Pinay Investor Updates – December 2016

It’s the first day of December and it’s 24 days before Christmas so let me be the first to greet you, “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!” 🙂

It’s been three months since I last posted on this blog and I am excited to share with you some updates about #PinayInvestor and a little bit about my personal life.


In terms of stats, this blog still gets more than 1,000 unique visitors per day, 40K+ visits monthly, 100K+ pages monthly, and 1M+ hits monthly and this is purely organic (no paid traffic).

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10 Things I Learned after 2 years of Blogging


I still can’t believe this blog,, is now on its second year! Time has really flown by.

At first, all I wanted was to have a sort of an online diary, where I could share my experiences in personal finance — something I didn’t have as much experience with when I started.

But there’s always something new to learn and there’s always room for improvement.

I had no background in blogging and internet marketing before I got into this. I learned it all along the way and that means I did a lot of things wrong (and probably still am) before figuring out how to do them right.

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SSS releases Complete List of Calamity-stricken areas for SSS Loan Restructuring Program

So you heard about the SSS Loan Restructuring Program, but you’re not sure if you’re covered or not.

It says that it’s a program for member-borrowers affected by previous calamities and disasters, but you’re not sure if your area of residence is included in the list of calamity-stricken areas as declared by NDRRMC or the national government under State of Calamity.

Yes, you have a past due loan with SSS, but can you actually avail of this SSS Loan Restructuring Program?

These are just some of the questions that I’ve been receiving from my readers and viewers since the SSS Loan Restructuring Program was launched a month ago.

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SSS launches Loan Restructuring Program for Member-Borrowers affected by previous Calamities and Disasters

Do you have unpaid or past due loan/s with SSS?

Do you want to settle your loans, but you’re worried that your loans might have already ballooned into staggering amounts due to penalties and interests?

Have you heard about the SSS Loan Restructuring Program and do you want to know how you can apply or avail of this program?

If your answer is yes to any of these questions, then I have good news for you!

Everything that you need to know about the SSS Loan Restructuring Program is finally available exclusively here at Pinay Investor.

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Say hello to Jude! :)

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Hey! How are you?

As we all know, the month of May has just ended, and June has just said hello!

I hope everything’s well for each and every reader of this blog. 🙂

I just want to share with you a little bit about what happened to me in May.

May is actually my birthday month. I hate to admit it, but yeah, I just turned 30!

Thank you for your greetings, I appreciate it! 🙂

And because some people say life begins at 30, here I am, trying to map out my plans, goals, and everything that I want to achieve: short, mid, and long term.

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Next goal: Hiking with Friends?

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It’s summer time again and this season reminds me of one of the items on my bucket list that still remains unchecked.

That is, to go hiking and trekking with my high school friends…

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My high school friends in the mountains again!

They’ve been inviting and encouraging me to join them in their hiking trips, but with my current responsibilities plus my not-so-fit physique, I don’t feel confident about going with them.

But deep inside me, I feel very excited by the thought that I will go hiking again just like the old times.

I remember during my younger days, my cousins and I would go to our grandparents’ farm and we would go even farther without them knowing that we were already hiking and climbing in the mountains.

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How to Get SSS Number Online


Good news to those who need to apply for SSS Membership and who want to know how to get SSS Number!

You don’t need to go to the SSS branch personally anymore to obtain your Social Security Number because it’s now available ONLINE.

Yes, you read it right!

You can now register as an SSS member through SSS online facility.

Meaning, you don’t have to commute, you don’t have to line up, and you don’t have to wait until your number is flashed on the screen for you to apply for SSS membership at the SSS branch.

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