Pond of Reasons

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Teens’ Jobs

School is out and summer is still in. Now is a good time to educate our teens about financial management. A practical way for them to learn is to get involved in summer jobs and similar money-making activities. A summer job can offer the following advantages: • Earn extra money – A summer job can … Continue reading

Paying the Summer Bills

Summer is nearing its end and I’m now facing another great task of paying few bills which peak up unusually only after each summer…and here are some other lessons common to us all living in this kind of tropical country. With the scorching heat of the sun, it is easy to rack up huge electric … Continue reading

Wonder Warren

Let’s talk about the wisdom of Mr. Warren Buffet. Warren Buffett, primary shareholder, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is the world’s third richest man as of 2011 with an estimated net worth of approximately US$45 billion. He is regarded as the world’s greatest investor, having amassed significant wealth through his value investing philosophy. He … Continue reading

Kids’ Summer

The election polls just opened at 7 this morning but I’m not talking about it nor how rotten the politics in our country. I grew up in a country where this activity never flourished into something fruitful exercise of democracy and voice of the people. The corruption has gotten worse…all looking forward after this day … Continue reading

Creative pampering of the hearts

Glad that my boss allowed me to take a day-off today. And after a sweet date with my girl the entire day, I have now the time to update my blog before hitting the bed. Valentine’s Day – it’s that time of the year again when people go to great lengths, not to mention busted … Continue reading

Happy New Year

Year 2012 is nearly over. A big year for me really, both in good and bad things that happened. Hurdled the Bar exams, got my second new car, nearly become a groom xD and got some promotions at work. Had learn how to be patient when taking care of my mom who was hit by … Continue reading

Belated Christmas Greetings

As usual, I forgot to update my blog. Reasons? No big things really. Busy schedules and lots of happenings when all of us in our family are together in one place. And I don’t hate it. It’s really enjoyable actually, each of us tells stories that inspire us even more to look forward for the … Continue reading

Copying Millionaire

They say that to become a millionaire, you must think and act as millionaires do. Millionaires have certain qualities that set them apart from the rest. Below are characteristics common among millionaires, as gathered from various Internet sources, that are worth emulating: · They are visionaries. Millionaires have a clear, distinctive vision of the future. … Continue reading


Who does not know this popular game show? Parallel to the game’s mechanics where your chance at the million depends on your correct answers, becoming a millionaire in real life depends on your responses to life’s myriad challenges and opportunities. Dr. Philip E. Humbert, personal success coach, outlines The Top 10 Steps to Becoming a … Continue reading

Saving Tips

There are many things we spend money on that we don’t really need. Let’s take a careful look at the items on the list and see if we can make some cuts into our discretionary spending: · Coffee – Indeed, coffee can be addicting. However, coffee bought outside, whether in coffee shops, restaurants or from … Continue reading


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