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Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Why finance experts should challenge mutual funds in PH

Aug 30, 2019 - 6:26 PM

Have you invested in mutual funds in the Philippines? This episode explains how and why you are being shortchanged.

Pag-IBIG 'illegally' increased salaries in 2018 by P248 million – COA

Jun 19, 2019 - 6:14 PM

Auditors want a refund of the excess salaries

A millennial’s guide to mutual funds

Dec 29, 2017 - 6:14 PM

Want to start investing, but don’t know how? Here’s an easy primer from a fellow millennial

Briones eyes mandatory financial literacy workshops for teachers

Nov 18, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones says teachers must be smart about their finances since they will soon teach students about financial literacy as mandated by law

DEPED CHIEF. Education Secretary Leonor Briones smiles during a Rappler Talk interview on November 16. Screenshot by Rappler

Criticisms vs DepEd over teachers' loans are 'misplaced' – Briones

Nov 17, 2017 - 6:05 PM

DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones says they had to step in and make sure teachers' loans from GSIS are being paid, because 26,000 teachers did not receive retirement benefits in 2016 due to unpaid debts

DEBT DILEMMA. Education Secretary Leonor Briones explains the urgent need for teachers to pay off their debts from the GSIS and Pag-IBIG Fund. Screenshot by Rappler

DepEd to restore teachers' loan deductions on October 30

Oct 30, 2017 - 4:05 PM

The DepEd says GSIS and Pag-IBIG Fund loan payments deducted from teachers' salaries this month would be returned to their bank accounts

RESTORED INCOME. A teacher holds a lesson in a public school in Marikina City on September 27. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

DepEd assures teachers of P4,000 pay even with loan deductions

Oct 26, 2017 - 7:25 PM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones says they are examining emergency measures 'to assuage the situation' of teachers affected by the recent loan deductions

INCOME WOES. A teacher holds a lesson in an elementary school in Marikina City. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Teachers' group cries foul over loan deductions from take-home pay

Oct 24, 2017 - 12:45 PM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones says public school teachers' loans are now at P300 billion: 'Are you going to suffer the pain now and look for solutions or continue the same practice until your loans will accumulate?'

INCOME ISSUES. A public school teacher conducts a lesson in Marikina City on September 27. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PIFA holds mutual funds conference this month

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:12 AM

The Philippine Investment Funds Association is optimistic about the Philippine GDP's growth momentum for 2017. Learn how to tap into this by attending the Mutual Funds Conference on September 23

Pag-IBIG eyes P8.6-billion socialized housing takeouts in Mindanao

Sep 15, 2017 - 8:30 AM

The projected figure is a challenge for the agency’s accredited developers on the island but Pag IBIG Fund Deputy Chief Executive Officer Marilene Acosta says it is for developers to produce more socialized housing units for its members here

Pag-IBIG in talks with Ramon Ang on Marawi housing units

Sep 14, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Acmad Moti Pag IBIG Chief Executive Officer says Chairman Eduardo del Rosario will meet with Ang next week to talk about the plan Ang he says might donate houses to help evacuees rebuild their lives from scratch

RAMON ANG. San Miguel Corp president Ramon Ang, DOTC Secretary Arthur Tugade, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar and Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno during the inauguration of NAIA X (expressway) in Pasay City. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Pag-IBIG gets COA nod on law firm to handle Globe Asiatique cases

Jul 17, 2017 - 12:37 PM

With over a billion pesos involved in these cases COA says full commitment is extremely necessary to ensure proper representation in courts

LAW FIRM. Delfin Lee and his property firm are accused of double sale to various buyers of subdivision housing units that were also mortgaged or used as collateral for housing loans from Pag-IBIG Fund. File image

Dennis Uy, Duterte's friend, creates P100-M mutual fund for gov't troops

Jul 11, 2017 - 10:31 PM

The mutual fund would offer financial security to soldiers and policemen as well as their families through sound investment practices and guidance programs

GRANT FOR SOLDIERS. Phoenix Petroleum CEO Dennis Uy (right) was among the major campaign contributors of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte appoints Pag-IBIG Fund OIC

Mar 06, 2017 - 2:20 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte appoints Pag IBIG Fund Deputy Chief Executive Officer Acmad Rizaldy Moti as officer in charge to replace Darlene Berberabe

NEW OIC. Acmad Moti is the new Pag-IBIG Fund OIC chief executive officer. Photo from Pag-IBIG Fund website

