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Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Loved Ones in 2020

It’s the last few days of November, which means the mad dash to shop for gifts have already begun. COVID-19 may have made family gatherings more difficult, but that doesn’t mean the spirit of the season is dead. But what if you’re still deciding what to give your loved ones for Christmas? Don’t worry, this list of fun Christmas gift ideas will help lead you to the perfect gift. From the youngest member of your family to the most difficult person to find gifts for, this list will definitely include everyone and every budget. Also, these gifts are all online so you don’t have to join the long lines at malls or shopping centers. Take a look at your options and enjoy your holiday online shopping spree. Table of ContentsBest Christmas Gift Ideas Under PHP 1,000Basketball Set Magneto Basket Memo BoardFirefly Rechargeable Fan with Night LightK-Drama Oppa Planner 2021 Large Capacity Salad SpinnerKemilng Wooden Chess SetBest Christmas Gift Ideas Under PHP 5,000Gundam HGBD:R 1/144 Gundam Justice KnightStarbucks 16oz Stainless Steel TumblerOversized Cotton HoodieLogitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth KeyboardAvery Classic Low for WomenBest Christmas Gift Ideas Under PHP 10,000Bamboo Clothes Rack 7-Tier StorageGoRiser Laptop Standing Desk RiserSony WF-SP700N Wireless Noise-Canceling HeadphonesForerunner 45 SmartwatchVersit Commuter BikeFinal Thoughts Best Christmas Gift Ideas Under PHP 1,000 Basketball Set Magneto Basket Memo Board Price: PHP 450 at Quirks PH[1] Ideal for: millennial relatives returning to work next year Looking for a kooky gift for your relatives who are returning to their office next year? Brighten up their downtimes with this ultimate desktop distraction: a mini-basketball hoop. It has a…

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Impulsive Financial Decisions to Avoid in the New Normal

The “new normal” is far from the buzzword[1] we all knew when the pandemic started. Basically, we’re living in the new normal now and all things considered, we’re doing okay–except for the impulse purchases and other financial setbacks along the way. It’s okay to stumble and fall when it comes to your finances, as long as you know the importance of bouncing back. That includes avoiding these impulsive decisions that a few of us probably already made in the new normal. Better take note while you can. Table of ContentsSpending on Impulse PurchasesStarting a Business Without a Stable IncomeStart a New Hobby Just BecauseHoarding All the EssentialsWithdrawing All Your InvestmentsPanicking About the FutureFinal Thoughts Spending on Impulse Purchases It’s normal to feel bleak about the future. It becomes wrong when you use it to justify adopting a YOLO lifestyle all of a sudden. Obviously, this isn’t the time to use your hard-earned savings to splurge on things you’ve always wanted but the pesky adult responsibilities prevent you from doing so. COVID-19 isn’t a life sentence—you still have a future to look forward to. Read more: 7 Questions to Re-Think Your Budget Strategy During COVID-19 Starting a Business Without a Stable Income Don’t let unemployment plant risky ideas into your head. Sure, the job market isn’t necessarily welcoming these days, but it’s not a license to bet every money you have to start the business you’ve always wanted. Don’t give up on finding a new job and be patient when it comes to earning capital. You will always need a fallback…

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Sulit Tiangges in the Philippines for Budget Shoppers

