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How to buy life insurance. Let me count the ways

By Sheryl Smolkin

If you asked me how to go about buying life insurance, only two thoughts would come to mind: directly from a life insurance salesman or an online purchase. 870 more words

Personal Finance

Book Review: "Kontento ka na ba sa KaPERAhan mo?"

Kontento ka na ba sa KaPERAhan mo?
Unleash the Highest Potential of your Money Part 1

A gift from a friend cum my insurance agent and fellow investor Richard Macalintal which comes in a small package but with enlightening contents that are simple to read and grasp even for the zero financially literate Juan or Maria. 757 more words

Financial Literacy


My hair starts levitating at the mere mention of the word insurance. While health insurance is hands down the worth thing to read and to deal with, homeowners, auto, and umbrella policies are no picnic either. 417 more words

Ebates - Getting Cash Back Shopping Online

This might surprise people, but I’m the spender in the family. My wife’s idea of budgeting is not spending any money whenever possible. Works for me :) I do make sure all our spending fits within our budget and I’m pretty good at not spending frivolously. 351 more words

Personal Finance

Embrace personal values

As your economic vision moves beyond simple dollars and cents, you realize there’s no hiding. When you deal with money, your values are revealed. Just consider the ambiguities we face when using the word… 536 more words


Are You Lost About Personal Finance? Check Out These Tips!

Personal finances are about much more than dollars and sense. Indeed, basic logic and reason play large roles. Wisely managing your finances is a behavior that must be learned, often times, the hard way. 16 more words


Networking mania: Drink 110 coffees; get a job

Check out my latest column for CTV about my friend Justin, who literally went on 110 coffee dates by cold-calling people on Linkedin. So inspiring! There’s so many people who think it’s okay/sufficient to apply online, but it’s not. 1,371 more words

Personal Finance