SC dismisses judge who issued orders favoring Delfin Lee

Jul 26, 2016 - 6:05 PM

The Supreme Court finds Pasig City trial court judge Rolando Mislang guilty of gross ignorance of the law

Money lessons I learned in my 30s

Jun 10, 2016 - 3:04 PM

It’s the perfect time to learn from your past mistakes and be proactive about your financial future

The winning investments of 2015

Jan 05, 2016 - 8:22 AM

It is best to diversify among asset classes so whichever way the market goes you emerge as the winner

COL set to launch 1st online fund supermarket in the PH

May 21, 2015 - 12:12 PM

This latest innovation from COL Financial aims to make investing easier for everyone

5 money lessons for fresh graduates

Apr 07, 2015 - 3:14 PM

First lesson: Pay your ‘future self’

Mass housing developer to fund P1-B GenSan project

Jan 20, 2015 - 8:36 PM

8890 Holdings is banking on the significant number of Pag IBIG Fund members surrounding the property with 89 780 members in General Santos alone

The winning investments of 2014

Dec 20, 2014 - 9:07 PM

The stellar showing of 2014’s top investments is not a guarantee they will do well in 2015 Thus diversifying your investments is still a must

Pag-IBIG: Is it helping Filipinos help themselves?

Dec 20, 2014 - 12:23 PM

How is Pag IBIG fulfilling its mandate to assist Filipinos in building homes and giving loan assistance? Watch and participate in the discussion

Which is better? Time deposit or mutual fund?

Oct 01, 2014 - 7:31 AM

Which long term investment should you choose? Here s a useful guide

INVESTIPS: Saving on the first job

Aug 23, 2014 - 9:01 AM

Is it possible to grow your money starting from your first paycheck? Our financial planner shares how you can do it

Mutual funds: Can you trust them?

Jul 06, 2014 - 1:20 PM

Is investing in mutual funds right for you? Here s what you need to know

PH investor sentiment slips but still highest in Asia

Jun 17, 2014 - 10:52 AM

Manulife’s survey shows more investors still think it is a good time to invest in the Philippines

Which fund is right for you?

May 16, 2014 - 2:19 PM

Some choose performance as basis for selecting a fund but the best performing fund in one year may be the worst performing the next

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Purpose-driven investing

Mar 24, 2014 - 12:59 PM

Know why you re investing Set specific goals

Pag-IBIG sets safeguards vs another Globe Asiatique scam

Mar 20, 2014 - 4:46 PM

The housing loan institution scraps its window 1 scheme and appoints an internal ombudsman to check all transactions

SC: Pursue raps vs Delfin Lee co-accused

Mar 20, 2014 - 12:11 AM

The TRO issued by the Supreme Court negates for now the appelate court s junking of charges against former Pag IBIG foreclosure manager Alex Alvarez

Delfin Lee to SC: Resolve my case immediately

Mar 17, 2014 - 1:51 PM

In a motion before the Supreme Court Lee appeals for his immediate release

IN PHOTOS: Delfin Lee faces Pampanga court

Mar 15, 2014 - 10:04 PM

During his first arraignment since he was arrested the owner of Globe Asiatique refuses to enter a plea The court enters a not guilty plea on his behalf

CA junks Delfin Lee's petition to be released

Mar 13, 2014 - 4:12 PM

Lee s appeal for release is academic as the Supreme Court is set to decide on whether to annul the Court of Appeals ruling quashing the arrest warrant

10 ways to become investment-savvy

Jan 19, 2014 - 3:13 PM

In 2014 commit part or more of your hard earned money into investing

COA to agencies: Return P2.3-B bonuses

Jan 15, 2014 - 7:50 AM

UPDATED The Governance Commission for GOCCs responds to the COA order

GRACEFUL EXIT. COA Chairperson Grace Pulido-Tan leaves the Senate after enduring a one-hour grilling from Sen Jinggoy Estrada. The feisty Tan holds her ground and at times answers back. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

SC issues TRO on Globe Asiatique damage suit

Dec 13, 2013 - 10:46 AM

The high court resolution prohibits lower courts from implementing earlier decisions that favored Globe Asiatique

CA favors Delfin Lee in case vs Pag-IBIG

Oct 13, 2013 - 5:58 PM

CA dismisses Pag IBIG s appeal based on technicality

DENIED. CA dismisses Pag-IBIG Fund's appeal vs Globe Asiatique's Delfin Lee. Screenshot from the Pag-IBIG fund website.

SEC approves ETF rules

Mar 18, 2013 - 8:14 PM

With the approval the Philippine Stock Exchange may roll out ETFs by April 2013