FInancial Literacy in the Phils

About Time For Financial Literacy

Recent studies show that most Filipinos  would want to retire early as age 50, and that majority consider health as a top concern. However, the sad part is– there is rarely enough savings to sustain an early retirement and only a minimum percentage of these people are prepared to pay for medical costs should an emergency occur. This is a common situation here in the Philippines today, and I believe it is not as hopeless as it seems to be if only financial literacy is instilled in everyone of us. See, everyone dreams of retiring at an age when they can still be active and engage in new pursuits. We all want to enjoy life to the fullest— see the world, run a business, or pursue our passions. But only a few Filipinos have done what is needed to achieve these goals. Financial planning is perhaps the most important part of this process. It […]

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Philam Family Talk led by Maribel Dionisio (co-founder of Love Institute) with her son David

Philam Life’ s Nationwide Family Talk School Tour

  Financial planning is not only for the businessmen and the rich, it is also for the average Filipino breadwinner who works hard to make ends meet and reach the family’s dreams. In line with its mission of empowering Filipinos to achieve financial security and prosperity, Philam Life, the country’s premier life insurance provider, seeks to debunk the Filipino’s deflection towards financial planning through a financial literacy campaign that involves a nationwide school tour, dubbed “Family talk”. In partnership with Love Institute- a pioneering company in the Philippines that promotes good family relationships, the school tour teaches parents about responsible parenting and financial planning, urging them to think seriously about how they raise their children and what steps they are taking to secure their family’s future. Parenting consultant and Love Institute co-founder Maribel Dionisio talks about the ABCs of parenting which include Attention-Giving, Building Self- Worth, Communicating regularly and Disciplining […]

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