How to Get Cheap Flights Online

book-cheap-flightsTravel is essential. I cannot emphasize it enough. As I’ve said in the past, traveling rejuvenates your body and soul from your everyday routine a.k.a. WORK. This is so true. I am speaking from experience. Every time I come back from vacation, I feel refreshed. If it’s at all possible, one should travel at least once a year. If I could travel more than that, I totally would.

To get you into the vacation planning mode, let me share with you my two most favorite websites where I buy cheap tickets.

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How I Save Money on Entertainment

Hello budget friends! How are you? I am swell. I don’t have any homework or exams. Yippeee! I am just catching up on my shows like Game of Thrones, Vampire Diaries, The Shannara Chronicles, and of course, my Korean dramas that makes me stay up until 1 in the morning.

Speaking of these shows, did you know that I have been saving quite a few on my entertainment expenses every month because of one awesome device? After I discovered this device years ago, I kissed my expensive cable goodbye!


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How to Ask for a Raise

payraiseHello budget pal enthusiasts!!! How are you? Did you miss me? I do miss you, guys. I would like to write every week, but since I went back to school, I got extremely occupied. You know how that goes. Right now, I am bombarded with assignments and exams after exams. However, I want to make a presence at least once a month. So, here I am! Yipeee!

Our topic for this week is about asking for a raise from your boss. Yes. You heard that right. Though it can be nerve-wracking,  it can be done. You just have to follow these three guidelines: Continue reading

Saving vs. Paying off Debt: Which Comes First?

Personal-loans-vs-credit-cardsThis is a question that is often asked in the financial world. It is a relevant and a current question especially now that we just started the new year. I had the same question to myself too some years ago. For simplicity’s sake, the debt that I will be talking about in this article is the consumer debt (credit cards, car payments, and personal loans) and not the mortgage debt.

So, which one comes first? Savings or Paying off Debt? Continue reading

How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

new-year-wishes-2016-images-1Happy New Year peeps! I really hope that you spent your midnight welcoming the new year with grandeur and full of hope.

With the new year, comes new resolutions. Some people don’t believe in resolutions but I do. I think it’s a great idea to set new resolutions for the new year because hello, it’s the new year! Let’s start anew shall we? Continue reading

I Got Charged $600 for 15 Minutes of Medical Care

12373154_10201256124200756_7495594986045159217_nYes. You read that right. I got charged $600 for 15 minutes of medical care! Something is very wrong with the medical system in America. Can you imagine the total bill if I would have stayed in the hospital for a day?

How did I end up with this bill?

The date was October 3, 2015. It was the date I thought I was going to die. I was doing a dance routine (yes, I dance too, sometimes) at the University of Hawaii and then, the accident happened. I collided with another dancer who, by the way, is way bigger than I am, and of course, I was thrown off to the ground and I hit my head on the floor.  I could not imagine how that went, and I don’t know how I managed to finish my routine with a smile. I guess, the show must go on? Continue reading

How to Save on Gifts This Christmas


Ahhh. The holidays are just around the corner. AGAIN. And I love love LOVE it!

I have always loved the Yuletide season. It’s the birth of Christ and it’s the time of the year when friends and family get together. There’s something in the air which I cannot explain. Magic? It’s like this season is given to all of us as a gift, that no matter how terrible or kind the year has been to us, it’s okay to be happy. We ought to be happy. Continue reading