How does one determine what a 'fair' income is?
In an ideal world, money wouldn't be the taboo topic it is now. We'd all know what the average incomes are in every industry, people wouldn't be so afraid of disclosing their salaries, and we wouldn&#
Hint: There's a ~big~ difference.
It's no secret that nurses are some of the most underpaid professionals in the Philippines. Despite their rigorous studies and tough exams, nurses get offensively small salaries. This is why we can't blame those who aspire to work abroad, where
'I am undergoing treatment, so I plan my budget carefully.'
Name: Alyanna, 28Occupation: CopywriterMonthly Salary: P30,000I've never been the "magastos" type. I have always been frugal and mindful of my expenses. Since 2012, I have been paying for life insurance that also doubles as investment. In 2013, I was able
I don't live paycheck-to-paycheck—at least not anymore.
Name: Kim, 25 Industry: Digital Publishing I share a rented semi-furnished condo unit with three other girls. I occupy the sofa-bed, but I'm cool with it because 1) noise doesn't easily rouse me from hibernation (yes, I sleep
I still feel broke as heck every week.
Name: Marie, 26Industry: Publishing and Advertising I live in a condo unit with three other girls, where I'm basically the head of household. I'm responsible for managing the budget, paying the rent and the bills, and coordinating with the landlady.
How much do they make? What are the perks of their job?
Hotel Management has got to be one of the most popular courses out there. Much like how flight attendants get enviable discounts off their flights, hotel employees save a lot on accommodations when they travel because of their line of work. Name:
Don't underestimate their abilities!
Being a nurse is one of the toughest jobs out there. It's a profession that most people underestimate because some foolishly think nurses aren't as capable as doctors. Still, the four Pinay nurses we spoke to revealed that despite the
'People think our job is all about answering phones—that being a call center employee must mean that you’re a dumb person.'
We all know that call center employees are unfairly stigmatized-some of us might even be guilty of promoting the negative stereotypes. We spoke to five Pinays working in the BPO industry to find out what it's really like to be
No, they don't work in pajamas all day long.
People become freelancers for different reasons: needing to spend more time at home, figuring out what they want to do next, or simply wanting to control their own schedules. Seven Pinays let us in on the perks and disadvantages of freelancing for
The money may be good, but the job isn’t as glamorous as it seems.
We know that everyone's not-so-secret ~*dream*~ job is to become a flight attendant, so we spoke to five Pinays to see what it's really like to work at 30,000 feet and travel the world. Name: RachAge: 26Do
Joanna Garcia dishes about the highs and lows of being a stylist for the stars.
Joanna Garcia talks to us about what goes on behind the lens and how she ended up working with all of your favorite celebs.How did your career as a stylist begin?High school pa lang talaga! I used to buy Meg,
Read about the lives they can afford.
Whether we admit it or not, money really does make the world go 'round. Don't we all count the days until our next payday? Let's get in the minds of millennials from different industries to hear them talk about their
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