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Top 3 Online Resources for Financial Education

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According to  a Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Ratings Services, o nly 25% of Filipino adults are financially literate. This is actually considered very low and alarming. The good news is there are a lot of efforts in the country to promote financial literacy and thus, we no longer have any excuse not to improve our skills in personal finance and financial management.  Aside from seminars, books and workshops, online resources have been launched and made available especially for Filipinos. Here are the top online resources to start-off your financial education.  1. Brighter Life Institute - O pen for enrollment since 2014, the award-winning Brighter Life Institute or BLI is an organized learning program inspired by MOOCs (massive online open courses). For this year, BLI rolls out the Moving Up module – a set of lessons which aim to teach families basic financial planning practices and the value of honest conversations about money, even to one’s children. The Movin

Passion Series No. 1: Helping People #LiveBrighter

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If you have been following my other page, The Purple Secretary , you might have noticed my favorite hashtag #makepassionyourprofession . It is actually one of my favorite personal advocacies which I got from the movie, 3 Idiots, and Sha Nacino's MISSION HAPPINESS book. It is the same idea that was presented in Yeng Remulla's book -- START SOMETHING.  It is all about finding the 3P's in life -- Passion, Purpose, and Profit. Find all these three things together at the same time and this is what we call - The Sweet and Perfect Spot. So, I am launching these series on my blog to share stories and inspiration about how to make passion your profession. We will discuss different career options that you can consider with high hopes that you can also find your own sweet and perfect spot.  First Stop: Helping Other People #LiveBrighter Whether we admit it or not, financial illiteracy is one of the major concerns nowadays. You might be able to hear stories about p

Top 6 Dog Movies You Shouldn't Miss

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Every furparent would love to watch a dog film until the part where the dog dies. No matter how much we tell ourselves it's not true and just a fictional story, we all end up crying a bucket of tears.  As they say, it is better for humans to die in the movie as long as the dog survives. Do you agree? (I'm so bad.)  This Sunday, Crumpy, Cheesecake, and Cinderelly would like to share the top 5 dog movies you shouldn't miss.  1. Marley and Me -  Newlyweds John and Jenny Grogan played by Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston moved to Florida, where they are starting their life as a married couple. Then, the Grogans decide to adopt Marley, an adorable yellow Labrador pup. But Marley soon grows up to be a mischiev ous and naughty dog. Despite all the adventures, Marley still manages to bring out the best in John, Jenny and their growing family. 2. 8 Below -  In the frozen wasteland of Antarctica features a tale about the bonds of friendship and loyalty. Three member

World-class natural remedy for Filipina beauty & wellness expert’s crowning glory

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When they say "kilay" is life, it simply means that it is very significant and that it is something we can't live without. I personally believe that our hair and not just our eyebrows make a huge difference in our lives. I am not just referring to our physical appearance but also to its functions.    Thus, hair loss has become a big concern for both men and women. It can have a devastating effect on anyone who experiences it.  According to Web MD, the average adult head has about 100,000 to 150,000 strands of hair and loses up to 100 of them a day, which is normal. As people age, their rate of hair growth slows, and they can experience losing more than hundreds of strands which is quite alarming.  So what can you do to prevent it?  For beauty and wellness expert, Cory Quirino, embracing wellness is the first step to help improve the hair’s condition and make people look younger. “If you choose to have a wellness lifestyle, then expect wonderful chang