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Big ticket items you didn’t know you can buy without a credit card

Dec 21, 2018 - 7:03 PM

Now you can give your loved ones or yourself the things they’ve always wanted and needed

Tips on how to be financially secure

Dec 05, 2018 - 3:06 PM

Start the new year right

INFOGRAPHIC: The road to living life to the fullest

Nov 29, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Savings and loans are enablers to this, contrary to what you might believe

A millennial dancer's financial adulting journey

Nov 07, 2018 - 1:24 PM

This is the story of how Michelle Kawpeng pursued her passion for dancing and teaching

Everything under the sun: Financial advice on education and inflation, can a parent afford both?

Oct 25, 2018 - 11:02 AM

In this "Everything Under the Sun" column, financial advisor Kendrick Chua tackles how a single father must prepare early on for his child's education

Phishing 101: How to spot and avoid phishing

Oct 19, 2018 - 3:03 PM

Phishing is an industry problem. Arm yourself with information to protect yourself and your money

The value of commitment in the age of YOLO

Aug 28, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Why living in the now is not always the best piece of advice

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 13, 2018

Jul 13, 2018 - 12:38 PM

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday

52.8 million Filipinos don't have bank accounts

Jul 12, 2018 - 7:08 AM

They say they don’t have enough money for that, according to a Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas survey

The millennials' guide to choosing a financial advisor

Jul 09, 2018 - 6:24 PM

Chances are, you’ve already encountered one or more of these kinds of advisors

How to get the biggest savings from your trusted brands

May 03, 2018 - 2:56 PM

You can never go wrong with value-for-money purchases!

What do you earn for?

Oct 01, 2017 - 12:00 AM

To better understand Filipinos’ work motivations, Rappler, in partnership with BDO, is conducting a survey about their spending priorities and saving habits

5 situations where going cashless gives you more

Jun 29, 2017 - 1:06 PM

More Filipinos are preferring to go cashless Here s how it can help you step up

WATCH: Financial tools to help you achieve your goals

May 05, 2017 - 11:35 AM

Banks offer tools and services to help you manage your finances

Rappler Talk: Millennials’ money habits

Oct 11, 2016 - 1:53 PM

When it comes to personal expenses savings and investments how do millennials stack up? Watch our discussion with Vince Rapisura on October 11 2 pm

Money matters in finding the ‘one’

Sep 21, 2016 - 12:58 PM

In love or in money finding the right partner takes commitment

4 scenes to help you visualize a better, brighter future

Sep 19, 2016 - 4:37 PM

Living in the moment? Make sure you still have your eyes set on the road ahead

A case for the debit card

Sep 15, 2016 - 7:41 PM

Tech savvy millennials prefer using debit cards for everyday transactions Here’s how you too can take advantage of its benefits

Neat hacks to help organize your finances

Sep 07, 2016 - 2:38 PM

There are too many financial products in the market How can you make sense of all these and take control of your finances?

(L)Earning Wealth: A book with social agenda

Aug 13, 2016 - 1:21 PM

Need help in learning how to manage your money? This book shows readers how

Rappler, SEDPI partner to empower OFWs

Aug 05, 2016 - 2:48 PM

The partnership aims to produce content that will help OFWs manage their finances better

 PARTNERSHIP. Rappler and SEDPI partner to empower OFWs through financial literacy. In the photo (from the left): Rappler BalikBayan's Don Kevin Hapal, SEDPI's Neil Palteng and Vince Rapisura, Rappler's Glenda Gloria, MovePH's Rupert Ambil and David Lozada. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Are you an OFW? Here are bad spending habits you need to break

Jul 05, 2016 - 9:50 PM

Know how to set financial goals manage your income and borrow money wisely

3 signs it is the perfect financial product

Jul 04, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Just like a pair of shoes don t get it if it doesn t suit you

PLETHORA OF CHOICES. Financial planning isn't just about money

5 spending moments that can actually help you save more

Jun 08, 2016 - 2:22 PM

Saving your hard earned money isn’t all about keeping your wallet shut

Navigating the stock market according to Warren Buffett

May 16, 2016 - 6:45 AM

Here are tips on investing in stocks from the 3rd richest man in the world

PICKING A SUCCESSOR: File photo of Warren Buffet, ranked by Forbes as the world's third richest man with a fortune estimated at $72.7 billion

5 'salawikain' that reflect Filipino money values

May 15, 2016 - 9:13 PM

Here are some proverbs that reflect most Filipino households money management values

CRAMMING NOT A CHOICE. The sooner you invest, the less money you will have to save up

How to take charge of your home loan

May 13, 2016 - 7:15 AM

A shift in perspective can help you and your family achieve your dream home right now

How to equip yourself financially this year

Mar 11, 2016 - 2:23 PM

Investing properly can transform you and your family’s life and the Financial Fitness Forum 2016 on March 12 can get you started down that path

Filipinos good short-term savers, but rank high in debt – poll

Mar 07, 2016 - 2:10 PM

Despite being cautious in managing their finances around 4 in 10 Filipino investors carry debt

MOST INDEBTED. More than 80% of Filipino investors have high levels of personal debt. Shutterstock photo

Creating your financial quadrant

Feb 10, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Want the latest gadget while keeping your family financially secure? Here s a simple tool

QUIZ: What’s next on your financial journey?

