Savings

How To Fool Yourself Into Saving Money

If money could talk, my wallet would be having a farewell party. I am not exaggerating! The weight of the Yuletide Season has been hard on my budget. You see, we are constantly bombarded with flashy sales and social gatherings. The materialistic temptations becomes harder to resist due to the year-end bargains. Not to mention, the convenience of swiping a credit card makes spending easy! Fortunately for you, there are other strategies that you can employ to save money. See

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Marriage & Family

How To Survive Awkward Holiday Gatherings

This is the season when party invitations pour in. From family gatherings to company celebrations, the holiday cheer assails you from every angle. Not everyone holds the cheerful tune in the same manner. If you have social anxiety or have a tendency to be awkward during parties, then you are not alone. Many people experience “holiday anxiety”. Here are some ways to deal with it… #1: EMBRACE THE SMALL TALK Whether you like it or not, small talk is the

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Career & Salary

How To Deal With A Stingy Boss

Frugality is an admirable trait, in most cases. Frugal people are typically prepared to tackle the bumps ahead. They are also able to cut down their environmental wastes. However, giving a reaction is essential if the frugality of your boss pulls down your productivity and lowers your workplace morale. Keep these things in mind before approaching your boss: WHEN DISCUSSING ABOUT MONEY As most of the things in life, timing is everything. Choose the appropriate time and place to approach

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Marriage & Family

12 Reasons Why You Aren’t Financially Ready To Get Married

1. Your present goals are mainly self-motivated (e.g., discovering oneself by traveling to several countries in Europe). 2. You are an undergraduate student who does not have an adequate amount of savings. Not to mention, you have to pay your student debts too. 3. You still depend on your parents to cover your monthly bills. 4. You are mortified with the idea of having a someone influence your ability to borrow money. Having a spouse with poor credit score may

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Career & Salary

Immediate Steps On Dealing With A Promotion

Several people are fortunate enough to receive a promotion. The glistening promotion is a chance to better yourself and your existing skill set. Higher roles entail more responsibilities and expectations. Some of your previous co-workers may be happy for you, while others may pull you down! Consider these tips to guide you with the new challenge ahead. #1: DO NOT WALK IN THE DARK When I was given the coveted promotion, a series of thoughts ran through my mind. I

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