Indeed, earning a money is not as easy as counting numbers and reciting alphabets. Figuratively speaking, it could become as difficult as solving physics equations and writing dissertations.
With this in mind people ought to learn how to spend money more efficiently and effectively. In fact, frugality could lead to innovation and better decision making. After all, the only way to get out of the box is to invent the way out!
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To help people with this problem, famous Filipino page Marcelo Santos III published a striking statement on how to effectively and efficiently save money.
In this so-called realization post, it aims to shed light on everyone the importance of frugality in this present age especially to the working people.
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Here is an example below:
“Okay, given na minimum wager tayo (kasama na rin ang mga freelancers) that’s Php 521 a day, so Php 10,420. Less mo pa ang pamasahe, pangkain, contribution, bills, siguro matetake home mo na lang ay nasa 6K.”
“So sa 6K na ‘yun, divided by 20 days, 300 pesos per day, divided by 8 hours, 37.50 pesos. So kumikita tayo ng 37.50 kada oras. Isara na natin ng 38.”
Additionally, even the thinks we purchase correspond to something.
“Tapos magpapalibre ka ng chicken with spaghetti na worth 85 pesos, halos dalawa’t kalahating oras ko ‘yang pinagpaguran sa opisina. ‘O kaya magpapalibre ka ng starbucks drink na worth 160 pesos. Imagine, kape mo lang apat at kalahating oras ko pinagpaguran ‘yan, stress sa work, stress sa kawork, sa boss, personal problems.”
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The bottom line of this lengthy Facebook statement is:
“Kaya naisip ko, napakahalaga pala talaga ng pera sa nagtatrabaho na. Kasi literal na dugo’t pawis.”
Read the entire contemplative post below!
Here’s what some netizens have to say.