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I’m Still Financing My Child

I’m Still Financing My Child

Question: Hi, Randell. My child has been working for five years already but I feel that I can do more to help him become financially independent. I’ve been helping him out by giving him a monthly allowance of P10,000, instead of him contributing to our expenses in the...

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Saying “No” to Impulse Spending

Saying “No” to Impulse Spending

Question: I understand that I need to start and invest but I find it difficult because I’m impulsive when it comes to buying. What should I do? Answer: Saying ‘no’ is a challenge, especially when you are shopping. You go in, and come out with a bag or two in hand, or...

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The Importance of Investing in Knowledge

The Importance of Investing in Knowledge

"If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it from him. An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." —Benjamin Franklin. This is a longer version of the usual quote “An investment in knowledge …” The author expresses a straightforward saying,...

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My Financial Plans and the Bible

My Financial Plans and the Bible

My life was in a financial mess despite having sufficient knowledge about finance. Eventually, I realized that money is more about behavior and less about skills. When I gave my life to Jesus many years ago and began to read the Bible, many things changed for the...

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Do Not Rob Yourself of Future Income

Do Not Rob Yourself of Future Income

How would you take the thought that you are stealing money from your future income? That is what bad debt will do to you if you’re not careful with how you spend. I will classify bad debt as money borrowed for debts that were spent on non-emergency situations. A funny...

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Savings and the Bible

Savings and the Bible

Question: I am a Christian and I have been following your posts on personal finance. I have been consistent in saving money but I have heard from other believers that I shouldn’t be concerned with saving because I should depend on the Lord for provisions by faith. Are...

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Deadly Money Behaviors

Deadly Money Behaviors

When dealing with money issues, one must always be aware of deadly behaviors that will cause financial havoc. I call them the three dangerous money attitudes: greed, fear, and ignorance. Greed has been man’s downfall since time immemorial. When it comes to our...

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