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  • Business & Features,  International,  News Coverages,  Politics & Law,  Reviews

    Cebuana Lhuillier Micro Savings: A Convenient Way to Save Money

    Many Filipinos opted to save money at home because of banking fears especially when an ordinary account holder could not afford to maintain the transactions in financial institutions and the bank will take away every single centavo left because of dormancy charges. After successfully created a bank account with numerous requirements and high initial deposit, the next problem for a customer is the maintaining balance which is usually not below P3,000 or depending on the bank’s policy. Also, bank operations usually opens at 9:00AM and closes as late as 4:30 PM. What if you what to immediately deposit your hard-earned salary or withdraw more than P20,000 (usual allowable withdrawal amount…

  • Business & Features

    Real Estate: The Career Move for You

    When thinking about a new career, perhaps the world of real estate has entered your mind. If the idea of making your own schedule, meeting new and interesting people and helping them find their dream home sounds appealing, then becoming a real estate agent may be your calling. Like many other professions, there are a few steps required before you can begin work. Here are some tips on how to get a real estate license and start your new journey. The Starting Steps To become a real estate agent in any state, there are three minimum requirements to start the process. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Have a high school diploma or…

  • Business & Features,  Reviews

    eBooks Provide a Cost-Effective Option for Education

    Education costs never seem to go down, do they? While there may be many reasons for this, parents and educators have expressed growing concerns that financial burden may make it difficult for everyone to receive a quality education. Schools might cut back on extracurricular activities, hire less qualified teachers, or end up with overcrowding because larger school systems are difficult to maintain. One surprising way that schools are saving money for themselves and for students is by turning to eBooks instead of printouts and classic textbooks. How eBooks Work Most schools are able to provide students with their own iPad or other e-readers. Once a student has an e-reader, it’s simple…

  • Business & Features

    5 Things You Should Know About Reverse Mortgages

    Reverse mortgages are often touted as an excellent option for older homeowners who need access to extra funds. However, like anything else in life, there are both benefits and drawbacks associated with taking a reverse mortgage out. In order to make a choice that is financially sound and viable for you, you will need to do careful research before making your decision. Here are five things that you should know about reverse mortgages to get you started. Are You Eligible? The first thing you should do is figure out whether or not you’re eligible for a reverse mortgage. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, reverse mortgages are…

  • Business & Features

    The Importance of Educating Your Children About the Weather: What to do When They Hear a Weather Alarm

    Severe weather can be scary no matter what age you are. However, it is critical that you spend time educating your children about the weather in your area and what they can expect. By taking time to talk with your children or learning about weather in schools, they can be better prepared on how to handle the situation when the weather alarm goes off. Here are a few steps in helping your child be prepared for the weather. Learn the Weather Patterns of Your Area One way to help your children is to learn the weather patterns your area typically sees. Do you live in an area prone to tornadoes…

  • Gadgets

    Modern Day Packaging Technologies

    The mammoth increase in packaging demand in the entire world can be traced as a result of the growing middle and elderly aged population switching to packaged foods and products. As a result it has become very important for top food packaging companies to analyse this change in consumption behaviour. It has been found that out that three qualities determine the success and failure of a packaged product. First is the ease by which the product can be used by the customer. Second is the convenience by which product can be handled by the customer and last but not the least the ease of transport. The third factor may not…

  • Events

    A Success: 5th Filipino Bloggers Network Get Together Party

    A night full of prizes and of course camaderie among fellow bloggers, the annual Get Together party of the Filipino Bloggers Network (FBN), one of the most active bloggers group in the country, last December 12 at Salu Restaurant in Quezon City was truly a success. With almost 2,000 members across the country, FBN continues to expand as it provides a venue for Pinoy bloggers to interact with other members through discussions and posting opportunities from different brands and PR partners as moderated by co-admins Divine Reyes and Richard Mamuyac. MetroBuzz Bloggers, led by its admin Lariza Garcia, even made the event more fun-filled and exciting in its fifth year.…

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    Have a Happy Holidays with SvelT’i

    It is indeed the most wonderful time of the year. From frenzied last-minute shopping sprees to multiple Christmas parties, we really can’t deny that the holidays are just around the corner. But, despite all the infectious merriment that the holidays bring, we also cannot deny the fact that all the stress the holiday season brings can absolutely take a toll on your skin with all the late-night partying, non-stop eating, and mad traffic we all have to deal with. So how do we deal with these skin SOS and still be as glowing and youthful during the holidays? Always Keep Hydrated The holidays are the perfect excuse to indulge in…

  • Business & Features,  Products

    Geláre: The Taste of Creativeness

    It will be a few weeks more before the stressful but happy month of December and many of us maybe starting to feel the pressure of the holiday season. Do not worry. There’s an ice cream (and more) store which may suit best to ease your stress. I recently visited it and the experience is great. If you love Blueberry Cheesecake, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and Peanut Butter Cup, I bet the thrill of eating them will never be the same if it will be served as ice cream. Yes, Geláre have them all, and more! Geláre is Australia’s most-loved dessert café. It was founded in Australia in 1986 and…