple question.  He said, “I have an extra PhP50,000.  I don’t know if I should invest it all in RTBs?  What do you think?  What is the best thing I can do with my money?” I remember sending a… Continue reading Reader Question: What to do with an extra PhP 50,000?

Rich Money Habits Gets Featured!

I’m very excited today.  Rich Money Habits just got featured at MoneyHackers.net!  Here’s an excerpt of the interview. What encouraged you to start Rich Money habits? It has been said that we are creatures of habit. Some money habits make us poor, while others make us rich. The key to being rich is knowing which… Continue reading Rich Money Habits Gets Featured!

Rich Money Habits Carnival: First Edition-Best Money Stories To Jumpstart Your Year!

Welcome to the first edition of Rich Money Habits Carnival-Best Money Stories To Jumpstart Your Year! Every month we will be featuring the best articles in the world of personal finance through the Rich Money Habits Carnival. In this first ever edition, we’ve reviewed a total of 27 articles submitted by personal finance bloggers and… Continue reading Rich Money Habits Carnival: First Edition-Best Money Stories To Jumpstart Your Year!

Passive Income Opportunity Myths & Realities: How to Spot a Scam

The idea of a passive income attracts a lot of people mainly because it promises to earn you money while doing little or no work at all.  Some even think of having a passive income stream as an opportunity of a lifetime.  Who wouldn’t want to earn money while you sleep?  Who wouldn’t want to… Continue reading Passive Income Opportunity Myths & Realities: How to Spot a Scam

My Financial Goals for 2010: Get Into the Money Game

As I’ve mentioned in one of my recent articles describing my financial journey last year, my wife and I were pretty lucky in 2009, being able to transition back to working as an IT professional in the Philippines even in the midst of the worst recession since the Great Depression. As a consequence, our financial… Continue reading My Financial Goals for 2010: Get Into the Money Game

Health Is Wealth – Why Your Health Is More Important Than Your Money

Have you ever heard the saying “Health is Wealth”?  I am not sure who coined the phrase but I think there’s a degree of truth to that statement.  It may even be more important than all the money you have. If your wealth is a number, your health would be the leading “1” on a… Continue reading Health Is Wealth – Why Your Health Is More Important Than Your Money

7 Ways to Celebrate Christmas Without Breaking Your Piggy Bank

Christmas is just around the corner.  Many of us are already planning how to spend our vacation.  Some are even singing a tune or two of their favorite Christmas carols.  Christmas in the Philippines is really special.  In fact, the season spans at least 3 months, starting in the early “ber” months of September until… Continue reading 7 Ways to Celebrate Christmas Without Breaking Your Piggy Bank

How to save money on drinking water

When my wife and I moved to a new condo a couple of months back, we were having a hard time looking for a place to buy drinking water.  On the first week, we had to buy a gallon or two of distilled drinking water from the nearby mall.  As some of you might know,… Continue reading How to save money on drinking water

8 Best Home Budgeting Software Features I’d Really Love To Have

I’ve been looking for a home budgeting software for quite some time but I haven’t really found anything that has all the features I’d really love to have. You see, my wife and I have been relying on the good old excel spreadsheet to track our income and expenses.  Sometimes it works.  Sometimes it doesn’t. … Continue reading 8 Best Home Budgeting Software Features I’d Really Love To Have