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Why I’m Living Comfortably with Frugality
[dropcap1]I[/dropcap1]s it really possible to live comfortably with frugality as a mantra? I suspect the answer varies depending on how you define the two terms-“comfortable” and “frugality”, in the preceding question. [quote_box author=”The Free Dictionary” profession=”(online)”]comfort·a·bly adv. Synonyms: comfortable, cozy, snug1, restful. These adjectives mean affording ease of mind or body.[/quote_box] Comfortable may mean differently to various person. One’s […]
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Why I still don’t use a credit card
[dropcap1]C[/dropcap1] redit cards were basically created for one purpose- give its owner a temporary “purchasing” power. [quote_box author=”” profession=””]Credit card companies, by virtue of their credibility and financial status, loans you this temporary purchasing power tru this plastic. In the process you are charged a certain amount for “availing” this temporary purchasing power.[/quote_box] The larger the credits […]
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How to reduce personal healthcare cost
As a doctor I find it really frustrating when some patients keep complaining about staggering health cost when they do not at all, mind their own excessive “unhealthy” living. The fact that health care cost nowadays is expensive, is old story to most us. But we keep on throwing the gripes at our similarly unsympathetic […]
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My take on the business of medicine
The complex business of medicinePatterned after the US health care system, professional practice here in the Philippines is sadly, market driven. The government, who couldn’t care less, only responded with its meager health care budget and vague health priorities for its citizens. And though some key players essentially affect the doctor-patient interactions and the resulting […]