The holiday season for the typical Pinoy isn’t complete without a trip to the tiangge or flea market that offers bagsak presyo items to shoppers. Even if online shopping sites provide an easy alternative especially now that we are still facing a pandemic, nothing beats the experience of searching the best deals at every tiangge stall and haggling to get the lowest price possible. If online shopping isn’t your thing, consider value-for-money tiangges in the Philippines. Just remember to follow health and safety guidelines such as wearing a face mask and physical distancing. Table of ContentsTaytay TianggeTaytay Tiangge ScheduleTaytay Tiangge AddressHow to go to Taytay TianggeDivisoriaDivisoria ScheduleDivisoria AddressHow to go to Divisoria:Tutuban Night MarketTutuban Night Market ScheduleTutuban Night Market AddressHow to go to Tutuban Night Market:Baclaran MarketBaclaran Tiangge ScheduleBaclaran Market AddressHow to go to Baclaran Market:Quiapo MarketQuiapo Market ScheduleQuiapo Market AddressHow to go to Quiapo Market:Greenhills Shopping CenterGreenhills Mall ScheduleGreenhills Shopping Center AddressHow to go to Greenhills Shopping Center:Market! Market!Market! Market! ScheduleMarket! Market! AddressHow to go to Market! Market!:Dapitan TianggeDapitan Tiangge ScheduleDapitan Tiangge AddressHow to go to Dapitan Tiangge:Salcedo Saturday MarketSalcedo Saturday Market ScheduleSalcedo Market AddressHow to go to Salcedo Saturday Market:Final Thoughts Taytay Tiangge Best place to shop for: Clothes, shoes, sportswear, bags, novelty items Taytay, the country’s garment capital,  is home to the perfect budget shopping destination for Pinoy fashionistas: Taytay Tiangge. Cheap meets quality in this popular fashion flea market. Designed and manufactured locally, product selections in Taytay Tiangge include shirts, blouses, dresses, shorts, pants, skirts, sportswear, sleepwear, bags, and more. It’s advisable to go for a Taytay tiangge haul…

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10 Online Toy Stores in the Philippines for Kids and Grown-ups

It’s just a few weeks before Christmas. Nothing—not even the pandemic—can stop us from spreading the holiday cheers. Put a smile on the kids’ faces by gifting them with cool toys. If you’re a hobbyist, treat yourself by collecting more toys. If you’re feeling uncomfortable and wary of going to the mall for your Christmas gift shopping, your best bet is to shop for gifts online. Good thing, some toy stores in the Philippines have launched their own online stores, so people can shop from home instead of flocking to the malls. Here’s a list of online toy stores in the Philippines where you can buy gifts for your children, nieces, nephews, godchildren, or yourself. Table of ContentsOnline Toy Stores in the Philippines for Kids1, Toy Kingdom Online Store2. Toys R Us Online Store3. ToyMart4. AllToys5. Toytown Online StoreOnline Toy Stores in the Philippines for Grown-ups1. Anotoys Collectibles2. Big Boys Toys Store3. Funko Philippines Online Store4. Pops by Comic Odyssey Online Store5. Toyzone XpressFinal Thoughts Online Toy Stores in the Philippines for Kids 1, Toy Kingdom Online Store Do you always buy gifts for the kids from Toy Kingdom? No need to go to the mall to do that this time. You’ll be glad to know that you have not just one but three ways to shop online at one of the most popular toy stores in the Philippines. Toy Kingdom opened its e-commerce website in September 2020 for customers who prefer to shop online. The Toy Kingdom online store has guaranteed delivery services and a 15-day return policy. Alternatively,…

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5 Pinoy Movie Sites to Keep You and Your Loved Ones Entertained

Christmas in the Philippines won’t be the same without a trip to the cinema. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, most Filipinos won’t have the luxury of enjoying the annual family film viewing. But while movie theaters are still closed, it doesn’t mean the fun stops this year. There’s always another way and in this case, you can still have a movie night via various Pinoy movie sites. That’s right, you don’t have to leave home to enjoy a movie or two with your loved ones. From the latest Pinoy blockbuster to classic Pinoy films, you can always find the titles you’re looking for, assuming you know where to look. Here’s a quick guide to get you started. Table of ContentsWhere to Watch Filipino Movies OnlineNetflixiFlixiWantCignal PlayYouTubeFinal Thoughts Where to Watch Filipino Movies Online Netflix As one of the biggest streaming services in the world, you can’t go wrong with Netflix. Their local library boasts a variety of Filipino movies, from popular rom-coms to critically-acclaimed films. Recently, Netflix started hosting local TV titles as well, most prominently the ever-famous Ang Probinsyano series. Netflix plans start at PHP 149 for mobile devices and top at PHP 549 for all exclusive features. Moneymax Recommends: Pinoy Movies to Watch on Netflix Saving Sally – This 2016 film starring Rhian Ramos and Enzo Marcos tells the story of a comic book artist’s quest to save the love of his life from all her troubles. It features a combination of gorgeous animation and stellar acting from the two starring leads. It’s a fun and thoughtful movie that everyone…

