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OFW Horror Stories: A Reflection of our Present Situation in Anticipation of the Future

OFW Horror Stories: A Reflection of our Present Situation in Anticipation of the Future

There are some horror stories shared in the OFW circle.  I want to share them with you to scare you in a good way to prepare for the future by taking stock of where you are, ensuring proper protection (through insurance and emergency fund) and ensuring a good retirement (through investments and business pursuits). Eric worked as a seaman while Ana, his wife, is a plain housewife.  They employed a maid so Ana doesn’t need to do household chores but…

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Enjoy Your Game

Enjoy Your Game

Do you know what your core gift is? When you think about your job do you feel a smile slowly forming or do you feel a cloud of dread forming over your head? When you think about the challenges in your work do you feel depressed like nothing is going right and that you are always performing below standard thus not delivering your objectives or do you feel like these are just temporary setbacks that will strengthen you as a…

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Finding My Core Gift And Using It

Finding My Core Gift And Using It

I have always felt frustrated that I wasn’t artistic enough.  I wanted to draw, paint or even capture a moment or scene in a photograph so that it will be forever documented and captured as a memory.  My only talent was sad to say writing.  Sad because I only discovered and used this when I was already in 3rd or 4th year college.  Actually, I accidentally discovered this during 4th year High School when we had a group project to…

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Checkpoint – End Dec 2013

Checkpoint – End Dec 2013

In Nov 2012, I mentioned in my blog about my dream board.  One of the things that I wanted to achieve was 1M Php (in emergency fund, investments in stocks and mutual funds) by end 2013 and I’ve got to admit that was one of the most challenging goals I have ever set for myself. Flash forward to 31st December 2013, I am very proud to say I have missed my target.  Why I am proud inspite of missing my…

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