Bare necessities. If you are ever in Manila/PHL and looking to get a Prepaid mobile line for emergency and/or to just communicate around the islands, this might get you on the right track.
I did some research with Globe and their “GoSakto” make-your-own combos; ~P500/month for some calls and unlimited texting ain’t bad (P300 only if 1,000 of text). I’ll be able to afford more cronuts now!
Aaron Patzer of Mint.com states the “4 good habits that can make the difference between going broke or building up your net worth each month”:
Don’t lose it
Though only 4, it takes a while to be in the practice of starting them. Upholding them is a different story. To do that, I think his recent write-up, 12 Steps to Financial Fitness, is a good guideline to help attain those 4 good habits in the long run.
We’ve all been asking/telling ourselves: “damn, I can use some extra cash right about now.” Well, your prayers and requests have been answered as the Government will soon be sending some dough your way:
A. The Treasury Department will make payments starting in early May. Early filers, especially those who choose direct deposit, will get their payments first.
If the IRS finishes processing your return by April 15, you will most likely get your payment based on this schedule. If you choose direct deposit, this means your payment will arrive on May 2, May 9 or May 16. If you do not choose direct deposit, checks will be mailed between mid-May and mid-July. For this initial batch of stimulus payments, the payment date will be based on the last two digits of your Social Security Number. [Updated 3/19/08]
Oh man… Sometimes I just forget to think, and go with “the force”. Jenn was IMing me to check out which laptop I recommend for her to get. So yah, it’ll prolly be a Dell 600m or 700m (but its still being thought of). Meanwhile…
me (8:50:54 PM): you buying one? …just save money, and fly to LV
jennvis (8:51:03 PM): hahahaha
…haha. I don’t know =) Gotta laugh at yourself sometimes. It’s good exercise, and its a privilege.