Change is Coming

Rain is a symbol of benign cleansing, starting over, and wiping the slate clean. For those who study in schools that still follow the June to March school year, rain also signals a return to school after two seemingly long and unbearable months of basking in the sun. Thanks to climate change, it can very […]

Daily Heroism in Our Midst

Martyrdom is defined by Merriam-Webster as “the suffering of death on account of adherence to a cause…”. Typically, we classify martyrs as heroes as well. Our history is replete with heroes from the time of Lapu-Lapu all the way up to the modern-day heroes, the OFWs. Just like OFWs, not all heroes have to die […]

Summer Smarts

School is over and summer is here! Just when you think your finances are at rest, think again. Summer is the time parents focus on honing their children’s other skills aside from the academics—may it be a new sport, a new language, the performing arts or some creativity class.​But summer fun need not be expensive.  […]

FinancePH TV Ep. 3 – Estate Tax

Episode 3: Minsan, ang tax ay parang pag-ibig, bigay ka ng bigay pero minsan wala ka naman palang mapapala. #Hugot. Here is what happened during our Senate Hearing on Estate Taxes. Our BELATED valentines day episode will also answer the question: Ano ang Estate Tax at Bakit importante ito sa pag unland ng isang bansa? Sana [...]

Vote Wisely, Research First Before Voting!

Now all candidates must submit a RESUME to the COMELEC website with their platforms and background and all important information that will help voters make informed decisions this coming election. All information indicated in the resume must be accurate or else candidates will face penalties of disqualification. Imagine for a moment if those rules above […]

10 Ways To Know If #Bobotante Ba Ang Kaibigan Mo

Posible kaya na ang katabi mo sa opisina o yung kaibigan mo na parating nag clash of clans o yung kapitbahay mo na AlDub fan ay #Bobotante? Sabi nga nila nothing is impossible. Kumakailan lang, I read an article that 37% of voters are aged 18-35. Having said, it is my moral obligation to convince […]

How To Make Money From Being Stuck in Traffic

Sometimes I like being stuck in traffic. Some of you might be scratching your head right now and saying to yourself – Mark must be crazy.  Just recently I got stuck on my way home from Megamall due to the INC protests. I came from a financial planning meeting with an OFW client who recently […]

An Affordable Yet Highly Appreciated Birthday Gift

A birthday gift need not be expensive to be appreciated.  My mentor recently had her birthday and it has been my personality to give inexpensive but highly appreciated birthday gifts. I read a book that states that birthday gifts should exhibit surprise and delight tactics.  So what we did was to surprise her on her […]

My Sister Made Me Realize That Money Can’t Buy Happiness

“It’s my bday and I am sad.” This is the message I received today from my sister today six in the morning. I asked her, “Why are you sad? Don’t you have money for celebration today? I will send money to you.” She replied, “It’s the first time I had a birthday without father to […]

Take This Survey And Know Your Financial Health

Take some time to answer the brief survey below.  At the end of the survey you will know your financial health and how to improve your health score. Survey will take around 2 minutes to complete. Click button to start.“Your prosperity, Our advocacy.”