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12.12 Online Sales You Shouldn’t Miss from 19 Websites and Apps

Shopping for gifts this Christmas? Or perhaps you want to treat yourself to some clothes and shoes? You can satisfy your shopping and dining cravings and save some money this month. Here’s a roundup of various 12.12 online sales that you shouldn’t miss this holiday season—we’ve got electronic deals, fashion deals, and furniture deals online. Check them out! Table of Contents12.12 Best Online SalesLazada 12.12 Grand Christmas SaleShopee 12.12 Big Christmas SaleZalora Great Christmas SaleShopSM 12.12 SaleBest Beauty Deals for December 2020Innisfree x LazadaSephora Philippines 12.12 Online Fever SaleBeautyMnl 12.12 Super SaleBest Gadgets and Electronics DealsAbenson 12.12 Awesome DealsSamsung Gadgets and Electronics DealsBest Fashion, Shoes, and Clothing DealsMatthews Holiday Steals PromoShein 12.12 Year-End Pre-SaleKeds Holiday Sneaker DealsBest Online Food Deals for DecemberMcDonald’s Online Holiday DealsPancake House Choose Any Two for PHP 399 PromoLalaFood Promos in December 2020GrabFood Promos in December 2020Foodpanda Promos in December 2020Other Exciting Online Sales to Watch OutToys R Us Joyful HolidealsBLIMS Holiday Sale 2020Final Thoughts 12.12 Best Online Sales Lazada 12.12 Grand Christmas Sale Get awesome discounts on Lazada’s 12.12[1] online sale this year. Grab the best deals on beauty, gadgets, home, and even pet care when you shop at LazMall. There are also daily flash sales happening on the Christmas Sale, so don’t miss out! Sale period: December 12 to 14, 2020 Best Deals from Lazada 12.12 Discount vouchers and daily flash sales Use your Lazada Wallet and save up to PHP 1,212 Free shipping with no minimum spend Get the chance to win a PHP 1.2 million grand prize Win special prizes daily in 12…

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12 Budget-Friendly Online Furniture Stores in the Philippines

Planning to furnish your home? Or maybe you’ve started doing it? Start your search for affordable finds at online furniture stores in the Philippines. Online shopping for furniture is the way to go in the new normal. Unlike physical stores, online furniture shops are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week—so you can shop at your most convenient time. Just place your order through a website, pay for it, and wait for your furniture to be delivered to you. If you’re looking for furniture shops that sell value-for-money items, we’ve prepared a list of the best online furniture stores in the Philippines for you to choose from. Table of Contents12 Affordable Online Furniture Stores in the PhilippinesAllHome – allhomeclick.com/furnitureBonny Furniture – bonnyfurniture.comCost U Less – costuless.com.phFurniture Deals Philippines – furnituredealsphilippines.comFurniture Fair – furniture-fair.phFurniture Manila – furnituremanila.com.phFurniture Source – furnituresourcephils.comHooLi Furniture – shopee.ph/hoolifurnitureMandaue Foam – mandauefoam.phMODLiving Furnishings – modliving.com.phSan-Yang Furniture – shopee.ph/sanyangofficialUrban Concepts – urbanconcepts.phFinal Thoughts 12 Affordable Online Furniture Stores in the Philippines AllHome – allhomeclick.com/furniture AllHome is a one-stop-shop for home improvement in the Philippines owned by the Villar Group of Companies. Although it mainly caters to homebuilders, AllHome also carries a collection of contemporary furniture. It’s an ideal place to shop if you’re constructing/renovating and furnishing your home. For your work-from-home needs, you can find affordable office furniture at AllHome. Tables and chairs on sale are offered for only PHP 1,000 to PHP 2,000+. There’s even a bundled set of office table and chairs worth only around PHP 4,500. Delivery location: Within 5km radius of any AllHome branch[1] Delivery time: 4 to 7 working days…

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Internet in the Philippines: Why Is It Slow and Expensive?

