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Rappler's latest stories on Financial literacy


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

From accounting to enterprise: UPLB students help housewives do business

Aug 30, 2017 - 5:21 PM

From teaching housewives basic accounting the group behind livelihood program Amiga Philippines now aims to establish a social enterprise and help women do business

EMPOWERED. Housewives from Bayan ni Juan in Calauan, Laguna learn a bookkeeping system to help their small businesses. Photo from Kevin Cuevas

Gov't to offer P30 billion in 3-year retail treasury bonds

Mar 23, 2017 - 8:15 PM

This will be the 2nd retail bond offering under the Duterte administration which raised around P100 billion from a similar offering in September 2016

Walking the talk, with passion

Jan 23, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Meet four Sun Life advisors who are making a difference in people’s lives through financial literacy

PASSION FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY. Sharyl, Cielo, Joanna, and Candee wish to make a difference in the lives of as many people as they can through their work. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Money tips for millennials

Oct 23, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Living in the moment doesn t mean going broke Here are tips for making the most of your money to make the most out of life

Don’t want to be an OFW forever? Follow these 5 money tips

Oct 03, 2016 - 9:20 PM

How can OFWs better manage their finances and reach their financial goals faster? Here are some tips from a wealth expert

Money matters in finding the ‘one’

Sep 21, 2016 - 12:58 PM

In love or in money finding the right partner takes commitment

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

Cebu-based startup empowers NGOs around the world

Aug 08, 2016 - 7:52 PM

Engagespark reshapes the tech behind automated calls to power campaigns that do everything from teaching financial literacy to saving women from rape

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

#OFWTips: Love, money and making both work

Aug 04, 2016 - 6:52 PM

Fear of not being loved prevents many OFWs from making rational financial decisions

#OFWTips: Getting out of bad debt

Aug 03, 2016 - 5:50 PM

Burdened by debt? Here are some tips from wealth expert Vince Rapisura

Financial comparisons made easy with GoBear

Jul 25, 2016 - 6:59 PM

Can t decide which financial product is best for you? GoBear a site that offers a comprehensive look at what s on the market is now in the PH

THE BEAR NECESSITIES. (L-R) GoBear Philippines Country Director Rommel Torres, GoBear Philippines’ biggest fan Iya Villania-Arellano, CEO and Founder Andre Hesselink, and Co-Founder Marnix Zwart

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

OFWs on money spending: Learn to say ‘no’ to extended family

Jul 05, 2016 - 5:39 PM

Why should overseas Filipinos workers learn to manage and limit the remittances they send to their extended families back home? Two migrants share their stories

OFWS. Emerjon Regala with his wife and son. Photo from Emerjon Regala

Rappler Talk: Financial literacy for OFWs

Jul 04, 2016 - 1:53 PM

Watch Rappler Talk on Monday July 4 at 2 pm Send in your questions using Balikbayan

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

Changing mindsets: Teaching financial literacy to OFWs in HK

May 29, 2016 - 3:47 PM

Many overseas Filipino workers face problems with loans A program for OFWs in Hong Kong is helping change that

LOANS. Overseas Filipino workers flock a street in Hong Kong known to host a number of loaning agencies and pawnshops. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Successful Filipinos to give OFWs in Dubai tips on getting rich

Feb 21, 2016 - 1:56 AM

Many Filipinos in the UAE are lured by the promise of easy money only to find themselves heavily indebted in the end due to accumulated interest rates and hidden charges

RESPITE. Filipino workers take a breather at a Dubai beach, with the landmark Burj Al Arab in the background. Photo by Jo Kearney

Investing for a happy marriage

Feb 12, 2016 - 11:53 AM

What is the most important investment you ll make in your life? Financial experts advice young couples on managing their finances

College students learn the basics of investing

Nov 22, 2015 - 10:24 PM

A student organization teaches the youth how to get an early start at investing through lectures and games

23M adult Filipinos run out of money for basic necessities – survey

Oct 21, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Among the households that reported they run short of money for basic necessities 94 borrow to cover costs a new World Bank survey shows

PUSHING AWARENESS. The World Bank's Nataliya Mylenko says that even simple measures like taking note of interest rates can go a long way in saving for the future. Photo by Chris Schnabel / Rappler

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

PESO Sense launches new app for OFWs

Aug 29, 2015 - 8:30 PM

The mobile app will also allow overseas Filipinos to directly pay and monitor household expenses of their families in the Philippines

LAUNCH. Titon Mitra, country director for UNDP Philippines, leads the opening marks at the PESO Sense app. All photos by Kimberly Go/Rappler

Family FQ Workshop by the Faustos

Apr 22, 2015 - 3:57 PM

Join the Faustos this May 9 and learn how you can enrich your family s life

[Executive Edge] 7 ways to make kids money-savvy this Christmas and beyond

Dec 21, 2014 - 10:39 AM

Personal finance experts share valuable lessons to teach children to use money responsibly holidays or not

Don't want to be an OFW forever? Manage your money right

Aug 04, 2014 - 6:21 PM

There are 5 other money mistakes that most OFWs are prone to committing Here they are

10 things to know to build your rainy day fund

Aug 21, 2013 - 11:45 PM

Do you have an emergency fund to help you get back on your feet?

PAY YOURSELF FIRST. You'll keep seeing a rainbow even when it rains

How do Filipinos rank in financial literacy?

Jul 16, 2013 - 8:02 PM

The Philippines ranks 8th among 16 Asia Pacific countries covered by the latest MasterCard Index of Financial Literacy

FINANCIAL LITERACY. The Philippines ranks 8th out of 16 Asia-Pacific countries covered by the MasterCard survey on basic money management, financial planning and investing. Photo by AFP

LIVE BLOG: Forum on personal finance and financial literacy

Dec 06, 2012 - 1:25 PM

How do decision makers institutions and advocacy groups improve financial literacy and personal financial capability?