In a 2016 interview, Constance revealed, 'I was really broke.'
Almost 10 years before she landed the role of Rachel Chu in Crazy Rich Asians, did you know that Constance Wu was crazy broke? Constance's big Hollywood break happened in 2015 when she was hired to portray Jessica Huang in
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&#
Is this fair?
Another day, another instance of pay discrepancy in Hollywood. Unfortunately, this one involves your favorite dinosaur trainer. Variety reported that for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Chris Pratt made $2 million more than co-star, co-lead, equal-badass Bryce Dallas Howard. He
A little self-control and financial responsibility go a long way.
To swipe or not to swipe? Having a credit card comes with a lot of perks and convenience-promos, points, and (safe) online shopping. But what happens when you realize at the end of the month that you went a little overboard
We all joke about it, but being broke in your 20s is far from cute.
Your barkada probably jokes about the fact that once your sweldo comes in, it's almost automatically wiped out because of your shopping habit, but you know what's ~not~ funny? Lacking financial restraint, especially as an adult. So ask yourselves these
For one, he's more likely to cheat.
Warning: This article contains information that can be hard to bear.1. He's more likely to cheat.The less money someone earns compared to his/her spouse, the more he/she is likely to cheat. This is especially true for the
To lend or not to lend?
Talking about money with other people can be sticky, especially when the conversation veers towards utang. Everybody has experienced having a relative or a friend borrow a bit of cash for different reasons, and there's really nothing wrong with that especially
While there's variation depending on position, the top-ranking schools are fairly consistent.
While it's usual to ask a work colleague or even a casual acquaintance what school they graduated from, it's never polite to ask them how much their salary is. But it's one of the things we've thought about
And the good news is, companies are continuously raising them!
Working for five to ten years in a certain industry has its perks. Aside from gaining a great deal of experience, becoming highly specialized, and gaining credibility in your field, you also get to experience the full benefits of being marketable and
Who knew 'grown-up' clothes would cost so much?!
When you were in college, unless you moved out early or got a part-time job, your parents probably covered all of your expenses. And we're not just talking about your textbooks and project materials. We mean everything; even if you
It's the closest we can get to taking a peek at their payslips.
It's a question that frequently comes up whenever talk turns to pay and salaries: How much do the CEOs and executives of the country's biggest companies earn as salaries?Perhaps only the commissioner of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)
Avoid the awkwardness.
Speaking from experience, whenever someone I know gets married and I have to play a major role in their wedding, my brain goes into full panic mode. On one hand, I'm ecstatic for my friend, but on the other, I'm
Grace Park and Daniel Dae Kim have left 'Hawaii Five-O.'
Despite all the glitz and glamour, wage inequality is a serious problem in Hollywood, and it extends beyond gender discrimination. Over the weekend, news broke that Grace Park and Daniel Dae Kim, who play Kono Kalakaua and Chin Ho Kelly on Hawaii
As well as their children's college tuition!
You think your company has awesome perks? Think again. While every other company offers its employees health insurance, meal or transportation allowance, and special discounts, Boxed has kicked it up a notch. Founder and CEO Chieh Huang pays for his employees' weddings
Work your way towards financial freedom!
1. Make a budget. If you're drowning in massive debt, the last thing you want to do is to dig a deeper hole. Otherwise, you'd be creating more problems for yourself. Instead, get organized. Make a spreadsheet of your expenses
Because you need to be on the same page with your life partner.
The fights couples have when it comes to money can get really ugly. So ugly that one of them takes the issues to court, which already implies any of the following: that the marriage is strained, that both of them have come
Are you thinking of applying for a loan?
The cost of living paycheck-to-paycheck and acquiring debt can be haunting. Aside from those "itawa na lang natin" moments during petsa de peligro aka those days right before payday, a certain lifestyle can cause various insecurities. Not only do you
UNREAL.
Much to our bank account's dismay, we can't help but looove (and buy) beauty products. And we're not just talking about the biggest brands and latest trends, either. Many of us have go-to products we'd die without.
New to buying a car? Here's everything you need to know!
Purchasing your first car is a rite of passage into adulthood. But what if you can't afford to spend your entire life savings on a car? Nowadays, it's easier than ever to get an auto loan from a bank.Although
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
And other challenges to try if you suck at saving.
In an episode of The Mindy Project, Mindy didn't want to deal with her finances because she didn't want to face the fact that the money she spent on her morning coffee and pastry could be going somewhere more worthwhile.
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