Filipinos need internet connectivity more than ever as most professionals are now working from home and as students start taking their classes online. However, the internet in the Philippines remains unreliable. Most people find their connection slow, unavailable, and quite frustrating. Why is that so? Table of ContentsHow Fast is Philippine Internet?Philippines Internet Speed vs Other CountriesWhat is the NTC’s Role When it Comes to Internet Speed?The Price of Internet in the PhilippinesSo Why is Internet in the Philippines Expensive?List of Internet Providers in the Philippines1. PLDT 2. Globe4. One SKYFinal Thoughts How Fast is Philippine Internet? According to an Ookla Speedtest in August 2020[1], the Philippines ranked at the lower part of the global index in terms of average broadband and mobile speeds. At 16.44Mbps for mobile downloads, the country landed the 199th spot out of 139. With 25.34Mbps for broadband, we landed at the 106th place out of 174. Here’s how internet in the Philippines fair as compared to other countries: Philippines Internet Speed vs Other Countries The results aren’t surprising and just re-affirms Filipinos’ internet woes. However, it’s a far cry from South Korea’s 113.01Mbps speed for mobile downloads and Singapore’s 218.07Mbps for broadband downloads. For the full list of speed test results, click here. What is the NTC’s Role When it Comes to Internet Speed? Now, where does the National Telecommunications Commission or NTC come in? The NTC ensures the accuracy of the internet speed being delivered to consumers in the Philippines. Together with the House Committee on Information and Communications Technology, the NTC has to make sure…

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4 Clever Marketing Tactics to Avoid the Next Time You Shop

Do you consider yourself a smart shopper? You probably spend hours at the grocery store comparing prices, scouring for deals, and asking the staff for possible discounts. That’s great! But no matter how smart you think you are, you’ve probably encountered clever marketing tactics or ploys that tricked you into exceeding your budget. It’s okay, we’ve all been there. These marketing tactics may not be illegal in nature, but they do trick shoppers into spending money that they may or may not have. To give you and other consumers a fair advantage, here’s a list of clever strategies you need to be wary of on your next grocery run. Table of ContentsBuy Now, Pay LaterBuy One, Take OneThe 99 Pricing Strategy“New and Improved”Stay Smart and Vigilant Buy Now, Pay Later Out of all the marketing tactics, this one’s the most enticing. After all, you’re basically getting what you want without spending money on the spot. On paper, a buy now, pay later program is a convenient way to pay for a purchase, especially for big-ticket items. The problem is that most of us only focus on the “buy now” part and completely ignore the “pay later” part. That is, until it’s too late. Whether you signed up for a store’s installment program or you availed one using your credit card, going the buy now, pay later route entails financial responsibility and discipline on your part. Make sure you have the means to pay for it in the future. Otherwise, just earn enough money to buy the things you need or…

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7 Best Video Streaming Apps to Cure Your Quarantine Blues

Is working from home starting to bum you out? Don’t let your job stress you out that much. Take a break once in a while. Take a walk, listen to music, meditate, or catch up on your list of must-watch movies and TV series. It’s time to brush up the library on your video streaming apps and take a section of the day just for you. But what if you can’t find the movie or show you want to watch? That’s your signal to explore other options out there. Luckily, the list of video streaming apps continues to expand to this day. Here’s a comprehensive comparison of streaming services available in the Philippines. Check them out before your next movie night. Table of ContentsComparison of Video Streaming Apps7 Video Streaming Apps in the PhilippinesNetflixAmazon Video PrimeHBO Go AsiaiFlixiWantCrunchyrollMubiFinal Thoughts Comparison of Video Streaming Apps 7 Video Streaming Apps in the Philippines Netflix Pricing: Starts at PHP 149/month Platforms: iOS, Android, Web, Windows, Mac, Streaming Devices, Smart TVs Features: Ultra HD streaming, mobile downloads up to four devices Content: Popular movies and shows worldwide There’s a reason why Netflix is the top movie streaming site in the world. Aside from being a pioneer in the online streaming industry, they also host one of the largest roster of titles in the world. And while their video library in the Philippines is a bit limited, it still contains popular Netflix shows like Stranger Things, GLOW, Space Force, The Witcher, and The Umbrella Academy, among others. Recently, Netflix Philippines has started adding Filipino titles…

