• Extra Income,  Random

    Financial Management Lessons from Jay-Z

    Shawn Corey Carter, otherwise known as Jay-Z, is one of the most successful rappers and business moguls in the industry today. Having sold more than 100 million records and receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his music, he has not rested on his laurels since coming into the music scene in 1996. There is praise for his latest release, 4:44, for being fresh, honest, and insightful. While other rappers have made comparable fortunes – Dr. Dre, for example, through his association with the Beats by Dre headphones – no one rivals Jay-Z when it comes to generating wealth. When he started out, his life consisted of drug dealings with traffickers and…

  • Extra Income,  Parenting

    The 3 Digital Financial Literacy Initiatives of Sun Life

    Boosting its efforts to make financial literacy accessible to Filipinos, Sun Life offers three free online resources to help many learn and plan for their future. Together, they provide a three-step push for individuals and families towards achieving their dreams. And these are: attend the Brighter Life Institute, begin their journey with the My Future Fund Calculator, and connect with the #SINAG online journalism contest. Being financially prepared is really essential to life. We hold no assurance to what could happen tomorrow, thus, being financially prepared is the least we can do. To make things easier for every Filipino, Sun Life launched this 3 digital financial literacy initiatives. “Nowadays, Filipinos…

  • Parenting

    Live a Brighter Life, Be a Sun Life Financial Advisor

    As a mom of 3, singlehandedly raising them is no joke. Taking care of the financial needs is part of my role. Ever since I became a mom, I never rely on my parents when it comes to my kids’ needs; this became a more challenging on my part when the youngest arrived. And things got ever more interesting when I needed to move to a new home where only my kids and I live. I may have not blessed with someone whom I can rely in all means, I am still glad that I have a reliable job that help me a lot with all our financial needs. But…