Sun Life Financials - updates

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Is it time for a life upgrade?

Dec 23, 2013 - 8:19 AM

Being financially secure never goes out of style here s why

INFOGRAPHIC: Life insurance lingo

Dec 15, 2013 - 12:29 PM

A life insurance policy will ensure your family is well taken cared of if something were to happen to you Before availing of one familiarize yourself with these terms

VIDEO: How much is too much?

Dec 15, 2013 - 8:05 AM

Every parent wants the best for their kids But sometimes too much of a good thing can be harmful — especially when it comes to material things

Self-employed? Tips on securing your future

Dec 08, 2013 - 6:00 PM

Self employed individuals do not get financial packages when they retire They need to plan for their future as early as possible

Retiring early: Questions to ask

Dec 03, 2013 - 3:02 PM

Looking forward to retiring before you hit your 60s? Ask yourself these questions

EARLY RETIREMENT. Are you ready to do it now? Graphic by Mara Mercado

INTERACTIVE: Map your financial milestones

Nov 19, 2013 - 2:58 PM

Life milestones often come in the form of financial achievements Here are some tips to help you reach your money goals

Teaching your kids about money

Oct 08, 2013 - 4:29 PM

Teaching them as early as possible will help them form good habits they will carry for life

Infographic: the brighter life manifesto

Sep 28, 2013 - 10:00 AM

A manifesto for a brighter better life

Creating a monthly budget

Sep 22, 2013 - 4:46 PM

Here s a quick guide to budgeting

INFOGRAPHIC: The 20-something's guide to money goals

Sep 17, 2013 - 10:00 AM

It’s important to create a financial plan for your dreams

Four important steps to help you prepare for disasters

Aug 29, 2013 - 6:15 AM

A quick guide for securing your family and finances before disaster strikes

Happily ever after: Real couples and their long-term plans

Aug 15, 2013 - 10:00 AM

Marriage is a huge reality check because most dreams come with a price tag

Love and money: Avoiding the danger zones

Jul 27, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Financial advisors say that the best way to talk about money matters with your spouse should be within the context of shared goals and dreams

INFOGRAPHIC: Are Filipinos ready for a brighter life?

Jul 18, 2013 - 4:14 PM

Insurance penetration in the Philippines remains low but outlook is bright

Why OFWs are difficult market for life insurance

Jun 28, 2013 - 9:33 AM

While Filipino OFW s stand to benefit the most from life insurance regulatory restrictions prevent local brokers from gaining access to the market

INSURED. OFW's are a hard market to sell to because of regulatory restrictions. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

Young middle class boosts life insurance market

Jun 27, 2013 - 6:24 PM

A growing middle class and higher purchasing power among those in the BPO sector mean Filipinos buying insurance are younger a Sun Life Financial study shows

YOUNG AND MONEYED. A higher purchasing power and booming middle class fueled by the business process outsourcing industry boost the life insurance industry in the Philippines. Photo by EPA