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10 Best Productivity Apps to Keep Your Mojo Going Even at Home

Finding it hard to be productive at home? Whether it’s for work or school, finishing tasks may not be as fun as scrolling through your social media feed. Good thing you can easily download productivity apps right from your mobile phone. In a twisted sense of irony, your smartphone or tablet can both help and distract you from being productive. It goes to show that it’s never about the technology, it’s how you use them to your advantage. Here are the productivity apps you should consider adding to your setup. Table of Contents10 Productivity Apps to Check OutAdobe Acrobat ReaderAny.doEvernoteForestHabiticaNotionPocketTodoistTogglTrelloFinal Thoughts 10 Productivity Apps to Check Out Adobe Acrobat Reader Platforms: iOS, Android Price: Free Dealing with a lot of documents? Cut your efforts down by going digital. Now you might think it’ll be hard to take note or highlight a PDF file. That’s where Adobe Acrobat Reader comes in. The app can open a wide range of document file extensions with ease. You can view your document, zoom in or zoom out, highlight text, sign and apply digital signatures, and other advanced functions. You can also use your device as a scanner to convert printed text to PDF. If you sign up for an Adobe account, you get 2GB cloud storage, more than enough to access documents wherever. And the best part, it’s free! You don’t need to have an active Adobe subscription to access the app’s useful features. The fact that it’s compatible with any device makes Acrobat Reader a solid choice. Any.do Platforms: iOS, Android Price: Free/Premium…

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Financial Gaps Filipinos are Starting to Discover in 2020

By now, everyone has accepted the pandemic as part of everyday life. Some of you may have adjusted already, while others are still struggling. While public health is a great concern, financial gaps are also one thing COVID-19 exposed during this entire ordeal. And as part of your self-reflection, it’s only fair to look back and see what financial gaps you need to improve on to survive the new normal. Here are some of them to help you get started. Table of ContentsLack of SavingsNot Investing EnoughLack of Passive IncomeNot Investing on HealthNot Learning New SkillsFinal Thoughts Lack of Savings Even before the pandemic, Filipinos aren’t known as the biggest savers. Just ask the 2019 Manulife Investor Sentiment Index (MISI) that found Filipinos keep only 3.6 months’ worth of income for retirement[1]. After all, who has a clear foresight of how they want to spend their golden years? Then the pandemic came and made everyone realize the importance of saving. Having no retirement plan is one of the financial gaps that is understandable to some extent. But COVID-19 woke everyone up to the reality that the future really is uncertain. That’s why everyone should start thinking about investing for their future selves. Maybe start with starting an emergency fund or a time deposit? If no one has told you yet: Start saving now! Not Investing Enough Investments, what are thou? It seems that a lot of Filipinos are already aware of the importance of having investments. But before the pandemic, people couldn’t be bothered with it. Yes, that included me,…

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Fast Food Delivery in GCQ: What Restaurants are Open?

