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We can’t live out of rented condos forever.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break down ...
 
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New year, new (financially responsible) me.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to ...
 
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Credit cards let you spend money you don't have, but make sure you know the basics before you land yourself in debt.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break down ...
 
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And how much do the one-percenters really make?
If you’re dreaming of breaking through to the top tier of the world’s wealthiest and are confident you have what it takes to be the next Gates or Bezos, then we have to break it to you: Getting to the upper echelons ...
 
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Here’s where to start.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to ...
 
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You’ve got your TIN. Now what?
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break ...
 
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Want to see something scary? Check your savings account.
In case you missed the memo, today is World Savings Day. Yes, it’s also Halloween, but the lack of digits in your bank account might be a bigger scare than any haunted house or escape room.In all seriousness, World Savings Day is an ...
 
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However, the Philippines also has one of the highest levels of income inequality.
In the 2019 Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report and Databook, the international investment banking company reported that there are currently 52,153 Filipino dollar millionaires, or Filipino individuals each with a net worth exceeding $1 million.According to Credit Suisse, there are over 40,000 ...
 
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Three tips on how to earn extra income.
Christmas is just around the corner, and many people are looking for ways on how to earn extra income for the holidays. Let’s face it, your 13th-month pay is not nearly enough to cover your expenses, and you really don’t want to ...
 
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Billionaire senators Villar and Pacquiao retain the top spots.
Based on the latest statement of assets, liabilities, and net worth (SALNs) released by the Senate of the Philippines, Senator Cynthia Villar continues to hold on to the top spot of wealthiest senators in the Philippines.According to her latest declared SALN, as of ...
 
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Your credit card can probably do a lot more than what you initially thought.
Every time you are offered or you apply for a credit card, have you ever taken a second to think whether you’re getting Visa or Mastercard? Moreover, do you even know exactly what they are, as well as how they work? If not, here’s a simple ...
 
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Whose fortunes gained and declined in 2019?
It was hardly a surprise when  the late taipan Henry Sy, Sr.’s heirs replaced him in the top spot on the Forbes Philippines’ Richest list of 2019. With $17.2 billion in collective net worth, the Sy siblings were unmatched in this year’s ...
 
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The family has an estimated net worth of $17.2 billion.
For 11 consecutive years prior to his passing, the late taipan Henry Sy, Sr. was ranked the Philippines’ richest person after building his SM Investments empire. And in Forbes’ first Philippines’ Richest list since the billionaire passed away at the age of ...
 
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Congress is set to look into the BSP's lifting of a ban on ATM fee hikes.
There's nothing more satisfying than checking your bank account and seeing your hard-earned cash, except maybe actually being able to withdraw it. Long lines at ATMs are nothing new—especially on paydays—and sometimes it's just more convenient to use a different bank's machine ...
 
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The families who have been influencing the past and present of the Philippines for generations.
In this list, separated into four parts, we've narrowed down the city's most respected names and selected the very best. Here are the most prominent families in Manila.The family is currently engaged in banking, power, and real estate among many other ventures. It ...
 
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Only 15 cities account for over 30 percent of the world's billionaire population.
Though it seems a rising number of high net worth individuals are migrating to Australia, new research reveals the world's billionaires haven't given up on major cities such as New York, Hong Kong, and San Francisco. In fact, it's quite the opposite, as these ...
 
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The global elite are migrating at an aggressive pace.
The global economy is worsening. All the signs are out there: There's a probability of a U.S. recession, macroeconomic stress in Argentina and Turkey, and disruptions to the auto sector in Germany, to name a few. According to the International Monetary Fund, ...
 
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New Manila was the serene sanctuary of the old rich.
Before Forbes Park, there was New Manila. It was where Manila’s elite lived. In the '30s and '40s, many of Manila’s prominent families clamored to buy block-sized properties in the enclave developed by Doña Magdalena de Hemady. They included the Cojuangcos, the Madrigals, ...
 
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We asked real estate professionals where top-tier clients choose to build their vacation homes in the countryside.
We've explored the property and leisure portfolios of Manila's wealthiest, delving into the prices of exclusive villages in the city, as well as annual fees of club memberships.This time, we look into the prices of private vacation homes. Below, a list of premier real estate destinations ...
 
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Every family is different in how they display their wealth.
When it comes to financial successes, some people like to keep it in the family, which is what makes a combined fortune even larger. Just this month, Forbes released its annual rundown of the world's wealthiest people and it comes as no ...
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