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Rappler's latest stories on Sun Life


ROUNDTABLE: How partnerships enrich lives

Sep 30, 2019 - 4:02 PM

No one makes it through life alone – having a partner can make life more fulfilling! Watch our roundtable discussion on September 30, 4 pm onwards.

Why you need a life partner – and not necessarily the romantic kind

Aug 06, 2019 - 2:40 PM

We all value independence. But there are some things we can’t do alone.

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

Piolo Pascual, Enchong Dee lead Ironman relay squad

Aug 03, 2018 - 4:07 PM

The two celebrities banner the Sun Life relay team vying for honors in the 2018 Ironman 70.3 race in Cebu

STAR POWER. Sun Life Financial boasts a star-studded team composed of celebrity athletes like Piolo Pascual, company executives and elite athletes. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

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

Sun Life’s Resolution Run kicks the year off with a cause

Jan 25, 2018 - 7:22 PM

Piolo Pascual led the pack in the advocacy run for health and education now on its 9th year.

Shifting mindsets, Big Data, and mass personalization in the financial services industry

Jan 22, 2018 - 12:24 PM

How do financial institutions stay afloat – and sail on – in the face of rapid modernization? By listening closely to their clients, says Sun Life Financial’s Mylene Lopa

Sun Life Philippines welcomes new president

Jan 19, 2018 - 4:09 PM

Alexander Narciso, who's also Sun Life's Chief Agency Distribution Officer, assumes his latest role in the company

How can you prepare for your children’s future?

Aug 02, 2017 - 6:02 PM

Watch Judy Ann Santos and her friends react to Sun Life s short film about parenting and discuss ways they secure their children’s future

How can you protect your health?

Jul 25, 2017 - 3:37 PM

Watch Piolo Pascual and his friends discuss how you can make sure health won t be a financial issue in the future

How millennials can secure their future

Jul 21, 2017 - 9:47 AM

It’s never too early to start thinking ahead

Do you have the grit for success?

Jul 17, 2017 - 4:52 PM

Apprentice Asia winner Jonathan Yabut gives tips for success – not just in career but in life

How our personal relationships make life brighter

Jun 17, 2017 - 3:27 PM

Sun Life Financial launches short films that show how true love isn’t about grand gestures – it’s about the real helpful ways we show it

WATCH: Sun Life's 3 sweet, tearjerking commercials

Jun 08, 2017 - 1:24 PM

UPDATED These short films are directed by Zig Marasigan Nic Reyes and Mihk Vergara

WATCH: Sun Life #LiveBrighter session with Jonathan Yabut

May 24, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Listen to the story of how he rose from humble beginnings to become a successful businessman and motivational speaker

The real cost of serious illnesses in PH

Nov 19, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Spending doesn’t stop at treatment when you fall ill Here are key information and figures you need to know

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

CONVERSATION: Short-term fixes vs long-term goals

Sep 04, 2016 - 2:05 PM

Would you rather live for the moment or take the time to invest in your future? See the highlights of our Twitter conversation here Money4Life

Piolo, Judy Ann share practical financial advice

Aug 11, 2016 - 12:07 PM

When it comes to preparing for the future is there such thing as ‘too late’ or ‘too early’? Here s what two successful celebrities think

Sun Life, 8990 Holdings tie up to boost financial literacy

Jun 01, 2016 - 8:30 PM

The level of financial literacy in the Philippines remains low leading the two firms to collaborate to raise awareness and widen their customer bases in the process

Violent young Sun may have seeded life on Earth – study

May 24, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Researchers say the Sun could have lashed out with powerful flares making Earth warm enough to spark life

epaselect epa05298745 The sun rises behind wind turbines near the Pankow motorway junction, as seen from Drachenberg hill in Berlin, Germany, 11 May 2016. EPA/PAUL ZINKEN

Is the Filipino future-ready?