Fast food delivery is, fortunately, one of the few things we still get to enjoy even in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although preparing your meals at home is cheaper and healthier, you just have to order your fast food favorites when you’re too busy or lazy to cook. Need a quick work-from-home meal as you’re rushing to meet deadlines? Want to treat yourself on your cheat day? Craving some comfort food? Simply order food from the restaurant and have it delivered to you. It’s more convenient and safer than dine-in and takeout. Good news for early birds, night owls, and those with late-night food cravings: the 24/7 delivery services of fast food chains are back in Metro Manila under the general community quarantine or GCQ. Do you live in a GCQ or MGCQ area? Take your pick from these delivery options from the top fast food chains in the Philippines[1]. Table of ContentsFast Food Delivery Services in GCQ and MGCQJollibeeMcDonald’sKFCChowkingMang InasalGreenwichShakey’sPizza HutBurger King7 Tips for Fast Food Delivery in GCQ1. Limit Your Physical Contact2. Discard the Packaging Immediately3. Provide Clear Delivery Instructions4. Don’t Order at the Last Minute5. Avoid Booking During Peak Times6. Choose the Best Fast Food Delivery Service7. Take Advantage of Fast Food Delivery PromosFinal Thoughts Fast Food Delivery Services in GCQ and MGCQ Jollibee Delivery hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. How to order:  Jollibee Delivery hotline: #87000 Website: www.jollibeedelivery.com (for orders worth PHP 3,300 and below) Jollibee official app Food delivery apps: GrabFood, Foodpanda, LalaFood Minimum food purchase: PHP 200 Payment options: Cash, credit/debit cards (through…

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P2P Bus Routes and Schedule for Commuters in GCQ

After two weeks of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), Metro Manila and its nearby provinces are now back under General Community Quarantine (GCQ). It means that public transportation, such as P2P buses, has also resumed[1]. If you’re planning to travel around the metro and nearby provinces, knowing available P2P bus routes and their schedules can make your commute easier and safer. However, just because this mode of transportation is once again available doesn’t mean you should go out for non-essential travel. It’s still best to stay at home as much as possible. Keep on reading to know P2P bus routes and schedules in GCQ plus tips on how you can travel safely. Table of ContentsP2P Bus Routes to and from Provinces During GCQP2P Bus Schedule and Fare GuideAlabang to Makati Alabang to MandaluyongTaguig to MandaluyongLas Piñas to MakatiKatipunan to Makati Novaliches to Makati Makati to CalambaCalamba to ManilaSta. Rosa Laguna to MakatiCalamba to MakatiAntipolo to Quezon CityAntipolo to MakatiCainta to MakatiDasmariñas to MakatiDasmariñas to AlabangBacoor to AlabangBacoor to Makati Imus to MakatiSta. Maria, Bulacan to North EDSA Malolos, Bulacan to North EDSASafety Precautions When Commuting During GCQFinal Thoughts P2P Bus Routes to and from Provinces During GCQ As of August 2020, these are the P2P bus routes servicing passengers from Metro Manila and nearby provinces: Alabang to Makati Alabang to Mandaluyong Antipolo to Makati Antipolo to Quezon City Bacoor to Alabang Bacoor to Makati Cainta to Makati Calamba to Makati Calamba to Manila Calamba to Taguig Dasmariñas to Alabang Dasmariñas to Makati Imus to Makati Katipunan to Makati Las Piñas to Makati…

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How Social Media is Influencing Your Finances, For Better or Worse

A few years ago, many people regarded social media as an optional commodity. Today, it has become a solid fixture in everyone’s lives that we can arguably call it a necessity. Social media has affected your life in more ways than one, from personal to financial. And the latter is what’s fascinating about social media. How can my personal feed or the way I interact with people online affect my finances, you ask? The good news is that it affects you in positive ways. The bad news is that it also does the opposite. Let’s take a look. Table of ContentsBetter: Social media is a great platform for businessesWorse: Social media is an endless advertising boardBetter: Social media connects you with the right peopleWorse: Social media can worsen your mental healthHow is Social Media Affecting You? Better: Social media is a great platform for businesses If you’re a business owner, social media has become one of your most essential tools for success. It’s great that there are platforms out there where you can easily advertise your products without spending thousands on advertising. From local businesses to million dollar companies, social media allows everyone to co-exist on a level playing field. In fact, Facebook recognized their potential in this area and introduced Facebook Marketplace in 2016. Since then, it’s now one of the leading online selling platforms in the Philippines. So if you want your business to grow, everyone has to see it on social media or it doesn’t exist. You can also try boost options offered by most platforms to…

