• Extra Income,  Random

    Financial Management Lessons from Jay-Z

    Shawn Corey Carter, otherwise known as Jay-Z, is one of the most successful rappers and business moguls in the industry today. Having sold more than 100 million records and receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his music, he has not rested on his laurels since coming into the music scene in 1996. There is praise for his latest release, 4:44, for being fresh, honest, and insightful. While other rappers have made comparable fortunes – Dr. Dre, for example, through his association with the Beats by Dre headphones – no one rivals Jay-Z when it comes to generating wealth. When he started out, his life consisted of drug dealings with traffickers and…

  • Extra Income,  Parenting

    The 3 Digital Financial Literacy Initiatives of Sun Life

    Boosting its efforts to make financial literacy accessible to Filipinos, Sun Life offers three free online resources to help many learn and plan for their future. Together, they provide a three-step push for individuals and families towards achieving their dreams. And these are: attend the Brighter Life Institute, begin their journey with the My Future Fund Calculator, and connect with the #SINAG online journalism contest. Being financially prepared is really essential to life. We hold no assurance to what could happen tomorrow, thus, being financially prepared is the least we can do. To make things easier for every Filipino, Sun Life launched this 3 digital financial literacy initiatives. “Nowadays, Filipinos…

  • Extra Income,  Health and Lifestyle,  Parenting

    Have a Coffee Date with Piolo and Get a Chance to Win a Trip to Dubai for Free!

    Valentine’s Day may be over but love is still in the air. If you were a loser during Valentines, don’t fret. Feb is over, so let’s get over with it a well. LOL. #Bitteralert. But hey, with Sun Life Financial’s latest promo dubbed “Coffee with Piolo,” Facebook users can go on a virtual coffee date with brand ambassador Piolo Pascual, and even win a trip to Dubai while at it. Isn’t it that amazing? The majority of us, maybe, had a lonely Valentines but with this newest promotion of Sun Life, our Heart’s day isn’t just extended but made more exciting and fun. UPDATE: In fact, I even had my…

  • Extra Income,  Freelancing

    Blogging 101: How to Start a Blog?

    You may have heard about blogging. I am sure that many of you are that intrigue of how does a blogger earn from it. But let me give you a straightforward fact about this industry. If you want to blog for the goal of attending events and score free products and services, you will most certainly fail then. Blogging is more about passion. And when we say passion, it’s about creating quality contents and not just focus on paid or commercialized posts. People think that blogging is more about earning. Partly yes but when you begin your venture towards this industry, it’s not that easy as you think. Take it…

  • Extra Income,  Freelancing

    5 Ways to Earn through Blogging

    Let’s have a short recap of the history of blogging and when did it all start. I started blogging way back 2011 but long before I began my venture in this industry, the word “blog” has been in the internet world already. As quoted by Wikipedia: “It's generally recognized that the first blog was Links.net which was then created by Justin Hall, while he was a Swarthmore College student in 1994. Of course, at that time they weren't called blogs, and he just referred to it as his personal homepage. It wasn't until 1997 that the term “weblog” was coined.” Now, blogging became known to many. In fact, people are…

  • Extra Income

    How to be a Mystery Shopper?

    Since I was quite amazed at the responses from the public post I made down to the personal messages sent, I guess I’d better post it here instead so that those who are interested yet quite timid of asking me personally can then make their way to earning extra as well. Just so you know, I am posting this in return for nothing. I am just thinking of sharing my blessing, you know. Anyhow, I hope you’ll get your first task from the only mystery shopping site I am registered to which I am bound to share in this article. First things, first. Let me share with you what is…