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Book review: I Wish They Taught Money In High School

Are you having a hard time saving money? Going through financial trouble?

Few weeks ago, I received a copy of two-in-one book series, I Wish They Taught Money in High School by Sharon W. Que and Clarissa Serina-De La Paz.book-review

When I was in Grade School, my mom gave us weekly allowances and we learned on how to save our own money. Though having a financial freedom during high school, I had saved moolah for my projects. It’s great to have this kind of responsibility and realized that I earned a lot during that time.

Several years ago, when I had my 9-to-5 job, I was dependent on my salary. But for the past several months, when I left a social media project last April 2013…that was the time that I realized to save my salary for emergency use. When I was able to do contractor’s job at Odesk, I have 2 different clients and adding up my full time job in October.

What I like about the book is that the authors gave an insight of making a business from scratch and gave some tips on investing your money. There’s a lot of ways to earn. I didn’t imagine on how my mom put up her own business while she didn’t depend to the monetary help from my dad.

I recommended this book for those want to save their money at an early age and want to have their own business.

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Christian Melanie Lee is a freelance social media manager and web developer. She also devoted her time managing her food blog, and music/concert blog. One of the Hootsuite Ambassador for the Philippines since 2014 and currently working as social media manager for the local band, The Itchyworms. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.