Personal Development, Finance and Investing For Filipinos
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Financial Education is your best investment.
All of us deal with money everyday, we buy our necessities and wants with it.
But have you asked yourself if you are really in-charge of your money? Do you make purchases that you regret later on?
Why Budgeting Is Important?
Budgeting is very important. It is your most powerful tool. It will help you set priorities and achieve what's important to you. A budget should be part of your everyday life.
Budget helps you to monitor income and expenditure. It tells you how much money you need to carry out your activities.
So, why Budget is your most powerful tool? Here are the reasons why:
How To Make A Budget Properly
Be Clear And Get Organized
Track down or list down all of your expenses so you know your money goes. When you start listing all your expenses, you will scratch your head and whisper to yourself, “Did I really spend that a lot?” or “Is that purchase necessary?”
Differentiate Your Wants And Needs
Differentiate your want and what you need relies on how you perceive things. Impulse spending should be avoided.
Know Your Short-term And Long-term Goals
Start saving for them into your budget.
Eliminate Your Debt
In order to launch an effective personal finance, you must pay your bills first. List all of your debts and track your progress in paying them off.
Pay Your Bills On Time
Settle your bills on time to avoid interest or penalty.
Stick To Your Plan!
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ABOUT THE BLOGGER
Ralph "Rap" was born and raised in the Philippines. A Financial Literacy Advocate. An I.T. by Profession. An Investor. A Business Minded. An Introvert. A Photography Enthusiast. A Travel and Personal Finance Blogger (Lakbay Diwa and Kuripot Pinoy). A Traveler. An Adventurous. A Mountain Hiker. A Dreamer.
Currently works his way towards time and financial freedom.