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Online Job Sites to Help You Look for Work During the Pandemic

Ah, job-hunting. It’s challenging, nerve-wracking, and especially difficult during these trying times.  How many times have you visited online job sites only to feel overwhelmed? But hey–it’s perfectly normal to feel rejected during this pandemic, what with all the uncertainties and the increasing COVID-19 cases in the Philippines. Lockdown fatigue is real. In fact, experts say that it’s normal to feel groggy and tired during a lockdown because your routine is shaken up[1]. But then again, part of you wants to get cracking. You still want to hunt for your next job–and maybe you’ll find your dream role if you push through. But where should you start?  Fear not, we have you covered. Here are some of the top online job sites in the Philippines to help you out on your job search: Table of ContentsOnline Job Sites in the Philippines1. JobStreet 2. Kalibrr3. Indeed4. LinkedIn5. Boss job6. Workabroad.ph7. Online Jobs8. Careerjet9. Monster10. FreelancerFinal Thoughts Online Job Sites in the Philippines 1. JobStreet  Website: www.jobstreet.com.ph One of the leading employment marketplaces in Asia, JobStreet has been a go-to online job site for professionals and fresh graduates. The website is easy to navigate and offers more than 30,000 job postings. You can also download their app to look for jobs while on the go. To start applying, you have to create an account first.  You also have to create a JobStreet profile, which reads like a resume. However, it’s best to upload a copy of your actual resume when posting on online job sites. There are thousands of job postings in JobStreet—from customer…

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Where to Buy Face Masks and Face Shields in the Philippines

Face masks and face shields are now part of our daily essentials. Whether you’re out for a grocery run or going to work, wearing a face mask is mandatory. In addition to this, starting August 15, commuters are required to wear face shields[2] as an added layer of protection from COVID-19. Both items are indeed vital in reducing the spread of the virus. And since most parts of the country are still on strict quarantine because of the rising number of coronavirus cases, it is not ideal to go out to buy your protective gear. Do it online and help stop the spread of the virus. Keep on reading to know where to buy face masks and face shields for sale online with prices. Table of ContentsWhere to Buy Face Masks1. Watsons 2. Style Ana PH3. Maison.Metisse4. Indoplas5. Eika Swimwear6. Zalora7. Henry’s Daughter8. The Cordillera Shop9. Facemaskmnl10. Sunnysideclothing PHWhere to Buy Best Face Shields1. Shop SM2. Regatta3. Acrylic Face Shield PH4. Island Girl PH5. Happy Hygienist PH6. I & G CO.Face Masks and Face Shields DTI Suggested Retail PriceFinal Thoughts Where to Buy Face Masks 1. Watsons Website: www.watsons.com.ph Where to buy face masks? One of the largest pharmacies in the Philippines, Watsons, carries both surgical and non-woven face masks and sells them per piece or per box. You can order through their online store and have your items picked up at a branch near you. How to order: Simply go to the Watsons official website and search for face masks. Add your preferred face masks to your cart and then…

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5 Money Lessons I Learned During the New Normal

From the way we work to the way we interact with one another, the new normal brought a lot of changes in our lives. COVID-19 affected everyone, whether infected or not. Everyone was forced to give a hard look at how they live their lives, finances and all. And as someone who has been stuck at home for over five months, I saw first-hand how my perspective on money changed each day. Here are the money lessons I’ve learned so far during this seemingly endless quarantine period. Table of ContentsNew Normal Money Lessons I LearnedWhy Saving Money MattersCash Still Has ValueDon’t Trust Your ImpulseInvest in YourselfWhy You Need to Go LocalFinal Thoughts New Normal Money Lessons I Learned Why Saving Money Matters If I had a nickel for every money-saving tip I’ve learned over the years, I would probably live comfortably by now. It’s hard to motivate myself to save when my paycheck arrives, telling me that I’m now slightly richer than my yesterday self. But during this pandemic, I’ve grown to appreciate the art of saving money and why everyone should develop this skill. For one thing, the amount of money I saved gives me assurance that I won’t go broke anytime soon, even if there’s an emergency. Just like debt but in a good way, your savings slowly pile up as long as you’re consistent with it. Saving money has never been more important today where things are uncertain and unpredictable. Don’t let COVID-19 catch you off guard. Read more: How to Recover in the New Normal Cash Still…

