Category Archives: Musings

38 Lessons from Becoming a Self-Made Millionaire

I’m writing this post on my birthday and it will be published a few days later (schedule! schedule!) and let me share here some in-depth, honest-to-goodness realities of how it’s like being a millionaire (in pesos). Why am writing this? I know that some people will be offended. Talking about money and wealth is vulgar.…

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Finding Your Passion

Finding Your Passion

I used to feel jealous of people who talk about their passion. May it be passion for dancing, motorbike, stock trading or baking – these people talk about their passion with fire! You can sense that they really love their activities by the way their eyes lit up when the subject matter comes up. They…

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18 Things You Might Not Know About Me

After that ‘controversial mutual fund story‘ I shared last week, let me share something light and fun this week. I woke up realizing that not everyone who reads The Wealthy Pinay or follows the page on Facebook knows me personally. When you’re starting any venture, the obvious first people who will be interested on what…

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My Mutual Fund Experience

To give you the back story, In 2013 the hubby and I invested on Vista, a savings plan of Zurich International and was paying US$750 monthly. After a few years we bought a life insurance (Futura) from the same company. In total we are paying $1041 per month which will mature after 15 and 10…

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When Husband Lacks Ambition and Drive

I had a very long conversation with one of the members of our community. This is her dilemma:   “You know Lyn Joy, it’s easy to have a business and focus on our dreams if your husband has the same ambition and drive. Unfortunately, my husband prefers to play video games on his spare time,…

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