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6 Practices You Should Learn to Decrease Your Electricity Bill

 A number of appliances in the Philippines like televisions may be affordable; but the electricity costs they can generate sometimes are just too expensive for a regular Filipino family. This is especially true in the latter part of the year becau...
by Piso and Beyond! on Dec 3, 2016

The Reunion

Four BFFs re-connected on a social networking site and decided to meet after 5 long years. They were college buddies that shared the same sentiments of growing up from a happy and a sometimes-chicken-sometimes-egg-dish kind of family. Although they...
by Piso and Beyond! on May 4, 2016

The Fourth Doll

A sage (wise old man), presented a prince with a set of three small dolls. As you would have thought, the prince was not amused. “Am I a girl that you give me dolls?”, he asked. “This is a gift for a future king,” said the sage. “If you lo...
by Piso and Beyond! on Feb 17, 2016

Juan's 360 Degree Financial Journey

Juan's life got better than it was before. He is living “the life” but he's reserved with his career and flow of income. “I have everything I need.”, he tells himself.  Few years later, Juan got married.  One night, after watching...
by Piso and Beyond! on Dec 19, 2015

Networking Tips for College Success

College students go through school thinking of lectures, parties or dating. Rarely do the students think of what the future holds especially after graduation.  Networking is a core activity that students can undertake in school to build relationshi...
by Piso and Beyond! on Dec 17, 2015

When is Travel Insurance Necessary?

When you’re planning for a trip abroad, one thing often overlooked- or left till the last-minute- is travel insurance. No matter how careful you are, there are various factors and circumstances out of your control that can really put a dent in your...
by Piso and Beyond! on Nov 22, 2015

Wealth & Wisdom Circle with Lianne Laroya!

Here comes the rainy season! And rainy season it is, as we dive into a shower of new learnings and wisdom from our Wealth & Wisdom Circle series that features individuals who inspire and influence us one way or another!  These are the people w...
by Piso and Beyond! on Jun 27, 2015

5 Big Money Mistakes Filipinos Committed in Their 30’s

Most people, by the time they hit their thirties, want their lives to be stable in all aspects—relationships, profession, finances—because this is the time when they are most likely getting married and starting their own families.  However, fin...
by Piso and Beyond! on Jun 5, 2015

4 Lessons About Investing from Brgy. Ginebra

I'm a die-hard Brgy. Ginebra fan since High School, though I'm quite thankful now that I was able to manage that attachment to the team, somehow. I don't know about you, but some fans I know were like me who find it hard to eat following...
by Piso and Beyond! on May 4, 2015

Wealth & Wisdom Circle with Chinkee Tan!

It took a while before I was able to pull of another invite for this section. Whew! But it's worth the long wait! Again, this is to feature individuals who inspire and influence us one way or another!  These are the people we look up to -- inv...
by Piso and Beyond! on Apr 23, 2015

8 Financial Lessons Playing Clash of Clans Can Teach You

A few months ago, while some of my colleagues were busy contemplating on what appeared to me as some sort of “strategy-planning”, my curiosity invited me to take a look at what they’re raving about.  As it turned out, it was Clash of Clans, a...
by Piso and Beyond! on Feb 17, 2015

Love and Time

Once upon a time, there was an island where all the feelings lived: Happiness, Sadness, Knowledge, and all of the others, including Love. One day it was announced to the feelings that the island would sink, so they all constructed boats and left. Exc...
by Piso and Beyond! on Feb 12, 2015

5 Things You Can Add (to your New Year's Resolution)

In case you don't know yet,  “a New Year's resolution is a secular tradition in which a person makes a promise to do an act of self-improvement or something slightly nice, such as opening doors for people beginning from New Year's Day.
by Piso and Beyond! on Dec 30, 2014

Wealth & Wisdom Circle with Fitz Villafuerte!

I'm so excited to announce that this blog, Piso and Beyond will now feature individuals who have contributed to the improvement of our financial awareness!  These are the people we really look up to -- investors, authors, bloggers, financial ad...
by Piso and Beyond! on Sep 6, 2014

Paid in Full With a Glass of Milk

The story below was inspired by true events: One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one thin dime left, and he was hungry. He decided he would ask for a meal at the next house. Ho...
by Piso and Beyond! on Aug 29, 2014

How Misjudgment Can Kill Your Dreams

Never see the person based from what he has - because you might just miss seeing what he is capable of. Most of us only see the tip of an iceberg without realizing how huge the hidden part of that tip is! So we often overlook things.  Rather, we sh...
by Piso and Beyond! on Aug 24, 2014

The Secret About Yourself You Don't Want to Know

Here's an interesting story about life and limits.  One day, all the employees reached the office and they saw a big advice on the door on which it was written:"Yesterday the person who has been hindering your growth in this company passed...
by Piso and Beyond! on Aug 21, 2014

What's Wrong With Our Educational System? (Part I)

  Have you ever wondered why there are students who make it to High School (worse College) who can't even read?  No, I do not wish to make fun of these students. Who am I to do that? I feel bad for them. But I don't blame them for such we...
by Piso and Beyond! on Jul 30, 2014

What's Wrong With Our Educational System?

  Have you ever wondered why there are students who make it to High School (worse College) who can't even read?  No, I do not wish to make fun of these students. Who am I to do that? I feel bad for them. But I don't blame them for such we...
by Piso and Beyond! on Jul 30, 2014

15 Rules to Gain Respect as a Leader

Leaders must influence others in order to achieve goals, and they must gain the respect of their followers in order to influence them.  This is no easy task, but if you want to have the respect of your followers and become an influential leader, th...
by Piso and Beyond! on Jul 16, 2014


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