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Divorce and Money: Six Costly Mistakes

The following article, written by Veronica Dagher, appeared in the May 15 issue of The Wall Street Journal.  Dagher addresses some of the most common and most costly mistakes people make when settling finances during a divorce. 1,760 more words


3 Biggest Urban Myths of Personal Finance

Urban myths. You know, stories about people’s kidneys being stolen or that, say, certain corporate logos have the mark of the beast? These exist in personal finance too — maxims about saving, spending and investing that are startling, but also just plausible enough to seem real. 461 more words


I have one simple method for solving all of my problems, and you'll never guess what it is!

I’m told there are lots of people in the world whose main problems have to do with forces outside their control: poor health, poverty, governmental collapse, natural disaster, drought, famine, anarchy, etc. 1,178 more words

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Binay May Be Bad But His Lawyers Aren't

Chief Justice Sereno recently reprimanded the lawyer of Mayor Junjun Binay for invoking the doctrine of condonation.

Justice V. V. Mendoza, a former Justice of the Supreme Court and noted constitutionalist, had some… 1,025 more words

Doctrine Of Condonation

How Couples Can Resolve Their Biggest Fights Over Money

This article appeared in the April 12 Wall Street Journal.  The first few paragraphs are below and the link to the full article follows the summary. 411 more words


Law in the Philippines

The Question.

What is law in the Philippines?

One would think this a simple question. Unfortunately, it isn’t. Nowhere in our statute books is it written that: “A, B, and C are sources of law”. 482 more words

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Millennials to Financial Advisers: #DoingitWrong

This blog originally appeared on The Share, ConvergEx’s blog.  Jessica Lynn Rabe is a market strategist at ConvergEx, a global brokerage company based in New York, and co-author of “Alts Democratized: A Practical Guide to Alternative Mutual Funds and ETFs for Financial Advisors” with Robert J. 1,769 more words