Passing by the town of Carcar in Cebu, a young boy selling freshly cooked chicharon offered us his wares. As young travelers on a budget, two of us began haggling for the goods. After a few minutes, our other companion handed the boy our payment – in full price. We groaned, disappointed that our tawad
As part of our mission to provide enlightening thoughts on financial literacy, the Brighter Life team came up with Bright Lites, a column on bits of information and trivia under the sun. For the first edition of Bright Lites, we tackle the history of the modern concept of insurance.
On October 28, the nation will once again exercise the right to vote in the coming Barangay Elections. As the smallest administrative unit, choosing qualified
The truth was, I am not a simple person. And I don’t need nothing. When a brighter life means today might be darker day, one can rely on simple, little details to spark joy into one’s life.
Someone once said that to know a person’s priorities, all one needs to look at is where a person’s money goes.
Adhering to what the elders say, we believe, is a sign of respect; at the same time, we trust that they have our best interests in mind. After all, our parents and older relatives surely want what’s best for us, right?
Ready to be Rich’s Fitz Villafuerte on how chance favors the prepared mind and how it is helping him fund his parents’ retirement years.
As fans of the digital world, the Brighter Life team pooled together several personal finance blogs that give you worthwhile reads to inspire you towards that dream, that goal, that life you desired for yourself.
“There is no greater nation on earth than our Motherland. No greater people than our own. Serve them with all your heart, with all your might and with all your strength.” – Ninoy’s letter to Noynoy (Benigno Aquino III)
I finally let go of the comfort of living in my parents’ home, and the care of a help that came with it. The experience, while proving to be fruitful and liberating, came with lessons attached.