5 Ways to Improve Your Financial Literacy

Money is involved in almost everything we do in our daily lives. We work at our 9-to-5 jobs to earn money because we have so many things to spend it on. Most of us barely get by on our monthly income, making it seem like we are working for money instead of making our money work for us.

This is why financial literacy is important. Learning about money and understanding how you can make it work for you, instead of the other way around, will help you reach your financial goals quicker.

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Personal Finance Lessons You Wish You Had Learned in School Part 2

How are you doing with your finances? Do you consider yourself  financially stable? If you do, then good for you. If not, you are not alone. Most people are having problems with money because only a few are financially literate. Most of us have to learn financial lessons the hard way. Just imagine all the things that you could have done differently if only you know a thing or two on personal finance.

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Book Smart vs Street Smart, Which one is Better?

Most children grew up listening to their parents’ monologue, “Study hard. Get good grades so that you can get a good job and become successful later on.” This is not surprising since all parents want their children to be successful in life.  Some parents even take their achievement goals for their children to the extremes. It is a simple formula, study + good grades = success. Unfortunately, life is more complicated than that.

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Are You Book Smart?

Intelligence is something we are born with but how we hone it and develop it is unique to each one of us. Intelligence Quotient or IQ only measures innate intellectual ability but not the type of intelligence that a person has. There are different types of intelligence but most people differentiate themselves as either book smart or street smart.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Go on A Road Trip

Have you been feeling tired and stressed from your daily routine? Do you want to get away from it all but you can’t file any more vacation leaves? Do you wish you could recharge without having to be absent from your job for too long? We’re sure you have friends and colleagues who are feeling the same way. So go ahead and schedule a weekend to get together for a road trip.

It’s a quick getaway that gives back huge benefits for your overall wellness. Here are 5 reasons why you should absolutely go on a road trip.

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Lessons from My Maid Invests in the Stock Market and Why You Should, Too!

All of us who are stuck in the rat race know the daily stress of work and the anxieties we have for our future even as we worry about the present issues that our families are struggling with. The chart of expenses below compares the expenses of the regular employee to their house helpers. The comparison may seem funny but the situation also tugs at reality in a major way.

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What is Your Current Level of Wellness?

One of the many frustrations many people have in their lives concern their physical health. We are obsessed with trying to achieve the perfect bodies similar to the models we see in magazines. But we are frustrated because most of us cannot afford the lifestyle required to achieve and maintain such a body. Similar to our goals of financial success, a perfect-looking body has also become a status symbol.Read More »