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Online Learning Tips for Students in the New Normal

Contrary to popular belief, online learning takes as much, if not more, time and energy as traditional classroom discussions. You must be organized and self-motivated for online learning to be effective. It’s not easy, but it can be done. Here are some online learning tips that can help you succeed with your online classes: Table of ContentsOnline Learning Tips in the New Normal1. Set a goal2. Create a study plan3. Practice time management4. Make a dedicated study space5. Eliminate distractions6. Get off social media7. Figure out your learning style8. Be engaged9. Write notes10. Don’t be afraid to ask11. Join an online study group12. Take advantage of online resources13. Break down your tasks14. Take a time out15. Set personal deadlines16. Be accountable17. Make it enjoyable18. Keep yourself healthy19. Stay motivated20. Reward yourselfFinal Thoughts Online Learning Tips in the New Normal 1. Set a goal One of the important online learning tips you should consider is creating a personal goal. When you set goals that are important to you, it’s easier to manage your time and stick with your tasks. Remember why you’re studying in the first place and focus on your end goal. Keep in mind what you can achieve after finishing your classes. It’s enough of an encouragement to be motivated. 2. Create a study plan Before your online classes start, make a study plan. You can use a planner to help you organize tasks and assignments that you need to complete. Outline schedules for readings and assignments. Set several hours per week dedicated to studying and doing your homework….

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20 Online Shopping Sites for Every Type of Need

One of the best ways to fulfill a shopping list is through online shopping. As long as you have a trusty smartphone and internet access, you can cross out the items on your shopping list anywhere you go or without leaving your home. No need to tire yourself walking around malls and risking your health because of COVID-19. Everything you need can now get online. We listed down 20 of the best online shopping sites in the Philippines for a variety of items in the fashion, beauty, home, gadget, and food category. Check them out! Table of ContentsTop Online Shopping Sites in the PhilippinesLazada – www lazada.com.phShopee – www.shopee.phZalora – www.zalora.com.phTeam Manila Lifestyle – www.dailygrindstore.comSunnies Studios – www.sunniesstudios.comPoundit.com – www.poundit.com BeautyMNL – www.beautymnl.comMercury Drug – www.mercurydrug.com/gamot-padala.htmlDatablitz – www.datablitz.com.phFully Booked Online – www.fullybookedonline.comMetroMart – www.metromart.comPapemelroti – shop.papemelroti.comMandaue Foam Philippines – www.mandauefoam.phNational Bookstore – www.nationalbookstore.comBlade.ph – www.blade.phThe Green Grocer Manila – www.thegreengrocermanila.comPet Warehouse – www.petwarehouse.phFurniture Source Philippines – www.furnituresourcephils.comHealthy Options Online – shop.healthyoptions.com.phBabymama – www.babymama.phFinal Thoughts Top Online Shopping Sites in the Philippines Lazada – www lazada.com.ph In a survey conducted by Rappler, Lazada ranked as one of the most used online shopping sites in the Philippines[1]. Just like a huge virtual department store, the shopping portal offers a variety of goods from different legit online sellers. From makeup to the latest gadgets, Lazada has got you covered. It also holds promos with the grand year-end sale being one of their most-awaited events. Payment methods: Cash on delivery Lazada E-Wallet Credit and debit card BDO Installment GCash Shipping methods: Door-to-door delivery, pick-up Shipping fee: Varies from seller…

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