A common notion that many people hold is the idea that for the important things in life, effort needs to be put forth to achieve one’s goals. While this is an honorable belief to hold, in reality sometimes finding the easy way out isn’t always a bad thing. Especially when it comes to money, the less effort you have to put forth in order to get more, the better it is. It is this way of thinking that has led countless individuals on a journey of finding simple hacks to save big bucks. Though hacks can be use in a number of places, one of the simplest and most beneficial is our own homes. To start saving money without feeling you’re doing anything outside of the norm, here are some easy hacks to start using.
During the warmer months, the annual struggle with managing the heat within our homes begins. And as we work to ensure things are at a comfortable temperature, we often end up needlessly costing ourselves as the measures we take to cool things off such as using the air conditioning can quickly add up. A better alternative would be to utilize the fans in your home, which are just as effective for far less money. The hack comes into play during the winter months in which fans can still be used to regulate the temperature in your home. During these times, set your fan to run clockwise, the opposite direction of the standard setting. This actually pulls the warm air that rises back down, which helps improve the overall feel of the room and acts as one of the easier ways to conserve energy in your home.
Sa nakaraang ilang taon, maraming Pinoy ang nagiging mas-interesado sa pag-iipon at pag-invest ng pera at napansin ko din na paparami ang mga Filipino personal finance at investing books sa mga bookstores tulad ng National Bookstore. Noong nakaraang linggo, dumalaw ang tiyuhin kong OFW na nakatira sa America at sinabi niya sa akin na magsisimula siya ng investment account sa isang popular na Philippine online stock broker. Marami siyang tanong, at ikinagalak kong sagutin siya at ituro ang mga basics.
Basahin mo lang ang ibang articles dito:
- Ano ang Iba’t-ibang Uri ng Stocks?
- 5 Tips para Maintindihan ang Stock Market
- Paano pumili ng Stocks: 10 Terms na kailangan mong matutunan
Noong kinakausap ko ang aking tiyuhin, naalala ko na kahit siya ay komportable sa online registration, marami namang mas nakatatandang Pinoy ang hindi masyadong “tech-savvy” at pwedeng maloko ng mga online scams. Narito ang ilang tips o payo ko para sa iyo kung iniisip mong magrehistro sa isang online investment o brokerage account.
In the past few years, a lot of Filipinos are becoming more and more interested in saving and investing money and I’ve also noticed more and more Filipino personal finance and investing books popping up at the local bookstore. Just last week my OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker) uncle who lives in America came over to visit and he told me he was going to start an investment account on a popular Philippine online stock broker. He had a lot of questions, and I was happy to answer him and teach the basics.
Read more here:
- What are the Different Kinds of Stocks?
- 5 Tips for Understanding the Stock Market
- Choosing the Best Stocks: 10 Investing Terms you HAVE to Learn
While talking to my uncle, I remembered that while he is comfortable with online registration and all that, a lot of older Filipinos aren’t really tech savvy and could fall prey to online scams. Here are some tips for you if you’re thinking of registering for an online investment or brokerage account.
Why is car finance cheaper with small companies than the big banks?
When you’re getting car finance, it can be overwhelming when faced with the number of institutions offering loans and leasing options. From big banks, to small boutique companies, you need to figure out which provider will give you the best option for car finance.
Many people find that small companies can offer car finance that is cheaper than that offered through the big banks. There are a few reasons for this but it’s always worth doing your research and finding out the best option for you.
Sa isang nakaraang article, sinabi ko na maraming iba’t ibang klase ng kayamanan bukod sa pera. May mga bagay tulad ng kalusugan, karunungan, pakikisama sa iba o relationships, mga nagawa para sa iba, at napakarami pang iba. Maraming bagay ang mas-mahalaga kaysa sa pera, pero huwag mo iyong gagamiting dahilan para itigil ang pagsisikap upang yumaman at umasenso.
Habang ang pagtrato sa pera bilang mas mahalaga sa mga bagay tulad ng pagrespeto sa sarili at pagrespeto sa batas ay nakakapagdala ng malaking pahamak, hindi rin naman natin ito pwedeng balewawalain. Ang pera nga naman ay isang napakahalagang kagamitan tulad ng mga kotse, eroplano, computer, at marami pang iba. Narito ang ibang kayamanan sa buhay na makakamit mo kapag nagsikap kang umasenso: