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Rat Race Running Top 10 Blogs of 2020

Last Updated on March 31, 2021 by Rat Race Running

2020 has been difficult to everyone but for me, there is a silver lining – the opportunity to start writing again.

In March, I wrote my first blog post since May 2018 and consistently published weekly.

Here are the Top 10 blog posts based on the number of reads since March to November.

1. A Life-Changing Journey Through Quarter-Life Crisis

A woman sitting on a ledge looking at the horizon

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In this post, I wrote my personal experience and struggles during my quarter-life crisis.

This is my most emotional post because I had to relive my season of being lost, anxious, and depressed.

Thanks to God, I was able to return stronger and more values-driven.

2. An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to the Philippine Stock Market

Stock Market Candle Stick Patterns
Photo by M. B. M. on Unsplash

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This is a primer regarding the Philippine Stock Market.

I tried to answer as much as I can regarding the frequently asked questions of newbies and potential stock market investors.

3. Basic Budgeting for Single Young Professionals

An electronic calculator
Photo by StellrWeb on Unsplash

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A usual struggle of fresh graduates and first job employees is money management.

Money topics are often avoided at home which results to financially untrained individuals to handle their finances for the first time.

I tried to share some budgeting strategies that I use.

4. Of Birthdays and Quarantines

A birthday cake in the dark

Publish Date: April 17, 2020

My 29th birthday post.

I relayed my experience as I “celebrated” my special day during the first month of the quarantine.

5. 20 Lessons From Mobile Legends

Mobile Legends Logo
Logo from Mobile Legends

Publish Date: June 27, 2020

There are so many lessons to learn in our surroundings, including mobile games.

In this post, I enumerated 20 lessons I learned while playing Mobile Legends: Bangbang (MLBB).

6. 12 Adulting Skills We Need to Learn

Tools placed on a table.
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

Publish Date: August 29, 2020

Out of all the skills that every “new” adult needs to learn, I discussed twelve and why they are significant.

7. 3 Things I Liked and Disliked About Living in Metro Manila

Buildings seen from below

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It’s been almost two years since I left Metro Manila to return to my home province and pursue other interests.

Though there are things that I surely missed, there are also those that I thankful that I left.

8. Why are we in such a hurry?

Man with a case running

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Our 20’s is a crucial time in our lives and we can’t help to feel left out by our peers and friends. We may feel that we are still going nowhere and time is quickly passing by.

In this post, I tried to express my thoughts about the ‘hustle’ generation.

9. 7 Dangerous Financial “Advice” I Have Ever Heard

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Photo by Startup Stock Photos on Pexels.com

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After working for more than 5 years, reading financial books, and talking with many people from different walks of life, I heard sound financial advice and at the same time dangerous financial advice.

10. The Hierarchy of a Strong Financial Foundation

Lady writing in her tablet.
Photo by bongkarn thanyakij on Pexels.com

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It’s normal for people to want to invest as early as possible. However, there is a better way to do it. There should be a proper order of our finance that also will protect us and our family.

Final Thought

Thank you for continuously supporting our blog. I may have based many of these things from my personal experiences and opinions but I hope you can relate.

For more years to come. Happy New Year!

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