Rouselle

Articles by Rouselle Isla

Rouselle is a quirky midlifer who loves the hustle of writing. She is also passionate about books, food, and Netflix. While she may not have a lot of money in the bank, she's perfectly happy collecting life moments and indulging in guilty pleasures every now and then.

Online Barter During Covid-19  (MoneySmart Philippines 2020)
Smart Money
Online Barter During Covid-19 (MoneySmart Philippines 2020)
Everyone has been financially affected by the pandemic, so people are finding creative ways to get what they need without having to spend money. More and more people are joining
3 days ago
Homeschooling in the Philippines: The Pros and Cons (Moneysmart 2020)
Lifestyle
Homeschooling in the Philippines: The Pros and Cons (Moneysmart 2020)
Parents are now considering homeschooling their children to keep them safe from coronavirus and ensure their continued learning amidst this pandemic. But what exactly is homeschooling, how do you get
3 days ago
Making the Most of Weddings During Covid-19 (MoneySmart 2020)
Lifestyle
Making the Most of Weddings During Covid-19 (MoneySmart 2020)
Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, engaged couples have to face the reality that their dream weddings will need to be put on hold or cancelled altogether. But some couples
3 days ago
10 Tips to Work Effectively From Home (MoneySmart Philippines 2020)
Lifestyle
10 Tips to Work Effectively From Home (MoneySmart Philippines 2020)
It’s so easy to get distracted when working from home. Every space is your comfort zone after all. You can work on the kitchen counter, or even on your
3 days ago
Why You Need To Get Life Insurance ASAP (MoneySmart 2020)
Insurance
Why You Need To Get Life Insurance ASAP (MoneySmart 2020)
Life insurance is an essential part of good financial planning, but not everyone enjoys talking about it. There’s not the usual excitement like when buying a house or a
3 days ago
7 Fun and Profitable Hobbies For Additional Income (MoneySmart 2020)
Lifestyle
7 Fun and Profitable Hobbies For Additional Income (MoneySmart 2020)
This pandemic has certainly unleashed our creative and entrepreneurial sides. A lot of us are discovering other talents we didn’t think we had and exploring new hobbies we never
3 days ago
Protect Yourself from Online Scams – MoneySmart Philippines 2020
Smart Money
Protect Yourself from Online Scams – MoneySmart Philippines 2020
From asking for cellphone load to emailing you about your $10,000 prize money,  online scams are aplenty. Protect yourself from scammers and recognize the warning signs. Here are some
3 days ago
Coins.ph MoneySmart Philippines Review 2020
Smart Money
Coins.ph MoneySmart Philippines Review 2020
If you still have not discovered the wonders of e-wallet services, you’re missing out on a lot. They have definitely made banking and other financial transactions easy and
3 days ago
The Best Travel Insurance for You – MoneySmart Philippines Review 2020
Travel
The Best Travel Insurance for You – MoneySmart Philippines Review 2020
Covid-19 has certainly ground everyone’s travel plans to a halt. For now, we can only make travel plans and pray that this pandemic will soon be over so
22 May 2020
The MoneySmart Guide to Creating a Pandemic-Proof Financial Plan
Saving
The MoneySmart Guide to Creating a Pandemic-Proof Financial Plan
The Covid-19 pandemic has everyone all over the world in full crisis mode. While most Filipinos carry on with work-from-home setups, a lot of Filipinos are struggling 
22 May 2020
How to Avoid Work From Home Burnout – MoneySmart Philippines
Career
How to Avoid Work From Home Burnout – MoneySmart Philippines
As days turn to weeks and weeks turn to months, more and more people are experiencing work from home burnout. You may be finding it hard to get up from
22 May 2020
Job Hunting for Fresh Graduates While on Enhanced Community Quarantine
Career
Job Hunting for Fresh Graduates While on Enhanced Community Quarantine
Even if commencement exercises were cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s not reason enough for you to sulk, feel angry, or forgo your celebrations at home. You’
22 May 2020
Know Your PhilHealth Benefits – MoneySmart Philippines Guide 2020
