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Brighter Life tips to help you grow your money ad financially independent
  • July 05, 2018

    #AskAnAdvisor: Why do I need an advisor if I can do everything online?

    The topic of finances can be complicated, and you might not have enough knowledge to make sound financial decisions, nor the time to closely monitor your finances.

  • June 01, 2018

    What to expect when meeting with a financial advisor

    Still, reaching out and finally meeting a financial advisor is a little like going on first date: you get the jitters. 

  • May 11, 2018

    This is the brightest gift I can give to my mom

    She is our breadwinner, our confidante, and our lifeline – literally.

  • May 04, 2018

    Are summer workshops worth it?

    The big question is - are these workshops worth our money?

  • March 28, 2018

    What is the true purpose of wealth?

    “Wealth gives people a sense of security. The philosophy behind it is the more money you have, the more secure your future will be. That life will be easier and be more stress-free because you don’t have to worry about money and the things that money can buy.”

  • March 07, 2018


    Sun Shorts 2 are short films of love, hope, and commitment inspired by stories of Sun Life’s very own clients.

  • February 26, 2018

    How to Invest in the Arts

    With a booming art market scene, the Philippines has been witness to sold-out shows, pieces valued by the millions, and events such as the very first Manila Biennale as icing on the renaissance cake.

  • January 31, 2018

    The Hidden Costs of Dating

    Surely, a man pays for most of our outings such as dinners, at least in the beginning, and every now and then a lady pays, too. But there’s more to getting to know someone romantically than the wallet can foresee.

  • November 19, 2017

    #Money4LifeChallenge: Have Concrete Goals

    We cannot achieve what we do not measure. Identifying specific amounts for our financial goals should be the next step upon identifying what motivated us to identify these goals.

  • November 19, 2017

    5 Old-Fashioned Money Beliefs (That You Should Toss Out the Window)

    Adhering to what the elders say, we believe, is a sign of respect; at the same time, we trust that they have our best interests in mind. After all, our parents and older relatives surely want what’s best for us, right?

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