Recently, I saw the documentary of a Filipino family living in the U.S. making $1,000,000 per year online.
Yes, that’s not a typo. Isang Milyong Dolyar kada taon.
That’s roughly over P46 Million pesos. It depends on currency exchange.
In short, they’re making P126,000 per day. Imagine how much your life will change if you make that much. Continue reading This Filipino Family Earned P46 Million Pesos Online In Just One Year
A couple of days ago, I wrote a Facebook status about how many Pinoy parents put a lot of pressure on their kids to pursue awards, honor medals, and a diploma. As of this writing, the post has received over 7,000 Likes and has been shared by more than 3,000 readers. That’s just in less than 2 days. (26,000+ likes and 14,400+ shares on the 3rd day)
It’s a very long article but many say that they have read every word that was written. Probably because it was something that they can relate to.
It’s about a culture of being entitled and not being left behind by peers and the community. A culture that has caused many Filipino families a lot of unpaid debts, selling of most precious treasures and assets, and anxieties both among parents and children. Continue reading Why You Don’t Need Awards Or A College Degree To Be Successful In Life
Two things in this world hardly ever get discussed on the same conversation: artistic passions and personal finances. Why? Both lie on the extreme sides of the mind: the creative and logical. But truth is, they’re not as unrelated as most people think.
Most of the things in life won’t be possible without money. We can’t eat without money – unless we scavenge trash bins of restaurants and make “pagpag”. We can’t spend quality time with our loved ones without money – unless we just stay home, watch TV, or play board games (all of which still need money by the way). And we can’t indulge in our artistic passions without moolah – unless our idea of art is drawing stuff on other people’s walls. Continue reading Pera’t Sining: Of Artistic Passions And Personal Finances