Feb 20, 2016 - 3:35 AM

A snapshot of our financial outlook habits and the next steps we need to take

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

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

Sun Life Financial increases stake in India's Birla Sun Life Insurance

Dec 03, 2015 - 5:50 PM

India s Aditya Birla sells 23 of its shares to Sun Life Financial for ₹16 64 billion 20 81 million

GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES. Sun Life Financial will take advantage of Birla Sun Life's customer base of 1.6 million individual policyholders

Matteo Guidicelli: What I learned about being financially independent

Nov 11, 2015 - 12:56 PM

As Sun Life Asset Management’s newest spokesperson Matteo shares a few stories on life and money matters

Investing in your 20s or 30s? Yes, it's possible!

Sep 09, 2015 - 1:05 PM

A financial expert and two millennials share how starting early with investments works

Sun Life launches SINAG 2015 awards

Sep 01, 2015 - 6:04 PM

Press Release: The SINAG 2015 Financial Literacy Journalism Awards seeks to encourage Filipinos to become more financially prepared through well written stories

5 Realizations about Financial Planning

Aug 18, 2015 - 4:18 PM

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

Sun Life introduces Financial Independence Month

Jun 16, 2015 - 7:19 PM

Surveys reveal that Filipinos are unprepared for their health needs Here s what we can do about it

Health or wealth: What should come first?

Jun 10, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Join us on June 10 at 2pm

Finance lessons from the boss

Jun 05, 2015 - 1:06 PM

Riena Pama president of Sun Life’s Asset Management Company Inc shares key lessons on preparing for a brighter life

Sun Life launches Philippine stock index fund

May 06, 2015 - 2:52 PM

The Sun Life Prosperity Philippine Stock Index Fund is perfect for investors who have a high risk appetite and a long term investment horizon says SLAMCI president Valerie Pama

Continuing a 120-year legacy: A musical history

Mar 28, 2015 - 11:51 AM

Sun Life marks 120 years in the Philippines with an original musical


5 financial resolutions for a richer and brighter 2015

Dec 31, 2014 - 11:44 AM

These resolutions that may sound simple but they re sensible and more importantly absolutely doable

INFOGRAPHIC: Create an itinerary for your financial future

Dec 12, 2014 - 2:00 PM

Treat your investment plan like a travel itinerary and you’ll be on a secure path toward an exciting future

INFOGRAPHIC: Are you part of ‘Generation O?’

Nov 18, 2014 - 8:21 AM

A new study indicates that Filipinos are among the overworked overweight and overwhelmed in Asia What can you do about it?

How life insurance can help you today

Oct 19, 2014 - 7:23 AM

In celebration of life insurance awareness month here’s a guide to new products that allow you to reap benefits while you’re alive

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

QUIZ: What’s your investment style?

Sep 12, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Want to find out which types of investments suit you? Take this simple 10 point quiz

Fixing Financial Priorities

Aug 31, 2014 - 10:20 AM

What should you put first when your resources are limited?

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

INVESTIPS: Kids, rewards, and money

Aug 08, 2014 - 7:52 AM

This week we launch a new show about growing your wealth and building a brighter future

Why Piolo Pascual is not afraid of the future

Jul 31, 2014 - 6:12 PM

His ultimate dream is to retire early and spend more time with his son

CONVERSATION: Building a financially prepared generation

Jul 30, 2014 - 10:29 AM

How do we create a solid financial foundation for the future? Read what netizens had to say

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

The silent thief

Jun 18, 2014 - 9:00 AM

There s an unseen predator that could be eating up your wealth

CONVERSATION: Let’s talk about financial independence

Jun 11, 2014 - 12:07 PM

As we approach the midyear it s time to review the resolutions you made in January – especially those about money

SWS survey: 9 out of 10 Pinoys struggled with finances in 2013

May 31, 2014 - 11:38 AM

Most Filipinos are experiencing financial shortage according to a recent SWS survey

Common myths about investing

Dec 29, 2013 - 11:49 AM

Riza Mantaring CEO and President of Sun Life Financial debunks several myths about investing