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Feb 2015 Trip – Happiness in Simple Things

Feb 2015 Trip – Happiness in Simple Things

Don’t get me wrong.  My trip to Manila last Feb 2015 was not all disappointments.  It was mostly a laid back trip with just running errands, celebrating my birthday, spending time with the family and eating nice food especially desserts, as it is very rare to find nice desserts in SG. Errands Completed: COL account application for my nieces and nephews in preparation for the Mutual Fund being offered in COL. We went to COL office in Tektite to physically…

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Celebrating Anniversaries of Sorts

Celebrating Anniversaries of Sorts

This month, January 2015, marks my 8 years in Singapore, working as an OFW and in Coke, initially starting with SG Bottler then moving to CPS SG 5 years in CPS SG 3 years of doing investment As I look back (accompanied by sentimental background music), my first 5 years in SG and in my previous working life in the Philippines I was a spender burying myself in credit card debts for consumables.  The only investment I had in the…

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10 Most Popular Blogs From 2014 You May Have Missed

10 Most Popular Blogs From 2014 You May Have Missed

A Happy New Year to you dear blog readers!  I wanted to wrap up the year 2014 by giving you my most popular blogs. Skim over them again if you want to grab a quick motivating refresher, or read them for the first time if you missed any of them. Here’s the recap of 2014’s Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts: Collecting Coins: A Pleasant Surprise The simplest way to save that even kids can do – the power of…

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Conversations with a Taxi Driver

Conversations with a Taxi Driver

Yesterday I was running late because I had difficulty getting up because of a bad headache. It was actually a blessing in disguise as I had the opportunity to have an interesting discussion with the taxi driver.  We talked about a lot of things but at some point he was doing most of the talking and I was just quietly absorbing his comments and processing it in my head.  I share with you some of my conversations with a taxi…

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