Tag: Makati

Metro Manila Stuns in this Foreign-Made Vlog

For us who have called Metro Manila our home for most of our lives, I think we will all agree (hey, comment below if you beg to differ aight) when I say that we've already had enough of the chaotic Manila and that we definitely needed a breather and ...

Inside: Aruga by Rockwell Serviced Apartments

A friend of mine recently threw a birthday party at one of the 2 bedroom suites at Aruga by Rockwell luxury serviced apartments/hotel in Rockwell Center, Makati City, and I was one of the few who arrived early to help with the preparations. Since we ...

How to Apply for a Business Permit in the Philippines

After securing your DTI business name registration and barangay clearance, the next step for proprietors is to apply for a Business permit (or sometimes called  Mayor's permit). You'll need a business permit in order to proceed to the next step, ...

Comparing Forex Rates in Manila

Whether you are a foreigner visiting the metro or a local planning a trip abroad, nothing beats having a handy contact list to find out which money changer buys the highest and sells the lowest currency/foreign exchange rates. This is especially ...

My Experience on Investing in the Stock Market with COL Financial

I've constantly heard of COL Financial (formerly CitisecOnline) as a reliable Philippine Stock Exchange broker from my credible friends and colleagues over the years. However I've always turned down ideas on investing in the stock market, as I know ...

5 Things We Can Thank a Corrupt Police Official For (If they only did these)

In the Metro, stories about corrupt traffic enforcers (locally known as kurakot or kotong cops) are just a normal part of everyday conversations in the office water station. We wouldn't even be shocked if we hear those stories, as it already seems ...

When Should You Invest in an Equity Fund?

In my previous posts on my experiences in investing in BDO Equity Fund, it came to me that through their comments, the most "in demand" questions by my readers are 'When should I start?' and 'Should I wait for the Net Asset Value per Unit (NAVPU) to ...

House and Lot versus Condo Unit?

Deciding whether to own or invest in a House and Lot or a Condominium Unit heavily relies on your lifestyle, and this is mostly true if you live in the Philippines, where cities are overpopulated but still the working class still feel need to be ...

Forex/Currency Trading is Not Hard After All… Just Avoid Your Emotions

There will always come a time in our lives when this thought bubble pops up: "I need to have another source of income - not just income from my day job, but something that will make money work for me as well." I mean, who doesn't think about this? ...

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