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Financial Planning 101

Just like cooking, financial planning is not just some casual game. It takes well researched techniques to come up with the perfect recipe for your financial plan. So we ask ourselves, what are the ingredients to the recipe of a successful financial plan?

The recipe to a successful financial plan involves 3 ingredients. First, take care of your liquidity needs. People often forget saving first for the rainy days. As a rule of thumb, your emergency fund should at least be three times (3x) worth of your monthly expenses if you are employed or about six times (6x) if you have your own business. Without considering this first, you run the risk of eroding your invested funds.

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Councilman Barry Set A Meeting with Filipino Nurses

After months of racist remarks, Ward 8 Councilman and former DC Mayor Marion Barry has agreed in a meeting with the Filipino nurses after the controversial issue on the racial discrimation towards Asian Americans and nurses.

“We’re trying to tell the people and the community that we’re here because we want to serve the community, we’re not here to take their jobs but because they need nurses. That’s why we’re here,” Marissa Usman, president of the Philippine Nurses Association of Metropolitan DC (PNAMDC) told the Manila Mail.

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White Dog Cafe is Most Pet Friendly

White Dog Cafe, a Philadelphia-based eatery has taken the top spot for’s national search for the most pet-friendly restaurants.

The restaurant, located in Wayne and University City, has a pet-friendly patio catering directly to pet lovers looking to dine out. The cafe recommends a leash but won’t evict you if your dog is well mannered.

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