Easy Tips When Moving Home in Metro Manila

Moving home in Metro Manila is a stressful task and sometimes it may seem to be overwhelming. It takes time, planning and energy to make the transition from your old home to your new one. After nearly two years of staying in a one bedroom rental apartment, my husband and I decided it was time to find a new apartment. We wanted to maximize our finances and that included having to lessen our expense on rent. We decided to move to another city in Metro Manila which had lesser rental rates than what we had and found two bedroom unit […] Read More

How To Maintain a Tidy & Clutter-Free Kitchen

Our humble little rental is a box open layout of living room, kitchen, and dining room in one. It does not have much storage and we have to make do with what we have being renters as we are. We are not very strict about tidying up all the time but we do tidy as we go. But there will be times that both Husband & I will be too busy to tidy after cleaning so we kinda leave things around until it piles up. Here are some home hacks to make your kitchen always made up:

Emergency Fund: Why It’s Important & How To Save Up For It

Emergency Fund: Why It’s Important & How To Save Up For It

We always hear about Emergency Fund (EF) when we start to manage our finances. Financial advisers advises it, family & friends with good finance practices encourages – but what is an emergency fund? An Emergency Fund basically serves a financial safety net for those unexpected income loss and expenses. It is money stashed aside to cover the family’s monthly living expenses and basic needs when you are unable to work or earn for yourself or the family.

How to Start Saving Money for the Family

While saving money is second nature to some people, not everyone is good at keeping their money in their pockets. However, not everyone who are good with managing their money started off smoothly. In fact most have struggled and failed multiple times before finally gotten the hang of handling their finances well. Here are ways to prepare yourself and to start saving your money: