Forever Love: Leaving a legacy for your children with AIA Philam Life

One of the things that I have become increasingly aware of when I became a mother is my mortality and how it affects my children should anything happen to me. Growing up, the most I’ve been taught about preparing for my financial future was to save a portion of my money and put it in the bank.  No one explained to me how it works except that it would be something I can withdraw in cases of emergency. I guess, one of the things that contributed to my ignorance on these things was my youth. I lived quite rebelliously and […]

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Money Matters: 7 Investments I value the most in this lifetime

I have been pondering on some finance topics to write about this January. By tradition, the New Year stands as a fresh start for everyone and as expected, finance posts have been flooding my news feeds the past few weeks. It’s a fresh start for us, too! For months, I’ve been talking about how we were slowly but surely inching our way out of our credit card debt, and last week, we paid the last of it, yahoo! Let me take this opportunity to declare that we are finally “DEBT-FREE!” Opportunity in disguise Paying our credit card debt monthly became […]

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Money Matters: What on earth is BLISS for a #LiveFREEPH?

You’ve probably come across blogs on BLISS for a #LiveFREEPH and dismissed it as just another promo or package that Sun Life Financial came up with. Some of you may have seen the image that’s half bleak and half sunny, but didn’t really understand what it was about. So let me tell you straight out: BLISS for a #LiveFREEPH is an app on Facebook. And no, there’s no need to download it. You participate in it right off your Facebook. What’s it about? Well, basically it’s a survey on the current situation of Filipinos, whether their needs are being met […]

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