Jan 27, 2016 - 1:25 PM

Check if you’re on the right track and find out what you can do better

INTERACTIVE: Are you ready for more?

Jan 15, 2016 - 8:11 AM

Fulfilling your goals is an exciting milestone Are you ready to take your big step in life? Doing it can be easier than you think

Slam the scam: How to spot investment fraud

Dec 11, 2015 - 12:42 PM

Does the offer promise “guaranteed wealth?” Avoid these red flags and protect your hard earned money

The 4 'deadliest' combinations to lose money

Nov 14, 2015 - 5:20 PM

It s the season of bonuses Are you going to spend all of it right away?

HOLD IT! Don't splurge your 13th month and other bonuses, read on.

5 signs that you’re ready for more in life

Nov 03, 2015 - 4:16 PM

You might be long overdue for an upgrade

5 tip mengatur keuangan pribadi

Oct 10, 2015 - 5:02 PM

Pahami portofolio keuangan menabung berbisnis investasi dan hindari utang

Mata uang rupiah mencapai titik terendah, hampir Rp 13,000 per dolar AS, terburuk sejak krisis moneter 1998. File photo by AFP

'Rich Dad, Poor Dad' author Robert Kiyosaki in Manila on Nov 30

Oct 05, 2015 - 2:31 PM

The personal finance guru will be joined by 7 masters of wealth who will share their know how to help prepare you with the essentials for wealth creation and management

IN MANILA. Personal finance guru and 'Rich Dad Poor Dad' author Robert Kiyosaki will be in Manila on November 30, 2015 for a conference aimed at helping you create and manage your wealth. Photo from Rich Dad website

6 in 10 expats integrate well in PH – HSBC survey

Oct 02, 2015 - 4:56 PM

The HSBC Expat Explorer survey shows that 57 of expats living in the Philippines have found their work to be more fulfilling since relocating here

Making investment easy for you

Aug 30, 2015 - 4:49 PM

investing is greatly influenced by our behaviors and for us to be successful investors we have to deal with these behaviors as well

Keep calm when buying, selling stocks

Aug 29, 2015 - 9:09 AM

The plunge in Philippines stocks early this week saw a wave of panic among investors Thus it s important to pause and consider 4 things before you buy or sell stocks

5 Realizations about Financial Planning

Aug 18, 2015 - 4:18 PM

A personal take from someone just getting started on the financial independence journey

3 reasons why you need life insurance

Aug 02, 2015 - 12:30 PM

Make sure you shop around and remember to get the plan that will cover you the most with the least possible cost

Money and the psychology of time

Jul 18, 2015 - 10:11 AM

We all have present needs and wants that have to be satisfied and we have a future to build as well That is why balance is the key

3 dads, 7 financial lessons

Jun 21, 2015 - 2:30 PM

Baby boomer Gen X Gen Y dads tell kids: sacrifice today work hard invest in yourself

3 steps to creating a DIY investment portfolio

Jun 20, 2015 - 4:34 PM

Creating your own investment portfolio is not as complex as you may think Here are steps you can apply to know the right mix of financial instruments

How 20-somethings should get ready for retirement

May 17, 2015 - 6:15 PM

If you don t invest now saving for retirement later on will be harder when bills get higher and responsibilities get tougher Marvin Germo registered financial planner says

RETIREMENT PROCRASTINATION "Starting off early investing for your retirement is easier than procrastinating it along with more obligations and responsibilities later on," financial consultant Marvin Germo says. Image by Shutterstock

The ‘3 basic laws of money,’ according to kids

May 17, 2015 - 1:10 PM

The young sons of personal finance guru Rose Fausto share money lessons apt for adults and kids alike

Motherhood and money: Rose Fausto on raising high-FQ kids

May 10, 2015 - 6:30 PM

According to personal finance guru Rose Fausto financial goals should be aligned with core values in the family

Finance for mothers

May 10, 2015 - 2:45 PM

Mothers are critical in personal finance so here are some tips to improve their skills

Invest in hospital stocks

Apr 22, 2015 - 1:17 PM

Becoming a shareholder in a hospital offers you and your loved ones alternative coverage in times of need