Do Christmas songs affect consumer spending?

Jose Mari Chan meme is becoming a usual trend over the social media every September. It’s an indication that Filipinos are quite excited for a long Christmas celebration that will happen. Then the moment malls open on the first day of September, the long-playing Christmas songs will start to be heard until January of next … Read more

A Replacement to your SSS Pension

Do you think about your retirement? How’s it gonna be? For some, it’s a question of “how do you enjoy this stage?” but for many, it’s “how will you survive this?”. Let’s talk about how you can prepare for your retirement. So, how much budget will you need in your Golden Years? You might know … Read more

Five Steps to a Fabulous Retirement

Becoming rich can be daunting and confusing at the beginning just like navigating in a foggy sea. But once you start taking some steps, things get clear. If we define what financial planning is, it means a long term process of wisely managing your finances so you can achieve your goals and dreams. Retirement is … Read more

What You Don’t Know About Estate Planning Can Hurt Your Family

One afternoon, at one of my financial planning seminars, I asked my participants, “what is estate tax?”. A number of participants replied in unison, “it’s the tax we pay every year!” Although, many Filipinos nowadays are well aware of the fundamental concept of financial planning, many are still ill-educated when it comes to estate planning. … Read more


Matapos ang mahabang panahon ng ating pagtatrabo, ang kadalasang pagkakamali ng karamihan ay ang hindi paghahanda sa panahon ng pagtanda. Most of us don’t bother about it until we reach the age of retiement, but sad to say, retirement is not an option. Others think they don’t need much during old age. They forget to … Read more