Your House Won’t Save You During Emergencies
A friend who has a big house had a medical emergency and has to settle a total of $2500 with the hospital. When I asked her if there is anything I could be of help with, she told me that she needed to borrow as she only has $400. I told her to pawn some of her jewelry in the meantime, but she revealed that all her gold trinkets were previously housed in the pawnshop. I was floored.
8 Tips on How to Implement A Successful No Spend Year
I did successful “no spends” 3 years in a row and saved $2300.00. No one noticed. I still ate and went on with my normal life without feelings of deprivation. I just did some tricks that I will share right now.
I Bought Online Hobbies and They Paid for Themselves
The start of the pandemic gave birth to my new hobby - blogging. I’ve always wanted to express my thoughts online, but I didn’t know where to start. For a tech-challenged mom like me who only knows how to use basic Microsoft Word and Google search, starting a website is too much to handle. But my determination to blog grew stronger.
Yellow Cab vs. Yellow Pedicab
I saw the picture above in a law students' Facebook group where the moderator asked the members of the group if the owner of Yellow Pedicab who is also selling pizza may be held liable for infringement and/or unfair competition if Yellow Cab Pizza pursue a case against it. The moderator likewise asked the group to provide legal basis.
Harvard University’s Trademark Battle with a Philippine Clothing Manufacturer
Who doesn’t know Harvard University? Personally, I admire anyone who graduated from Harvard. I look up to them as having extraordinary intelligence. When I hear “Harvard”, only two descriptions come to my mind: prestige and excellence. And when I hear Harvard, I associate it Harvard University.
No Stars Need to Align with Love
It’s been more than 20 years since I last checked what my horoscope says. It seems weird how I abruptly dropped the involuntary habit of borrowing newspapers in the library just to check zodiac readings for the day. I must know my lucky color and my lucky number.
How to Spend Without Guilt: Unique Lessons From The Book “The 30 Day Money Cleanse”
I have read countless personal money management books, and almost all advocate budgeting. They require distinguishing between needs and wants and letting go of the latter to be able to save. Classic advice. But is it easy to do?
Give Me a Vocal Challenge – And I’ll Join Even if I Don’t Win
It’s embarrassing to admit but I’m like a little girl eagerly waiting for my marshmallow prize every time I join a Vocal challenge. My energy peaks up every time I’m writing a piece to submit. Honestly, I've always hoped to win. What’s the point of joining if you don’t look forward to winning? Right?
Copyright Basics and Case Stories
Friends, today, I will share some cases but I won’t give you your usual case digests. As promised, I will deliver a “5-minute bar story”. You can read these stories while having coffee. But rest assured that you will get your daily dose of knowledge that sticks.
Until The Love Songs Kill My Soul
I'm So In Love I’m a hopeless romantic. Most love songs speak my story. Most of them were specifically written for me. Their soothing words and melody bring heaven beneath my feet. With love songs, I cannot only hear but see, smell, taste, and feel love.