• Experience,  Personal

    Reflection: Seek to Understand than to be Understood (2022)

    It’s Me, Hi! The year has ended and maybe it’s time to put up some reflection on this blog. I wouldn’t call my 2022 a fun ride, but it was definitely necessary. I figuratively lost people this year and made confrontations that somehow made up the title of this blog. Seek to understand than to be understood, I live by this quote all my life. I put this out there across all my social media thinking people can ponder on it and make an extra effort to make this place a better place to live. This year it backfired on me, people use this quote to make me somehow feel…

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    Waive your BPI Credit Card Membership Fee

    I’ve been a credit card user of BPI for maybe 5 years now and I always get advice from workmates and friends to try to ask them to waive my membership fee. That must be like every passing December. This year I finally tried it and to my surprise didn’t get my membership fee waived entirely. Background: – I pay my dues on time, with no past dues – I use my credit card for installment transaction – I use them sometimes on shop purchases and online purchases including airfare – They always grant me an additional credit almost every year – I have the Blue Mastercard one – It’s…

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    Game Idea: Bisaya to English Translation

    Games make a gathering extra fun and memorable. And living in a progressive city in Mindanao it is for someone not too acquainted with deep Bisaya terms to start getting to know them, and what’s the best way to remember a word is through an engaging activity. I have made a slide of this game wherein you can use them on your next event. Mechanics: When a Bisaya sentence is projected on the wall/screen, a group member should try to translate the sentence into English. Depending on the consequences, when someone does not translate it correctly they’ll be punished. The slides consist of 4 sets, wherein 2 playing groups should…

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    Finance,  Tutorial

    Pay Pag-ibig Housing Loan via GCash

    There is no doubt Gcash has changed the lives of Filipino with never before access to payments and transfers. One of the best feature payments on Gcash is the Government Bills. Login to your account. Go to Pay Bills > Government > Pag-ibig or Pay Bills > Menu > Search for Pagibig Fill up the form, and type select ‘Housing Loan’ from the dropdown. Enter your 12-digit Member ID or 20-digit Housing Loan ID to the Account Number Field.Enter the amount you wanted to pay in the ‘Amount’ field.For the period covered, ‘from’ select your day of due date since mine’s due date is every 17th I entered Nov 17th…

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    Finance,  Tutorial

    Pay SSS Contribution thru Shopee App (Shopeepay or Spaylater)

    Bills for Government Services has finally onboarded and integrated their payment methods with the most convenient method of all – online payments. Technology has been very helpful esp this pandemic but even before then, we have used Shopee for our shopping needs. If you are not aware of the bills payment feature of Shopee, well now you are and you should take advantage of this feature. First, you need to generate a PRN for your payment, you can check this link on How to generate SSS PRN. Once generated you can proceed with the steps. From Shopee’s dashboard, go to “Load, Bills & Travel” Then tap, “Government Services” Select SSS…

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    Personal,  Writing

    Easter Sunday, the Three Women, and Where’s Mary

    Who are these three women at the tomb of Christ during the Easter Sunday? Mark 16:1-2: “And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought sweet spices, that coming, they might anoint Jesus. And very early in the morning, the first day of the week, they come to the sepulchre, the sun being now risen.” These women, based on Mark 16:1-2, were: Mary Magdalene Mary, mother of James Salome How great really the faith of these women that they believe that the Lord resurrected from the dead though they didn’t see the body. Unlike Thomas on today’s Sunday Gospel. I was thinking…

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    Finance,  Forex

    Risk Management and Counting Pips

    What is a PIP? The movement of the prices in a tiny increments or decrements Why is it important that we should know how to count pips? Based on the previous articles we have: How to and Why Breakeven How to Follow Forex Signals we have always mentioned PIPS and POINTS. We should what is a pip in order to: Calculate when trading To set Stop Loss, Take Profit, and Breakeven points To calculate the risks This is the basics but we should know the grave importance of Points in Percentage (PIP). Stop Loss One of the important in trading was to put Stop Loss (SL) on each trade. And…

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    Finance,  Investment

    Sunlife Maxilink Prime Policy Review (Self Review)

    With the overload of ideas and life hacks we stumble upon in our daily social media lives, we sometimes absorb these ideologies without doing enough research on our own. I joined a financial group on Facebook as an earning individual that aspires to expand her financial portfolio. While a member of this group, I bump into people surrendering their policies – not just any policies but specifically VUL (variable universal life) Insurance. After enough time lurking in the comments section and reading posts within the group, I concluded some members is against this type of insurance. In a summary and from what I have read, the people in the group…