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Know Your PhilHealth Benefits – MoneySmart Philippines Guide 2020
Utilizing your PhilHealth benefits is the last thing you want to do, mainly because no one wants to visit or stay at the hospital for injury or illness. But if
21 May 2020
PayMaya Mobile Wallet MoneySmart Philippines Review 2020
Smart Money
PayMaya Mobile Wallet MoneySmart Philippines Review 2020
Despite being on Enhanced Community Quarantine for almost two months now, we still have some semblance of normalcy in our lives. We can still do a lot of things online,
21 May 2020
Here’s Where You Can Order Groceries and Essentials During Enhanced Community Quarantine – MoneySmart Philippines
Lifestyle
Here’s Where You Can Order Groceries and Essentials During Enhanced Community Quarantine – MoneySmart Philippines
With the Enhanced Community Quarantine still in place, online groceries and delivery services have never been more in demand. Not only is it quick and convenient, it also keeps us
21 April 2020
Is Covid-19 Covered By Your Insurance? – MoneySmart Philippines Guide 2020
Insurance
Is Covid-19 Covered By Your Insurance? – MoneySmart Philippines Guide 2020
Aside from following our country’s strict Enhanced Community Quarantine measures, having the protection of a life or health insurance will help in easing your worries. It’s good to
16 April 2020
How Travel Insurance Works – The MoneySmart Guide for Filipinos
Insurance
How Travel Insurance Works – The MoneySmart Guide for Filipinos
It’s very easy to overlook this thing called travel insurance when you’re so busy planning your itinerary or looking for the cheapest airfares. A lot of travelers even
16 April 2020
Battle of the Streaming Services in the Philippines (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Apple TV+ etc.) – Which Should You Get?
Lifestyle
Battle of the Streaming Services in the Philippines (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Apple TV+ etc.) – Which Should You Get?
Gone are the days when you’d sit down in front of the TV and watch something you don’t even like just because it’s the only good show
16 April 2020
GCash MoneySmart Review Philippines 2020
Smart Money
GCash MoneySmart Review Philippines 2020
These days, it’s all about speed and convenience. From purchasing something that you want online or satisfying that food craving at 11pm, the quicker the better. With virtual wallets
16 April 2020
The Best Secured Credit Cards in the Philippines
Credit Card
The Best Secured Credit Cards in the Philippines
If you’re one of those who can never get approved for a credit card, perhaps it’s time to consider getting a secured credit card. Read on to find
16 April 2020
7 Must Have Rewards Cards in the Philippines – MoneySmart 2020
Lifestyle
7 Must Have Rewards Cards in the Philippines – MoneySmart 2020
Doesn’t it annoy you when you shop or eat at an establishment all the time, but they don’t have a frequent shopper or a loyalty program? Loyalty cards,
16 April 2020
The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards – MoneySmart Philippines Review
Credit Card
The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards – MoneySmart Philippines Review
If you want to consolidate your balance from several credit cards into just one credit card, a balance transfer may be just what you need. This way, you don’t
16 April 2020
Gold vs Silver Prices – Is It Worth Investing in Silver?
Investing
Gold vs Silver Prices – Is It Worth Investing in Silver?
Sometimes referred to as the ‘poor man’s gold,’ you will be surprised to know that silver is more than just an affordable gold proxy. They say that its intrinsic
15 February 2020
Investing In Gold In The Philippines – How To Get Started
Investing
Investing In Gold In The Philippines – How To Get Started
Gold is a tangible asset that can protect you in times of economic crises or financial failures. You can store gold coins or gold bullions in your safety deposit box.
15 February 2020
The Best Fixed Deposit Accounts in the Philippines
Saving
The Best Fixed Deposit Accounts in the Philippines
If you’re looking for a traditional and reliable way of growing your money in the bank, you can place your money in a fixed deposit account (also referred to
15 February 2020